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Glide through the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic on board an exclusively chartered yacht. Relax on deck with a cool drink and when the ship drops anchor take a dip in a deserted little bay. 

Our yachts, carrying up to just 40 passengers, cruise from Dubrovnik or Split with a full programme of fascinating shore excursions is included. We also visit picturesque ports and islands which are less accessible to larger vessels allowing you to experience a quieter but equally beautiful side of the Dalmatian Coast.

Lovely in equal measure are the enchanting islands of the Ionian Sea. Our exclusively chartered wooden schooners, carrying a maximum of 16 guests, will take you to the pretty harbours of Kefalonia and the enchanting coves and bays of Lefkas. Our schooner cruises also visit lesser known islands where time seems, quite literally, to have stood still.

Idyllic harbours, atmospheric tavernas and hidden white beaches lapped by an azure blue sea - this is the Greece that we all dream of.

Or for a truly unique and unforgettable holiday perhaps consider a relaxing cruise around the glorious atolls and coral reefs of the Maldives. 

 

The Riviera Travel Difference

 

 

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First-class service
Whether you choose to cruise aboard an exclusive yacht, a luxury liner, or an expedition vessel you will receive first-class on-board service from a welcoming, friendly crew.

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Riviera Travel tour manager
Our tour managers will be on board to ensure you enjoy every moment of your cruise and will also accompany you on included pre and post cruise hotel stays.

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Peace of mind
If ever you need any assistance, you can always speak to your dedicated on-board tour manager or call our 24-hour helpline to speak to a member of our team in the UK.

 

Coastal & Island cruises on the Riviera Travel blog
 

Palm trees on a beach in the Maldives

Maldives cruise – first timer’s guide


With stunning white-sand beaches, luxury resorts and an amazing underwater world, the Maldives has long been a tropical playground for the rich and famous. So it’s no surprise then should you hear someone say they’ve booked a trip to the Maldives, your first thought may be that they’ve won the lottery. However, holidays to the Maldives can be more affordable than you think, and despite their remote location in the Indian Ocean, these enchanting islands are remarkably accessible too. One of the best ways to explore all this unique island nation has to offer is on a Maldives cruise.

 

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The best Ionian Islands to visit


A Greek holiday could be on your agenda for a whole host of reasons. Perhaps you’ve visited Greece before and want to see more or photos, a film or book have inspired you. Maybe the country has always been on your bucket list. Whatever your reason, it’s easy to be lured by the picture-perfect beaches, turquoise water, charming villages, and deliciously tasty food found on Greece’s 227 inhabited islands.

 

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Pristine beach on an Ionian island

MV Yasawa Princess sailing on the Indian Ocean through the Maldives
18 days starting from £3299pp 
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Assos on Kefalonia
(23 reviews)
8 days starting from £1449pp 
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Walls of Dubrovnik's old town on the coast
8 days starting from £1499pp 
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Split waterfront with palm trees in evening
(60 reviews)
8 days starting from £1499pp 
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MV Corona cruising past the walls of Dubrovnik
8 days starting from £1499pp 
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Trogir old town warm glow along waterfront in evening
(63 reviews)
8 days starting from £1499pp 
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Pastel coloured buildings and stone bridge on Trogir waterfront
(56 reviews)
8 days starting from £1549pp 
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