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All-Gay Cruise Along the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia

  • Destination: Croatia, Europe
  • Start: 08/09/2019
  • End: 08/17/2019

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SHARES AVAILABLE

OPTIONAL PRE-TRIP EXTENSION TO SPLIT, KRKA NATIONAL PAR, SIBENIK AND TROGIR

  • Double Occupancy $3695 | Single Occupancy Pls Inquire
  • 9 days/7 nights cruising the dazzling Dalmatian Coast, including Split, Hvar, Biśevo, Vis, Korčula, Mljet, Ston, Dubrovnik
  • Optional 2-night pre-tour extension to Split, including Krka National Park, Šibenik and Trogir
  • Deluxe Superior (4.5★) accommodations on the new MV Black Swan
  • Activity level: Easy
  • ADDITIONAL: International Air Routing: USA – Split (SPU) ; Dubrovnik (DBV)-USA
  • Average temperature in Croatia in August is 82 degrees!

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Day 1

FRI AUG 9 2019 • Depart USA

Depart the USA on any regularly scheduled flight to Split, Croatia. Please contact Coda Tours for an air quote for your trip. If you are looking for you own air. The airport codes are SPU (Split) & DBV (Dubrovnik.)
Day 2

SAT AUG 10 • Arrive & Embark in Split

If you are joining just for the cruise, you will arrive Split this morning and transfer on your own to the port. Embarkation will begin at 2pm. (If you would like to order a private transfer, please inquire with Coda Tours.
After settling in, you may walk into Split and explore the city on your own.)
This evening aboard ship, we will enjoy a welcome cocktail reception, followed by dinner. After dinner, you may wish to take a stroll in the Old Town and enjoy a coffee in one of the many cafes. Split is lively and illuminated at night. Overnight alongside in Split.

Meals: Cocktails & Welcome Dinner

Day 3

SUN AUG 11 • Split | Bol | Hvar

Morning departure to the island of Brač where swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol. We continue to the jet-set island of Hvar with lunch on board. Arrive Hvar in the afternoon and join us for a tour of the town’s historical landmarks. After the walking tour, you may wish to hike up the zig-zag path to the town fort overlooking the harbor for lovely scenic views of our ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers a great choice of entertainment – numerous cafés, bars and clubs. Overnight alongside in the port.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

MON AUG 12 • Hvar | Bisevo | Vis

Early this morning we cruise to the small island of Biševo to visit the Blue cave (weather permitting). Continue to the island of Vis, once a strategic Yugoslav naval base. Isolated for year, Vis is still “the Mediterranean as it once was.” Situated on the northern side of the island, Vis is former Ancient Issa, complete with ruins of Roman Baths, and a beautiful Villa Rustica (countryside villas) situated along the waterfront. Overnight in the port of Vis.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

TUE AUG 13 • Vis | Korcula

Early morning departure towards the island of Korčula – the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for a swim in one of the secluded bays, followed by lunch on board. Our afternoon in Korčula included a guided walking tour of this enchanting town – one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Remain in town and enjoy the shops, cafes & bars. Overnight docked in Korčula.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

WED AUG 14 • Korcula | Mljet

Next morning, we head further south to the Island of Mljet. The legend says Greek hero Odysseus spent years on this island when he was captured by the nymph Calypso. With a local guide, stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park & enjoy a boat ride to St. Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters to explore on your own. Dinner on board and overnight in port Polača or Pomena.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

THU AUG 15 • Mljet | Slano (Ston)

Departure for the small village of Slano on the mainland, a peaceful fishermen’s village and the starting point for Ston, famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s vast medieval ramparts, a short coastal walk leads us to an oyster farm where we learn more about oysters and indulge in a special tasting of these delicacies. Transfer back to the ship for the Captain’s Farewell Dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

FRI AUG 16 • Slano | Dubrovnik

Early morning departure to Dubrovnik – a unique town on the Adriatic. The special charm of this world-famous town are the buildings that have remained from the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. Many of the monuments belong to the modest Renaissance architecture with traces of Gothic style. Before we tie up at Gruž harbor, we cruise along the old Dubrovnik city walls while lunch is served on deck. This is a spectacular sight! After docking, transfer to the old town for a guided walking tour of this magical town. We will follow our guide to the Old Town for a guided tour. Return to the ship and prepare for our Farewell Dinner aboard.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

Day 9

SAT AUG 17 • Dubrovnik Disembarkation

After breakfast it is time to bid farewell to the crew & our yacht. Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight home. (One bus transfer will be arranged to the airport. Private transfers are available upon request.)

We are offering additional nights if you wish to extend your stay in Dubrovnik.

Optional Pre-Trip Extension to Split


Day 1

WED AUG 7 • Depart USA

Depart the USA on any regularly scheduled flight to Split, Croatia.
Day 2

THU AUG 8 • Arrive Split

Arrive Split. Accommodations are arranged at the Luxe Hotel. Make your way to the hotel for check in. (Private transfers are available upon request.) The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Hotel: Luxe Hotel
Room: Standard
Meal: None

Day 3

FRI AUG 9 • Krka National Park, Sibenik, Trogir

After breakfast, we depart Split for our full-day tour to Krka Waterfalls, one of the most attractive national parks in Croatia with over 88 square miles (142-square kilometers) of lush woodlands, cascading waterfalls, and travertine cliffs stretching along the banks of the Krka River. Continue on for a walk through the old city of Šibenik and hear the stories about the medieval noble town destroyed by the plague. The tour includes movie locations from HBO series Game of Thrones. Stop in gorgeous, medieval Trogir before returning to Split.

Hotel: Luxe Hotel
Room: Classic
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

SAT AUG 10 • Split | Embarkation

After breakfast, we tour Split with our guide. 1,700 years ago, the Roman Emperor Docletian built his palace here and today it forms the nucleus of the old town. Our guide will lead us through the labyrinthine streets and arcaded squares to see St. Duje’s (originally Diocletian’s Mausoleum), the Temple of Jupiter (today, a baptistery) and the Golden Gate. Venture underground into the rooms thought to have housed his slaves.

In the early afternoon, we will transfer for embarkation aboard the MV BLACK SWAN. Welcome cocktails & Dinner this evening

Meal: Breakfast

Your Hotel in Split

Luxe Hotel Split ★★★★★

Rates for Split Extension

Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
$690 $830

Optional Post-Trip Hotel Stay in Dubrovnik

Sat Aug 17 to Sun Aug 18

The Hotel Villa Glavic • (800mn from the Old Town)

We are holding a few rooms at this fine hotel. Additional nights may be available. Please inquire. Transfer out is additional.

Your Hotel in Dubrovnik

Villa Glavic Dubrovnik ★★★★★

Hotel Rates

Double/Single room Double/Single Seaview room
€270 per night €324 per night

Cruise Fares

Category Square Feet Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Upper Deck Panoramic Window (Cabins 1-2) 153-158 $4395-1 Avail Pls Inquire
Upper Deck (Cabins 3-4-5) 151-162 $4195-LIMITED Pls Inquire
Main Dec VIP (Cabin 6) 208 $4595-SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Main Deck (Cabins 7-8-9-10) 167-172 $3895-LIMITED Pls Inquire
Lower Deck Larger Room (Cabins 17-18) 188 $3845-SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Lower Deck (Cabins 11-12-13-14-15) 162-167 $3695-LIMITED Pls Inquire

View Deck Plan

Port dues of $200 per person are additional.International airfare is not included.

Payment Schedule
  • $750 per person deposit
  • $750 per person March 1, 2019

Balance Due along with Port Taxes on May 1, 2019

A $500 cancellation fee is charged for any cancellation before December 1, 2018. After December 1, 2018 all deposits are non- refundable.

Inclusions
  • 7-night cruise aboard the 36-guest MV Black Swan in cabin of choice
  • Welcome & Farewell parties aboard MV Black Swan
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner daily aboard MV Black Swan
  • Wine with lunches and dinners on MV Black Swan
  • Series of port briefings by Coda Staff
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and assistance
Not included

Airfare USA/SPLIT: USA/DUBROVNIK; Transfers from airport to hotel in SPLIT; OPTIONAL 2 nights in Split; Trip Cancellation & Interruption insurance (recommended); Incidental expenses aboard (bar, laundry, telephone); Tips to Croatian guide and Shipboard Personnel/Crew (payable on board)

Airfare

Airfare is not included in the Cruise and Land Rates. Please contact Coda Tours or your preferred airline or travel agent for flight information. Coda Tours is available Monday-Friday from 10:00am-06:00pm (EST) toll free at 1-888-677-2632. We will be happy to quote you the best available fares for coach or business class schedules.

Your Private Yacht: the 36-Guest MV BLACK SWAN

Black Swan is a new built (2018) Deluxe Superior vessel 158ft long and 28ft wide with 38 beds in 18 modernly equipped cabins.

You can choose between five cabins on upper deck (some with panoramic windows), five cabins on main deck with large windows and eight spacious cabins in lower deck with port holes.

All cabins are equipped smartly and modernly with TV, air conditioning, ventilation, safety deposit box, SOS alarm, smoke detectors, emergency lights and audio system for announcements and light music. Free WiFI is available throughout the ship. Electrical outlets are European 2 pin point power outlet and 1 USB outlet.

Nine cabins have twin/double bed possibility; four cabins are with double beds only; three cabins with twin beds only; two cabins can be triples. Among the cabins there is a VIP cabin located at the front of the main deck area.

Each cabin has a leather upholstered bed with space for luggage storage and safety jackets, a comfortable armchair, onyx desk, ottoman, two nightstands, spacious wardrobe closet and panoramic windows, large windows or portholes and a special light fixture above the bed for intimate lighting. Materials used for interior fittings are solid wood, veneer, onyx, marble, leather, stainless steel and glass. Bathrooms have a spacious shower, hair dryer, black marble sink stand and a mirror across the wall.

Extra services available include massage, laundry (washing and ironing), breakfast in bed/room service.

Facts at a Glance
Built in 2018
Length 48.40 meters
Breadth 8.60 meters
Sun Deck 250 m2
Cabins 18

Cabins


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Deck Plan


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