Welcome to Split!
Welcome to Croatia's second-largest city, Split! Fly into Split Airport, and we'll meet you there before transferring you to our very own yacht. Your home for the next 8 days! Let's kick start this European sail-venture! Split is a vibrant and lively city, so take a look around! Arrive any time from 11 am before settling into your cabin. In the evening, we dine on board together for our welcome dinner as a TruFam. Get to know your new fellow sailors whilst sitting back and enjoying a well-deserved cocktail. You're on holiday after all. Split is famous for its popping nightlife, so we head out and see where the night takes us...
Sail to Hvar Town
Fast becoming one of Europe's hottest places to be right now is Hvar. Hvar is known to be one of the most stunning islands in all of Croatia. Along the way, we stop for a swim to cool off. Sailing Croatia & feelin' good! Once there, hike up the zig-zag path to the Spanish Fortress, an unbelievable viewpoint perched high on a hill overlooking terracotta rooftops, the turquoise blue colours of the marina and some of the best bars in town. In the evening we head out. OUT OUT! Hit up the best bars, sink a couple of beers or 7. (It's well deserved after that hike after all) or just take advantage of the endless rainbow of colourful cocktails. Carpe Diem is one of the most famous bars in Hvar, so we head there! With a handful of bars and clubs open until the late AM...the night is ours for the taking!
Spanish Fortress, Beaches, Hvar Nightlife
Mljet National Park
Are you ready to go off the beaten track? Let's do this! This morning we cruise towards Mljet Island, located in the Elaphite Islands. With less than 1000 inhabitants, it's pristine and beautiful. We head to Mljet National Park, a hidden gem of Croatia. It's scenic, it's beautiful, a nature lover's paradise. Swim in the crystal clear waters, walk through the emerald green forest. Is this a dream? It sure damn feels like it! 10/10 ultimate zen vibes, spend the day visiting the church and monastery or hire a bike and cycle around the stunning lakes. After an epic day, you have the option to join in for the captain's dinner. A 4-course meal hosted by your very own el captain & crew. (additional costing). Drink & dine as the sun goes down after a wild day with your TruFam.
Explore Mljet National Park, Swimming, Captain's Dinner
We're going to Dubrovnik!
Dubrovnik is THE place to be, THE most famous place in Croatia that is. Not only is it a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but you may also recognise it as King's Landing (hey Game of Thrones fans). Dubrovnik oozes history, style and class. The city by day is any traveller's dream destination and by night? It's popping! It's time to take island hopping to the next level. We sail in with dreamy views of the scenic coast before we dock up and spend the afternoon exploring together as TruFam. Whether you're looking to check out aerial views of the city via cable cart up to Srd Mountain, walk the city's 1,940m long city walls or hey if you just want to find a super cool edgy bar for a colourful cocktail with an umbrella straw, Dubrovnik has it! In the evening, we venture out into this magical town and indulge til your heart's content.
Dubrovnik walking tour, Srd Mountain views, nightlife
Wake up and Seas the day! After breakfast, we sail to Korcula, Croatia's little hidden secret. Luckily for you, we've got the inside scoop as we are here for the next EPIC 24 hours. With hidden clubs and edgy sunset bars around Korcula, it's easy to see why it's on everyone's bucket list. Will this be the highlight of your trip? We'll let you decide that on. If you're looking for good vibes, rich European culture and 10/10 delicious red wine, you're in the right place. Spend the day exploring the town and city walls. Once night falls, we step out to sample the local cocktails bars!
Explore Korcula, Nightlife
We leave Korcula in the morning and head to our next spot, Makarska! Along the way, we stop for a swim, our TruExclusive. We're having our very own TruFloatilla! Grab the inflatable unicorns and flamingos, pour out the prosecco as we spend the day hosting our very own yacht party. Music blaring, on deck dancing, float the day away, bubbly in hand as you drift in the crystal clear waters. The ultimate summer dream.. Sailing the days away in Croatia! After drinking 1 too many glasses of prosecco, we sail on to Makarska where we dock overnight. Head out for dinner as TruFam and see where the night takes us. Makarska is full of hidden bars and secret restaurants. Famously a sea cave turned disco. Wild right? You know where to find us...
Floatilla, snorkelling, yacht party
Brac Island & Beaches!
Today we head towards Omis for one last beach day! Melt away your problems laying on the open deck before we stop at a hidden bay on the ultimate insta hotspot of Brac Island for one last swim and dip. Spend the day, tanning away on Bačvice beach. If you fancy a bit of adventure, take up our optional activities of river rafting or ziplining along the Cetina River. In the evening, we set sail for Split. The approach to the Split Riviera is nothing short of breathtaking. Full of restaurants and quirky cafes, Split is the perfect destination to round off our epic sail-venture. We head out for one last farewell dinner and 1 too many glasses of wine! It's our last night after all...
Explore Brac Island, beach day, farewell dinner
Have a chilled morning before check out, it's been a wild week. Give your new TruFam an extra cuddle, swap Instagram handles and add each other to an all-important Whatsapp group. Time to get planning for that Tru reunion! Your Travel Ninja is on hand for any onwards travel plans you may have. We'll miss you. If you've loved every minute of this Croatia island hopping experience, why not join us for another 5 days on our Croatia Land Explorer! Combine them both together for an 11 day Croatia Sail & Explore. Until next time TruFam, it's been real.