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Girl’s Getaway in Croatia

by Angelique Platas

Mar 13, 2019

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Luxury

If a girl’s getaway to Croatia on a private yacht with luxury amenities left, right and center is your idea of a family trip, we have the itinerary for you. The professionals at Cox & Kings know how to treat a lady (and groups of them) with an eight-day, seven-night journey through the scenic islands of Mljet, Korcula, Hvar and Vis, before ending in Split. Fly into Dubrovnik with your girls and set sail on the incredible Adriatic Sea.

While Croatia may be a tourist hot spot thanks to its idyllic natural beauty, island appeal and fine dining options, this trip is not your average destination tour. While yes, you will explore the same historic fortresses and quaint streets of Dubrovnik on a tour of the city, you will also explore less-visited regions — some, even uninhibited. Join a private tour with your friends and family and local guide through the scenic island of Mljet and stroll through the orange groves and lemon trees populating the Elaphiti islands.

Mljet Island, Croatia

Mljet Island, Croatia © Cox & Kings, The Americas

Standouts along this trip are the off-the-beaten-path excursions, including stops at Mljet National Park, a mostly untouched natural beauty.

Over the next few days, you and your guests will visit the small villages, lavender fields and rolling vineyards of Korcula Island and Hvar Island, and the local villages of Brusje and Velo Grablje — all between lavish breakfasts and dinners on the yacht, of course. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife on Hvar on your own, but rest up as more historic landmark tours, winery visits and scenic open-air lunches await.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park © Cox & Kings, The Americas

When you arrive on Vis Island, guests can swim and explore through caves and blue bays. Check out the Blue Cave when you get to the island of Bisevo — lucky guests will enjoy the rare, glowing blue light bouncing along the water, only visible at certain times of the day, depending on the sunlight and reflection.

Set sail for Split, but with a quick pit-stop in Vis, tearing through the island on a safari Jeep tour. The island offers rich history and amazing rugged terrain, just buckle up and hold on to your camera.

Rovinj Istrian Peninsula

Rovinj Istrian Peninsula © Cox & Kings, The Americas

With Split your final stop along the incredible journey, savor all the luxury amenities on the yacht while you can.

Overall, the adventure tour boasts a fun mix of relaxing in the sun, swimming in the surf and strolling through scenic landscape, but with the added advantage of 5-star dining, rugged adventure and cultural experiences. While it might actually be the ideal vacation for any luxury traveler, this one may be better suited to your adult children, best group of girlfriends and close family. Prices begin at $7,695 and vary by time and availability.

Read the fine print here and see what the getaway entails, start to finish.

Split, Croatia

Split, Croatia © Cox & Kings, The Americas

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