About Variety Cruises

Greece-based Variety Cruises is the world’s largest small ships cruise line, with well-appointed vessels that have anywhere from 4 to 36 cabins. The line’s yachts and small ships allow guests to visit well-known destinations and to discover unique and more private ports of call. The fleet includes small motor yachts that may be chartered; larger, luxury yachts with upscale accommodations and spacious loungers; two vessels (M/Y Zeus and V/S Viking Star) that offer casual, informal and unique seven-night cruises. Itineraries allow guests the intimate experience of visiting ports not accessible to bigger ships.

Accommodations on the luxury yachts have modern bathrooms with showers (some have whirlpool tubs), flat-screen TVs, mini-refrigerators.

Watersports platforms are employed in quiet secluded areas or wherever/whenever the captain deems conditions to be safe.

Variety Cruises is best for:

Adults or families with older children who are looking for a small ship yachting-style vacation;
Independent travelers who want in-depth exploration of less touristy areas.

The ships of Variety Cruises

  • M/Y Variety Voyager (72 Passengers)
  • M/Y Harmony V (50 passengers)
  • M/Y Harmony G (40 passengers)
  • M/Y Callisto (34 passengers)
  • M/S Panorama  (50 passengers)
  • M/S Galileo (52 passengers)
  • M/Y Pegasus (46 passengers)
  • M/S Panorama II (49 passengers)

Variety Yachting:

  • M/Y Obsession (5 Cabins)
  • M/Y Monte Carlo (5 Cabins)
  • M/Y Absolute King (5 Cabins)
  • S/Y Christinia VIII (6 Cabins)

The atmosphere and experience onboard Variety Cruises:

Variety Cruises caters to those who desire in-depth enrichment on a destination-focused cruise in warm weather destinations — with opportunities for soft adventure. The atmosphere is unstructured, casual and relaxed, but service is personalized and very attentive. The Variety vessels have upscale dining venues, fine food served at single-seatings. Limited Internet is available. Swimming/Sports platforms offer kayaks and snorkeling equipment.

The destinations served by Variety Cruises:

  • Greece and Greek Islands
  • Costa Rica and Panama
  • Cape Verde Islands
  • Turkey
  • Seychelles
  • The Adriatic Sea
  • The Canary Islands

The clientele of Variety Cruises:

Well-traveled, independent adults who enjoy small ship cruising;
Travelers who wish a unique cruise experience and exotic ports.

Regarding children onboard Variety Cruises: Aboard the Variety Cruises ships there are no recreational facilities for children and reservations for those under the age of eleven are not advised. Taking that into consideration please note that children onboard are their parents’ sole responsibility.


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