The North Adriatic Sea offers the splendor of arts and history combined with breathtaking cities and islands. The perfect way to explore this alluring area is by a luxury charter yacht — offering the perfect home away from home for such an adventure is the 142-foot (43.3m) charter yacht ICE LADY. With her classic aesthetics and modern luxuries, a charter on board ICE LADY provides the ultimate cruising experience. Begin your cruise through the North Adriatic Sea on board ICE LADY in Venice, Italy, and cruise south along the Dalmatian Coastline towards Split, Croatia.
BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
Stepping aboard ICE LADY charter guests will be greeted by her professional, five-star crew, who will immediately make everyone feel right at home. After getting acquainted with the yacht and settling into one of the five sumptuous staterooms, guests can visit La Biennale di Venezia. Founded in 1895, La Biennale di Venezia is the world's oldest and still arguably most prestigious contemporary art show. The show is mesmerizing, inspiring and often baffling audiences with its global showcase of significant new works.
Upon waking up in the morning, guests can enjoy a delicious alfresco breakfast on the main deck aft of ICE LADY. The table offers incredible views of your destination as well as enjoyable breezes. Once you have polished off the delicacies prepared by the yacht’s impressive chef, it’s time to get lost in Venice as the yacht cruises the canals of the historic city. Throughout the day guests can laze back on the sundeck and take in the views of the city as well as stop at the numerous cafes and boutiques. Following an afternoon of shopping, stop in Harry’s bar, the birthplace of the Bellini, for a true taste of Venice then head back to the yacht for an incredible dinner prepared by the chef.
Cruise along the gorgeous arced coastline from Venice to Trieste and let the cultural influence and Venetian splendor surround you. While cruising, lounge on the superyacht’s expansive sunpad on the skylounge aft soaking up the Mediterranean sunshine. Upon arrival in Triste, charter guests can explore and discover the full brilliance and grandeur of the authentic city. After exploring venture back to ICE LADY and enjoy a magical outdoor cinematic experience — watching a movie under the stars — on the yacht’s sundeck.
Enjoy morning coffee on the skylounge aft as you leave Italy and pass the coast of Slovenia en-route to Pula, Croatia. On arrival take in the atmosphere around Pula’s remarkable Roman amphitheater — if it’s film festival time you can enjoy an open-air screening inside the arena. Dine in style at Valsabbion and savor innovative cuisine that uses the best of the region’s products. After dinner, you can rejuvenate and enjoy the view from the top floor spa before heading back to ICE LADY to recoup for the next day ahead.
Become fully relaxed with a massage by the onboard masseuse as the yacht cruises to Zadar. Upon arrival, venture into the city and wander around the museums, check out the boutiques and absorb the ambiance and history. Watch the sunset that Alfred Hitchcock adored while dining in old-fashioned style at Fosa before heading back to ICE LADY for pre-dinner drinks and another memorable dinner by the chef.
Consisting of 89 islands, islets and rocks the Kornati Islands offer extraordinary natural beauty and incredible scenery. Today, hop in the 24-foot (7.5m) Northstar inflatable tender and explore the beautiful surroundings. After the tender ride, spend the afternoon enjoying the yacht’s selection of water toys. From kayaks to waterskis, charter guests can relish the best of on water fun aboard ICE LADY. Once an appetite has been worked up guests can enjoy appetizers and pre-dinner drinks in the yacht’s elegant interior.
Enjoy a leisurely morning as the yacht heads for Sibenik. Along the way ICE LADY will drop anchor between Ravni Zakan and Kameni Zakan will take charter guests via dinghy to Konoba Larus on Ravni Zakan for a phenomenal seafood lunch. Back onboard guests can unwind on the sundeck as the yacht cruises past the unspoiled islands of the Šibenik archipelago. Along the way head up the Krka estuary to admire the cathedral and fortresses of Šibenik. In the evening, enjoy an exceptional farewell dinner prepared by the chef.
Wake up in Spilt and enjoy your last morning exploring the exuberant city. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments. Her you will find dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the old atmospheric walls where local lifet has been humming along for thousands of years. Following your visit, the captain will cruise to your disembarkation point.