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All-Gay Cruise—The Dalmatian Coast of Croatia

  • Destination: Croatia, Europe
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Start: 06/18/2021
  • End: 06/26/2021

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SHARES AVAILABLE

ABOARD YOUR OWN PRIVATE YACHT, THE 36-GUEST MV BLACK SWAN

  • AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING!
  • Double Occupancy from $3995 | Single Occupancy from $6392
  • 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

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Itinerary

Please click ( + ) signs by each day for detailed information.


Day 1

FRI JUN 18 2021 • Depart USA to Split

Depart on any regularly scheduled flight to Split, Croatia (SPU). Please contact Coda Tours for a quote on airfare.
Day 2

SAT JUN 19 • Arrival | Split & Embark on the Ship

Arrive in Split this morning and transfer to the port. Embarkation will begin at 2pm. (you may request a quote for a private transfer through Coda Tours). After settling in, enjoy the guided tour of the city (not possible for late arrivals) This evening aboard the 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.

NOTE: We highly recommend arriving at least one day before Embarkation Day since flights are often delayed or cancelled and you may miss the ship! Coda is holding a limited number of rooms at a hotel in Split for early arrivals. Please see our Rates.

Meals: Cocktails & Welcome Dinner

Day 3

SUN JUN 20 • Split | Pakleni Island | Hvar

Morning departure to the Pakleni Islands for swimming at the most famous beaches in Dalmatia. Continue to the jet-set island of Hvar with lunch on board. Arrive in Hvar in the afternoon for a tour of the town’s historical landmarks. Afterwards, you may 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 to enjoy. Overnight alongside in the port.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

MON JUN 21 • Hvar | Trstenik

Early this morning we cruise to Trstenik, the Peljesac Peninsula well known for its excellent wine. We move away from the shore, inland, to explore the rural areas and transfer to the village. This evening we visit a local farm for a typical Croatian dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

TUE JUN 22 • Trstenik | Mijet | Dubrovnik

This 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, we stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy a boat ride to St. Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, abbey, and church dating back to the 12th century. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Before we tie the ropes at Gruz Harbor, the captain will take us for an evening cruise along side the old city walls. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s Dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

WED JUN 23 • Dubrovnik

Tour the old town with a local guide as we walk through the streets of this magical place. Return to the ship for lunch and an afternoon at leisure. Opt to return to the old town and walk the famous walls of Dubrovnik or take the cable car from the old town to Srđ Mountain.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7

THU JUN 24 • Dubrovnik | Korcula

We depart early this morning 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 includes a guided walking tour of the enchanting town – one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Remain in town and enjoy the shops, cafes, and bars.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

FRI JUN 25 • Korcula | Bol

Our final stop will be the island of Brac and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the golden cape) – known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape. After lunch on board, enjoy some time at leisure until our afternoon wine tasting followed and Farewell Dinner this evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9

SAT JUN 26 • Bol | Split Disembarkation | Departure

Early this morning we journey towards Split. After breakfast, it is time to bid farewell to the crew and our yacht as we disembark and transfer to the airport for our return flight home.

Cruise Fares

Category Square Feet Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
Upper Deck Panoramic Window (only 2 Cabins) 153-158 $4695 $9390
Upper Deck 151-162 $4445 $7779
Main Dec VIP (only 1 Cabin) 208 $4895 $9790
Main Deck 167-172 $4195 $6922
Lower Deck Larger Room 188 $4145 $6840
Lower Deck 162-167 $3995 $6392

View Deck Plan

Port dues of $250 per person are additional. International airfare is not included.

Payment Schedule

$750 per person deposit
$750 per person by October 1, 2020
Balance Due along with Port Taxes on April 9, 2021

A $500 cancellation fee is charged for any cancellation before October 1, 2020. After October 1, 2020 all deposits are non- refundable.

Included
  • 7-night cruise aboard the 36-guest MV Black Swan in cabin of choice
  • Welcome & Farewell parties aboard MV Black Swan
  • Breakfast, Lunch daily aboard MV Black Swan and four dinners.
  • Wine with lunches and dinners on MV Black Swan
  • Ship cruise director
  • English-speaking local guides
  • Series of port briefings by Ship Cruise Director or Coda Staff
  • All local taxes and service charges
  • Pre-departure assistance
  • Comprehensive Pre-Departure Portfolio from Coda Tours
Not Included

International airfare including seat assignments & baggage fees; Any transfers airport/pier or hotel; Trip Cancellation & Interruption insurance (recommended); Passport or visa fees (if applicable); Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary; Drinks with meals unless indicated; Trip cancellation and Interruption insurance (highly recommended); Gratuities to ship personnel, guides, escorts, drivers, Coda Tour Manager; Items of a personal nature (laundry, phone calls, WiFi, etc.)

Travel Prep

International Airfare

Airfare is not included in the Cruise and Land Rates. American, Turkish, Iberia, Air France are among airlines that can be used to book international airfare for this tour. We recommend booking at least 7 months in advance if you want to use Frequent Flyer Miles or the American Express Platinum card 2-4-1 program. Coda Tours can assist you with your international air booking in Business or Coach class (First Class is rare nowadays on international flights, but if available, we can quote it.) Please ask us to quote for you. We often have favorable rates. There is a standard $35 per ticket ticketing for this service.

Travel Documents

A valid passport is required for international travel and must be valid for 6 months after the return date of travel and must have at least two blank pages. No visa is required for entry into Croatia for US and Canadian passport holders.

Health

No immunizations are required for travel on this tour. However, the Center for Disease Control suggests that all travelers make sure they are up-to-date on routine vaccines before every trip. These vaccines include measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, and your yearly flu shot.

Weather

Average temperature Low High
Split 63 79
Dubrovnik 64 77

Packing

Coda trips are casual at all the times. There is no need for a jacket or tie unless you personally opt to dine at a fine restaurant requiring formal dress. We do not book these restaurants for our group experiences. Pack for a variety of weather. Bring a light jacket or sweater. Jeans, khakis and shorts are fine for daily wear. Comfortable shoes are a must. All hotels offer laundry service but it can be expensive.

Pre-Departure Information

A complete portfolio of pre-departure information will be mailed to your approximately three weeks prior to departure.

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