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Mahe, Praslin and 4 Nights Variety Cruise Combo - Seychelles (6 Nights)




The Eden Bleu hotel is situated on the exquite Eden Island Seychelles with its own marina ,just off Mahe 5km from the Seychelles airport and the capital Victoria -ideal for business and please travel. Then enjoy a 4 nights cruise in Seychelles from Mahe to Praslin. Paradise Sun is a Seychelles gem, embraced in the warmth of the Indian Ocean. The pristine white coral sands of the Cote d'Or Beach will tempt you to bare your feet.
Eden Bleu Hotel
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Eden Bleu Hotel 5*


Eden Bleu Hotel is situated on the exquisite Eden Island Seychelles located 5Km from the Seychelles International Airport and 5 Km from the capital Victoria ideal for business and pleasure travel. Direct access to the... [read more...]

Paradise Sun
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Paradise Sun 4* Superior


Paradise Sun is discreetly tucked away on the North Eastern side of Praslin Island. The hotel is a Seychelles gem, embraced in the warmth of the Indian Ocean. The aquamarine waters that stretch towards an endless hori... [read more...]

  • Day 1
    • Flight: Johannesburg (JNB) to Mahe Island (SEZ)
    • Transport: Mahe - Seat in Coach Transfers
    • Accommodation: Eden Bleu Hotel
  • Day 2
    • Transport: Mahe - Seat in Coach Transfers
    • Cruising: Variety Cruises - Four Nights/Five Days
  • Day 3-5
    • Cruising: Variety Cruises - Four Nights/Five Days
  • Day 6
    • Transport: Praslin Island - Seat in Coach Transfers
    • Accommodation: Paradise Sun
  • Day 7
    • Transport: Praslin Island - Seat in Coach Transfers
    • Flight: Praslin Island (PRI) to Mahe Island (SEZ)
    • Flight: Mahe Island (SEZ) to Johannesburg (JNB)
Full Itinerary

Variety Cruises - Four Nights/Five Days

Cruise Highlights:
The Vallee de Mai, an UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its Palm trees, its Coco de Mer and it's black parrots. Anse Lazio and its amazing crystalline water also in Praslin. The Island of Curieuse and its colony of giant tortoises. La Digue Island, an island where cars are
still banned and Source d' Argent Beach and its granite boulders, the most photographed beach on earth.

The Motor yacht Pegasus
The twin-hulled Pegasus, built in 1990, completely refitted in the winter of 2012, accommodates up to 49 guests in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere. On board, you will enjoy magnificent sea views as you stroll our 2.500 square feet/240 m2 of open deck furnished with comfortable deck chairs or enjoy a delightful meal al fresco. You can relax with friends in the handsomely appointed lounge, browse in the well-stocked library or enjoy ocean-view dining in the convivial and spacious restaurant area. A
platform on Pegasus stern enables you to swim when weather and anchorage conditions permit.

Life on Board
Life on board centres around the indoor/outdoor Lounge and its American Bar on Upper Deck. The adjoining dining area is surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views of the ports of call. It accommodates all guests at one single seating and provides a high standard of cuisine, always with some local flavour. Al fresco breakfast or dining is provided as a choice. The spacious Sun Deck is the ideal place to bask under the sun, read a good book or just gaze at the scenery. Service on board is provided by your Captain and his experienced marine and hotel crew members. It will be attentive or unobtrusive according to your requirements and priority is always given to the safety and comfort of passengers.

The Cabins
The 21 cabins of the PEGASUS are located on Sun Deck (3 cabins), Upper Deck (2 cabins), Main Deck (16 cabins) and on Lower Deck (2 cabins). They are large and comfortable, decorated with soft colour fabrics. The cabins are equipped with twin or queen size beds with two of the cabins being triple and all have large windows (except for the 2 cabins of the Lower Deck which have portholes). All cabins offer en suite bathrooms with shower, TV/VCR units, music channels, hairdryers, individually controlled A/C and safe deposit boxes.

Day 1- Saturday
Mahe (Victoria) Inter Island Quay - St Anne Island
Embarkation 15h00 to 16h00.
After the Welcome cocktail and safety drill, we leave Port Victoria and sail to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop off the ship. Welcome Dinner. Overnight at anchor near St Anne.
Day 2 - Sunday - St Anne Island - Curieuse
We leave St Anne Island early in the morning to reach to Curieuse.

This morning visit this uninhabited island, once a leper colony and home to giant tortoises. The walking excursion with a park guide will bring us to the farm, along mangrove forests. Later return to the beach for a BBQ under the
trees. In the afternoon you can enjoy the beach and sea activities. Overnight at anchor.
Day 3 - Monday - Curieuse - Cousin Island - Anse Lazio
In the morning we sail for Cousin Island.

There is an optional excursion for the Bird Sanctuary which is in the care Bird Life International. A quarter million birds breed on Cousin which also has several nesting beaches for turtles. Later in the afternoon we reach Anse Lazio.
In the afternoon we sail to Anse Lazio, Praslin which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Then it is time for water sports, snorkelling or optional diving.
Evening at anchor.
Day 4- Tuesday - Anse Lazio - Aride - St Pierre - Baie St Anne, Praslin
In the morning we leave for Aride

There is an optional excursion which will take you all the way to the top of the island for an amazing view of the island. The island is home to the Wright's gardenia found nowhere else on earth and to bird species like the Audubon's shearwater,
the Seychelles warbler. At noon we sail for St Pierre Island.
We then reach St Pierre after lunch for a 3 hour snorkelling and swimming stop. At sunset, we leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne, Praslin.

Overnight at dock where we enjoy a Creole Night.
Day 5- Wednesday - Baie St. Anne, Praslin
Disembarkation between 09h00 and 10h00

It is advisable to take your bottle of water provided in cabin with when you go on your island excursions as it is not always possible to buy refreshments on the islands.
Would recommend that Motion Sickness medications is packed in case it is needed.

Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of Variety Cruises and of 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 or in case of other extraordinary conditions. Such itinerary changes do not entitle automatically passengers to any refunds but Variety Cruises guarantees that passengers are disembarked at the advertised port of disembarkation on time for their flights.

Public Areas:
Separate dining room : No
Single Dining room & Lounge Bar area : Yes
Separate Indoor Bar Lounge : No
Outdoor Bar & Dinning: Yes
Sundeck with Loungers & Chairs : Yes

Services and Facilities:
PC use / Internet & Email services: Yes
TV / Audiovisual in Lounge : Yes + Satalite TV
Sports Equipments : Kayak, Snorkeling
Special meal programes : Vegetarian, Diabetic diet (to be requested in advance)
Other Services : Cruise manager services on scheduled cruises sailings, optional excursions (min participation),No Doctor on board
Credit cards : AMEX, VI & MC
Limited Laundry services : YES (NO dry cleaning)
Terms & Conditions

Not included in the cruise: Conservation fees and other port charges. Beverages (except those mentioned above). Shore excursions on the islands or other land arrangements. Crew tips, laundry and gratuities (gratuities are optional but as a rule, satisfied clients are expected to give to the captain at the end of the cruise, approximately Euro 8.00-10.00 per person per day), Medical expenses. Shore excursions. Use of on-board WiFi (available at a charge). Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to www.thompsons.co.za E&OE

Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE.


All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.

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