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sailing experience

August 17 to 24, 2024

Have you ever dreamed of cruising along the Croatian coast? How about island hopping in the Adriatic sea?  

Well, now is your chance!

Ursula Hosting has partnered with Beard & Compass to offer a new elevated experience in Croatia that promises to be unforgettable.  It's time to travel together again!   




Come sail with us and enjoy a week of sun, stunning views, enchanting towns, and new friendships.  


We are sailing onboard an exclusive luxury charter with first class service and amenities that will meet all of your expectations.. 


This will be an unforgettable island hopping experience that will take us to the most famous locations in Croatia; Split, Mljet, Korcula, Vis, Hvar, Dubrovnik, and more.  


Indulge in delicious meals prepared on board by our private chef and sip on drinks crafted by our very own bartender, while exploring Croatia's national parks, wine and cuisine, castles, and more. 

We have created a small, intimate environment where you will receive personalized service and be able to strengthen and forge lifelong friendships.


We will depart from Dubrovnik on Saturday, August 17th, and will disembark in Split on Saturday, August 24th.


Over the course of 7 nights/8 days, we’ll work our way up the Dalmatian coast, exploring islands and towns that are not only ancient UNESCO sites, but also have charming villages, amazing beaches, vineyards, stunning national parks, and vibrant nightlife. 


Note: We can arrange airport transfers in Split and Dubrovnik, accommodations for additional nights, extra experiences, and more.  We are happy to work with you to make this the perfect trip for you. 

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Our Ship (updated)

The MS Diamond is a sexy, stunning 164 ft long and 29 ft wide deluxe vessel. Built in 2015, the ship will be completely refurbished for 2024, as it will be updated with modern, state-of-the-art equipment and amenities.


The vessel has an outdoor lounge, swim platform, jacuzzi, bar and restaurant and will provide the perfect intimate but spacious setting for our group.

Water sports available include two paddle boards and two Kayaks. plus water skiing and Ringo ride for an additional charge. 

Our Captain will be ready to welcome you onboard along with his crew, who have been working on this ship for years.  They have vast knowledge of the Adriatic coast, and are extremely reliable and professional. The entire crew will be ready to make our cruise stress-free and fun, always bringing a positive and friendly atmosphere on board.

*MS Diamond will be refurbished at end of 2023 for 2024 season. Pictures are from pre-refurbishment. 

Food and Drinks


We have curated a food and beverage package for our guests that will ensure everyone is happily fed and no one will go thirsty while onboard, while also allowing flexibility for everyone to explore and taste local cuisine while in port.  


Our guests will enjoy daily buffet breakfast, 6 three-course lunches, a welcome drink, welcome dinner, and a hosted dinner outside in one of the ports, afternoon tea and snacks, and more. 

Note: Dinners will take place in ports. We will schedule group dinners some of the nights, and will leave other nights free so guests can enjoy on their own.  Cost of dinners are not included. 


We will offer hosted group experiences and walking tours as part of your reservation package. We want our guests to learn about Croatia, taste their cuisine and wine, and enjoy what these beautiful towns  have to offer.  In addition, you will have options for extra activities while in port and onboard the ship.