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An Interview with Constantine Venetopoulos, Director of Sales, Variety Cruises

posted on Monday 31 May 2010

An Interview with Constantine Venetopoulos, Director of Sales, Variety Cruises May 31st, 2010 . by Richard Earls Constantine Venetopoulos is part of the 3rd generation of the Venetopoulos family that foundedVariety Cruises. Constantine joined the…

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Variety Cruises Summer Sales

posted on Thursday 15 April 2010

Greetings! Variety Cruises is unveiling last-minute sales to Greece and the Adriatic Sea.  Now through May 30, travelers can save big when booking Aegean Odyssey, Jewels of the Cyclades, Classical Greece and Tales of the Adriatic cruise programs. …

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Variety Cruises' New Kings & Pharaohs Program

posted on Thursday 25 February 2010

Greetings!   Variety Cruises’ new Kings & Pharaohs cruise makes its maiden voyage to the Red Sea on November 24, 2010.  Exploring North Africa’s coast, including Egypt, Jordan and other gateway ports to world famous sites of…

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Variety Cruises Launches West Africa Program

posted on Tuesday 09 February 2010

Hello! Variety Cruises will set sail on its new cruise adventure to West Africa in December 2010. The Rivers of West Africa cruise explores a land of lush vegetation and cultural beauty by way of the winding Saloun and Gambia rivers. Embarking from Dakar,…

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Variety Cruises is rated 4.87 stars by Reviews.co.uk based on 132 merchant reviews

4.87 / 5 Rating
132 Reviews
We recently did the Garden of Eden cruise around the Seychelles on the Pegasus sailing on 16th April. The fact that there were only 12 passengers instead of a maximum of 44 meant we were treated like royalty. Good mix of Brits and continentals and everyone got on well. We had a class A cabin which was comfortable and a reasonable size but as this is not the most modern ship the bathroom is quite small and the fittings are a little dated. The food however was very good throughout with decent choice and the fresh fish served was excellent. The staff were very professional and friendly and nothing was ever too much trouble, so a big credit to the captain and Markos who was in charge of Hotel operations. Enjoyed the excursions to Curieuse, Cousin and Aride islands particularly,which are basically nature reserves with no other facilities .For those interested in the natural world and ornithology in particular then these are excellent excursions and the landings on small boats through big surf waves was all part of the fun. The optional excursion to Vallee de Mai on Praslin was enjoyable and informative. There were several excellent snorkelling trips using the zodiacs and the variety of fish and marine life was pretty good and a lot of new coral growth was particularly evident! So to summarise, thoroughly enjoyed the cruise which certainly exceeded our expectations. As this was our first cruise with Variety it will almost certainly not be our last since we particularly enjoy small ship cruising and they have an interesting schedule of similar cruises!
Recently (April 2016) cruise in the Seychelles which was magnificent. Everything you want from a good holiday, plenty to see, beautiful locations and beaches, fauna and flora. The boat Pegosos was wonderful, very comfortable and a fabulous crew that looked after everything. It truly is a luxury experience. Other guests were a lot of fun and the ship is small enough to make it feel like a private charter. The Excursion guide was very good and made sure we didn't miss anything. So happy to see the Tortoises on some of the Island stops, a very good way to see the Seychelles -- highly recommended and very good value. Food was excellent and lovely BBQs on the beach. Take my advice and go!
Pegus Seychelles. We had a fantastic holiday and a big thank you to Variety Cruises. We found all the staff without exception very helpful ,accommodating, entertaining and great fun which made the experience all the more enjoyable. Would definitely recommend this holiday.