This luxurious, 7-day Croatian Island adventure embraces a romantic mentality that reveals the life-infusing value of both love and travel. As you embark on this intimate adventure together, you will cherish your time spent in this idyllic enclave, which will be much like enjoying a feast of life and love. Amid the Croatian Islands with your partner by your side, you will see that you can have your cake and eat it too. From sailing and swimming to exploring charming towns and seaside villages,...
Dubrovnik - Arrive in Dubrovnik and Be Awed by the Old City
As you arrive in Dubrovnik, your private driver will meet you at the airport and lead you to your luxurious accommodation, and after settling in, you will begin a walking tour of the iconic Old City. While you stroll side-by-side within the towering walls of this ancient fortress and marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will know deep in your heart that Croatia was the perfect choice.
After taking photos of your favorite views, your Old City tour will come to a close. Afterward, it will be time for you to be the subject of the photographs as a professional photographer whisks you away to some of the most stunning spots in all of Dubrovnik for a private couple’s photoshoot. While this will not only be a fun and enjoyable experience shared with your significant other, it will also provide you with priceless memories from this amazing trip. Once the last lens flickers and your photoshoot has come to an end, your private driver will return you to your luxurious Dubrovnik accommodation, where you will have the rest of the evening at your leisure.
Dubrovnik - Sail Away on a Romantic Elaphiti Islands Excursion
As you wake up to your first full day in Croatia, a trio of enigmatic islands awaits to delight you. Known as the Elaphiti Islands, the three gorgeous enclaves of Sipan, Lopud, and Kolocep each offer their own unique charms to make your excursion unforgettable.
As you embark on this private tour, you will sail aboard a state-of-the-art liner from Dubrovnik to Sipan, which will be your first stop. After your local guide introduces you to the secret spots that only the residents know about, such as idyllic coves and hidden inlets, you will enjoy some free time to frolic among the crystalline waters or to bask in the sun. Your fun in the sun and sea will have surely awakened your appetite, so you will be delighted to dine at a nearby eatery on a Dalmatian feast that will be fit for royalty.
After having your fill of some of the freshest seafood dishes in all of Europe, you will set sail to your next destination, which will be the lovely island of Lopud. Known for its stunning beaches, this gem of the Adriatic offers you an abundance of ocean activities to entertain yourselves today. It does not get better than swimming together amid a sparkling sea on an exotic island. You can also opt to snorkel, sunbathe, fish from aboard, hike, and more. As this is an absolutely handcrafted tour, the pair of you get to make the final decisions, ensuring that you have the ideal island day.
The island of Kolocep will conclude your comprehensive day tour, and this is where you will be amazed and inspired by the picturesque architecture that dates back to the 9th and 11th centuries. After strolling through the most of the scenic spots, you will return to the Dubrovnik docks, where your private driver will meet you and deliver you to your luxurious accommodation for the evening.
Korcula – Stroll Around Korcula Island and Sip at a Private Wine Tasting
Day three is a day that will be filled with sipping, sailing, and strolling as you make your way to Korcula Island. After arriving at the island on a state-of-the-art liner, your private driver will lead you to your luxurious accommodations, which will act as your new base for the remainder of your adventure through the Croatian Islands.
Your private tour of this remarkable place will begin in the charming towns of Lumbarda and Vela Luka, and as you stroll amid the peaceful ambiance of this island enclave, you will be regaled with fascinating facts from your expert guide about what daily life is like here in addition to some of the history of this special corner of the world. Following these two treasures will be the charming destinations of Blato and Smokvica.
Smokvica makes for an especially unique stop, and you will be provided with the rare opportunity to visit an actual vineyard, where you will witness how local wine is produced before sampling some of the region’s famous blends for yourselves. The culmination of your private wine tour and tasting will take the shape of a gourmet feast among the vineyard’s luscious clusters of grapes and vines.
Upon finishing your mouthwatering meal, you will make several stops at the nearby fishing villages of Grscica, Prizba, and Brna, all of which are sure to delight you. After such a romantic day that will have been full of sunshine, charming villages, gourmet food, and fine wine, you will be returned to your Korcula accommodation.
Korcula – Feel Like Honeymooners on a Hike Around Mljet Island
Your perfect vacation will continue as you make your way to magical Mljet Island to share an adventure in the great outdoors. Famed for its natural park, Mljet is a must-visit for every nature lover who ventures to Croatia.
By departing from Korcula in the morning aboard a luxury vessel, you will arrive at Mljet with the whole day ahead of you. An exhilarating nature hike in the majestic scenery of Mljet National Park will be first on your agenda, and as you wander among this pristine wonderland, you will create memories that you will cherish forever. During your hike, you will stop at the park’s gorgeous saltwater lakes, where you can swim in some of the clearest waters you have ever seen.
The highlight of your tour will come when you make your way to the largest lake in the park, which has a small islet within it and a magical monastery. As if out of a storybook, this monastery is truly a special place, and as you step foot within it and tour its grounds, you will sense how sacred the space really is. Upon the conclusion of your tour, you will sail back to your luxurious accommodation.
Korcula - Escape to Hvar and Enjoy a Private Picnic in an Olive Grove
After enjoying the natural beauty of the Croatian Islands on an epic hike yesterday, you will follow up your delight by enjoying the tastes that these islands can create, specifically the local treasure that is known as island green gold or pure olive oil. Your specific destination for today’s tour is Hvar and its neighboring islands, which promise a dazzling, and delicious, day.
Upon departing Korcula and arriving at Hvar Island, you will enjoy a private tour of the Old Town before being allowed to explore this picturesque nook. After strolling through the winding streets that are dotted with cute cafes and boutiques, a tour of a local estate where olive oil is produced awaits.
After touring the estate, visiting the olive grove, and witnessing how olive oil is produced, you will enjoy a picnic on the estate grounds amid the olive groves. Your meal will also be prepared in the traditional island manner: slow-cooked over an open fire.
The rest of your day will be filled with the Paklinski Islands, where you will have your option of swimming, snorkeling, or relaxing among the island scenery. Perhaps, the most exciting destination of the day will be the Blue Cave. Your day will then finish with a visit to Vis Island and the Blue Lagoon on Budikovac island before returning to your Korcula accommodation for the night.
Korcula - Reconnect with Nature and Each Other on Lastovo Island
Your final full day will bring you the incredible opportunity to reconnect with nature as you journey to Lastovo Island, which is a pristine nature preserve that offers nearly limitless outdoor activities. Much more secluded and less trafficked than the other islands, Lastovo is a haven of peace, serenity, and unmatched beauty, making it the perfect playground for you to relax the entire day away.
Upon arriving at Lastovo, you will embark on an epic hike, and as you trek together through luscious trails and spectacular scenery, you will sense the specialness of this treasure. After your trek is completed, a trip to Lastovo Village awaits, and this is where you will be instantly amazed by the slower-paced daily life that the locals live.
The remainder of your afternoon will be spent as you desire, and you will have the choice of many offerings, including swimming in the blue waters of the island, snorkeling, and more. Just before the sun sets and you have had your fill of fun, it will be time to relax and pamper yourselves with a couple’s massage by the sea. After your massage, the two of you will sail back to Korcula in a state of utter bliss and sweet serenity. Your private driver will be waiting at the docks to return you to your Korcula accommodations.
Dubrovnik – Sail Back to Dubrovnik and Partake in a Goodbye Brunch
This morning, you will wake up and sail back to Dubrovnik wondering where the time went because each day was full of spectacular experiences that they flew by way too fast. After enjoying an authentic Dalmatian brunch, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight home.
- Stroll side-by-side within Dubrovnik’s ancient walled Old City and uncover the iconic landmarks of the fascinating city
- Ignite your passion as you explore together among the Elaphiti Islands
- Bask among the iridescent Blue Cave from the vantage point of a ship or in the relaxing waters
- Reconnect with nature and each other on Mljet Island with an exclusive tour through Mljet National Park
- Indulge in a romantic wine tour as you escape to Hvar Island, where you can also participate in multiple tastings of local vintages
- Pamper yourselves with a seaside couple’s massage in a fairytale locale that will alleviate your stress and rejuvenate your soul
- Allow the beauty and serenity of captivating Korcula Island utterly take your breath away
- Launch into an unforgettable outdoor adventure together on Lastovo Island that will be complete with hikes and picturesque scenery
As you arrive in Dubrovnik, you will be taken on a delightful walking tour of the iconic Old City. Directly following your in-depth tour, you will be met by a professional photographer who will lead you to the most beautiful spots in Dubrovnik for a couple’s photoshoot, and your pictures will serve as priceless treasures upon your return home.
The following morning will find you boarding a luxury liner and venturing to the alluring Elaphiti Islands, where you will relax the day away amid sunshine, sparkling seas, and other various outdoor adventures of your choosing. Korcula Island will then invite you to partake in its many pleasures as day three dawns, and after an amazing day spent exploring the highlights of this island gem, you and your partner will enjoy partaking in a private wine tasting before being returned to your luxurious accommodation.
With Korcula as your new base, you will depart from here on the morning of day four to Mljet Island, where you will enjoy an entire day of discovery amid its pristine National Park. Here you can hike, snap photos, and bask in mother nature. Hvar will be your next stop on this island excursion, and as you stroll among its charming main town, you will be provided with the opportunity to witness the famous Blue Cave Grotto with its iridescent blue glow that emanates from its crystalline waters. Upon your departure from the Blue Cave, you will be transported to an idyllic enclave for a picnic for two as the sun is setting over the Adriatic.
The last day of enjoying the Croatian Islands will leave nothing to be desired as you venture to the outdoor wonderland of Lastovo Island. Officially declared a national nature preserve, this pristine haven hosts an abundance of flora and fauna in addition to nearly limitless offerings for enjoying the sunshine and gorgeous scenery. After a day of fun and excitement, you will end your day in utter bliss as you are pampered with a seaside couple’s massage.
Upon your final morning’s sail to Dubrovnik from Korcula, you will feel utterly relaxed and thoroughly refreshed. Every day, you will be staying in luxurious accommodations and have a private driver who will take you from destination to destination. Everything about this adventure is entirely flexible, so you are able to adjust any aspect of this itinerary to suit your moods and desires once you are in Croatia. Thus, all that is required of you is to embrace this journey together.
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$1,395 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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