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Split: Blue Cave and 5 Islands Tour

1. Split: Blue Cave and 5 Islands Tour

Begin your tour at 7:30AM, where you will travel on a comfortable and safe speed boat fit for 12 people. First, stop at the mesmerizing Blue Cave, which is known for its shimmering blue water and is located on the small island of Biševo. Depending on the season and time, see the sunlight reflecting through the water and coming from the white floor of the cave. View the grotto in aquamarine light. This light causes the objects in the water to appear to be silver. The second stop is Stiniva Cove, which was awarded the best beach of Europe in 2016 and is famous for its difficult approach and crystal clear waters. Spend 40 minutes there swimming and sunbathing before making your way to the next stop of Budikovac Island.  The beautiful blue-lagoon-like beach captures your attention from the moment you enter it, and is the perfect place for snorkeling and swimming.  If you'd not prefer to swim, choose to have a drink in a local beach bar. Following an hour of sea fun, travel to the Pakleni Islands, a beautiful set of islands located in front of Hvar. There, find some of the best seafood restaurants or popular beach clubs. The city of Hvar is a real treat, due to it being one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. There, explore the local cuisine in the many restaurants and lounge bars.  When it comes to sightseeing, you can't miss the city's highlights which include the fortress on top of the hill, the main square, and the St. Stephen’s Cathedral. On your way back to Split, have the chance to experience one of the most beautiful sunsets in the area.

From Hvar: Blue and Green Cave Group Excursion

2. From Hvar: Blue and Green Cave Group Excursion

Embark on a day at sea from Hvar Island and explore some of the top tourist destinations along the coast. Make a visit to the Green and Blue Caves, snorkel in Stiniva Bay, buy some lunch on the Island of Vis, and choose between several popular locations, as per your group's wishes. Meet your crew in Krizna Luka and settle into your comfortable speedboat. Feel the salty air and breathe with the wind as you head towards the Island of Vis. Along the way, stop at the Green Cave, where you can enter inside and go swimming. Next stop, Stiniva bay. Drop anchor and enter the Bay by swimming or with a small rubber boat. This bay has an unusual shape and is a gorgeous location for swimming and snorkeling. At the beach, there is a bar where you can buy a drink and relax. Find yourself next at the magnificent Blue Cave, a definite national natural wonder. Allow your skipper to help you step off the boat and direct you where to buy your tickets. As you wait for your entrance time, take the option to hide from the sun in the nearby bar and buy a drink to cool off. Once your time arrives, a 12-person motorboat will drive you to the entrance of the Blue Cave. The entrance is a bit small, so make sure to bow your head while entering inside. Once there, the motor gets get and you can watch as your skipper uses his bare hands and a stick to push the bout inside. Admire the cave's unique and interesting glow for about 15 minutes and take the chance to snap a vacation pic or capture the dishing lights with video. Return back to your skipper, and discuss together which option you would like to visit next. Choose from the Green lagoon on the Island Budikovac, Seal Monk's Cave, Stoncica beach, Komiza town, or the World War II military submarine garage. Afterward, head back to the Pakleni Islands to visit Palmizana beach. Explore the three small and sandy beaches, buy a drink at the local cocktail bar, and if you're hungry, grab a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants. Enjoy your free time to relax, eat, and swim, or simply stay on the speedboat and listen to music or take a nice walk to the marina on the north side. There is a special botanical garden nearby, which is the perfect ending to a big day at sea. Around 6 PM, slowly drive back to Hvar as the sunset paints the sky with hues of gold and red.

From Split: Island Diving & Blue Cave Tour with Lunch

3. From Split: Island Diving & Blue Cave Tour with Lunch

Diving below the surface of the pristine Croatian waters will give you the opportunity to marvel at the underwater world that is just as fascinating as the beautiful Croatian beaches, coves, and islands. Explore the most interesting locations of the island of Vis, a beautiful unexplored island. The first stop will be the Manta diving center in Komiža on the Vis island, a professional diving instructor will take you through a short training before you dive into the depths of the Adriatic Sea. This tour is great for all skill levels, including beginners. Get acquainted with the depths of the Adriatic Sea, then you will be served some sandwiches and water on the boat to stay energized until lunch. Marvel at the stunning Blue Cave on the Island of Biševo on the next stop of the tour. The next stop is exploring Monk Seal Cave with the snorkelling equipment provided. Sail to the famous Stiniva Cove, one of the most popular beaches in Croatia. Soak in the sun, capture stunning photographs, swim and snorkel during this period of free time. Continue to the uninhabited village of Palmižana, located on the popular Paklinski Islands. Along the way, we will stop at the beautiful Green Cave. Finally, your palate will be treated to authentic Dalmatian cuisine with an organized group lunch. Make yourself comfortable at the end of the tour as you enjoy the stunning view of the famous Croatian coastline on the hour-long ride back to Split.

From Split: 4-Day Private Island-Hopping Sailing Tour

4. From Split: 4-Day Private Island-Hopping Sailing Tour

Day 1: Pakleni islands and Hvar Our private yacht holiday starts from Split. We head towards the island of Hvar. But first, we make a stop in the true gem of the Adriatic – the iconic Pakleni islands. Enjoy beautiful secluded beaches and deserted coves along with one of the most memorable sceneries in the world. After a stop on Pakleni islands, we continue to the island of Hvar. Fields of lavender, ancient olive trees and vineyards, as well as the abundance of pristine nature make the island of Hvar the prestigious world celebrity magnet, as well as one of the best destinations in Croatia. We will spend the night in the amazing town of Hvar where you can explore the charming architecture and enjoy numerous events, parties and clubs, while emerging in breathtaking nature. Day 2: The Island of Vis and the famous phenomenon of the Blue cave In the morning, we bask in the sunshine aboard our yacht and continue the private sailing holiday towards the island of Vis, the greenest island in Croatia. Enjoy the views of the rugged shoreline and be amazed by the amazing scenery of the island. Situated furthest from the mainland, Vis offers spectacular pristine nature, untouched beaches, amazing vegetation and local cuisine that you will enjoy. We visit the salty lakes in Vis, enjoy beaches and marvel at the scenery before heading out to the Blue Cave on the island Biševo, the most beautiful cave in Croatia and the natural light phenomenon that will leave you breathless. The magical play of silvery-blue color is created by sunlight reflecting on the pebbled bottom of the sea in the world-famous Blue Cave. After experiencing the Blue Cave, we head back and spend the night on Vis island. Day 3: Šolta island We start our day with a scenery sail towards the island Šolta. Šolta is the island of fishermen, agriculture, olive groves and vineyards. The name of this small island derives from a Greek word that means “immature fig”. We dock in the Rogač bay, a small town that will be our exploration starting point. You will enjoy this heaven of pristine nature with a charming picturesque port. Our beach time starts in Rogač. Sightsee, narrow streets, taste local cuisine or just chill on the beautiful beach. Šolta beaches are famous for the turquoise sea, perfect for swimming, snorkeling or fishing. Day 4: Enjoying Šolta and return to Split We will enjoy swimming and snorkeling in Šolta’s beautiful beaches some more before heading back towards Split, where our private sailing tour ends.

From Split: All-Inclusive Yacht Trip to Hvar with Diving

5. From Split: All-Inclusive Yacht Trip to Hvar with Diving

With this tour, we are making your dreams become reality. If You are looking for something unique, where all your needs and wants will be fulfilled. Our luxury tour includes exclusivity, privacy, and everything from relaxation to adventure. Enjoy the ride with a luxury boat with 1 cabin and toilet, outside Bimini, and a big space area at the bow where you can relax, enjoy a glass of champagne and traditional Dalmatian finger food prepared specially for you from the fresh local ingredients! On the way, our crew will tell you all those local stories about the Adriatic coast, the islands, flora, and fauna. Your first stop will be at charming Komiža town on the island of Vis. A professional diving instructor will welcome you at Manta diving center, together with all the equipment. Your professional instructor will take you through a short training before you dive into the incredible underwater world of the Adriatic sea (up to 10m in depth for beginners and up to 15 m in depth for advanced divers). After getting acquainted with the depths of the Adriatic Sea, you continue sailing to the stunning Blue Cave at the Island of Biševo. To avoid waste of your precious time, You will have an exclusive private treatment, entering the unique cave directly without waiting. Under the fairytale impression of the Blue Cave, you can set the music of your taste and continue sailing on the Adriatic waves savoring every moment and capturing the beauty of the Monk Seal Cave and Green Cave. With all those caves in your mind, you are going to arrive at the famous Stiniva Cove, the most beautiful beach in Croatia. Stiniva Cove is a true work of art created by Mother Nature so here you will have as much free time as you need to have fun while swimming, snorkeling, and capturing the moment. After Stiniva, we will do the boarding and head over to Paklinski to Palmižana. Palmižana is located on the island of Klement, one of the Pakleni Islands in the Hvar archipelago, which are widely known for the unique natural beauty of natural bays and numerous sandy beaches. Once you are here it is up to you, whether you want to relax or discover a fairytale oasis of marine hedonism, whatever your choice is we will make sure you have enough time to do so. Now that you have explored the natural beauties of the Adriatic coast, the real entertainment will begin, Hvar island. Hvar is widely known for its beach parties, with the club Carpe Diem leading the way, as you might have already guests, Carpe Diem is our next stop. After enjoying cold drinks under the Hvar`s sun, we are sailing to Hvar Town! In Hvar, you will have an opportunity to taste the best of Dalmatia, traditional lunch prepared from the fresh local ingredients will wait for you as well as the wine tasting in the underwater wine cellars!

Split: Blue Cave, 5 Islands, & Snorkeling Speedboat Tour

6. Split: Blue Cave, 5 Islands, & Snorkeling Speedboat Tour

Get some much-needed vacation time away from the hustle and bustle of city life on this private, multi-stop cruise from Split, including drinks, snacks, snorkeling gear, and on-board amenities. Enjoy a day out on the sea, visiting picturesque islands, unique caves, and sandy, clear-water beaches.  Starting early so you have plenty of time to visit all the highlights of the area, head to Blue Cave, one of the top locations reachable from Split. Arrive just in time to see the cave turn aquamarine blue as the sun reflects through the seafloor and decorates the interior of the cave. Just as a few minutes away, see another hidden treasure, the famous Monk Seal Cave, an inevitable stop while exploring the Vis Island. This 160-meter-long cave is an adventurous paradise named after the Mediterranean monk seal that used to reside on its beach.  Another beauty created by mother nature is the famous Stiniva Beach, hidden in a small narrow cove behind two tall cliffs that separate the serenity of the beach from the open sea. Enjoy free time to explore the beach. Swim and snorkel (gear included) and feel free to dive in and take a look beneath the surface. You’ll surely be amazed by the underwater scenery waiting to be explored. Use a GoPro (included) to capture your exploration of the beach. Next, stop at Budikovac Island with its turquoise lagoon that constantly changes from dark to light as the sun moves on the horizon. Enjoy another perfect spot for swimming and snorkeling thanks to its relatively shallow and completely crystal-clear water. The journey continues towards the Pakleni Islands and the famous Palmižana Bay. Hidden in a dense pine tree forest and often filled with different boats and yachts, the bay is highly ranked among the visitors of Hvar Island.  The final point of the tour is the city of Hvar. Visit the old town of Hvar, the sunniest spot in the country, and explore its historic core with characteristic stone houses, elegant buildings, traffic-free streets, and inviting restaurants.  Before heading back to Split, get to know the easy-going life on the island, taste Hvar’s signature dish gregada (Croatian fish), experience eating in the authentic surroundings of local taverns, and travel to the Croatian Renaissance by visiting the old house of the poet Petar Hektorović.

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What people are saying about Vis Island

Me and my partner went on this tour and had an amazing time! Sanja and Brane made the experience incredible and we couldn’t fault a thing! The blue cave was worth the wait, it was absolutely stunning. The boat ride itself was good fun and the music was great also! We would definitely recommend going on this trip, the islands were beautiful and the experience all together was so worth while! Thankyou so much Sanja and Brane☺️xx

We went to the blue lagoon on the shorter trip because it was too stormy but still had a great time! The speed boat itself was so much fun we didn’t stop laughing! The boat has music and goggles to snorkel with and we stopped at some nice beach bars. Thanks so much Sanja and Tomo!

The trip was amazing, thanks to Sanja and Brane for guiding us on this adventure, they were super cool, with good vibes really. Visiting the 5 islands was amazing, beautiful views, I really recommend!!!

Fantastic day! Petra and Tomo were excellent. Would recommend!

It was a great trip. Sanja and Kristian were amazing :)