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Premium Digital Detox Cruise Roundtrip Split

MV Dream (or similar Premium class ship), 7-Night Cruises 2021: May 15 – 22; May 22 – 29; May 29 – June 5; June 5 – 12; June 12 – 19; June 19 – 26; June 26 – July 3; July 3 – 10; July 10 – 17; July 17 – 24; July 24 – 31; July 31 – Aug 7; Aug 7 – 14; Aug 14 – 21; Aug 21 – 28; Aug 28 – Sep 4; Sep 4 – 11; Sep 11 – 18; Sep 18 – 25

 

 

Day 1 (Saturday)

Split – Makarska (L)

Leave Split harbor at 1:00 pm (late arrivals can join in Makarska) southwards towards Makarska. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast while enjoying your lunch and afternoon swim at one of the fabulous beaches. If you are adventurous, you can join our optional river rafting excursion or zipline on the Cetina river, then rejoin the ship in Makarska later in the evening. Makarska is a place with a stunning seafront promenade, some interesting walks, and historic squares. There’s a food Med buzz here, too. Overnight in Makarska.

 

Makarska

Day 2

Makarska – Mljet (B, L)

Early morning departure towards the island of Mljet with a stop on the Pelješac Peninsula for a refreshing swim. Afternoon visit to the Mljet National Park’s seawater lakes to enjoy the sun, sea, and tranquility of this peaceful island. The isle and monastery of St. Mary could be visited, which are in the middle of the large lake, inside the National Park. Overnight in the port of Polača/Pomena.

 

Mljet Island

Day 3

Mljet – Dubrovnik (B, L)

After breakfast, we depart for the famous Dubrovnik, the highlight of this cruise. En route is the time to take in the fabulous green of Nature on our way towards “the heaven on earth” – as the famous writer George Bernard Shaw described Dubrovnik. Arrival to Dubrovnik, depending on conditions and availability in the port of Gruž. You can explore Dubrovnik 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 and Lokrum island. Don’t miss Stradun, both a street and a square in the old town, and try to find time to walk at least part of the 1,940 m long city walls which have protected Dubrovnik during earthquakes and attacks! Overnight in the port of this magical town.

 

Dubrovnik Old Town

Day 4

Dubrovnik – Sipan/Trstenik (B, L, CD)

Free morning to explore Dubrovnik. Wander through side streets, visit palaces and churches or chill out on a terrace. We depart around noon and continue our cruise through the Adriatic to the island of Sipan or the small town of Trstenik on the Pelješac Peninsula, where we have an afternoon swim stop. A local winery visit may be possible. Captain`s dinner on board. Overnight in the area.

 

Sipan Island

Day 5

Sipan/Trstenik – Korcula (B, L)

After breakfast, we leave for Korčula Island, the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Lunch is on board in bay near Korčula Town. Afternoon arrival for our overnight in the port. Ancient walls and fortified bastions encircle Korčula’s old town. They are superbly preserved, with the layout and structure dating back to the 13th century. A sightseeing tour of Korčula Town and optional wine and appetizers tasting at a local winery. Then free time for you to have dinner on your own at one of the seafront restaurants or konobas. Overnight in the port of Korčula town.

 

Korcula

Day 6

Korcula – Hvar (B, L)

Early departure towards the Pakleni Islands. Lunch and a swim stop near Hvar Island, the most extended island in the Adriatic. Afternoon sightseeing of Hvar Town with its Renaissance cathedral and original tower, the oldest community theatre in Europe, was founded in 1612. Hvar Town has a buzz with excellent restaurants and trendy clubs and cafes, and cocktail bars that are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar Town.

 

Hvar Town

Day 7

Hvar (Bol) – Split (B, L)

Our next stop is Brač island. The most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol (the Golden Horn is where we plan to swim). A V-shaped shingle bar, which changes shape depending on the movement and direction of wind and waves. Bol is a typical fishermen’s village popular with tourists yet still unspoiled. After lunch, we start our journey back to Split, where we spend our last overnight. En route, we have another swimming stop in another lovely bay on Brač. The view on the approach to the Split Riviera is spectacular. Choose to join our guided tour of Split, a historic city under UNESCO protection as a world heritage site. Distinct Roman architecture, including the majestic Diocletian palace along with columns, churches, and towers.

 

Bol

Day 8

Split (B)

After breakfast, it will be time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and transfer to Split airport.

* Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner, T – tasting, CD – Captain’s dinner

 

Split

 

SHIP DREAM

 

Cabins: 20

Passengers: 40

Length: 40 m (131 ft)

Width: 8 m (26 ft)

Cruising Speed: 10 kn

Built: 2017

 

CABINS

 

Cabins built by up-to-date standards, fully equipped with A/C, safe deposit box, fire alarm, and audio system for announcements by the captain or Tour Director. Also, each cabin has life jackets, a wardrobe, a nightstand, and a porthole window. Bathrooms are equipped with a toilet, shower, washbasin, and hairdryer. Some cabins have indoor passage access to the bar and restaurant area. Cabin’s area: 8 – 14 m2 (86 – 150 sq ft).

 

PUBLIC AREAS

 

A fully air-conditioned upper deck dining room can accommodate all passengers at once yet offer a great degree of privacy for each guest. The restaurant includes a bar area with LCD TV, with a corner table for buffet breakfast, while each table has an easy-access chair. A portion of the dining area extends outdoors as a lounge area, offering sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings. Free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi) (in case of emergency).

The kitchen is built up to the latest HACCP standards, and the lounging sundeck has a total surface of 200 m2 (2152 sq ft), partially offering sun-shade cover, providing deck-beds for all passengers. The upper deck’s covered part is spacious enough to accommodate all passengers, tables, chairs with available public lavatory. The vessel has a rear access platform to the sea and ladders for easy access to the water. Also, the ship offers three outdoor showers and three deck lavatories.

 

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Terms & Conditions:

 

- airfare or travel by car, bus, train

- visa fees (if applicable)

- drinks

- Obligatory visitors' taxes & port fees of 40€ per guest (to be paid on the spot)

- service charge (suggestion: 5 € per person per day for Cruise Manager; 10 € per person per day for Crew (all services); 1 € - 2 € per person per half day tour for Tour Guide.

To join a cruise, you must send us a Booking Request by clicking on the "Book Now" buttonUpon receiving it, we shall reconfirm space availability and pricing. You will then be sent your Cruise Confirmation, along with pro-forma invoice for a Deposit Payment of 100€ per person. The Deposit Payment can be paid by bank transfer in EUR, USD, GBP, CAD, AUD, NZD, SGD, HUF, BGN, RON or TRY (please, make sure you cover the associated bank transfer fees).

After receiving the Deposit Payment you will be sent an invoice for the amount paid.

The Balance Payment is due 35 days before the date of embarkation. We shall email you a pro-forma invoice with the remaining amount due. Again, the remaining Balance Payment can be paid by bank transfer only.

The cost for a 3rd passenger in a triple cabin is 30% off the adult fare. Children under 10 years old use a 50% discount on the adult fare.

Solo passengers pay 50% surcharge on the adult fare to cover the second bed's cost in their cabin.

If for some reason you cannot participate in the cruise, you can cancel your Booking by simply sending an email to [email protected] We strongly recommend the purchase of Travel Insurance from a provider in your home country, which will offset the risk of losing funds.

The following conditions apply to Cancellations and Booking Changes:

> 30 Days: the deposit of 100€ per person is withheld as cancellation fee

29 – 22 Days: 25% of the remaining balance is withheld as cancellation fee

21 – 15 Days: 50% of the remaining balance is withheld as cancellation fee

14 – 0 Days: 100% of the remaining balance is withheld as cancellation fee

Any changes to an existing reservation made up to 60 days of sailing are subject to a €40 per person surcharge.

Changes to an existing reservation made within 60 days of sailing are subject to a €60 per person surcharge.

We do not provide insurance with your Cruise Fare. You must have sufficient insurance covering health, travel and accident.

If it were our choice, every guest would purchase an additional trip insurance. Your investment for the cruise should be protected, so we urge you to purchase one. Please remember, restrictions do apply, so you should apply for the insurance in a timely manner.

EU Citizens

All EU citizens may travel with their EU National ID Cards (passports not required).

Passports

We strongly recommend that all non-EU guests travel with a passport valid for at least six (6) months after the end of the cruise.

Visas

We cannot be held liable for insufficient visas. You must research if you need a visa for the European Union.

Cruise Ticket

You will be able to receive your Cruise Ticket, once you have paid in full for your Digital Detox Cruise Holiday. Please, print out your Ticket for check-in at the Cruise Port.

Cabins are situated On Deck and Lower Deck. On Deck, cabins can be located on the Main Deck (Deck on which you step as you embark the vessel) and on the Upper Deck (Deck on top of the Main Deck). Cabins on Lower Deck are actually in the hull of the ship. The advantage of cabins situated On Deck is the direct exit to sea and more fresh air. In contrast, cabins on Lower Deck are sometimes quieter (only fellow passengers who booked Lower Deck cabins will pass by, and not all passengers from your vessel and other vessels when docked) and comfortable because they are situated at sea-level, which chills cabins naturally. Hallways below Deck are often air-conditioned, which affects the temperature in cabins too. Cabins on Lower Deck mostly have little portholes.

If in the opinion of the ship's operator, any passenger behaves in a way that causes or is likely to cause danger or distress to any third party, they reserve the right to terminate the person's travel (s) concerned without any refund.

  • Passengers on board are obliged to abide by the ship rules, as Captain is responsible for all passengers and crew safety. Captain has the right to change the itinerary in case of bad weather or similar inappropriate conditions in ports to ensure safety on board.

  • All cruise departures are guaranteed. However, in an unlikely event that less than ten guests are booked, the ship operator reserves the right to cancel the departure and change the ship name. The new ship will be of a similar or higher class model.

  • Passports are to be shown to the Captain for registration on the first day of the cruise at check-in.

  • On board currency is Croatian Kuna. Debit/credit cards are not accepted onboard.

  • Jumping or diving from the ship during navigation is strictly forbidden. For safety reasons climbing on the masts is also prohibited.

  • During rough weather, any movement should be done with care and as little as possible. The floors can often be wet and slippery. Passengers should take extra care crossing between the ships when they are docked alongside in port. Do not hesitate to ask a crew member for assistance when crossing. Movement between ships is an individuals' responsibility.

  • Safety belts are placed under the seats in the dining area or below the cabins' bunks (depending on the ship).

  • As the ships are explicitly acoustic, all passengers are asked to behave accordingly. Special attention must be given to night peace onboard, which officially is at midnight. In National Parks, even earlier night peace is required, and guests will be notified of this.

  • Smoking is allowed only in designated areas. Smoking in the restaurant area and the cabins is not permitted, and when smoking on the deck, passengers must not throw cigarette butts out into the sea.

  • One must not take bed linens out of the cabins.

  • Please pay particular attention not to throw anything into the toilets except toilet paper.

  • Passengers are not permitted to bring drinks and food on board. That includes all drinks and food products purchased ashore in ports of call. The exceptions are personal care products, liquid medicine, food products specifically for infants, and special diets. Typical regional products purchased during visits to the ports will be stored on board to be returned to passengers at the cruise end.

  • Guests are obliged to respect meal times on board, which are placed on the board in the salon, and departure times while in port.

  • Any damage must be compensated to the Captain by the passenger. Lost cabin keys will be charged 150 kunas (20 EUR) per key.

  • It is strictly forbidden to throw rubbish into the sea.

  • Water is a problem on every vessel. Therefore please be very rational with it. The same applies to the electricity which runs on the generator.

  • Guests must close the portholes in cabins under deck during navigation to avoid their cabins getting wet by the seawater entering the cabin through the porthole.

  • The Captain and the crew will be available for any questions or queries and will do their best to make your stay on board a most pleasurable one. If Captain and his staff are not providing satisfactory service, please contact DigitalDetoxCruise.com for further help, as we aim to make you satisfied during your stay on board.

  • Service charge is not included in the price, and therefore please tip at your discretion.

  • We believe that tips should reflect good service and your satisfaction with the guide/cruise manager, crew, and overall tour. Crew gratuities are distributed equally among the crew. Tipping is voluntary and entirely at the discretion of individual trip participants. Your currency or Croatian Kuna is acceptable.

  • Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for them to cross from one vessel to another with gaps in between vessels to get ashore. In such cases, clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. The crew will assist those needing and requesting it.

  • Cruise is not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

  • In case you would like to spend some nights sleeping on deck under the stars, we recommend you to take a sleeping bag because it is not allowed to take mattress, pillows, and sheets out of your cabin on deck.

 

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