Your Journey is Their PassionPosted on 09/30/2022
“Ama” means love – and AmaWaterways puts love in everything they do. From customizing your ideal river cruise to innovating with your feedback in mind, every member of their family-owned and operated company goes above and beyond to ensure you have the most personalized experience.
Open a Storybook
River cruising with AmaWaterways is like opening the pages of a storybook – they fill each page with an adventure that will take your breath away. From the moment you are welcomed on board by the kind-hearted Cruise Managers and crew, you will immediately be pampered as you discover the luxury of space and breathtaking views. Many ships in Europe boast AmaWaterways’ signature twin-balcony staterooms, with both a French balcony and a full outside balcony from which to marvel at scenic landscapes from Austria’s Wachau Valley to Germany’s castle-laden Rhine Gorge. But the views do not stop there. Whether you venture to the Main Lounge, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, or up to the expansive Sun Deck with its heated swimming pool and pop-up sky bar, you will always be graced by beautiful scenery.
Variety is the Spice of Life
AmaWaterways understands that travelers have unique interests and are delighted to offer included excursions and experiences just as diverse as their guests. Active travelers enjoy guided hikes to hilltop castles and bike rides along the riverside. Food and wine enthusiasts revel in Special Interest Tours such as chocolate making workshops in Ghent, Belgium and truffle hunting in Avignon, France. There are also tours offered at three different activity levels, ensuring even gentle walkers get the most out of their experience. Prefer to sleep in? Join one of the line’s “late riser” tours. Best of all, every one of these small group excursions is included in your river cruise fare, with up to six choices each day!
Savor Local Flavors
One of the most memorable aspects of traveling is exploring the world through your tastebuds – and AmaWaterways ensures they source only the freshest and highest quality seasonal ingredients from local markets, farms, and fishermen on shore. From healthy breakfast bowls to regionally inspired three-course dinners, you will be delighted by the array of choices and vibrant flavors. Vegetarian, low-sodium and gluten-free dishes are always available. Plus, AmaWaterways is also the only river cruise line with The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant – where a complimentary multi-course tasting menu is prepared in front of your eyes and served with hand-selected local wines.
In addition to all excursions, fine dining and wine served with lunch and dinner, AmaWaterways includes much more in your upfront cruise fare. A dedicated Wellness Host leads up to four or five optional small group fitness classes each day. Fresh water, coffee and tea are available 24/7, and you may enjoy wine, beer and cocktails with the line's compliments at their daily Sip & Sail cocktail hour. In the evening, either the ship’s onboard musician or a local performance group will share their talents in the Main Lounge. Complimentary high-quality Wi-Fi and access to the innovative myAmaCruise app are also offered at no extra cost.
New for 2023
Debuting in 2023, the line’s 7-night Celebration of Classical Music: The Danube offers specialized excursions and live musical performances in four countries in Europe. In addition, AmaWaterways will launch their first-ever 45- and 46-night Seven River Journeys through 14 countries. Space is still available on their autumn departure, which includes exclusive amenities and experiences. Back-to-back journeys of 14 nights or more are available in many destinations, and you save 10% on each consecutive sailing. On the stunning Douro River, AmaWaterways has extended their 2023 season to include late autumn and winter departures highlighting holiday traditions in Portugal. There are also more than 60 Celebration of Wine River Cruises through Europe’s most iconic wine regions, offering enhanced epicurean experiences.
Join Us, Stay Awhile
Extend your journey and explore an incredible city where your river cruise begins or ends – or venture into a fascinating new destination more easily accessible by land. For a limited time, when you reserve select Europe, Egypt and Mekong River cruises, you’ll receive a complimentary 2-, 3- or 4-night land package! Stay at world-class hotels conveniently located near the major sites and enjoy enriching guided excursions in beautiful cities such as Prague, Amsterdam, Budapest and Zurich. With daily breakfast, transfers and portage service all included, as well as the services of one of AmaWaterways’ extraordinary Cruise Managers, the value of this offer is phenomenal!
Take advantage of the above-mentioned offers, plus receive $300 onboard credit on select sailings. To book, contact your travel advisor today!