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AmaWaterways are consistently award-winning, widely acclaimed not just for their exceptional ships, but for their outstanding service. Rated by Berlitz as the 'best fleet on Europe's rivers', in 2016 their fleet commanded the top ten spots in the latest Berlitz guide to river cruising.

But what is so different about AmaWaterways?

Hop onboard any of their fleet, and you'll see that they're incredibly stylish, contemporary and well appointed. Their ships are custom-designed, with one of the most revolutionary features being the balconies in the staterooms...in the majority of staterooms, there's not just one, but two private balconies (one French, the other a full outside balcony), providing a unique panoramic view of the scenery you'll be passing. AmaWaterways carry fewer passengers, with a maximum of 164 passengers, so staterooms are more spacious, ranging from 160 to 350 square feet, and public areas - such as restaurants and lounges - are never crowded. Staterooms are stocked up with plush amenities, which range from white-on-white plush bedding, a comfortable sitting area, hair dryer, safe, terry bathrobes, slippers, generous sized closet, daily replenished bottled water, flat panel TV with a top-of-the-line InfoTainment system, and a stunning and spacious bathroom, complete with a shower with multi-jet shower heads, spa bath, luxurious body toiletries, and a magnifying mirror.

Onboard savour truly special cuisine onboard AmaWaterways, enjoying thoughtfully crafted menus featuring locally-inspired cuisine and traditional Western offerings, prepared expertly by master chefs from the very best ingredients - it's no wonder that AmaWaterways was invited to be a member of the prestigious international culinary society, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Each meal is specially paired with premium local reds and whites from the most renowned wine regions of Europe; the perfect complement to the excellent gourmet fare. AmaWaterways offers an intimate specialty restaurant, The Chef's Table, where you can watch the chef prepare a lavish dinner.

You can expect the same high levels of quality and standard with AmaWaterways ashore as you can onboard, with their excellently curated shore excursions, led by leading local expert guides, and offering a wider range of options to suit your interests and your abilities. To suit the eclectic and individual tastes' of guests, Ama offer a choice of several options for most destinations, from comprehensive city tours - ideal if it's your first time to a city - to specially designed 'Limited Edition Tours', which place you in the midst of local life, and are especially suitable if you've already seen the main sights of a destination, and wish to experience something new. But options aren't just tailored to guests' interests, but to their pace; there are Gentle, Regular, and Active tour paces to suit you! AmaWaterways was the first river cruise line to carry a fleet of complimentary bicycles onboard, to offer exclusive guided bike tours or simply for guests to explore by bike independently, for an enhanced shoreside experience. They've also designed special guided hikes to take you off the beaten track and discover the breathtaking beauty that can be found when you venture out into nature. Plus, AmaWaterways offer a number of themed cruises on art and wine, with now 40 wine cruises available.

Shelley has sailed the Rhine onboard AmaLegra, and Bella has sailed onboard AmaCerto.

Bella says: 'An all inclusive luxury river cruise experience - a floating hotel that docks right in the centre of the historic cities, with evening entertainment by local performers'

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Call us today on 01234 819 668

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The rivers and waterways of Europe, but further afield to the exotic rivers of southeast Asia and even Africa. Cruise the Mekong and explore Vietnam and Cambodia from an unique perspective onboard the 124-passenger AmaDara, or discover Burma on the Irrawaddy on a cruise with the intimate 56-passenger AmaPura. The exclusive 28-passenger Zambezi Queen is specially designed for safari river cruising, optimising the best possible wildlife sightings on the Chobe in the utmost sophistication and comfort. African river cruises on the Zambezi Queen also include land programmes exploring South Africa, and post-cruise stays in Victoria Falls.

Danube

Flowing through much of Eastern & Central Europe, through many culturally & historically rich cities - from Belgrade, Budapest and Vienna to Linz, Bratislava & Regensburg - and offering stunning scenery of castle-topped hills, and half-timbered houses, it's easy to see why the Danube is the most popular choice for river cruisers
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Rhine

Meandering some 766miles from the Swiss Alps through Liechtenstein Austria, France, Germany and the Netherlands, a cruise on the Rhine offers Alpine slopes, fairytale castles, the famous Black Forest and the scenic Rhine Gorge, windmills, and villages, towns and cities steeped in history
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Mekong

The mighty Mekong is the beating heart of Indochina, winding 3,000 miles from China through Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Explore lush jungles, hill tribes, rice paddies, and Luang Prabang and Vientiane on the Upper Mekong, or the delights of Vietnam and Cambodia on the Lower Mekong
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Irrawaddy

The Irrawaddy is becoming increasingly popular as Myanmar (Burma), the new hot spot, opens up more to tourism. An Irrawaddy river cruise offers vibrant river life - from rare Irrawaddy dolphins to locals - and scenic riverbanks dotted with rural villages and glittering pagodas
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Seine

Flowing from the rich winelands of Burgundy, through the heart of the city of love, Paris, and northwards into the orchards, wooded hills and historic towns of Normandy, the Seine has captured the imagination of artists for centuries, and Seine river cruises continue to delight with their Gallic charm
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Rhône

A Rhône river cruise takes you through France’s gastronomic heartland, from Burgundy's winelands, to the lavender fields of Provence, offering epicurean delights, charming & historic cities, from Lyon to Arles & Avignon, and landscapes so beautiful, they seduced artists such as Van Gogh & Cezanne
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Douro

An UNESCO-World Heritage Site, the so-called 'Golden Valley' offers sun-drenched riverside bliss, complete with unique cities, quaint sleepy villages, cosy quintas, and steeply terraced vineyards, bringing all the charm of Spain and Portugal, and exquisite tastings of the famous Port wine
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Dordogne and Garonne

A Dordogne and Garonne river cruise is ideal for wine lovers and culture vultures, looking to discover a region of fine vineyards and fertile farmland, and towns renowned for their history and architecture, most notably the city of Bordeaux, where the two rivers meet to form the Gironde estuary.
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Chobe

Experience Africa's immense wildlife from an unique perspective cruising on the mighty Chobe River - a Chobe river cruise will offer a safari like no other, and an abundance of wonderful memories and experiences
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Visit us in our Bedford shop at 24 Mill Street

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