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Cape Verde Archipelago small ship cruise

Explore the archipelago of Cape Verde with its intoxicating mixture of African and Portuguese heritage. Once a former colony and slave trade outpost, the Cape Verde Islands of today offer visitors a spellbinding blend of African and Portuguese influences in their architecture, food, customs and traditions. WIth a pleaseant year-round climate and ever welcoming locals, the archipelago offers a diverse range of landscapes. Enjoy verdant mountain ranges and lush hills, explore jungles or deserted beaches. This cruise vacation will open up for you a vibrant and colorful world, all set to the gentle rhythms of West African music.Read more >
From 2,150 excluding flights

Seychelles mini cruise

A small ship cruise is the perfect way to discover the unspoilt 115-strong archipelago of the Seychelles, hopping from island to island, visiting places which will captivate your senses with their amazing and unique flora and fauna. It’s a little taste of paradise, where every step takes you further off the beaten track of over tourism. Life here is as fascinating and unusual below the water as it is above, and every secluded beach feels like your own private paradise. If you're looking to immerse yourself in nature and learn about the amazing wildlife of these islands, or simply escape from the fast pace of life on beautiful beaches, this cruise will fit the bill. Optional excursions ...Read more >
From 1,950 excluding flights

Seychelles small ship cruise, 8 days

Join our cruise of just 44 passengers to explore the Garden of Eden in style and comfort. There are few places on Earth where hawks-bill turtles come ashore in broad daylight to lay their eggs, but this is just one of the many highlights of this truly unique adventure. The Seychelles were made for exploring by sea, with BBQ breaks on deserted islands, daily swim stops in turquoise waters and walking tours through the lush interiors. Scattered across the Indian Ocean, some 1,000 miles east of Kenya, these 115 islands offer everything you need for a memorable vacation - from unsurpassed white sandy beaches to UNESCO Heritage Sites and incredible wildlife, the Seychelles ticks all of the ...Read more >
From 2,590 excluding flights

Athens to Istanbul small ship cruise

Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery. Enjoy the treasures of the Aegean Sea, sailing into Turkey and learning about Anzac day on this unforgettable cruise. Explore Delos, Mykonos, Chios - some of the white pearls of the Aegean Sea. The Greco Roman city of Troy nestled on the Turkish Coast is waiting to be discovered. 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. Dawn Service in Anzac Cove in Gallipoli is included on this voyage.Read more >
From 2,600 excluding flights

Sicily, Malta & Aeloian Islands cruise

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Malta and Sicily on your next small ship cruise adventure. The unique and varied peninsulas of both countries offer a natural playground for small ship cruising, and we have designed the ultimate itinerary for you to discover the destinations we visit in depth, always keeping in mind your comfort and safety. Rising out of the cobalt-blue seas off Sicily's northeastern coast, the seven-island archipelago of the Aeolian Islands (Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi and Alicudi) are a little piece of paradise, offering a wealth of opportunities for relaxation and outdoor fun. Stunning waters provide sport for swimmers, sailors, ...Read more >
From 2,850 excluding flights

West Africa river cruise vacation

The experience of the cruise in the Rivers of West Africa is a combination of education, exposure and entertainment. You will be guided through Gambia’s history, bird and wild life, culture, traditions and village life. 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. Your on board Gambian River Naturalist will assist you in discovering the amazing flora and fauna and will be at your ...Read more >
From US $1,990 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Greek Islands walking & cruise vacation

Join us on our Hiking Cruise around the Greek Islands and enjoy the best of two worlds. Hiking of course, but also insider insight into the history and stories from Ancient Greece. Your hiking guides will be George Vavoudakis and Iro Valavani . George founded a mountain activities company in 2002, and has spent the last 20 years as an outdoor adventure leader. Iro is a group leader across the Greek mountain ranges with more than a decade of hiking experience. Your Archaeology & History guide is our guest lecturer, Eugenia Alexiou. Eugenia has a Master’s degree in Byzantine Art, is an expert historian and, as a graduate of the Athens’ Tour Guide Academy, is the perfect guide to bring to ...Read more >
From 1,250 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Classical Greece small ship crusie vacation

A memorable cruise which combines the whitewashed beauties of the Cycladic Islands, Crete and the elegance of mainland and Peloponnese. Visit the archaeological treasures of Delos, one of the most important sites of Greece and in the afternoon leave the ship to meet the night charms of Mykonos. Diverse pictures all in one day! In Santorini, walk around the villages in the Caldera, the most scenic island of Greece is waiting for you to explore. Taste the local wines to discover the delicate variations that the volcanic earth produces, and you'll be amazed, and don't miss the local fava beans. A traditional plate that's worth trying. While in Rethymnon, if you want to dig more intro Ancient ...Read more >
From US $2,990 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Gambia and Senegal river cruise vacation

Board your yacht in Banjul and sail upstream to Tendaba while enjoying your first dinner on board! On your second day you will leave the vessel with local pirogues to take an optional excursion to Kiang West National Park, the home of over 250 species of birds. During the excursion you will also pass by villages, to get the impression of the local life in The Gambia. Let the journey begin! In the afternoon who wants can visit the Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve where there are more bird species to observe. In the evening you remain docked in Tendaba. Early in the morning of the third day, the ship will sail up the Gambia River to reach Kuntaur. In the afternoon, opt for a 3-hr. motor pirogue ...Read more >
From US $1,990 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

French Polynesia small ship cruise

Discover the world-famous Society 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 the islands are embraced by Mana. Choose between a range ...Read more >
From US $2,290 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Tahiti, Society & Tuamotu Islands cruise

This is a dreamy cruise that will travel you to the best parts of French Polynesia. Your first stop is the idyllic Bora Bora lagoon there you will have a variety of optional activities to choose from such as meet the locals on a cultural tour or snorkel with the sharks!! In Taha'a, you will have the chance to admire a botanical paradise, visit a local pearl farm and taste fresh fruit! Snorkeling and swimming are always in the program! In Raiatea, the land of the ancient Polynesians, meet your guide for an intimate tour by mini bus. During the tour, you will visit the open - air temple of Taputapuatea which recently became a UN?SCO Heritage Site. In Huahine, once home to Tahitian royalty, ...Read more >
From US $3,190 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Costa Rica to Panama small ship cruise

A Costa Rica & Panama Canal cruise is one full of adventures, excitement and lifetime memories. The jungles with their spectacular plants and wildlife, the unique white sand beaches and the crossing of the legendary Panama Canal, are only some of the myriad treasures this Panama cruise has to offer. Dare to deep into Manuel Antonio National Park in Quepos and our guest Naturalist will help you spot on the treetops for endangered white-faced Capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys three-toed sloths. Visit a nature preserve, the tropical rain-forest that occupies almost a third of the Osa Peninsula. Unleash your inner explorer, spot some of the most incredible wildlife living in the jungles of the ...Read more >
From US $2,290 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Greek Cyclades island hopping cruise

Get on board MS Galileo and imagine a place far from home that feels just like home, where the borders are delineated by the golden shores of the sea; and home is wherever the anchors drop. Sail and visit the breathtaking Cycladic Islands and enjoy dazzling whitewahed villages, golden beaches and clear turquoise waters. Their colors are blue and white like the Greek flag. The islands come in all sizes and, though the ingredients are the same – incomparable light, translucent water, heavenly beaches, lustrous white buildings and bare rock, each one has its own distinct character... During this cruise, a paradise on earth awaits. Poliegos is the biggest uninhabited island in the ...Read more >
From US $2,790 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Greece wine tasting cruise

We are pleased to announce our 2023 Wines of Greece cruise, an all inclusive voyage. On this voyage we will visit many Greek wine hotspots including Nemea, Santorini, and Tinos While wine and the making of it is central to this voyage, we will also take time to discover the stunning Peloponnese region, the breathtaking views of Santorini, and the quieter villages of the Cyclades and Eastern Aegean islands. Enjoy meeting some of Greece's leading winemakers, taste at top wineries, and enjoy dinners paired with a specially chosen selection of wines - each exploring the superb native grape varieties of Greece’s many diverse regions. This exploration will illustrate how the wines of Greece ...Read more >
From 4,350 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Greek Aegean Island hopping vacation

Welcome on board to discover ten off-the-beaten track islands and get a taste of the true Greek culture. The Greek word for hospitality is "filoxenia" which is translated as: friend to strangers, so do get closer and meet the locals who are always proud to show what hospitality means! Join a cruise voyage unraveling the most authentic Cycladic and Dodecanese islands of Greece. Discover the less known gems that offer rich history, crystal waters, and heavenly beaches. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites, meet the famous Greek sponge divers, and visit the island that Luc Besson chose to film the "Big Blu" unforgettable movie! Although a tiny piece of the world map, Greece is a magical land ...Read more >
From US $2,890 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Egypt cruise vacation, Aqaba to Tel Aviv

Visit Sharm El Sheikh, the divers' paradise! If you are adventurous, take part in a snorkeling trip to discover the reefs and the beauties of the underwater life of Egypt! Alternatively you can take a ride to the Sinai Peninsula's top historical destination, St. Catherine's Monastery! It is one of the oldest working monasteries in the world, and is home to the famous "burning bush" of the Old Testament, as well as a museum showcasing some of the monastery's glittering collection of religious icons and ancient manuscripts that is revered as one of the finest in the world. In Luxor, take the tour to admire this magnificent Ancient City and the Karnak and Luxor Temples, the Valley of the Kings ...Read more >
From US $1,990 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin

Egypt, Jordan & Suez Canal small ship cruise

Board the cruise in Tel Aviv and enjoy a welcome dinner. Sail during the night to Port Said, the port that will bring you closer to the Capital of Egypt and the famous Pyramids. Wake up in Egypt where you'll have the chance to ride a camel through the sand and explore the area, visit the stunning Egyptian Museum and the collection of mummies and royal treasures! 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. In the evening of your second day, you will start crossing the Suez Canal. In the morning, canal crossing is still on so relax at the Upper deck lounge area, gazing at the ...Read more >
From US $1,990 excluding flights
10% off cruise fare for honeymoon couples, free cabin upgrade upon availability, Candle-lit dinner on board, free massage for two at the Jade Spas (selected ships) & A Bubbly Welcome Honeymoon treatment in your cabin
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