Emerald Waterways opened bookings for its luxury yacht cruises along Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast in Adriatic Sea. The cruise line is offering an 8-day itinerary as well as 11- and 16-day "land and sea" packages. Departures take place between April-October 2019.
The 8-day Island of Dalmatia Cruise starts or ends in Trogir, Croatia. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is popular with its historic town center, Renaissance architecture and medieval streets.
The cruise also visits Sibenik, one of the oldest Adriatic Coast's towns; Hvar, famous for its lavender fields, vineyards, terracotta-roofed villas. Another nice stop, Pucisca, is a town on Brac Island, hailed as one of the most scenic European villages. Korcula is among the greenest islands in Adriatic and Ston is popular as a jewel of the Adriatic Coast. Passengers will take a guided tour including wine tasting. And also, Dubrovnik, “the pearl of the Adriatic,” offers Baroque buildings, ancient city walls, and historic old town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Image: Port of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Line's 11-day Island of Dalmatia Cruise & Zagreb package offers the 8-day sailing and 3 nights in the capital of Croatia, Zagreb. The 16-day Discover Croatia & the Islands of Dalmatia package offers the 8-day cruise; 3 nights in the seaside resort Opatija on Kvarner Gulf; 2 nights in Slovenia's Lake Bled, situated at the base of Julian Alps and 3 nights in Zagreb.
Emerald Waterways yacht cruise deals are for the motorized sisterships Adriatic Princess and Adriatic Princess II, which is a new yacht debuting next year. The 36-guest yacht is designed to navigate the small ports along the Dalmatian coast. Features include an open-plan restaurant, bar and lounge terrace, and a pool ladder for access to the sea.