Variety Cruises Adds Iceland, Spain and Portugal to Small Yacht Itineraries

Blue lagoon in Iceland
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Variety Cruises has announced the addition of Iceland and Spain & Portugal to the line's 2017 small yacht itineraries that currently focus on the Greek Islands, The Adriatic Sea, Costa Rica/Panama, Cuba, The Seychelles, The Canary Islands, The Cape Verde Archipelago and west Africa. With the addition of Iceland, Spain & Portugal itineraries, Variety now boasts ten cruise destinations. 

New 2017-2018 Itineraries 

Journeys in the Land of Ice and Fire: The 34-passenger Callisto, the newest addition to Variety Cruises' fleet, will sail an eight-day voyage along the west coast of Iceland. Sailing between Reykjavik and Akureyri, the itinerary will depart June - September.

Glories of Spain & Portugal: An eight-day itinerary sailing the coast of Portugal to southern Spain on the Panorama II, a 25-cabin yacht. The itinerary visits UNESCO sites, castles and calls in Seville and Grenada. The Glories of Spain & Portugal itinerary will depart May - October. 

Variety Cruise Highlights 

  • No more than 72 passengers 
  • Boutique-size yachts can access ports untouched by larger ships
  • Small group shore excursions
  • Swimming platforms allowing guests to swim, snorkel, kayak, etc. 
  • Yacht Deck Barbecues and private events on shore
  • Overnight stays in ports

For honeymooners, Variety is currently offering the Honeymooner's Package, designed to help newlyweds celebrate by offering champagne, candle-lit dinners, king beds, free massages and 25 percent rate reduction for the bride. Additionally, there is a 10 percent discount for any anniversary celebrated on board. 

Other current offerings include "Book Early & Save" discounts for Iceland; Adriatic, Dalmatia & Greece; The Greek Islands; Spain & Portugal; and Seychelles itineraries. Visit www.varietycruises.com

This story originally appeared on www.luxurytraveladvisor.com

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