AmaWaterways is the luxury river cruise line on Europe’s Danube, Douro, Rhine, Moselle, Main, Rhône, Saône, Seine, Garonne and Dordogne Rivers, and Dutch and Belgian Waterways; Southeast Asia’s Mekong River; Africa’s Chobe River; Egypt’s Nile River and Colombia’s Magdalena River (2024).
From exceptional staff to award winning cuisine, enriching theme cruises and special on board amenities, an AmaWaterways river cruise is not just a holiday, but a collection of unforgettable experiences.
Family-owned and operated and a recognised leader in cruises of this kind, Ama founders and staff share a passion for travel and seek to give other travellers genuinely life-enhancing experiences…
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Peaceful and scenic, river cruising offers a smooth, gentle ride along the world’s most remarkable waterways. Supreme comfort and convenience make it the premier way to experience magnificent cities, historic villages and little-seen enclaves. From your stateroom balcony, endless natural beauty combines with evolving views of the colourful local scenery. Castles and fortresses tower on both sides, as if you could reach out and touch them.
When your ship docks in the heart of town, stroll ashore for included excursions or set off to explore on a complimentary bicycle. Unpack just once then settle in as each destination comes to you. With no need to navigate from place to place, you’ll find a sense of adventure and a sense of home all in one vacation.
With a large fleet that includes favourites such as AmaBella and AmaPrima, each of which are custom-designed for a specific part of the world, there are plenty of options for you to choose from as you look to start your river-based adventure.
AmaWaterways' award-winning cabins feature high quality linens, lounge area, hairdryer, safe, air conditioning, turn down service in the evenings, spa bath and multi jet shower. The flat screen interactive televisions feature all the latest blockbuster movies and satellite TV channels including sport and music channels.
Every stateroom features complimentary Wi-Fi which is available throughout the ship.
AmaCerto, AmaVerde and AmaBella feature exclusive twin-balcony staterooms. This includes a private outside balcony and a separate French balcony for you to enjoy the fresh air and panoramic views.
AmaWaterways' executive chef, Primus Perchtold is the holder of three gold medals from the European Championship of Culinary Art. AmaWaterways is the only river cruise line which is a member of the elite La Chaine des Rotisseurs. AmaWaterways' team of top chefs will create delicious culinary masterpieces at every mealtime on board an AmaWaterways journey, inspired by the regional specialities of the destinations you will visit.
Breakfast and lunch are both served in a buffet style, allowing you to enjoy as much or as little of exactly what you like. Snacks and lighter bites are always available throughout the day as well. Dinner is served in the traditional style with every course designed to amaze.
Complimentary water, tea and coffee are always to-hand throughout your cruise. Soft drinks and a range of alcoholic beverages are included with your meals.
AmaWaterways currently sails in a variety of locations across the world. In Africa, AmaWaterways is the only river cruise line to offer both water and land based safari packages. Experience the might of Victoria Falls and indulge in some traditional big game viewing.
Travel through Vietnam and Cambodia on the Mekong River on a journey which you will never forget. You will bear witness to ancient temples, majestic mountains and peaceful monasteries. You will also be able to browse traditional floating markets as they drift past.
In Russia you will sail the Volga River between St. Petersburg and Moscow, experiencing everything from the historic Red Square and Grand Palaces of Moscow to the traditional villages that dot the water’s edge.
Experience the beauty of the Douro River Valley winding its way between Portugal and Spain. This unspoiled region is home to countless vineyards and quiet fishing villages for the ultimate in peace and serenity.
Daily excursions are included in the price of your cruise, along with individual headsets so you will never miss a word your guide is saying. Tours are available at both a ‘gentle’ and ‘active’ walkers pace so no-one need miss out. Tickets are always purchased in advance so there will be no queuing when you visit famous landmarks.
If you prefer to explore on your own, AmaWaterways' vessels all have a number of bikes free for your use when in port.
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