8 Nights / 9 Days at $1800 per person shared room or $2600 per person for private room room. Come and join us for an exciting private cruise aboard the brand new 40 passenger "Dream" luxury boat! You and 40 other HAPPY passengers will arrive in Split, Croatia for a one night stay at the fabulous Corner Hotel http://hotelcorner.eu/en/about-split/ . Explore the town then meet back at the hotel at 4pm for a meet and great reception. The following morning we will depart for the start of our 7 day cruise aboard the brand new 40 passenger Dream ship. The journey will begin on the breathtaking southern route to the beautiful islands and coastal cities of Makarska, Mijet, Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Korcula, and Hvar. In addition to guided city tours, we will be treated to wine and cheese tastings, visits to Mljet National Park, a special Croatian village dinner, and local live music onboard our boat with a captain's dinner. This trip is open to all HAPPY singles and couples. Please note I will be bringing my kids ages 11 and 9 on this trip. They are home schooled and well travelled having visited 24 countries. They look forward to meeting each of you! Our private boat named "Dream" is brand new and makes it's maiden voyage this summer. The ship offers 20 rooms, full dining room, and upper deck. Each room and booking instructions and terms can be found under the itinerary section.
This package is priced at $1800 per person shared room or $2600 per person private room. A $500.00 deposit per person must be paid at the time of booking to secure your spot. We will only offer 2 one person private accommodations on this trip. All other rooms will be two people twin shared rooms.
Terms and Conditions
Cancellations within 6 months of departure Jan 15th, 2018 will be offered a full refund on the $500 deposit. After Jan 15th those who cancel will lose their full $500 deposit. The balance of your trip must be paid 90 days before departure date which is April 15th, 2018. Both the $500 deposit and final balance paid within 90 days of departure are NON REFUNDABLE. Pre-payments are required months in advance to secure our boat, hotel rooms, and tours.
Everyone who attends a You Can't Steal My Happy Trip is required to sign an electronic liability release form. Trip insurance is also highly recommended. There are several companies that offer this insurance and typically it is very inexpensive. I personally use Roam Right Travel Insurance, and you can receive a free quote here https://partner.roamright.com/?AgencyCode=youcantstealmyhappy
- 1 night hotel accommodations in Split at the Corner Hotel http://hotelcorner.eu/en/about-split/
- 7 days charter with crew
- accommodations in two bedded cabins with private facilities and A/C
- Fully equipped cabins (A/C, safe deposit box, hair dryer, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet)
- 7 half boards (buffet breakfast, 3 course lunch)
- Welcome drink and one free complimentary adult beverage daily with lunch.
- 1 1 liter water /person/day
- Afternoon tea or coffee with biscuits
- 1 captain’s dinner
- 2 towels per person for personal use, daily cabin cleaning, bed linen and towels change midweek
- Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi)
- Air-conditioned dining room with bar area and LCD TV
-Lounging sundeck with deck-beds for all passengers
Sightseeing in: Dubrovnik (with one way bus transfer to the town), Hvar, Korčula, Split
* Dubrovnik cable car fee
* Mljet National Park entrance fee
* Visitors' tax & port fees
* Croatian wine & appetizer tasting ,Croatian Village party dinner.
Not included in the price
Airfare to Split, airport taxes and r/t airport transfers to hotel Corner in Split.
Tips and gratuities
There are many European gateways that have nonstop flights to Split (SPU airport code) The link below contains information on airlines that fly into Split. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Split_Airport
Friday June 15th 2018
Arrival day in Split. We will be staying at the Corner Hotel which is located in the center of Split http://hotelcorner.eu/en/about-split/ Enjoy a meet and greet reception at 4pm in the hotel and get to know your fellow shipmates.
SATURDAY June 16th SPLIT – MAKARSKA
We will be sailing on a brand new vessel named the “Dream” The Dream will make its debut in the summer of 2017 and it features 20 cabins for up to 40 persons. Departure from Split harbour towards Makarska at 13:00h. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast whilst enjoying your lunch. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. From there, those feeling adventurous can join our optional river rafting excursion or zip line on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening. Overnight in the port of Makarska where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites.
SUNDAY June 17th MAKARSKA – MLJET
Early morning departure towards Mljet with a stop on the Pelješac peninsula for a refreshing swim. Afternoon visit to salt lakes in Mljet National Park to enjoy the sun, sea and tranquility of this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, you can visit the monastery and church on St. Mary isle or just rent a bike (optional) and cycle around these stunning lakes. Overnight in port Polača/Pomena.
MONDAY June 18th MLJET – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast depart for Dubrovnik, the highlight of this cruise. Enjoy the nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” – according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive to Dubrovnik where you can explore on your own or join our guided tour of the city followed by an optional cable car ride up to Srđ mountain for spectacular views of the old town. Take a walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. We also recommend a walk on top of the 1,940 m long city walls! Overnight in the port of this magical town.
TUESDAY June 19th DUBROVNIK – ŠIPAN/TRSTENIK
Late morning departure towards Šipan isle or small town of Trstenik on the Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Possibility of visiting a local winery and to enjoy a Captain’s dinner on board in the evening.
WEDNESDAY June 20th ŠIPAN/TRSTENIK – KORČULA
After breakfast depart for island Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer MARCO POLO. Lunch on board in bay near the town of Korčula. Afternoon arrival where we overnight in port. Surrounded by ancient walls and fortified bastions Korčula’s old town is very well preserved with its layout and structure dating back to 13th century. Optional sightseeing of Korčula and wine and appetizers tasting at a local winery before dinning in one of the numerous seafront restaurants or konobas on your own.
THURSDAY June 21st KORČULA – HVAR
Early departure towards the Pakleni Islands for lunch and a swim stop followed by optional afternoon sightseeing of Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower as well as the oldest community theatre in Europe founded here in 1612. Hvar offers abundant entertainment, excellent restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
FRIDAY June 22nd HVAR (Bol) - SPLIT
Our next stop is Brač island. Swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol (the Golden Horn - its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s village converted into a popular tourist destination. After lunch we will start our journey back to Split where the last overnight is planned. A swim break is planned on route in one of the many bays on Brač island. Enjoy the view of Split Riviera. Possibility to join our guided tour of Split, a monumental city under UNESCO protection. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace.
SATURDAY June 23rd SPLIT
Early breakfast after which it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!