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Cruise like a local off the beautiful Croatia coast

2nd October 2015 Print

With the popularity of Direct Traveller’s existing gulet cruise holidays in Turkey growing each day, DIrect Traveller has expanded its gulet cruise holidays programme to include the beautiful and scenic Croatia coastline.

Croatia is one the most gorgeous destinations in Europe offering an upmarket experience with an untouched natural surroundings. Its a real gem for holidaymakers looking for a combination of nature, history and the ambience of nightlife.

Cruises in Croatia are an opportunity for holidaymakers to relax and explore in an activity combined itinerary. Croatia cruises are a combination of local traditional experiences and quality services. With different grades of ships on offer from standard to luxury, there are experiences suitable for all kinds of travellers.

Ships on offer range from the standard vessels without air-conditioning and shared bathroom facilities, to the more luxury vessels with air-conditioning and en-suite facilities.

New Croatia Gulet Cruise Itineraries include:

Island Hopping Along Dalmatia Coast from Makarska to Split and the amazing islands in between. With 7 stops including Dubrovnik, this is an itinerary that will give you all the scenery and nature this beautiful destination offers.

The Dubrovnik discovery cruise is an amazing experience in the south region of the Adriatic Sea, where you can discover Dubrovnik and its surrounding islands.

Island Hopping Along Kvarner Bay from Opatija to the surrounding islands including Krk Island, Rab island, and Cres island, is also a perfect way to discover traditional Croatia and its natural surroundings.

All itineraries give you the opportunity to discover the local villages and towns of Croatia, and the best they have to offer. Cruise along the coast and take in the ambience of Croatia's nightlife and discover the must-see attractions by day. Packages include breakfast and lunch so that travellers have the flexibility to venture out and eat out at local restaurants.

Holidaymakers can choose from gulet cruise only reservations to full packages with flights, transfers, and gulet cruise accommodation. All ABTA and ATOL protected for peace of mind.

Direct Traveller Managing director says “Direct Traveller’s experience in gulet cruise holidays and the service standards we offer, has led to a popular increase in demand for our gulet cruise services. It's a very unique way to discover a destination, within a personal environment.. added with the fun factor, makes it a really good choice for travellers.”

Gulet boats are traditional wooden fishing vessels that were once used for sponge fishing. Now they are converted to accommodate tourists with their own cabins and utilities. They offer a unique experience for travellers to discover destinations, and are a popular alternative for holidaymakers looking for a cruise, but without the mass appeal of a cruise ship in a personal and intimate environment.

Direct Traveller offers gulet cruise holidays in Turkey from Bodrum, Fethiye and Kalkan, along with Croatia from Dubrovnik, Kvarner Bay, the Adriatic sea and Dalmatia coast.

Direct Traveller is a multi award winning tour operator based in the UK. Voted in 2014 as Best Tour Operator to East & South East Europe, and Best Escorted Tours holiday company in the annual British Travel Awards.

To book gulet cruise holidays with Direct Traveller, visit