Set sail for an unforgettable Adriatic voyage on board Emerald Cruises’ luxury yachts.

Positioned between the Italian and Balkan peninsulas above the Mediterranean Sea, the Adriatic Coast has enchanted sea lovers for centuries and today, presents a spectacular cruise destination best explored by yacht.

Southern Europe’s Adriatic bewitches with crystalline azure waters and a rugged coastline peppered with rocky inclines, pebbly beaches and quaint fishing ports.

This alluring sea also boasts 1300 or so islands, many of which are found off the Croatian coastline – the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. And as a cultural crossroads for millennia, Croatia’s sparkling shores heave with evocative towns and cities that reveal historic and architectural heritage from bygone eras.

Aerial view of the Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia
The Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia, one of your stops.

Style meets Adriatic adventures 

What better way to discover the Adriatic’s treasures than on board Emerald Cruises’ award-winning yachts, Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara? Seamlessly blending modern exploration and contemporary design with luxury travel, these stylish yachts maximise the glorious climate and views, and access smaller ports larger vessels can’t reach. And Emerald Cruises fabulous small-ship cruising lifestyle, with only 100 guests on board, means you’ll relish the high levels of personal attention, exceptional staff-to-guest ratios and ample  space to unwind. 

An unforgettable yacht cruise

Among Emerald Cruises’ well-established Mediterranean and Adriatic Sea itineraries, several focus on the Croatian coastline, including the popular 8-day ‘Croatian Coast  & the Best of the Adriatic’. Sail from Italy’s legendary ‘City of Canals’, Venice, via the traditional St Mark’s Square passage, which is exclusive to a few smaller-sized vessels.

Cruising the glimmering Croatian coast, stop at sun-drenched islands and centuries-old destinations that are home to enthralling Roman, medieval and Venetian-era legacies and World Heritage-listed wonders.

Highlights include Split, boasting one of the world’s finest examples of Roman architecture, and Hvar Island, Croatia’s glamorous answer to St Tropez. Sailing the iconic Dalmatian Coast, your voyage concludes in crowd favourite Dubrovnik, renowned for its stunningly preserved medieval Old Town.   

The new 15-day ‘Discover the Best of the Croatian Coast’ presents an epic round-trip voyage from Venice (or Dubrovnik), allowing extra time for idyllic island days, wondrous beaches and historic splendours. Trogir and its well-preserved Renaissance architecture and Slovenia’s 13th-century town of Piran are notable additions. 

Emerald Azzurra in the port of Hvar.
Emerald Azzurra in Hvar.

Take the plunge 

Emerald Azzurra’s and Emerald Sakara’s inclusions enhance your Adriatic experience. Onshore excursions are available practically daily, hand-picked EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE experiences highlight destination gems and Gocycle electric bicycles are perfect for independently exploring cobblestone backstreets and waterfront seafood eateries.

When the anchor drops into enticingly warm waters, the innovative Marina Platform creates an unparalleled watersports playground, with aquatic toys like kayaks and paddleboards, and extending to Seabobs. For more sedate pursuits, relax on a floating mat or watch the sunset from the Sky Deck’s spa pool. 

People using the innovative Marina Platform off the back of Emerald Sakara
Enter enticingly warm waters and use the innovative Marina Platform off the back of Emerald sakara.

Other generous inclusions cover all meals, onboard and onshore gratuities, complimentary drinks and airport transfers.

Book your dream 2025 Adriatic voyage now. Prices start from $7595 per person for an 8-day luxury Croatian Coast & Adriatic cruise.

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