Adriatic Cruises

The Adriatic Sea is a natural wonder, with its pristine waters and stunning scenery. It has many islands, sheltered harbours, and sandy beaches. That makes it a great place to cruise and explore.

Our small luxury ships offer a unique way to see the Adriatic Sea. They are small enough to get into the smaller ports and close to the islands. This means you can get up close to the action and experience the area's beauty.

Our ships have all the amenities you need for a comfortable cruise. They have air-conditioned cabins, spacious sundecks, and dining areas. They also have a limited capacity, so you can be sure to have a more intimate experience.

We offer over 20 cruises on our First Class or Deluxe Ships. These cruises range from short weekend getaways to one-week adventures. We have something to fit everyone's needs.

So what are you waiting for? Book your cruise today and experience the beauty of the Adriatic Sea!

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Our favourite Adriatic Cruises

Must-Visit Places on Adriatic Cruises

Set sail on a captivating journey across the glistening waters of the Adriatic, exploring the coastal gems of Croatia. Here are some destinations you shouldn't miss:

DUBROVNIKRenowned as the "Pearl of the Adriatic", Dubrovnik promises rich history and stunning coastal vistas. Stroll along the iconic city walls, traverse the bustling Stradun, and marvel at landmarks like the Rector's Palace and the Jesuit Staircase.
SPLITDive into the heart of Split, where the ancient Roman Diocletian's Palace stands as a testament to time. This living museum offers a maze of alleyways, historical sites, and a few recognizable settings if you're a "Game of Thrones" fan.
HVAR & VISHvar, often referred to as the sunniest spot on the Adriatic, is renowned for its UNESCO sites, historical towns, and aromatic lavender fields. On the other hand, the more secluded Vis offers untouched Mediterranean allure and natural wonders, such as the mesmerizing Blue Cave Grotto on Bisevo Island.
TROGIRA short journey from Split, Trogir is a UNESCO World Heritage site. With a rich history dating back more than 2,300 years, this town boasts a well-preserved medieval core, with narrow alleyways and a stunning waterfront promenade. Its Cathedral of St. Lawrence is one of Croatia's finest architectural pieces.
Brac island
BRAC ISLANDFamed for the iconic Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach, which changes shape with the tides, Brač Island offers more than just breathtaking beaches. It provides a deep dive into Croatian island culture, from its historic sites in Bol to the stonemasonry school in Pučišća.
MLJET ISLANDHome to Mljet National Park, this lush, green island is a paradise for nature lovers. Two salt lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero – are the primary attractions, with a quaint islet monastery in the middle of the larger lake.

Travel Tips for Adriatic Cruises & FAQ

Adriatic small ships are designed to provide an intimate and immersive experience. With the ability to dock at lesser-known ports and offer personalized services, these vessels cater to guests looking for an off-the-beaten-path adventure. Limited to fewer than 40 guests, the cruise experience is more personalized, enabling deeper relations with the crew and fellow travelers.

An Adriatic cruise revolves around its stunning destinations. After a hearty breakfast, the ship sets off, often pausing for morning swim breaks. Post a delicious onboard lunch; guests can indulge in another swim or explore the day's port of call. Guided tours lasting about 90-120 minutes offer insights into the local culture and history. With the convenience of docking directly in ports, guests can explore at their own pace.

Months between May and October are considered ideal for Adriatic cruises. In May and October coastal towns are less crowded, all amenities are accessible, and cruise rates are often more economical.

Based on the vessel, most ships have a crew of 5 to 7 members. This typically includes the captain, chef, a few wait staff, a chambermaid, and a few sailors.

Most Adriatic cruises offer half-board accommodation, which means you will be provided with two main meals daily, usually breakfast and lunch. Detailed meal plans are highlighted in your daily itinerary. While some dinners like the Welcome Dinner or Captain's Dinner might be included, you'll have the freedom to dine ashore at your expense for other evenings. The cruise manager can recommend excellent local restaurants at each port of call.

Absolutely! We kindly request that guests inform us of any dietary requirements (e.g., vegan, gluten- free, vegetarian) at least 60 days in advance. While every effort is made to cater to special dietary needs, ensuring prompt communication with the cruise manager is vital for smooth arrangements.

The total number of guests depends on the specific ship you're on. Typically, these intimate cruises host between 30 to 40 guests, ensuring a personalized and comfortable experience.

Adriatic cruises often attract an international mix of passengers from countries like Australia, the USA, the UK, Scandinavia, and various European nations. They present an excellent opportunity to forge new friendships from around the world. Most guests on our premium cruises range between 35-70 years of age, with many being mature couples, solo travelers, or small groups of friends/family.

While many nationalities, including those from the USA, Canada, and Australia, don't need a visa for tourist visits up to 90 days in Croatia, checking the current visa requirements for the specific countries you'll be visiting during your cruise is always advisable.

Our Adriatic cruises usually sail from major coastal cities such as Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Opatija. The chosen departure city determines the international airport you'll need to access, providing easy connectivity for all our guests.