Your adventure begins at the picturesque ACI MARINA SPLIT, nestled within the heart of Split’s scenic port. A short 20-minute walk from downtown Split leads you to our office, where you’ll complete the formalities before boarding your vessel. Your first destination, MASLINICA, awaits on the western side of Šolta Island. This charming village is famed for its mesmerizing sunset views and an archipelago of seven tiny islands. The highlight of your visit? Witnessing the sun dip behind the archipelago’s islets. Dining options abound in Maslinica and Šolta Island, offering an array of culinary delights. Spend the night in the delightful marina MARTINIS – MARCHI or anchor at nearby Šešula bay, accessible within a 10-minute walk.
Vis, a historic town nestled in the northeastern part of Vis Island, beckons you on day two. This once-closed Yugoslav military base now welcomes visitors to experience its authentic Mediterranean ambiance. Stroll through the town, a fusion of the former settlements of Kut and Luka. Venture into Vis Museum, discover ancient ruins, or partake in biking and hiking adventures. Choose between docking in Vis port, Kut bay, or anchoring in a nearby bay for your overnight stay.
The island of Lastovo, ensconced among the south Dalmatian islands, unveils itself as a treasure trove of nature. Forty-six islands and islets encompass Lastovo, draped in lush forests covering 70% of the island’s expanse. Revered as the “Green Island,” Lastovo’s remote allure stems from its closure to tourists during communism. Mooring choices include marina Vela Lago, Skrivena Luka, or Zaklopatica bays. Opt for an unforgettable night anchored in Jurjeva luka or Skrivena luka.
Mljet Island, draped in verdant forests, invites you to its National Park, where Great Lake and Small Lake appear as enchanting as pearls. A Benedictine Monastery graces a small island within the Great Lake, evoking an air of mystique. Delve into the National Park’s wonders, with Pomena or Polače serving as your entry points. Moor your vessel on a jetty, at a restaurant’s mooring, or anchor in Pomena or Polače bay.
Korčula an enchanting fortified town of Venetian heritage, unveils its beauty on the fifth day. Stroll its streets, built in a fishbone pattern for optimal airflow and protection from winds. Visit the house of Marco Polo, revel in the Town Museum’s treasures, or witness the captivating Moreška sword dance. While the ACI marina in the town center offers the ideal mooring spot, town pier spaces are also available.
Hvar, a cherished Adriatic destination, boasts natural beauty and a vibrant nightlife scene. The Pakleni otoci – Hell Islands – an array of islets and rocks, stand as a testament to Hvar’s allure. ACI marina in the Palmižana bay offers a comfortable haven. A short walk over the hill leads you to Vinogradišće bay, adorned with a sandy beach and seaside restaurants. Embrace Hvar’s captivating sites, from the Fortica fortress to the Franciscan monastery.
Conclude your voyage in the historical town of SPLIT, the capital of Dalmatia. The renowned Diocletian palace, a UNESCO-listed wonder, is a living testament to late antiquity’s grandeur. Dock your vessel at ACI marina Split, then wander through Split’s treasures, including Marjan hill and its panoramic views. Your journey concludes, but only for now – the allure of the Croatian islands will beckon you back.
DAY 8 – SATURDAY
SPLIT – CHECK-OUT
As this memorable journey concludes, we bid you farewell with the hope that your sailing experience through Croatia’s stunning islands will leave an indelible mark. Until next time – for we are confident your love for these shores will draw you back for another incredible adventure!