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Come with Horizon Sail on a small ship cruise of a lifetime on the Dalmatian coast. To take a cruise in an area of such outstanding natural beauty, it’s only natural that your small cruise ship should be equally beautiful. Our elegant white cruise ships are imbued with the style and elegance of Croatia’s unforgettable beaches, islands and idyllic towns. They display a striking contrast between the sleek modern materials and a classic mahogany aesthetic throughout the ship. While only small in comparison to the enormous cruise liners, our premium Croatia small cruise ships do not compromise on quality, making your experience more personal.
The open sun deck on our premium small cruise ships offer plenty of space for everyone, and each cabin is fitted with twin or double beds, private en-suite bathrooms, and individual air conditioning. If you want a small boat trip experience in Croatia, but you don’t want to compromise on luxuries, then this is perfect for you! Take a look at our Croatia boat trips for more information.
Explore the unforgettable, untameable beauty of Croatia’s stunning Dalmatian coast. Visit Zlatni Rat in Bol, the most incredible beach in Croatia, and visit the various idyllic islands and towns between Split and Dubrovnik. We’re excited to welcome you to Croatia, and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Start planning your dream small ship cruise in Croatia with Horizon Sail!
Given the current circumstances with the Covid-19 pandemic, we wish to offer our guests an option to reserve a trip with us for any future year for something to look forward to. Reserve now, pay later and choose your dates when it suits you! Grab your free gift voucher (yes, no cost at all!) and our trusty team of Horizon experts will do the rest. You will receive your own personalised voucher as well as a special Horizon Pack filled with exciting tasters of what to expect on your future trip.
To request your voucher today, enquire using the form on this page and quote FREE TRIP VOUCHER in the message box with the number of guests. If you have a 2021 date in mind to sail on already, please also state the departure you prefer.
Don’t miss the boat. Prepare to jump on board!
After meeting your Horizon Sail Trip Manager and fellow travellers, we set sail for the Elaphiti Islands, a small archipelago famous for its pristine scenery and secluded beaches. Enjoy lunch with new friends as we sail, before anchoring nearby Priježba Beach for 360 views of the Adriatic sea – enjoy the first of many swims stops during the week! The entire population of the thirteen Elaphiti islands is less than a thousand people. Our port for the evening is Šipan, the largest of these islands. Tonight we get to know each other over an included onboard barbecue of local grilled meats and salads and raise a toast as the sun sets on our first day together.
Included: Lunch, BBQ dinner
After a short morning sail, we arrive to anchor off the island of Mljet and get used to your morning ritual of diving into that crystal blue water. We will enjoy lunch on board before heading to the port of Pomena as well as the stunning Mljet National Park. Here your entrance to the park is included and we spend a leisurely afternoon exploring the two salt water lakes surrounded by lush pine forest. You have the option to cycle, kayak, or even head to the small island Monastery of St Mary. Head to one of the local eateries tonight, and later, toast another sensational sunset from the top deck.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, entrance to Mljet National Park
Today we continue north to the island of Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy a leisurely lunch on board and plenty of time to swim in one of the beautiful bays near to Korčula town. After an orientation of the Old Town, spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the markets and jewellery stores, or enjoy a coffee by the water with stunning views across to the mountains of the Pelješac Peninsula. Korčula is famous for wine, and here is the perfect place to learn a little about some of the famous Croatian grapes over a wine tasting. Finishing the day with a sunset cocktail up high in part of the town’s medieval fortifications is simply stunning.
Included: Breakfast, lunch
This morning we sail along the coast of Hvar island and enjoy the special views of secluded bays, small hillside wineries and rocky cliffs. Enjoy a beautiful swim stop at anchor off the Pakleni Islands, before a water taxi picks us up and takes us to explore the well-retained and prestigious Hvar town. This old Venetian town was once an important military stronghold. This afternoon you have the opportunity to visit the medieval Španjola Fortress, which has watched over the town since the 13th century, and enjoy the postcard views of the town and surrounding islands. Enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail with a view at one of Hvar’s many waterfront bars and indulge in some of Croatia’s best nightlife as this buzzing town comes alive.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, water taxi to Hvar
Today we sail around the north of the island of Hvar, to our next stop at Jelsa. We will enjoy a swim and lunch at anchor, before cruising to our port for the night. This bustling town was once a significant centre for shipbuilding and trade, and from here the best wines, olive oils and dried fish from Hvar would make their way around Europe. Surrounded by lush and fertile forests and fields, Jelsa is one of the best places to try truly fantastic local produce modern-day. This evening we head to a winery and organic farm on the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Stari Grad Plain. Here we enjoy an included olive oil and wine tasting, so you can genuinely acknowledge the natural beauty of the Hvar island. Back in town, spend a relaxed evening at one of the many excellent restaurants or bars.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, wine and olive oil tasting
This morning, we set sail to the coast of Brač, stopping for a morning swim off the famous Zlatni Rat or ‘Golden Horn’. One of the most recognizable beaches on the Dalmatian Coastline, Zlatni Rat pokes out like a tongue of pebbles into the sea, continuously changing shape due to the waves, wind, and sea currents. We spend the afternoon sailing around Brač to the town of Pučišća, with plenty of time to explore our port for the night. Set at the end of a beautiful, natural bay, Pučišća was once voted one of Europe’s Prettiest Towns! Pučišća boasts some of the purest and whitest stone in Europe. As well as being used for most of the local buildings, this famous stone was also used to build Diocletian’s Palace in Split, and the White House in Washington DC! Tonight you have the option to join in the Captain’s Dinner on board.
Included: Breakfast, lunch
We sail back to the mainland today, and after our final dip in the Adriatic, arrive at the Port of Split. Beginning life as a palace for the Roman Emperor Diocletian, these days Split is Croatia’s second-largest city, and is where the locals live, work and play. Within the ancient palace walls, there is a treasure trove of restaurants, bars, and shops to be explored. Maybe try some local seafood for dinner at one of the city’s excellent waterfront eateries. Tonight is our final night together, and we will hit the town for a final drink.
Included: Breakfast, lunch
Boat check-out is after breakfast this morning at 9am. Your Horizon Sail Trip Manager will be on hand to assist you with your onward journey.