Variety Cruises - Small ship experiences at sea.
A click of a button has brought you to our small ship cruise playground. Another click of a button can transport you to the destination of your dreams, on your yacht of preference making your selection from our destination offerings on board one of our 8 state of the art SOLAS certified yachts hosting no more than 34-72 guests. Our team of local experts and worldwide partners are available to walk you through your next yacht cruise adventure and customize the experience to your personal preference. Drop your anchors… you have arrived.
Smaller is better - Imagine private beaches only accessible by small ship. Imagine an impeccable crew delivering warm , friendly and professional service. Imagine a secure and private environment. You have arrived: Variety Cruises. Variety Cruises will combine amazing destinations, the yacht suitable to your liking, professional crew and exquisite cuisine always with a local flavor. The perfect ingredients to the ultimate yacht cruise experience. All our small ships offer Ocean View cabins and 360° unobstructed views of the wonders of nature and splendors of the destinations visited. Deployed in the most authentic destinations worldwide in Greece, the Adriatic Sea, West Mediterranean Sea, Cuba, the Seychelles, Costa Rica & Panama, West Africa and Cape Verde and more, the sky is the limit and our vessels are the ultimate floating homes..
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ALL YEAR ROUND OPERATIONS: The Seychelles | French Polynesia
SUMMER 2022: Greece | Malta, Sicily & The Aeolian Islands | Naples to Malta | Adriatic & Greece
WINTER 2022/23: Israel, Egypt & Jordan | Costa Rica & Panama | Cape Verde | West Africa
If an exotic Seychelles cruise is what you have always dreamed of, you are in the right place. Seychelles is the perfect destination for both summer and winter cruises due to its warm climate. Discover this paradise on one of our yachts and experience a unique island-hopping voyage. Either you seek for a romantic honeymoon or just fancy an enticing cruise to Seychelles, this is the ultimate experience for you and the people you love. We have specially designed three itineraries that you can choose from, according to time available and budget. Cruise Seychelles from Mahe or Praslin and explore the extraordinary fauna and flora within a yacht environment. Our Seychelles cruises are full of wonderful excursions that will give you the chance to dive into a breathtaking underwater world, walk through tropical jungles and capture heaven beaches.
SEYCHELLES - Mega Yacht PEGASOS click here for ship info
Length: 45 m
Cruising speed: 10 knots
Public Areas: Dining Room, Lounge Area, Outside Restaurant, Mini Spa.
7, 4 or 3 Night Cruises
7 Nights Saturday Departures Round Trip MAHE from $1295 per person, If booked 89 days or less before sailing from $698 per person CLICK FOR ITINERARIES Tax $450 per person - Single Supplement 50%
FIRE SALE !!!!
19 March, 26 March, 2 July
$650 per person, tax $450 per person
2 April, 16 April, 30 April, 11 June, 30 July, 6 August
$750 per person, tax $450 per person
4 Nights Saturday Departures MAHE to PRASLIN from $945 per person, If booked 89 days or less before sailing from $525 per person CLICK FOR ITINERARIES Tax $325 per person - Single Supplement 50%
3 Nights Wednesday Departures PRASLIN to MAHE from $795 per person, If booked 89 days or less before sailing from $450 per person CLICK FOR ITINERARIES Tax $220 per person - Single Supplement 50%
TAHITI & THE ISLANDS OF FRENCH POLYNESIA
Discover Tahiti and its Islands. Sailing round-trip from Papeete port, Tahiti, uncover the islands of French Polynesia by small ship. Bora Bora, Taha'a, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea - islands sculpted by sky-piercing, moss-green peaks and lined with vivid turquoise lagoons. Island hopping allows you to see every landscape, from geometric ridges strung with waterfalls on the high islands to flat, desert-like atolls where lagoons far outsize the landmass. There are many sides to The Islands of Tahiti. Yet they are all connected by Mana. Mana is a life force and spirit that surrounds us. You can see it. Touch it. Taste it. Feel it. And from the moment you arrive, you will understand why locals say their islands are Embraced by Mana.
SUMMER 2022: Greece | Malta, Sicily & The Aeolian Islands | Naples to Malta | Adriatic & Greece
ITALY & MALTA
Seductively beautiful and perfectly placed in the heart of the Mediterranean, Italy has been luring passersby since the time of legends. Whatever your personal predilections, Sicily varied landscape makes a dramatic first impression and its dozen-plus offshore islands offer enough activities to build an entire vacation around. Malta astounding prehistoric sites were constructed by sophisticated-seeming temple builders, who also left miniature figurines and mammoth sculptures of ‘fat ladies’, which have survived millennia and are housed in Malta's fascinating museums. Out in the open, gigantic temples and towers from many different eras stand proud, continuing their endless watch over the sea. Rising out of the cobalt-blue seas off Sicily's northeastern coast, the Unesco-protected Aeolian Islands (Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi and Alicudi) are a little piece of paradise, a seven-island archipelago offering a wealth of opportunities for relaxation and outdoor fun.
7 Nights - Malta, Sicily and Aeolian Islands - June 4, June 11 and July 9 Roundtrip Valetta Malta - Ship M/Y HARMONY G from $1495 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $800 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $520 per person - Single Supplement 60%
8 Nights - Naples to Malta - May 13 - Ship M/Y Harmony G from $1495 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $800 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $690 per person - Single Supplement 50%
Greek island cruises... Athens and the Acropolis at sunset. The beautiful Cyclades, Kea, Santorini, Mykonos and the neighboring UNESCO-protected archaeological isle of Delos. Crete, the largest and southern most Greek island. The crystal blue waters of the island of Kythira, a hidden gem of the Aegean Sea. The Peloponnese with Monemvassia and Nafplion historical treasures. Hydra, an off-the-beaten track island with her picturesque harbor. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you.
Experience our Greek island cruises!
7 Nights - Antiquity to Byzantium - Athens to Corinth or Corinth to Athens - March 25, April 1, April 8, April 15, Oct 28, Nov 4 - Ship M/S GALILEO from $845 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $475 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $330 per person - Single Supplement 50%
7 Nights - Classical Greece - Athens Kea Roundtrip - Friday departures April 22 to October 28 - Ship M/Y HARMONY V from $1595 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $850 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $360 per person - Single Supplement 60%
7 Nights - Jewels of the Cyclades - Athens Kea Roundtrip - Friday departures April 22 to October 21 - Ship M/S GALILEO from $1595 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $850 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $360 per person - Single Supplement 60% - 75%
7 Nights - Best of Greece & Turkey - Athens Kea Roundtrip - Friday departures August 26 to October 14 - Ship VARIETY VOYAGER from $1795 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $950 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $360 per person - Single Supplement 60% - 75%
7 Nights - Unexplored Greek Islands - Athens Kea Roundtrip - July 1, July 15, Sep 16 - Ship M/Y CALLISTO from $1545 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $825 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $360 per person - Single Supplement 50% - 75%
CRUISING THE ADRIATIC SEA & GREECE: CROATIA - MONTENEGRO - ALBANIA - GREECE
ADRIATIC SEA & GREECE
CROATIA, GREECE, MONTENEGRO & ALBANIA
Adriatic Cruises to Croatia, Albania, Montenegro and Greece: Discover the natural and historical treasures of the Adriatic and of the Ionian Seas. The medieval treasures of Dubrovnik and Korcula in Croatia, to the fjords of the Bay of Kotor, and Budva in Montenegro, the Roman-Hellenistic UNESCO Heritage Site of Saranda, Albania, and unhurried Paxos with its warm Greek hospitality. Embark on a voyage discovering the Adriatic and Ionian Seas from Athens to Dubrovnik or in reverse. Fans of the Game of Thrones HBO series can sail to its filming spots with Variety Cruises. discover Dubrovnik, the main filming location in Croatia for King's Landing. The Baroque architecture was used as a setting for many of GOT’s iconic scenes. Greece's Ionian Islands: Corfu, Ithaca, Kefalonia and Paxi.
7 Nights - Athens to Dubrovnik - June 3 - Ship M/Y CALLISTO from $1345 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $725 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $420 per person - Single Supplement 50% - 75%
7 Nights - Athens to Dubrovnik - July 8 - Ship PANORAMA from $1345 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $725 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $420 per person - Single Supplement 50% - 75%
7 Nights - Dubrovnik to Athens - July 15 - Ship PANORAMA from $1345 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $725 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $420 per person - Single Supplement 50% - 75%
WINTER 2022/23: RED SEA | COSTA RICA & PANAMA | CAPE VERDE | WEST AFRICA
EGYPT, JORDAN, ISRAEL & THE SUEZ CANAL
Embrace your wanderlust and discover the world on a deeper level. Cross the Suez Canal, discover Israel, Egypt and Jordan. An expert Egyptologist on board and on shore will enhance your experience with insights that bring each destination to life for a very well-rounded perspective. Join us during the winter and spring months when you'll enjoy cooler temperatures that will make your exploration of these historical sites and ancient ruins comfortable. Wadi Rum in Jordan, the Valley of the Kings, Karnak and Hatsepsut Temples in Luxor, the Pyramids in Cairo and more ancient treasures await.
7 Nights - Aqaba to Tel Aviv and Tel Aviv to Aqaba - Sundays Dec 11, 2022 thru March 26, 2023 - Ship M/V HARMONY V from $1095 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $600 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $720 per person - Single Supplement 25% - 50%
COSTA RICA, PANAMA CANAL & THE CARIBBEAN
Cruises to Costa Rica & Panama : Venture deep into the countries’ national parks, in the search for macaws, sloths, howler monkey and dolphins along with our on board Naturalist. Swim through the crystal clear waters off Granito de Oro and Coiba Islands, soar through a rainforest canopy, and dance with Emberra Indians.. Pura Vida!
Head to the Caribbean islands : Discover the hidden gems of the Grenadines, accessible only by small ship, known for yacht-filled harbors and sailing spots like the reef-lined island of Bequia. St. Lucia and the Pitons. From Barbados, you'll explore the French charms of Martinique, marvel at St. Lucia's Pitons, discover the island of spices, Grenada, and swim in pristine waters of Canouan and Tobago Cays, before returning to the relaxed island vibes of Barbados.
7 Nights - Panama City to Caldera Costa Rica or Caldera Costa Rica to Panama City - Saturdays Dec 24, 2022 thru March 11, 2023 - Ship PANORAMA from $1245 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $675 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $840 per person - Single Supplement 25% - 50%
Cruises to Cape Verde : Explore the archipelago of Cape Verde with its intoxicating mixture of African and Portuguese heritage and its welcoming locals. Once a former colony and slave trade outpost, the Cape Verde Islands of today offer a spellbinding blend of African and Portuguese influences in their architecture, food, customs and traditions. Being blessed with a pleasant year-round climate, the archipelago offers a diverse range of landscapes from verdant mountain ranges, lush hills and jungles to explore, to volcanic landscapes or wide deserted beaches. This cruise to Cape Verde will open up for you a vibrant and colorful world, all set to the gentle rhythms of West African music.
7 Nights - Sal Cape Verde Roundtrip - Nov 19, Nov 26, Dec 10 2022 and March 6, 13, 20 and 27 2023 - Ship M/V HARMONY G from $1145 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $625 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $390 per person - Single Supplement 50%
The Rivers of Gambia & Senegal, 7-night cruise sure to satisfy your curious minds. Experience outstanding wildlife viewing on a yacht cruise along the West Africa Coast and upstream the Gambia River, deep inside the African continent. Discover the waterways of Senegal and Gambia with visits to no less than 4 Natural Reserves: Sine Saloun Delta, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a birdwatcher's paradise; Djiffere fishing village; River Gambia National Park; Wassu mysterious stone circles, another UNESCO World Heritage site; Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve and Kiang West National Park in Gambia. Our on board Gambian River Naturalist will assist you in discovering the amazing flora and fauna and will be at your side throughout this exciting voyage, unravelling the wonders of West Africa.
7 Nights - Dakar Roundtrip - Dec 24, 31 2022 and Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Feb 4,11, 18 2023 - Ship M/V HARMONY G from $1145 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $625 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $390 per person - Single Supplement 50%
7 Nights - Banjul Roundtrip - Dec 26 2022 and Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 and Feb 6, 13 2023 - Ship M/V HARMONY G from $1145 per person, if booked 89 days or less before sailing from $625 per person. CLICK FOR ITINERARY Tax $390 per person - Single Supplement 50%
INTERLINE BOOKINGS HAVE A $100 FEE PER PERSON FOR CANELLATION - THIS APPLIES FROM TIME OF DEPOSIT AND IS IN ADDITION TO THE PENALTY SCHEDULE OF VARIETY CRUISES.
ALL RATES ARE PER PERSON +TAX, RATES ABOVE ARE "FROM" AND REPRESENT LOWEST CATEGORIES, HIGHER CATGEORY ACCOMODATIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE AND YOUR AGENT WILL QUOTE THE INTERLINE RATE. LOWEST RATES MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE ON ALL SAILINGS.
Gratuity - As a recommendation, satisfied customers are expected to leave between Euro 15-18 per person per day on the M/Y Variety Voyager and the M/Y Callisto, or Euro 13-15 per person per day on all other Variety Cruises Vessels. These tips are distributed to all crew members. Guests have the choice to adjust the amount of gratuities reflecting the level of satisfaction.
• 30% reduction for 3rd person in same cabin, provided that the respective cabin type is available.
• 25% to 70% single supplement applies, depending on the cruise
• Cruise Rates are per person, in double/ twin cabin, per cruise and include: accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning, full-board or half board depending on the itinerary, regular (filter) coffee, tea and water free all day, use of fishing equipment (subject to availability), English speaking Cruise Escort.
• The cruise rates do not include: beverages (except those mentioned above), shore excursions or other land arrangements, crew tips, Wi Fi, passenger personal expenses, passenger Visas whenever required.
• Itineraries may change at the discretion of Variety Cruises and of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weather conditions.
• All shore excursions are optional unless mentioned otherwise.
ALL BOOKINGS ARE ON A REQUEST BASIS, PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR AGENT FOR FULL INFORMATION, OR SUBMIT A REQUEST HERE AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU.
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