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Sailing Croatia

Spend your time in Croatia discovering hidden natural beauties while sailing the stunning Adriatic coast. The below 7 day itinerary is just one version of what we can arrange for you. This itinerary isn't too demanding and allows you to perfectly balance days of lazing on the deck and swimming in crystal clear sea with active days exploring medieval towns, indulging in local specialties in luxury restaurants along the coast, and hiking Dalmatian rugged mountains.

DAY  1 - SPLIT

 

You’ve spent the day before exploring Solit old town and the SUNESCO World Heritage sites. Today you start your sailing adventure. Settle into the boat as we head for the picturesque island of Solta. Here you can enjoy watersports and paddleboard on the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea. Enjoy sunset on the boat and then visit the island to sample Croatian cuisine.

 

DAY 2 - VIS TOWN 

After breakfast and a morning swim, we head to the island of Vis. Vis Town is an explorer’s dream and its where they filmed Mama Mia 2. It takes about 20 minutes to walk around the harbour to Kut, the oldest and prettiest part, where most people stay.

Wander historic castles, stroll the mountainous landscape, or simply laze on deck before heading out for cocktails.

DAY 3  - KOMIZA 

We set sail for the picture-perfect town of Komiza on the opposite side of Vis Island. Enjoy lunch at one of their many stunning restaurants then back to the boat to spend the afternoon swimming in the crystal-clear turquoise water or you can also take this chance to see the Blue Grotto and Green Caves.

 

DAY 4 – PAKLENI ISLANDS

We arrive at the stunning Pakleni Islands, The Pakleni Islands are located just off the southeast coast of Hvar island, and if you’ve ever stood on Hvar’s famous Riva promenade or climbed to the top of the fortress in Hvar Town, then you’ve undoubtedly made eyes with this chain of isles. Pakleni is home to 17 beautiful islands fringed by pebble beaches and lush pine forests. Head to dinner on Palmižana Island.

 

DAY 5 - STARIGRAD, HVAR

Spend the afternoon on one of the oldest towns in Europe, meander its cobbled pathways and try mouth-watering Dalmatian cuisine! If you’re in the mood for a party, you’re just a short ride over the island to Hvar Town for a night to remember.– and fantastic nightlife!

DAY 6 – SUPETAR, BRAC

Start the day gently with a wake-up swim in the turquoise waters before a full day on the water. Expect lots of sailing, and enjoy watersports –Into Brac for dinner.

DAY 7 –SPLIT 

Enjoy a lazy morning topping on the boat with a lovely lunch as we return to the marina.

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Dani

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72 Hours In Montenegro

Montenegro is a petite country in the south-east of Europe, next to Croatia and opposite of Italy. It is sitting on the Adriatic Sea and has a Mediterranean energy.

Porto Montenegro is one of the best tourist investments on the Montenegrin coast in the last 25 years, and  today represents a real example of one of the most beautiful destinations in Montenegro. Luxury packaged in a beautiful Mediterranean style, Porto Montenegro represents one of the most prestigious marinas on the Adriatic Sea.

Day 1 Porto Montenegro

 

Arrive at Tivat airport in Montenegro and head straight to Boka Bay, the largest natural harbor in the eastern Mediterranean and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its picturesque shoreline of rugged mountains hugged by ancient hamlets and sandy beaches slipping into the Adriatic waters is absolutely breathtaking.

Check into the stunning Regent Porto Montenegro which is positioned perfectly on the marina offering stunning views. Spend your first day enjoying the marina, restaurants and shopping.

 

 

Day 2  Tivat – Kotor – Njegusi - Cetinje 

 

Rent a car and head 10 kilometers towards the old town of Kotor. Walk around the old piazzas and through the narrow streets which is a UNESCO heritage site. Walking around you will spot the famous walls which is a trademark  of the town. You can walk along the walls which will take you approx. 1 hour and provide stunning views.

 

From Kotor head towards Cetinje taking the road less travelled which is the old road with over 25 serpentine bends, offering a breathe taking view of the Bay of Kotor.

Leaving the seaside vibe you will now arrive in the mountains at the village of Njegusi where the sea and mountain climates collide. This is the birth place of the Ruler and Prince Bishop of Montenegro, Patar II Petrovic Njegos (1813 – 1851)

Your first stop must be lunch at a family restaurant with a century long tradition “Kod Pera na Bukovicu” and also try out the prosciutto and cheese.

If your physically fit this is where you can climb Mount Lovcen at an altitude of 1.660 meters which can be reached by climbing 461 steps!

 

Continue on your drive to Cetinje, the spiritual capital of Montenegro and home to the Royal castle, museums and monasteries.

35 minutes past Cetinie is Budva famous for its beautiful beaches, great restaurants and fun nightlife.

 

Day 3  Budva – Bar – Ulcinj – Ostros - Podgorica

 

Enjoy the morning in Budva where the celebrities like to stay and make time to visit the unique island hotel Sveti Stefan.

 

Leaving behind Budva you head towards Bar the largest coastal town in Montenegro. Enjoy the area and then make your way to the old town of Bar which preserves the spirit of old Turkish towns, paved with stone.

 

Continue your journey to the south towards Ulcinj down the coastal road and head towards the old town. Here you will hear tales about the pirates and Cervantes, a prisoner of the dungeon. Walk around Ada Bojana the place where the River Bojana meets the sea and stop for lunch at one of the many wonderful restaurants offering gastronomic experiences.

 

Take the old road to Ostros the picturesque route to Podgorica the capital of Montenegro. Drive along the shore of Lake Skadar which is the largest lake in the Balkans and visit the scenic town of Virpazar, shortly you will reach Podgorica.

 

Hotel - Regent Porto Montenegro 

https://www.regenthotels.com/regent-portomontenegro

 

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As an avid traveler, pre and post my three children, and a lover of boutique hotels, I have been fortunate enough to travel extensively, stay at unique properties and take adventures off the beaten track.

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