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AEGEAN MOSAIC CRUISE 2016

7 nights / 8 days Athens to Istanbul (one way cruise)
On board the 36-cabin Mega Yacht Variety Voyager

Variety Voyager

SUMMER SPECIAL OFFERS!
AEGEAN MOSAIC on board the MY VARIETY VOYAGER
2-for-1 OR No single supplement on all sailings from Athens- Istanbul
or reverse IST-ATH: June 25 2016 | ATH-IST: Aug 27 2016

Conditions and restrictions; Bookings must be secured by paying the required deposit upon confirmation.  Balance - max 60 days before departure. The Summer Special Offers 2016 applies for a limited number of cabins. All reservations are on request & on first-come-first-served basis. Offers cannot be combined with any existing or future offers or existing bookings. The special offers do not apply a/ for the Owner’s Suite on Variety Voyager programs and b/ for group bookings. Port charges are excluded from these discounts. Please mention “SUMMER SPECIAL 2016” at the moment of your booking. Otherwise, Full Rates will apply.The present Special Offer supercedes all previous specials.

Official Sailing dates
from Athens: 16 July 2016 / August 27 2016
from Istanbul: 25 June 2016

2016 Aegean Mosaic Cruise Itinerary from Athens

Day 1 / Friday: Athens, Marina Zeas
Embarkation 3- 4 pm - Sailing at 4.30 pm to Cape Sounio.
Sailing at 4.30 pm to Cape Sounio.Arrival at Cape Sounio late afternoon. Time for a refreshing evening swim before our welcome cocktail and dinner under the Temple of Poseidon. Late evening sailing. Overnight at sea.

Day 2 / Saturday: Ios Manganari beach - Santorini, Greece
We arrive early morning at Manganari, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Aegean. Swimming and snorkeling. We leave Manganari at lunch time. BBQ on deck.We reach Santorini after lunch and disembark for an optional afternoon excursion which will include the Akrotiri excavations, the Museum and the Villages. The tour will end in Oia on time to enjoy Oia's world famous sunset. Dinner on board. Late night sailing to Delos/Mykonos - Overnight at sea

Day 3 / Sunday: Delos - Mykonos, Greece
Early morning arrival in Delos, once the capital of Greece and the mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. On our optional guided Delos walking tour, you will visit the archaeological ruins of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, unearthed here in the 19th century. Delos is a true open-air museum with many ancient monuments and buildings that are remarkably intact. After our 2 hour walking tour we rejoin the ship for a swim before our deck BBQ lunch. After lunch we sail to Mykonos. Arrival in Mykonos early afternoon- Time for visiting Mykonos town, reaching one of its famous beaches. After dinner there will be more time to enjoy Mykonos nightlife. Late night sailing to Lipsous or Arkious Islands.

Day 4 / Monday: Arki or Lipsi Islands - Patmos - Samos, Greece
Early morning arrival at a secluded beach in Arkous or Lipsous Islands- depending on weather for a relaxing morning swim. After lunch we sail to nearby Patmos Early afternoon arrival in Patmos. Your optional Patmos excursion includes two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Grotto and Monastery of St. John and the historic centre of the medieval town of Chora. Afternoon at leisure to discover Scala, the capital or swim at a nearby beach. Late afternoon sailing to Samos. We reach the quaint port of Pythagorion. Overnight in port.

Day 5 / Tuesday: Samos, Greece - Kusadasi,Turkey
Early morning sailing to Kusadasi Turkey. Today our explorations of ancient civilizations continue with an optional tour to Ephesus, one of the greatest archaeological site in the Aegean region. As you tour this remarkably preserved Greek and Roman city, you may feel as if you're about to encounter a toga-garbed resident, or hear a chariot clattering down the main avenue, the same avenue down which Cleopatra and Mark Anthony rode in procession more than 2,000 years ago! Free time in the afternoon for shopping in the bazaar. Evening sailing to Dikili. Overnight at sea.

Day 6 (Wednesday): Dikili, Turkey
Morning arrival in Dikili. From there your optional excursion will take you the Greco-Roman city of Pergamon, which is famous for its Asclepion, the Acropolis, the Altar of Zeus, and the Temples of Athena, Trojan, and Dionysos and the 10,000 seat Ancient Theatre. Late evening sailing to Canakkale. Overnight at sea.

Day 7 (Thursday): Canakkale, Turkey
Optional full day excursion to Troy and Assos. In the morning you will be exploring the remains of legendary city of Troy founded 1300 BC where Achilles fought Hector as celebrated by Homer in the Iliad. Excavations started in 19th century by Heinrich Schliemann. In the afternoon we will visit the old settlements of Alexandria Troa and of Assos. Late afternoon return to ship and overnight sailing to Istanbul.

Day 8 (Friday): Istanbul, Turkey
Arrival in port early morning- Disembarkation 8 to 9.30 am.

For the Istanbul to Athens cruise the itinerary will be in reverse.

 

Aegean Mosaic route, Greece and Turkey

Note: Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of the Cruise operator and/or the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weather conditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel - on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leave port in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but the Cruise Operator guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.

Variety Voyager

The new build 68m/223ft state of the art Mega Yacht accommodates just 72 passengers in 36 cabins. Built under the latest International Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS 2010) regulations and classified by RINA, the Variety Voyager guarantees guests safety with incomparable comfort and elegance.The Variety Voyager seduces her passengers with her sleek lines and ample deck space, very much what one expects from a millionaire's super yacht. Inside, cabins and public areas are finished with warm fabrics, rich marbles, axminster carpeting and soft tones wood panelling.Everywhere, unobstructed views of the ocean and of the ports visited. And above all, the professional service of a crew of 30, always with a smile and a true desire to satisfy.

Lounge and reception

Lounge and Reception

Lounge

Lounge

Bar

Bar and Lounge

Dining room

Dining room

Gourmet Cuisine

Gourmet cuisine

Captain's dinner

Spa and Massage Parlour

Deck seating

Deck seating

Owner's Suite

Owner's Suite - double

CAT P cabin

CAT P - twin / double

CAT A twin

Cat A Twin

CAT A double

CAT A double

CAT B double

CAT B double

CAT C twin

CAT C twin

Aegean Mosaic Cruise in Greece and Turkey Bridge

The Mega Yacht Variety Voyager
The 68 meter/36 cabin Voyager was launched in 2012. This sleek high-tech looking yacht complies with the most stringent SOLAS safety regulations.

Life on Board
Main Lounge: Located on the Main deck, right off the reception area, the Main Lounge is gracefully designed and finished with wood panels. There is ample seating space for moments of pleasure or relaxation and modern AV equipment for presentations. The mini library/ just off the Main Lounge, offers a variety of books and magazines.
Dining Room: Located on the Horizons deck, the glass enclosed dining room seats 75 passengers and allows for spectacular views around you, while dining in an elegant environment. It extends to the adjacent open deck dining room, also seating 50 passengers and allowing for breakfast, lunch or dinner to be taken “al fresco”. Food is served at the table or displayed on the state of the art hot & cold buffet which also includes a “a la minute cooking” section.
The Oceans Bar & Lounge: Located on the Sun Deck, the open Bar and Lounge offers stylish shaded seating and is the ideal spot for reading, relaxing or dancing under the stars until the late hours at the sound of our resident DJ/entertainer.
The Spa & Fitness Suite: Located at the Marina Deck, it offers Massage, Sauna and some fitness equipment. Our Balinese Spa Supervisor also provides hair, face and nails treatments.
The Sun Deck: Sun loungers are available to sunbathe in total comfort while enjoying drinks served from the Sun Deck Oceans Bar.

The Cabins
The 68m Variety Voyager accomodates up to 72 guests in 36 cabins. 28 cabins are located at the Marina and Riviera Decks and 8 staterooms at the Horizons Deck. Cabins and staterooms sizes range from 16 to 20 m2  /170 to 216 sq.ft. Cabins at the Marina deck feature two oversized portholes and cabins at the Riviera and Horizons deck feature large windows. All cabins have individually controlled A/C and ventilation, minibars, flat screen TV’s, DVD players and all the amenities of a luxury ship. Bathrooms are finished with warm marble and Corian materials.

2016 CRUISE FARES PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

Cabin Category Description of Cabins USD Euro
C Lower deck twin or double bed cabins $3190 €2295
B Lower & Main deck twin or double bedded cabins $3790 €2691
A Main deck twin or double bed cabins $4190 €3015
P Upper deck twin or double bed cabins $5190 €3735
Owner's suite Upper deck twin or double bed cabins $6490 €4680
  3rd Person in Category B $2653 €1883.70
  3rd Person in Category P $3633 €2614.50
S Singles Supplement +50%
7-10 Children 7 - 10 yrs old in triple cabin w/2 adults in CAT B $1895 €1345.50
11-16 Children 11-16 yrs old in triple cabin w/2 adults in CAT B $2463.50 €1749.20
7-10 Children 7 - 10 yrs old in triple cabin w/2 adults in CAT P $2595 €1867.50
11-16 Children 11-16 yrs old in triple cabin w/2 adults in CAT P $3373.50 €2427.80
  Port charges per person $380 €300

10% early bird booking discount offered on any bookings confirmed by 31 December 2015
The EBD discount does not apply a/ for the Owner’s Suite on Variety Voyager programs and b/ for group bookings.
Offers cannot be combined with any existing or future offers. Port charges are excluded from these discounts.

*USD prices for USA and CANADA passport holders. Euro prices for rest of the world.

1/ Cruise fares are per person and week and include

  • Accommodation in double or twin cabins with private SH/WC & air conditioning.
  • Full-board: Buffet breakfast and two meals daily, including a Welcome Cocktail, Local Theme Evening and Captain’s Dinner.
  • Regular (filter) coffee, tea and drinking water free all day.
  • Multilingual Cruise Escort.

Not included:

  • Beverages (except those mentioned above).
  • Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements.
  • Crew tips.
  • Passenger personal expenses
  • Wi-Fi (available at a charge)

The Company reserves the right to substitute vessel with one of equal or better quality.
Swimstops are weather permitting. Itinerary is subject to weather conditions and sailing is not permitted in force 7-8 Beaufort winds.

The Variety Cruises Experience
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and privat yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Classical Greece. 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.

HONEYMOON PACKAGE – DESCRIPTION, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS

1/The Honeymooners Package features:

  • 25%  reduction for the bride
  • Cabins with Double or King bed
  • Welcome Honeymooners treatment including a Complimentary bottle of Champagne and a Fruit Basket;
  • A Candle Lit Dinner at our Special Honeymooners location on board our ships (for all our programs outside Greece ) or at a preferred restaurant in Santorini or Mikonos for our Greek cruise programs;
  • 10% discount for any wedding anniversary on board our ships;
  • Automatic access to our Variety Club membership;
  • “ Our Memories” gift at disembarkation;
  • A free 1/2 hour massage for 2, if on board our Harmony V, Variety Voyager and Seychelles program vessel.

NOTES
1. Please ask the details for our "Wedding and Cruise with friends and family" private charter for 40 to 72 guests.
2. This package is also available to clients wishing to renew their vows. The Vows renewal ceremony is performed by our Ship Captains.

2/ Honeymoon offers : General conditions and restrictions
a/ The Honeymoon offer is valid only provided that the couple is traveling within 6 months from their wedding date (copy of marriage certificate required);
b/ The Package  cannot be combined with any existing or future SPECIAL OFFERS.

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