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Croatian Coastal Cruises (Premium)

Kvarner Gourmet 4 Day Cruise

The Croatian Coastal Cruise fleet offers relaxing, scenic cruises around the glittering Dalmatian coastline. The fleet comprises of six different categories of ship. The new Premium category are steel hulled vessels measuring between 29 to 35 metres in length, with a modern traditional look. The spacious air-conditioned cabins have en-suite bathrooms. Vessels of this category all feature spacious amenities including a sundeck, lounge and dining room. Services included: buffet breakfasts, three course lunches, Captain’s dinner, English speaking tour manager on board, one guided tour, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen, luggage handling.





Embark the ship in Opatija.

Day 1: Opatija

You will board the ship in Opatija port. Enjoy a cocktail and welcome speech as the ship departs towards the island of Rab. Your gastronomic experience begins with authentic snacks served on the sun deck, followed by lunch and a swimming stop, weather permitting. After a guided tour of Rab island and tasting of the famous Rab Cake (recipe is secret), you will enjoy the finest traditional dishes from Rab island at the exquisite hotel Barbat restaurant surrounded by glorious Mediterranean vegetation and just minutes from the sea.

Day 2: Rab - Njivice, Island of Krk

After breakfast, the ship continues towards the island of Krk where you spend the night in Njivice port. Dinner will be served in the famous Rivica restaurant known for its wide selection of fresh sea food dishes.

Day 3: Njivice - Opatija

Today you will cruise back to Opatija, in time to experience a light breeze descending down from mountain Učka. In the evening enjoy famous Kvarner delicacies from the Kukurin restaurant in the pretty hill-top town of Kastav, where the spirit of local stone is deep in the soul of the place.. Final overnight in Opatija port.

Day 4: Opatija

Your gourmet cruise ends with an early morning breakfast. Optional tourist-bus tour of Rijeka and Opatija towns after disembarkation.


Disembark the ship in Opatija.


  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board the ship
  • Meals on a half board basis (continental breakfast and three course lunch)
  • Three gourmet dinners as per itinerary
  • 1 L of water daily
  • Sightseeing in Rab
  • Daily cabin service
  • Luggage handling
  • Olive oil and wine tasting on board
  • Afternoon tea and coffee


  • Please note that while sales taxes are included in the cost of the cruise, there is a compulsory visitor tax of EUR 40 per person per week, which cannot be paid in advance and which will be collected at the start of your cruise
  • Additional National Park entrance fees of between EUR 10 and EUR 15 per person may also be charged, depending on the season and the parks visited
  • Transfers (please speak to our agents, who can pre-book these for you)
  • Beverages
  • Optional tours (other than those mentioned above - these will be available to purchase on board)
  • Avoid paying single supplements by same gender cabin sharing - please contact us for more information

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