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Relish a five-star luxury private island stay in Venice before embarking on a sumptuous Azamara cruise to savour the innumerable highlights of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Your holiday begins in the pinnacle of opulence with a sumptuous three-night hotel stay at the award-winning, five-star JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. Nestled on its own private island, Isola delle Rose, the youngest island in the Venetian lagoon, the JW Marriott Venice Resort offers a mystical escape with breathtaking views of the islands’ spellbinding surrounding lagoon. Offering a purely natural retreat with a distinctively fresh microclimate, the diversity of plants has no parallel anywhere else in Venice; savour a walk beneath swaying palm trees and towering pines, breathe in the fragrant magnolia and admire delightful views across to the main city. 

Following your lavish private island getaway, you’ll embark the stunning Azamara Quest® for a magical voyage to take in the highlights of the Eastern Mediterranean. From Ravenna, Venice, you’ll sail for Koper, Slovenia’s largest town, a well-concealed secret lying on the Adriatic coast allowing you to enjoy its lovely historical town and stunning coastline without a flurry of tourism, before heading for Croatia to admire its haven of treasures with calls in Zadar, Split, Korcula and Dubrovnik. Here you’ll uncover the captivating and diverse coastline of Croatia, with highlights including opportunities to explore Split, home to the UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace dating back to the 4th century and Zadar, which provides a gateway to the mesmerising Krka National Park. 

Finally, you’ll delight in a call to Montenegro’s secluded coastal town of Kotor. Kotor is a dramatic town which presents a maze of medieval churches and Venetian palaces. This town of contrasts will leave you bewildered as you sail to Athens, where your cruise ends. From here, you’ll disembark the beautiful Azamara Quest®  and fly home dreaming of the whimsical Mediterranean.  

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The Azamara Quest® Experience

The Azamara Quest® offers guests an intimate and refined cruise experience combined with deluxe facilities and personable staff. It’s a traditional-style ship where each guest is made to feel special: staterooms provide a home-from-home welcome whilst also featuring some lovely extras to pamper and please, with two attendants serving every cabin, you’re sure to have your every whim catered for. All that is left for you to do is enjoy the variety of entertainment and activities and the exotic itineraries. They’re sure to turn your time on board into a trove of magical memories.

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Sanctum Spa

Relax, rejuvenate and revitalize in the Sanctum Spa with ultimate options in signature treatments for you to indulge yourself in some ‘me’ time.

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Chef’s Table

Enjoy an exclusive dining experience pairing exquisite cuisine with perfectly matched, delectable wine.

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Cabaret Lounge

Enjoy live performances of professional stage musical calibre. Set amongst cosy tables and fabulous bars, it’s the perfect wind down after a day of exploring.

Your 11 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 3

4 - 6 October 2022

Relish an opulent three-night private island stay  

Discover Venice

Spend your days lounging by your hotel’s glamourous heated outdoor pool or being pampered at the unique spa which offers a luxurious couples suite. You could also venture into Venice itself, with water taxis whisking you over to the city. Discover the romance through its enchanting atmosphere, iconic landmarks and intricate architecture. Glide through the labyrinthine canal streets on a gondola as you admire the remarkable Renaissance and Gothic palaces, lining their path. Head to the heart of Venice, St. Mark’s Square, home to impressive St. Mark’s Basilica and marvel at its ornately decorated luminous Byzantine mosaics or pay a visit to Doge’s Palace – a masterpiece of Gothic architecture.

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa

Drink in the glorious surroundings of St. Mark’s Square before climbing on board a private water taxi to the 40-acre resort of JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa on the private island of Isola delle Rose. Feel the anticipation of wonder and excitement as you glide through the midnight blue waters of the Venetian lagoon to the elegant doorway of this remarkable hotel. Surrounded by luxurious gardens and rolling olive groves, and boasting a wealth of world-class amenities, this five-star hotel offers a lush retreat from the vibrancy of the city.

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Day 4

7 October 2022

Begin your intimate and refined cruise on board Azamara Quest®

Fully rested, you’ll be transferred to port to embark the beautiful Azamara Quest® where you’ll find a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Make yourself at home and explore the cosy social spaces of the bars, restaurants, and lounges and treat yourself to a cocktail as you take in the breathtaking views from deck. Feel like a star as attentive staff await to offer complimentary refreshments. 

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Day 5

8 October 2022

Koper offers a feast of colour and history 

On Slovenia’s Adriatic coastline, charming and colourful Koper comprises of a medieval core dotted with Venetian monuments and a sweeping bay – the best views come from the Cathedral of the Assumption’s towering campanile. Head to the city centre to explore the historic sites of Tito Square and the Praetorian Palace, delve into the Slovenian wine scene or sample delicious regional dishes such as ombolo, a marinated pork chop grilled with local sausages and served with sauerkraut. 

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Day 6

9 October 2022

A treasure trove of splendour awaits in Zadar 

Zadar is one of the Dalmatian Coast’s best-kept secrets. Trace Zadar’s ancient history dating back to the first Roman Emperor Augustus by walking around the largest Roman Forum on the Adriatic Sea’s eastern shore. The Krka National Park is a must. Clasped around the River Krka, it’s a canvas of gorges, lakes and waterfalls spread over forested landscapes. 

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Day 7

10 October 2022

Soak up the romance of Split 

Bathing in the Dalmatian Coast’s generous sunshine, and overlooking sparkling, island-studded waters, Split is a city of romantic beauty. Split has a long history, as it's home to Diocletian's Palace and the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, which were built for the Roman emperor in the 4th century. For a breathtaking, all-encompassing view of Split you won’t soon forget, head to Marajan Hill which is just 10 minutes outside the city. 

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Day 8

11 October 2022

Experience authentic Croatia during a visit to Korcula

Korcula is one of the Dalmatia’s most relaxing island getaways. You’ll find a warm welcome, beautiful beaches and stunning scenery here, which is also the alleged birthplace of world explorer, Marco Polo. Wander through the medieval old town, surrounded by walls, towers and gates to savour local cheeses, olives and the region’s famed wine.  

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Day 9

12 October 2022

Picturesque Dubrovnik never fails to impress 

Croatia’s crowning glory rears up vertically from the tranquil waters of the Adriatic, and Dubrovnik’s daunting fortresses town is a truly remarkable sight. Explore the marble streets and city walls where the old city is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Follow winding alleys to admire its baroque architecture and discover welcoming cafés where you can sit outside and enjoy the views. Take a dip in the glittering Adriatic Sea, explore fascinating museums and galleries and walk the atmospheric city walls.  

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Day 10

13 October 2022

Wander Kotor’s kaleidoscope of winding streets 

Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.  

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Day 11

14 October 2022

Soak up the highlights of Azamara Quest® during a day at sea 

As you spend a day at sea, the delights of Azamara Quest® are not to be missed. Enjoy a cocktail as you soak up some rays, unwind in a yoga class or treat yourself to something special from a number of the on board stores. Come evening, don’t miss Azamara’s White Night party and buffet; a night to remember with fabulous food, delicious wine and dancing into the early hours. 

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Day 12

15 October 2022

Your magical cruise ends as you transfer to the airport for your flight home 

Your wonderful Mediterranean cruise complete, you’ll disembark in Athens and return home with an abundance of incredible memories.  

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Your Luxury Hotel Stay

JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa
★★★★★

Beautifully situated on the private island of Isola delle Rose, the youngest island in the Venetian lagoon, the luxury five-star JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa offers the perfect retreat from the bustle of the city. Spanning 40 acres, this resort is filled with manicured gardens, sprawling olive groves and exceptional amenities. Affording the perfect Mediterranean climate, all product is grown in the grounds, meaning you’ll enjoy delicious flavours from the award-winning cuisine by Chef Fabio Trabocchi. Rooms are light and spacious with an elegant décor to provide you with maximum comfort and serenity. Your days can be filled with relaxation from the rooftop pool or the fantastic spa, but you could also immerse yourself in the wonderful array of activities, from bike rides to culinary cooking classes. The hotel’s private water shuttle also offers the chance to delve into the delights of the romantic city of Venice.

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Your Holiday Summary

 

 All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 8 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Azamara Quest®
  • Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including house spirits, wine and international beers
  • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary AzAmazing Evenings® event
  • Concierge services for personal guidance and reservations 

FREE Hotel Stay

  • 3 night five-star hotel stay at the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa with breakfast

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) and transfers

Prices

Departing

4 October 2022

Club Interior

£1,999pp

Club Oceanview

£2,299pp

Club Veranda

£2,599pp

Club Continent Suite

£4,999pp

Ship: Azamara Quest®
Duration: 11 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Venice, Ravenna, Koper, Zadar, Split, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Athens

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

0800 840 5800