MS Desire - Adriatic Cruise from Split

(ID: AR-1892)

The brand new Deluxe MS Desire launched in 2017. With sleek lines, excellent maneuverability and the latest in safety features she is well suited to cruise Croatia’s picturesque coast and berth in the historic smaller ports. For your comfort the boat features 19 spacious cabins on three decks. All are fully air-conditioned and have twin or double beds, private en suites and contemporary facilities. Public spaces are plentiful, with enough room to find your own space. The air-conditioned salon-restaurant, includes a fully equipped bar and leads to an outdoor lounge area with comfortable sofas. The large sun deck includes sun-beds, a small plunge pool to cool down in the heat of the day, and an outdoor bar. At the rear of the ship a swimming platform allows easy access to the sea during many swim stops.

Description of offer

  • Renovated: 48.2m
  • Length: 8.6m
  • Breadth: 17km/h
  • Speed: 17
  • Crew: 6
  • Passengers: 38
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun decks with with sun beds and outdoor bar
  • Plunge pool
  • Salon restaurant
  • Bar
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Outdoor lounge with tables and comfortable sofas
  • Rear swimming platform
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Free Wi-Fi



8 Days from Split to Bol, Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik, Mljet, Pučišća, Omiš and Split.



Day 1: ARRIVE SPLIT, Saturday (D)
You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome dinner this evening.

Day 2: SPLIT – BOL – HVAR, Sunday (B,L)
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, with optional swim at the Golden Horn if weather permits, enjoy the 530 m long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to your boat for lunch, then head to Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jetset. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites. Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own.

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbour (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

Day 3: HVAR – KORČULA, Monday (B,L)
Leaving Hvar early in the morning we set sail for Korčula, with swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch onboard. Early afternoon arrival to Korčula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many good restaurants wrap around the the edges of the fortified town.

Day 4: KORČULA – DUBROVNIK, Tuesday (B,L)
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the Old Town. You will have rest of the day at leisure to explore the Old town, to take the Cable car to Srđ Mountain or a boat ride to Lokrum island. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 5: DUBROVNIK – MLJET, Wednesday (B,L)
Today we turn our compass back north, with plenty of time for morning swim along the sail. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Upon arrival join the cruise manager for a visit to the famous salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the boat ride to St. Mary Isle. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). This lovely island was supposedly a favourite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! 
Your evening is free in Mljet.

Day 6: MLJET – PUČIŠĆA, Thursday (B,L,D)
Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Pučišća, a beautiful little town on island of Brac. Pučišća features a spectacular steep-sided natural harbour and authentic Mediterranean architecture. Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner onboard.

Day 7: PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT, Friday (B,L)
Next we head to our final port. Omiš with it’s fortresses which are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack. After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch onboard. In the late afternoon we arrive in Split to take a guided tour of the historical center of city which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.

Day 8: DEPART SPLIT, Saturday (B)
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Split airport or your Split hotel.


B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, T-Tasting


Price include

7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik and back to Split on SUPREME category ship in a cabin with private facilities
Arrival & departure transfer from/to Split airport or hotel
Captain`s dinner
Buffet breakfast daily
6 lunches with 4 courses starting with the 4 course welcome dinner on Day 1
Water 0.5 L per person per day
Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
Professional Cruise Manager throughout
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
Luggage handling
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Free Wi-Fi on board
City tours of Split, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik with transfers and panoramic photo stop) included in the price
Guided tour and entrance to the Mljet National park

Prices do not include

SUPPLEMENTS (optional):

Supplement for Omiš & Cetina River excursion is 25,00 EUR per pax
SUPPLEMENTS (obligatory):

Tourist tax + port tax - EUR 25.00 per person to be paid onboard in cash

Drinks on board, extra meals



3rd bed reduction (adult) - 30%

3rd bed reduction (child 3 - 7,99 years of age) - 70%

3rd bed reduction (child 8 - 11,99 years of age) - 50%

Child ( 3-11,99 years of age) in twin cabin with 1 adult - 20%

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