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One Thousand Islands & Beyond

An island hopping cruise along Croatia’s beautiful coast aboard the Princess Eleganza combined with an exploration of Montenegro

  • 17 July 2019
  • 21 July 2019
  • 18 August 2019
  • 28 August 2019
  • History and Culture
  • Kotor

High on most travellers’ list is the desire to spend time exploring the extraordinarily beautiful Dalmatian Coast and some of its hundreds of islands. If ever a region was right for exploration by sea it is here. Even the most jaded of travellers cannot fail to be won over by the beauty of this region. The sea is an intense blue and the islands are amazingly picturesque. Mountains sweep down to the sea covered in rich vegetation, islands lace the coast creating endless inviting waterways and channels and on shore there are great historic villages, towns and cities.

Join us aboard the Princess Eleganza as we visit a heady mix of islands and ports, some of which, such as the charming islands of Losinj and Pag simply do not cater for the big ships in the region. During our leisurely cruise, there will be opportunities to swim from the ship as we call into secluded bays and hidden coves and, taking advantage of our central moorings, to dine ashore and experience the atmospheric ports in their evening splendour. We will sail through some truly beautiful scenery which you can appreciate whilst relaxing on the sun deck including cruising through the world-famous islets that make up the Kornati National Park.

Following our cruise along the Croatian coast, we travel overland to Montenegro where we will spend three nights exploring the marvellous architecture of Kotor, the unique Lipa cave system and a leading vineyard of the region before enjoying a day at leisure to explore Budva with its Medieval old town and beautiful beaches.

This itinerary has so much to offer the genuine traveller and will be appreciated by those who enjoy a leisurely pace, cruising amongst beautiful coastal scenery, exploring an eclectic mix of places accompanied by a small group of like-minded travellers and an informal style of cruising. 

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Princess Eleganza

Princess Eleganza

We are delighted to have once again chartered the Princess Eleganza. Built in 2015, this beautifully crafted vessel sails the Adriatic and Istrian coasts taking in the highlights of this stunning area. With a maximum of just 36 guests, the vessel benefits from a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. Meals served on board have a home-cooked feel featuring wholesome, fresh and tasty Mediterranean cuisine. When dining ashore independently, your knowledgeable Cruise Director will recommend popular restaurants, and during excursions, our experienced local guides will enhance our understanding of of the region. This is the perfect ship to escape the formalities of larger vessels and enjoy the casual nature of small ship cruising along the most beautiful of coastlines. 

 

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Itinerary

  • Opatija
  • Hvar

Day 1 - London to Opatija, Croatia.

Fly by scheduled flight to Zagreb and transfer to the Princess Eleganza moored in Opatija. After settling in to your cabin enjoy the Welcome Cocktail and Dinner on board. We will moor overnight allowing time to enjoy an after dinner walk in this genteel resort.

Day 2 - Unije & Losinj.

Today we experience the benefits of our small ship as we call at two of the lesser visited islands of the area. We hope to stop this morning for a swim off the island of Unije before we arrive at the island of Losinj over lunch. Later today enjoy some free time in the picturesque town of Mali Losinj, often referred to as the prettiest port in the Adriatic with 19th century sea captain’s houses lining the seafront and a charming historic quarter surrounded by green hills. Enjoy dinner on board tonight.

Day 3 - Pag & Zadar.

This morning we cruise towards Zadar stopping at the island of Pag for a morning swim. Once a dominant city on the Adriatic coast rivalling Venice, Zadar is today a treasured city which has preserved its historical core. Enjoy an afternoon walking tour strolling around the old town with its Roman columns and portals, Romanesque churches and Renaissance and Baroque palaces. Of particular interest are the 9th century circular Church of St Donat and the 13th century Romanesque cathedral. In the evening we have the chance to dine in one of the many restaurants in Zadar as we moor overnight.

Day 4 - Kornati Islands & Hvar.

Spend Zadar today sailing by the islands that make up the Kornati archipelago, a wonder of natural beauty, coves and clear blue waters. George Bernard Shaw fell in love with the islands saying “On the last day of Creation God desired to crown His work, and thus created the Kornati islands out of tears, stars and breath.” Arrive at Hvar in the late afternoon. Take a brief walking tour of the Old Town including the main square, which is the largest piazza in Dalmatia, the cathedral, the Franciscan Monastery and the Benedictine Nunnery, where we hear about the aloe lace still produced today by the nuns. After some free time, return to the ship and enjoy dinner on board as we moor overnight.

Day 5 - Pakleni Islands & Korcula.

We will leave Hvar during breakfast and spend the morning at anchor in one of the private bays on the Pakleni Islands, a series of stunning wooded isles located off the coast of Hvar. Spend the morning swimming or enjoying the beautiful views. Over lunch we sail to Korcula, the reputed birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo, arriving in the late afternoon. Enjoy some time to walk along Korcula’s crooked Medieval streets to the elegant squares which are flanked with palaces of the old nobility. Enjoy dinner ashore tonight.

Day 6 - Mljet.

Sail this morning to Mljet. This is one of the few Dalmatian islands that was never ruled by Venice, which is apparent in the architecture and the absence of any sizeable historic town. What it lacks in terms of great architecture it more than makes up for in natural beauty as we will see on our tour to the National Park including its beautiful lakes. Take the opportunity to dine ashore this evening in one of the local restaurants as we moor overnight.

Day 7 - Jakljan & Dubrovnik.

We set sail this morning towards the mainland and if weather permits will make a final swimming stop at the uninhabited island of Jakljan in the Elafiti Islands. We continue to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic“, where we arrive after lunch. After a short drive to Pile Gate, enjoy an afternoon guided walk through the unique Medieval Old Town of Dubrovnik, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. See the major attractions such as the Rector’s Palace, the Romanesque- Gothic Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries and the Sponza Palace. Return to the ship for our Farewell Dinner on board this evening.

Day 8 - Kotor, Montenegro.

Disembark this morning and drive to Kotor for a walking tour of the Medieval town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. This really is an extraordinary place full of marvellous architecture and pretty town squares. Our walk will include the 12th century Cathedral of St Tryphon, the ancient town gates, the Maritime Museum and Romanesque churches including St Luke’s. Enjoy a local lunch and transfer to our hotel in Budva. The rest of the afternoon and evening is at leisure.

Day 9 - Lipa Cave & Plantaze Vineyards.

Today we explore Lipa Cave, one of the largest cave monuments in Montenegro. Boasting a beautiful and wild cave system with 2.5 kilometres of passages and halls, it offers a unique experience of the underground world. Continue to Plantaze Vineyards, a leader in the production of grapes and wine in Montenegro, and famous for its Vranac variety. After a drive through the vineyard, we will visit the Sipcanik wine cellar, which was formerly an underground aircraft hangar of the Yugoslav Army until the 1990s. In 2007 it was reconstructed and converted into a wine storage facility. We will enjoy a wine tasting and lunch before returning to the hotel.

Day 10 - Budva.

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore independently before meeting this evening for our final dinner.

Day 11 - Budva to London.

Check out this morning after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return scheduled flight to London.

  • Korcula
  • Dubrovnik
  • Zadar

Budva to Opatija

  • Opatija
  • Hvar

Day 1 - London to Budva, Montenegro.

Fly by scheduled flight and transfer to our hotel in Budva for our three night stay. Meet later tonight for our Welcome Dinner.

Day 2 - Lipa Cave & Plantaze Vineyards.

Today we explore Lipa Cave, one of the largest cave monuments in Montenegro. Boasting a beautiful and wild cave system with 2.5 kilometres of passages and halls, it offers a unique experience of the underground world. Continue to Plantaze Vineyards, a leader in the production of grapes and wine in Montenegro, and famous for its Vranac variety. After a drive through the vineyard, we will visit the Sipcanik wine cellar, which was formerly an underground aircraft hangar of the Yugoslav Army until the 1990s. In 2007 it was reconstructed and converted into a wine storage facility. We will enjoy a wine tasting and lunch before returning to the hotel.

Day 3 - Budva.

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore independently.

Day 4 - Kotor to Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Check out today and drive to Kotor where we will enjoy a local lunch and a walking tour of the Medieval town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. This really is an extraordinary place full of marvellous architecture and pretty town squares. Our walk will include the 12th century Cathedral of St Tryphon, the ancient town gates, the Maritime Museum and Romanesque churches including St Luke’s. After some free time, we will transfer to the Princess Eleganza moored in Dubrovnik. After settling in to your cabin the crew will welcome us on board with the Welcome Cocktail and Dinner.

Day 5 - Dubrovnik.

This morning enjoy a guided walk through the unique Medieval Old Town of Dubrovnik, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979. See the major attractions such as the Rector’s Palace, the Romanesque-Gothic Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries and the Sponza Palace. This afternoon is free to enjoy Dubrovnik before returning to the ship for dinner tonight.

Day 6 - Jakljan & Mljet.

We sail this morning towards Mljet and, if weather permits, will make our first swimming stop at the uninhabited island of Jakljan in the Elafiti Islands. We will find a suitable anchorage for a relaxing morning before continuing our journey over lunch arriving in Mljet in the early afternoon. This is one of the few Dalmatian islands that were never ruled by Venice, which is apparent in the architecture and the absence of any sizeable historic town. What it lacks in terms of great architecture it more than makes up for in natural beauty as we will see on our tour to the National Park including its beautiful lakes. Moor overnight in the small port of Pomena and dine ashore tonight in one of the local restaurants.

Day 7 - Korcula & Hvar.

During breakfast we set sail for Korcula the reputed birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy time here to walk along Korcula’s crooked Medieval streets to the elegant squares which are flanked with palaces of the old nobility. Return to the Princess Eleganza for lunch as we sail to Hvar. If weather permits we will anchor near the Pakleni Islands for a swim stop before arriving at Stari Grad during the late afternoon. We will take a short coach ride across the island to the attractive Old Town of Hvar for a guided walk. We begin in the main square which is the largest piazza in Dalmatia, see the cathedral, the Franciscan Monastery and the Benedictine Nunnery, where we hear about the aloe lace still produced today by the nuns. After some free time, return to the ship and enjoy dinner on board.

Day 8 - Kornati Islands & Zadar.

We will spend today amongst the 140 islands that make up the Kornati Archipelago, a wonder of natural beauty, coves and clear blue waters. George Bernard Shaw fell in love with the islands saying “On the last day of Creation God desired to crown his work, and thus created the Kornati Islands out of tears, stars and breath.” Upon arrival at Zadar, enjoy an afternoon walking tour strolling around the old town with its Roman columns and portals, Romanesque churches and Renaissance and Baroque palaces. Of particular interest are the 9th century circular Church of St Donat and the 13th century Romanesque cathedral. In the evening we have the chance to dine in one of the many restaurants in Zadar as we moor overnight.

Day 9 - Pag & Losinj.

This morning we hope to make a stop at the island of Pag for a morning swim before arriving at thet the island of Losinj later today. Here we will enjoy some free time in the picturesque town of Mali Losinj, often referred to as the prettiest port in the Adriatic with 19th century sea captain’s houses lining the seafront and a charming historic quarter surrounded by green hills. Dine ashore tonight in this stunning location.

Day 10 - Unije & Opatija.

This morning we will call at the island of Unije for a swim stop before before sailing to Opatija in the early afternoon. Here we will enjoy a guided walk through the town and some time at leisure before returning to the ship for our Farewell Dinner this evening.

Day 11 - Opatija to London.

Disembark this morning and transfer to Zagreb for our return scheduled flight to London.

  • Korcula
  • Dubrovnik
  • Zadar

Dates and Prices

SPECIAL OFFER – SAVE £200 PER PERSON FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY
Prices per person based on double occupancy
17 to 27 July 2019 • 28 August 2019 to 7 September 2019
Category Brochure Price Special Offer Price
Category 1 Double Cabin aft Main Deck £2695 £2495
Category 2 Twin / Double Cabin Main Deck £2895 £2695
Category 3 Twin / Double Cabin Upper Deck £3095 £2895
Category 4 Master Double Cabin on Upper or Promenade Deck £3495 £3295
Category 5 Single Cabin on Upper Deck £3295 £3095

Budva to Opatija

Prices per person based on double occupancy
21 to 31 July 2019 • 18 to 28 August 2019
Category Brochure Price Special Offer Price
Category 1 Double Cabin aft Main Deck £2695 £2495
Category 2 Twin / Double Cabin Main Deck £2895 £2695
Category 3 Twin / Double Cabin Upper Deck £3095 £2895
Category 4 Master Double Cabin on Upper or Promenade Deck £3495 £3295
Category 5 Single Cabin on Upper Deck £3295 £3095

Tour Reference Code: SCPEBEYOND

PRICE INCLUDES: Economy class scheduled air travel • Seven nights aboard the Princess Eleganza • Breakfast and lunch daily and dinners mentioned in the itinerary • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunches and dinners on board • Three nights accommodation at the Hotel Budva (or similar) on a bed and breakfast basis • Shore excursions with English speaking guides • Tour Manager • Gratuities • Transfers • Port taxes • Airport taxes.
Not Included: Travel insurance, dinners mentioned as ashore on the itinerary.

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Princess Eleganza

We are delighted to have once again chartered the Princess Eleganza. Built in 2015, this beautifully crafted vessel sails the Adriatic and Istrian coasts taking in the highlights of this stunning area. With a maximum of just 36 guests, the vessel benefits from a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. Meals served on board have a home-cooked feel featuring wholesome, fresh and tasty Mediterranean cuisine. When dining ashore independently, your knowledgeable Cruise Director will recommend popular restaurants, and during excursions, our experienced local guides will enhance our understanding of of the region. This is the perfect ship to escape the formalities of larger vessels and enjoy the casual nature of small ship cruising along the most beautiful of coastlines. 

 

 
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    Princess Eleganza
  • Promenade Deck Restaurant
    Promenade Deck Restaurant
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    Princess Eleganza
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    Princess Eleganza
  • Princess Eleganza Cabin Bathroom
    Princess Eleganza Cabin Bathroom
  • Lower deck cabin with port holes
    Lower deck cabin with port holes
  • Your Cabin

    Your Cabin

    The 19 cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with a safe, air conditioning/heating, hair dryer, and flat screen TV. Each cabin also has an en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin. All cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. Main Deck cabins have port holes, whilst Upper Deck cabins have small windows. The Promenade cabins have larger picture windows which offer panoramic views. Cabins measure between 14 and 15 m2 with the Master cabins measuring 20 m2. The two single cabins measure 12m2.

     

     

  • Your Space

    Your Space

    If you prefer a peaceful life at sea and a casual, laidback ambience then you need look no further than the Princess Eleganza. Whether you choose to spend your time aboard on the spacious Sun Deck on a comfortable lounger, or relaxing in the seated outdoor area on the Promenade Deck, the ship is the perfect place to watch the passing scenery.

     

     

  • Your Dining

    Your Dining

    Meals onboard are a casual affair. Breakfast is buffet style with eggs cooked to order. Lunch and dinner are served, and feature locally sourced fresh food. In good weather there will be the opportunity to dine al-fresco.

     

     

     

  • Life Onboard

    Life on Board

    If you are looking for an escape from the formalities of the larger ships, then look no further than the Princess Eleganza. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed, with the dress code reflecting this. With just 36 like-minded passengers, the mood is intimate, and what better way to enjoy the views of magnificent islands and cities, than sitting on the Sun Deck watching the world pass slowly by. Part of the joy of a cruise aboard this vessel is its capability to dock in small ports or drop anchor in any suitable spot. The experienced Captain and his crew are trained in the highest safety standards. Being such a small operation, the close knit team work excellently together and will enrich your overall enjoyment of small ship cruising.

     

     

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    We are pleased to once again have chartered Princess Eleganza. Built in 2015, she is a beautifully crafted vessel and ideal for sailing the Adriatic coast. With a maximum of 36 passengers, the vessel benefits from a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. Meals served on board have a home-cooking feel featuring wholesome, fresh and tasty Mediterranean cuisine. When dining ashore independently, your knowledgeable Cruise Director will recommend popular restaurants. On our excursions, our experienced local guides will enhance our understanding of Croatia and Montenegro. This is the perfect ship to escape the formalities of larger vessels and enjoy the casual nature of small ship cruising along the most beautiful of coastlines.

    With just 36 like-minded passengers, the mood on board is intimate, and what better way to enjoy the views of magnificent islands and cities, than sitting on the Sun Deck watching the world pass slowly by. Part of the joy of a cruise aboard this vessel is its capability to dock in small ports or drop anchor in any suitable spot. The experienced Captain and his crew are trained in the highest safety standards. Being such a small operation, the close knit team work excellently together and will enrich your overall enjoyment of small ship cruising.

    Air-Conditioning

    Every cabin is air-conditioned. The restaurant is also air-conditioned.

    Alterations to the Schedule

    Our planned schedule may have to be changed at short notice due to weather conditions, technical reasons or decisions by the local harbour masters. Should there be any alterations the Captain or Cruise Director will inform you of any changes.

    Cabins

    The 19 cabins are equipped with air conditioning/heating, a wardrobe, drawers, a flat screen television, a hair-dryer and a safe. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. Main Deck cabins have portholes, whilst Upper Deck cabins have small windows. The Promenade Deck cabins have larger picture windows which offer panoramic views. Cabins measure between 14 and 15 square metres, with the Master cabins on the Upper and Promenade Decks measuring 20 square metres. The two single cabins measure 12 square metres. The cabins have fixed beds and the configuration cannot be changed. An emergency call button is in all cabins. Each cabin also has an en-suite bathroom with shampoo / shower gel dispenser. Please note that the movement of the ship can cause small amounts of water to collect on your bathroom floor. Please note that bathrobes and slippers are not provided.

    Cruise Director

    Throughout your cruise you will be accompanied by your Noble Caledonia Cruise Director who will be happy to assist you with any queries or requests.

    Daily Programme

    A Daily Programme, detailing the following day’s arrangements as well as any specific information about the day’s activities is produced on board and delivered to your cabin each evening.

    Dining, Drinking and Dietary Requirements

    Meals on board are either buffet style or served to tables, in one sitting with an open seating arrangement. Usually all meals are served in the Dining Room but if you wish to enjoy your lunch or dinner in the outside area, please inform your Cruise Director that morning. Please keep in mind that during the summer months it can be very hot and/or windy. Fish and shellfish feature regularly on the lunch and dinner menus so if you do not, or cannot, eat these, please advise Noble Caledonia (in writing) in advance, and reconfirm with your Cruise Director on board.

    Please be advised that as there is not a choice at meal times it is imperative that should you have any special dietary requests, you advise Noble Caledonia (in writing) in advance and we recommend that you also reconfirm with your Cruise Director once on board. Please advise if you do not eat red meat or are vegetarian, vegan, pescetarian, gluten free, lactose intolerant, low salt, or low cholesterol, as well as if you have any allergies/food intolerances. We regret that the ship is unable to guarantee special requests and is not equipped to prepare or serve kosher or halal cuisine.

    Complimentary self-service tea and coffee, with fruit and biscuits, are available in the restaurant 24 hours a day. House wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner on board. Bar drinks and other beverages with meals are not included. On nights when you are free to dine independently ashore, if you instead wish to stay on board for dinner, this is possible at a rate of €25 per person each time, which will be added to your on-board account. 24 hours advance notice is required.

    Disabled Facilities

    The ship does not have facilities for disabled or wheelchair dependent passengers. The stairs between decks are steep and there is no lift or chair lift on board.

    Disembarkation

    Your Cruise Director will provide you with disembarkation information prior to the end of your cruise.

    Doctor

    There is not a doctor on board. Should you be in need of medical assistance, please contact a member of the crew who are first aid trained, or your Cruise Director. In case of an emergency during the night please use the emergency call button in your cabin. Because the ship sails close to the shore, medical personnel can be summoned aboard quickly. Passengers requiring special medication are advised to bring a supply with them. Should you need to restock your medication, please advise your Cruise Director or a member of the crew as soon as possible as pharmacy opening hours in Croatia are restricted.

    Dress Code

    On board the emphasis is on comfortable and casual clothing at all times. The dress code is very informal. You may like to wear smart casual clothing for the welcome and farewell dinners, and when dining ashore. Please note that no ties or jackets for the gentlemen, and no formal dresses for the ladies are required.

    Electricity

    The cabins feature 220 volt current, with sockets accepting 2 round-pin (European style) sockets. There are no sockets in the bathrooms. We recommend taking a universal adaptor.

    Emergencies

    In the unlikely event of an emergency you will be informed by a loudspeaker announcement. We ask you to collect your life jacket from the cabin, proceed to the marked Muster Station on the Upper Deck and to follow instructions given by the Captain or crew members.

    First Aid

    We have an emergency first aid kit on board. If you require any item please contact your Cruise Director or a member of the crew. All crew are trained in First Aid.

    Going Ashore

    Passengers Ashore Tally Board:There is a tally board on the gangway. Please move the button from “IN” to “OUT” when you go ashore, and move it back on return. If only one passenger of a cabin of two is going out, please move the button into an intermediate position. Going Ashore Individually: When you go ashore individually, please be back on board at least 15 minutes before the advertised departure time of the ship. Please do not leave valuables in public areas, and please remember to lock your cabin. We kindly ask that you return to the ship no later than 23:00 after which the outside doors of the ship will be locked. If you plan to stay out longer, please let your Cruise Director know.

    Shore Excursions: Please be on time for the organised excursions, so as not to keep others waiting. All shore excursions are included in your holiday price. If you do not wish to participate in an excursion, please let your Cruise Director know.

    Meals ashore: Please ask your Cruise Director for a list of recommended restaurants. If you should find a restaurant that was not mentioned and you liked it, please let your Cruise Director know for the benefit of future passengers. Whilst most restaurants accept major credit and debit cards, we recommend you check before ordering.

    Gratuities

    Gratuities to crew and whilst on excursions are included in the cost of your holiday.

    Housekeeping

    As there is only one housekeeper, you are kindly requested to hang out the “Please clean my cabin” sign whilst you are at breakfast. If you are in cabin 1, 2 or 18, please place the sign between the door and the frame.

    Internet

    The ship offers a free Wi-Fi connection in the public areas and in the cabins. The password is “princess1”. Depending on the ship’s location, there may be times when the connection is very slow or is disrupted and the same level of connectivity that you enjoy at home cannot be expected on board.

    Language

    All members of the crew speak English.

    Laundry Service

    Due to the size of the ship there is no laundry service on board.

    Life Jackets

    Your life jacket can be found in your cabin. Please do not remove the life jackets from this location.

    Life Raft

    The ship carries a life raft.

    Lost Property

    Before you disembark the ship, please check your cabin to ensure you do not leave anything behind. If you discover you have left any items behind, please contact Noble Caledonia within 7 days of disembarking. If we are able to recover your item(s) we will contact you to arrange delivery or collection, and any costs incurred will be at your own expense.

    Money

    On board: A “cashless” system is operated on board and any purchases will be charged to your cabin account. Bar prices are displayed in Euros, but the final account can be settled in Croatian Kuna, Euros or British Pounds, at the end of your cruise. Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards are accepted on board. Personal cheques and Travellers’ Cheques are not accepted.

    Ashore: Please note that the currency in Croatia is the Croatian Kuna, and the currency in Montenegro is Euro. Most major credit cards are accepted, but please check before making your purchase in shops, or ordering your meal or drinks in restaurants and bars.

    Public Areas

    Reception: Reception is located on the Upper Deck where there is a small library of books, games and DVDs. Restaurant: The restaurant is located on the Promenade Deck and also encompasses an outside dining area. The tea/coffee station is located in the restaurant. There are also 2 toilets in this area.

    Sun Deck: There are several sun loungers, casual seating and some tables. When using the sun loungers it is kindly requested that, if Sun Lotion is applied / worn, the provided beach towels are used to protect the loungers.

    Questionnaire

    Your comments are important to us therefore before your cruise ends, you will receive a questionnaire. We are always looking for ways to improve your holiday and in order to do this we need some feedback from our guests. Kindly hand your completed questionnaire in to your Cruise Director.

    Quietvox

    During our excursions, we use a whisper system called Quietvox. In your cabin there is a charging station with two devices and two sets of earpieces. Please keep your devices in the charging station (and the station plugged in) whilst you are not on an excursion. Bring the sets with you on excursions as your guides with speak to you through their microphone. The use of the equipment will be explained before the first excursion starts.

    Safe

    There is a safe in every cabin, together with instructions. We recommend that you leave money and other valuables in the safe. Kindly remember to remove all items from the safe before disembarking the ship at the end of your cruise. Please note that the safe is not fireproof and neither the ship, nor Noble Caledonia, are responsible for any valuables left in the cabins.

    Safety Drill

    The safety briefing will take place prior to sailing. All guests must attend this compulsory and important exercise. Please listen for the announcements.

    Sanitizer

    Please use the hand sanitizers near reception and the restaurant.

    Ship’s Berth

    At busy times during the season there may not be enough berths immediately adjacent to the pier. It will then be necessary to berth two or more vessels side by side, allowing passengers to pass through the neighbouring ship(s) to go ashore. This requires special care, as ships are not allowed to have a permanent gangway between them. Views from cabins may therefore also be restricted.

    Smoking

    Smoking is restricted to the designated open areas only. Smoking is prohibited in all other areas including cabins and the restaurant.

    Swimming

    If the itinerary, sea temperature and weather conditions permit, there may be opportunities to swim from the ship, or from local beaches. Please note that swimming from the ship is permitted at the Captain's discretion.

    Television

    There is a television in each cabin. TV reception depends on the satellite dish and on occasion it may not be possible to receive a signal.

    Toilets

    Please do not put anything into the toilet except toilet paper.

    Towels

    Towels will be changed once in the middle of your cruise. Should you need new towels earlier, please let the housekeeper know. Please do not use the bathroom towels on the beach. A separate towel for swimming will be provided.

    Water

    The tap water in your cabin is not potable. In order to reduce the damage caused to the environment and wildlife by plastic, we have placed a reusable steel water bottle in your cabin which can be filled using the central filtered water system which provides unlimited water throughout your cruise. Please kindly ensure bottles are left in your cabin on departure.

     

    PLEASE NOTE:

    The above information is accurate and correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publishing. Noble Caledonia accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions and none of the facilities or features of the vessel described herein which are not specifically described in our advertisements and on your holiday invoice as being included in your holiday price will be deemed to be included in your holiday package. If you would like further information about the vessel or about any of your holiday arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

     

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  • Your Cabin

    Your Cabin

    The 19 cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with a safe, air conditioning/heating, hair dryer, and flat screen TV. Each cabin also has an en-suite bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin. All cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. Main Deck cabins have port holes, whilst Upper Deck cabins have small windows. The Promenade cabins have larger picture windows which offer panoramic views. Cabins measure between 14 and 15 m2 with the Master cabins measuring 20 m2. The two single cabins measure 12m2.

     

     

  • Your Space

    Your Space

    If you prefer a peaceful life at sea and a casual, laidback ambience then you need look no further than the Princess Eleganza. Whether you choose to spend your time aboard on the spacious Sun Deck on a comfortable lounger, or relaxing in the seated outdoor area on the Promenade Deck, the ship is the perfect place to watch the passing scenery.

     

     

  • Your Dining

    Your Dining

    Meals onboard are a casual affair. Breakfast is buffet style with eggs cooked to order. Lunch and dinner are served, and feature locally sourced fresh food. In good weather there will be the opportunity to dine al-fresco.

     

     

     

  • Life Onboard

    Life on Board

    If you are looking for an escape from the formalities of the larger ships, then look no further than the Princess Eleganza. The atmosphere is casual and relaxed, with the dress code reflecting this. With just 36 like-minded passengers, the mood is intimate, and what better way to enjoy the views of magnificent islands and cities, than sitting on the Sun Deck watching the world pass slowly by. Part of the joy of a cruise aboard this vessel is its capability to dock in small ports or drop anchor in any suitable spot. The experienced Captain and his crew are trained in the highest safety standards. Being such a small operation, the close knit team work excellently together and will enrich your overall enjoyment of small ship cruising.

     

     

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    We are pleased to once again have chartered Princess Eleganza. Built in 2015, she is a beautifully crafted vessel and ideal for sailing the Adriatic coast. With a maximum of 36 passengers, the vessel benefits from a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. Meals served on board have a home-cooking feel featuring wholesome, fresh and tasty Mediterranean cuisine. When dining ashore independently, your knowledgeable Cruise Director will recommend popular restaurants. On our excursions, our experienced local guides will enhance our understanding of Croatia and Montenegro. This is the perfect ship to escape the formalities of larger vessels and enjoy the casual nature of small ship cruising along the most beautiful of coastlines.

    With just 36 like-minded passengers, the mood on board is intimate, and what better way to enjoy the views of magnificent islands and cities, than sitting on the Sun Deck watching the world pass slowly by. Part of the joy of a cruise aboard this vessel is its capability to dock in small ports or drop anchor in any suitable spot. The experienced Captain and his crew are trained in the highest safety standards. Being such a small operation, the close knit team work excellently together and will enrich your overall enjoyment of small ship cruising.

    Air-Conditioning

    Every cabin is air-conditioned. The restaurant is also air-conditioned.

    Alterations to the Schedule

    Our planned schedule may have to be changed at short notice due to weather conditions, technical reasons or decisions by the local harbour masters. Should there be any alterations the Captain or Cruise Director will inform you of any changes.

    Cabins

    The 19 cabins are equipped with air conditioning/heating, a wardrobe, drawers, a flat screen television, a hair-dryer and a safe. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. Main Deck cabins have portholes, whilst Upper Deck cabins have small windows. The Promenade Deck cabins have larger picture windows which offer panoramic views. Cabins measure between 14 and 15 square metres, with the Master cabins on the Upper and Promenade Decks measuring 20 square metres. The two single cabins measure 12 square metres. The cabins have fixed beds and the configuration cannot be changed. An emergency call button is in all cabins. Each cabin also has an en-suite bathroom with shampoo / shower gel dispenser. Please note that the movement of the ship can cause small amounts of water to collect on your bathroom floor. Please note that bathrobes and slippers are not provided.

    Cruise Director

    Throughout your cruise you will be accompanied by your Noble Caledonia Cruise Director who will be happy to assist you with any queries or requests.

    Daily Programme

    A Daily Programme, detailing the following day’s arrangements as well as any specific information about the day’s activities is produced on board and delivered to your cabin each evening.

    Dining, Drinking and Dietary Requirements

    Meals on board are either buffet style or served to tables, in one sitting with an open seating arrangement. Usually all meals are served in the Dining Room but if you wish to enjoy your lunch or dinner in the outside area, please inform your Cruise Director that morning. Please keep in mind that during the summer months it can be very hot and/or windy. Fish and shellfish feature regularly on the lunch and dinner menus so if you do not, or cannot, eat these, please advise Noble Caledonia (in writing) in advance, and reconfirm with your Cruise Director on board.

    Please be advised that as there is not a choice at meal times it is imperative that should you have any special dietary requests, you advise Noble Caledonia (in writing) in advance and we recommend that you also reconfirm with your Cruise Director once on board. Please advise if you do not eat red meat or are vegetarian, vegan, pescetarian, gluten free, lactose intolerant, low salt, or low cholesterol, as well as if you have any allergies/food intolerances. We regret that the ship is unable to guarantee special requests and is not equipped to prepare or serve kosher or halal cuisine.

    Complimentary self-service tea and coffee, with fruit and biscuits, are available in the restaurant 24 hours a day. House wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner on board. Bar drinks and other beverages with meals are not included. On nights when you are free to dine independently ashore, if you instead wish to stay on board for dinner, this is possible at a rate of €25 per person each time, which will be added to your on-board account. 24 hours advance notice is required.

    Disabled Facilities

    The ship does not have facilities for disabled or wheelchair dependent passengers. The stairs between decks are steep and there is no lift or chair lift on board.

    Disembarkation

    Your Cruise Director will provide you with disembarkation information prior to the end of your cruise.

    Doctor

    There is not a doctor on board. Should you be in need of medical assistance, please contact a member of the crew who are first aid trained, or your Cruise Director. In case of an emergency during the night please use the emergency call button in your cabin. Because the ship sails close to the shore, medical personnel can be summoned aboard quickly. Passengers requiring special medication are advised to bring a supply with them. Should you need to restock your medication, please advise your Cruise Director or a member of the crew as soon as possible as pharmacy opening hours in Croatia are restricted.

    Dress Code

    On board the emphasis is on comfortable and casual clothing at all times. The dress code is very informal. You may like to wear smart casual clothing for the welcome and farewell dinners, and when dining ashore. Please note that no ties or jackets for the gentlemen, and no formal dresses for the ladies are required.

    Electricity

    The cabins feature 220 volt current, with sockets accepting 2 round-pin (European style) sockets. There are no sockets in the bathrooms. We recommend taking a universal adaptor.

    Emergencies

    In the unlikely event of an emergency you will be informed by a loudspeaker announcement. We ask you to collect your life jacket from the cabin, proceed to the marked Muster Station on the Upper Deck and to follow instructions given by the Captain or crew members.

    First Aid

    We have an emergency first aid kit on board. If you require any item please contact your Cruise Director or a member of the crew. All crew are trained in First Aid.

    Going Ashore

    Passengers Ashore Tally Board:There is a tally board on the gangway. Please move the button from “IN” to “OUT” when you go ashore, and move it back on return. If only one passenger of a cabin of two is going out, please move the button into an intermediate position. Going Ashore Individually: When you go ashore individually, please be back on board at least 15 minutes before the advertised departure time of the ship. Please do not leave valuables in public areas, and please remember to lock your cabin. We kindly ask that you return to the ship no later than 23:00 after which the outside doors of the ship will be locked. If you plan to stay out longer, please let your Cruise Director know.

    Shore Excursions: Please be on time for the organised excursions, so as not to keep others waiting. All shore excursions are included in your holiday price. If you do not wish to participate in an excursion, please let your Cruise Director know.

    Meals ashore: Please ask your Cruise Director for a list of recommended restaurants. If you should find a restaurant that was not mentioned and you liked it, please let your Cruise Director know for the benefit of future passengers. Whilst most restaurants accept major credit and debit cards, we recommend you check before ordering.

    Gratuities

    Gratuities to crew and whilst on excursions are included in the cost of your holiday.

    Housekeeping

    As there is only one housekeeper, you are kindly requested to hang out the “Please clean my cabin” sign whilst you are at breakfast. If you are in cabin 1, 2 or 18, please place the sign between the door and the frame.

    Internet

    The ship offers a free Wi-Fi connection in the public areas and in the cabins. The password is “princess1”. Depending on the ship’s location, there may be times when the connection is very slow or is disrupted and the same level of connectivity that you enjoy at home cannot be expected on board.

    Language

    All members of the crew speak English.

    Laundry Service

    Due to the size of the ship there is no laundry service on board.

    Life Jackets

    Your life jacket can be found in your cabin. Please do not remove the life jackets from this location.

    Life Raft

    The ship carries a life raft.

    Lost Property

    Before you disembark the ship, please check your cabin to ensure you do not leave anything behind. If you discover you have left any items behind, please contact Noble Caledonia within 7 days of disembarking. If we are able to recover your item(s) we will contact you to arrange delivery or collection, and any costs incurred will be at your own expense.

    Money

    On board: A “cashless” system is operated on board and any purchases will be charged to your cabin account. Bar prices are displayed in Euros, but the final account can be settled in Croatian Kuna, Euros or British Pounds, at the end of your cruise. Visa and MasterCard credit and debit cards are accepted on board. Personal cheques and Travellers’ Cheques are not accepted.

    Ashore: Please note that the currency in Croatia is the Croatian Kuna, and the currency in Montenegro is Euro. Most major credit cards are accepted, but please check before making your purchase in shops, or ordering your meal or drinks in restaurants and bars.

    Public Areas

    Reception: Reception is located on the Upper Deck where there is a small library of books, games and DVDs. Restaurant: The restaurant is located on the Promenade Deck and also encompasses an outside dining area. The tea/coffee station is located in the restaurant. There are also 2 toilets in this area.

    Sun Deck: There are several sun loungers, casual seating and some tables. When using the sun loungers it is kindly requested that, if Sun Lotion is applied / worn, the provided beach towels are used to protect the loungers.

    Questionnaire

    Your comments are important to us therefore before your cruise ends, you will receive a questionnaire. We are always looking for ways to improve your holiday and in order to do this we need some feedback from our guests. Kindly hand your completed questionnaire in to your Cruise Director.

    Quietvox

    During our excursions, we use a whisper system called Quietvox. In your cabin there is a charging station with two devices and two sets of earpieces. Please keep your devices in the charging station (and the station plugged in) whilst you are not on an excursion. Bring the sets with you on excursions as your guides with speak to you through their microphone. The use of the equipment will be explained before the first excursion starts.

    Safe

    There is a safe in every cabin, together with instructions. We recommend that you leave money and other valuables in the safe. Kindly remember to remove all items from the safe before disembarking the ship at the end of your cruise. Please note that the safe is not fireproof and neither the ship, nor Noble Caledonia, are responsible for any valuables left in the cabins.

    Safety Drill

    The safety briefing will take place prior to sailing. All guests must attend this compulsory and important exercise. Please listen for the announcements.

    Sanitizer

    Please use the hand sanitizers near reception and the restaurant.

    Ship’s Berth

    At busy times during the season there may not be enough berths immediately adjacent to the pier. It will then be necessary to berth two or more vessels side by side, allowing passengers to pass through the neighbouring ship(s) to go ashore. This requires special care, as ships are not allowed to have a permanent gangway between them. Views from cabins may therefore also be restricted.

    Smoking

    Smoking is restricted to the designated open areas only. Smoking is prohibited in all other areas including cabins and the restaurant.

    Swimming

    If the itinerary, sea temperature and weather conditions permit, there may be opportunities to swim from the ship, or from local beaches. Please note that swimming from the ship is permitted at the Captain's discretion.

    Television

    There is a television in each cabin. TV reception depends on the satellite dish and on occasion it may not be possible to receive a signal.

    Toilets

    Please do not put anything into the toilet except toilet paper.

    Towels

    Towels will be changed once in the middle of your cruise. Should you need new towels earlier, please let the housekeeper know. Please do not use the bathroom towels on the beach. A separate towel for swimming will be provided.

    Water

    The tap water in your cabin is not potable. In order to reduce the damage caused to the environment and wildlife by plastic, we have placed a reusable steel water bottle in your cabin which can be filled using the central filtered water system which provides unlimited water throughout your cruise. Please kindly ensure bottles are left in your cabin on departure.

     

    PLEASE NOTE:

    The above information is accurate and correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publishing. Noble Caledonia accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions and none of the facilities or features of the vessel described herein which are not specifically described in our advertisements and on your holiday invoice as being included in your holiday price will be deemed to be included in your holiday package. If you would like further information about the vessel or about any of your holiday arrangements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

     

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