Get picked up at your hotel in central Dubrovnik, hop in the cozy air-conditioned vehicle and head to Gruž, the section of Dubrovnik where the new port is located. Meet your professional skipper and crew, and then board the sailboat for your day cruising around the sun-kissed Elaphite Islands. Grab a seat inside or on the deck and don’t be shy about helping yourself to a soft drink or a glass of locally made wine, as the boat begins to sail out of the harbor.
Your first stop is Koločep Island, where pine forests meet citrus gardens and the Adriatic Sea. Hop off the boat to explore the island on your own and be sure not to miss the late-medieval churches and the 600-year-old manor houses.
Return to the sailboat and ship off again until you reach the Island of Šipan, where there are more 15th-century and houses to discover. Take a walk around the verdant island, the biggest in the Elaphite archipelago.
About an hour later, head back to the boat and set sail once again, this time for Lopud. Enjoy lunch on the boat as you cut through the dazzling Adriatic waters. On the menu: fish, chicken or veggie fare.
Once in Lopud, dock Šunj beach where you can lounge on the shore for a while or go for a swim in the revitalizing waters. Take a stroll around Lopud Town to get a glimpse of island life before returning back to Dubrovnik. The tour’s conclusion is being dropped off at your hotel after a relaxing day of island hopping.