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Coastal cruises

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Some of the world's most dramatic scenery can be found along the coasts of Norway, Croatia, the Cyclades and the Whitsunday Islands. Coastal cruises let you approach new countries in the spirit of the first explorers to arrive there after crossing the ocean from their homelands. You will experience the charming harbours and villages along the shore as well as the broad expanse of the open ocean and be able to get a taste of many different regions of the same country.

Popular destinations on coastal cruises

People most suited to coastal cruises

  • Adventurous travellers
  • Nature lovers
  • People who enjoy fine dining
  • People who enjoy cultural experiences
  • Naturists

Some of our coastal cruise ships


l'Austral yacht

The state-of-the-art mega-yacht, L'Austral launched in May 2011, bringing a unique blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being to small ship cruising. With just 132 cabins, L'Austral's sleek design and small size means she can offer exclusive itineraries featuring ports of call that are inaccessible to larger ships. The yacht's distinctive shape features smooth contours and large, arched windows, opening up to the sea and letting in the light. Precious materials in soothing neutral tones are brought to life with splashes of colour to create a discreet elegance reminiscent of a private yacht.


See all our L'Austral itineraries

Le Boreal

Le Boreal yacht

One of the most state-of-the-art ships, launched in May 2010, the luxury Le Boreal features a modern design, sleek silhouette and small size - just 142 metres in length. Le Boreal offers intimate itineraries to rare ports. A mega-yacht with 132 cabins, she is the fruit of the expertise of the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and offers utter French sophistication, as interpreted by designer Jean-Philippe Nuel, creating a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being.
See all our Le Boreal itineraries

Le Soleal

Le Soleal

Built in the style of the world's most luxurious mega-yachts and newly launched in 2013, Le Soléal offers an exquisite cruising experience, combining exciting voyages of discovery with the passionate attention to detail that creates an intimate and relaxing setting for this most graceful form of travel. With its sleek and environmentally friendly design, Le Soléal is capable of accessing smaller ports and its unobstructed arching windows expand your view of the most beautiful scenery.
See all our Le Soleal itineraries

Croatian Coastal Cruises Category A+

Croatian Coastal Cruises

The Croatian Coastal Cruise fleet offers relaxing, scenic cruises around the glittering Dalmatian coastline. The fleet comprises 3 different categories of ship; the very basic Category B ships, the renovated Category A vessels, and finally Category A+ boats which offer a higher degree of comfort and service. Category A+ ships are almost all newly built and offer more spacious accommodation in air-conditioned cabins with private facilities and two lower berths. As well as offering higher standard accommodation, cruises on Category A+ ships also include a free included sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik and a Captain's Dinner.
See all our Croatian Coastal Cruises Category A+ itineraries

Halong Ginger

Halong Ginger

The Ginger blends classical beauty with modern comfort, catering to groups of between 6 and 20 people. Measuring 38 metres in length and 8 metres in width, she has 3 decks that house the elegant restaurant, a lounge, 2 bars, a small boutique and a library, as well as 10 luxurious sleeping cabins. Fitted out with wood and bamboo, the interior is charming. The stylish decoration of the dining room - not to mention the fact that the staff change their uniforms to serve meals - is highly impressive, seemingly more suited to a five-star hotel.
See all our Halong Ginger itineraries

Harmony V

Harmony V

Sleek in design, this sophisticated, modern mega-yacht was launched in 2008 and blends conventional cruising with a private yachting experience. Powerful engines, generators and state-of-the-art twin stabilizers allow for safe and comfortable cruising, while guests mingle with their fellow passengers in the tastefully decorated lounge and adjoining restaurant or unwind on the expansive sun deck, drinking in the spectacular fleeting sights.
See all our Harmony V itineraries

Price range

Prices start from £474 for a Southern Dalmatian Island Hopping Cruise

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Aboard l'Austral Aboard Clipper Adventurer

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