top of page

Experience Unforgettable River Cruises with AmaWaterways

Set sail on a serene and sophisticated journey with AmaWaterways, an award-winning river cruise line renowned for its luxurious ships, exceptional service, and meticulously planned itineraries. Offering enchanting voyages along the world's most storied rivers, AmaWaterways invites you to immerse yourself in the culture, history, and natural beauty of each destination. From the vine-clad valleys of the Rhine to the vibrant landscapes of the Mekong, every cruise is designed to offer an intimate and enriching experience.

With a firm commitment to inclusivity, AmaWaterways partners with Rainbow Getaways to ensure that LGBTQ community members and their allies feel celebrated and valued every step of the way. Prepare to explore the world's majestic rivers in comfort and style, discovering new perspectives and forming lasting connections aboard AmaWaterways.

Unique Itineraries and Destinations

AmaWaterways leads the way in crafting itineraries that are as enriching as they are distinctive. From the enchanting waterways of Europe to the exotic rivers of Asia and Africa, each itinerary is meticulously constructed to showcase the most intriguing cultural, historical, and natural sites. Passengers can delight in sailing down the Danube, experiencing multiple countries and captivating capital cities, or embark on a safari cruise on the Chobe River in Africa, combining wildlife viewing with riverside adventures.

Each journey is enhanced by carefully curated shore excursions that cater to different interests and activity levels. Guests can choose from gentle, regular, and active excursions, ensuring comfort and enjoyment for all. Whether it’s a guided bike tour along the riverside, a hike to historic castles, or a traditional cooking class, AmaWaterways goes beyond the typical tourist paths to connect passengers intimately with their destinations.

World-Class Culinary Experiences

Dining aboard an AmaWaterways cruise is nothing short of a gourmet adventure. The line is a member of the prestigious culinary society La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, and its commitment to quality is evident in every dish served. Utilizing fresh, local ingredients, the onboard culinary teams craft a variety of exquisite menus that reflect the flavors of the regions through which the river cruise travels.

Each meal offers an array of options, including vegetarian and wellness-conscious selections, paired beautifully with complimentary fine wines, beer, and soft drinks. The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant provides an intimate dining experience with a multi-course tasting menu, allowing guests to observe the kitchen's inner workings as part of the immersive culinary demonstration. This passion for gastronomy not only satiates hunger but also deepens the understanding of regional cultures through their culinary traditions.

Innovative Ship Design and Amenities

AmaWaterways’ fleet stands out for its innovative design and attention to luxury. Staterooms are thoughtfully designed with both style and comfort in mind, featuring twin balconies (both French and outside balconies) in many cabins, so guests can bask in the panoramic river views. The ships are thoughtfully designed to foster a social atmosphere while also providing nooks for quiet relaxation.

Onboard amenities cater to a range of interests and needs. A highlight is the wellness program, which includes activities like group fitness classes, guided cycling tours, and sessions focused on mental well-being led by trained wellness hosts. Meanwhile, the sun deck, with its heated pool and swim-up bar, provides a perfect setting to relax after a day of exploring. The ships also feature luxurious spas, salons, and libraries, enhancing the onboard experience.

Engagement and Entertainment

AmaWaterways understands the importance of cultural immersion and entertainment in enriching the river cruise experience. Each evening, guests are treated to onboard entertainment that reflects the local culture, from traditional Bavarian music in Germany to a vibrant Cambodian Apsara dance show. These performances provide a wonderful insight into the cultural heritage of the destinations visited.

Moreover, the cruise line offers theme cruises that delve deeper into specific interests such as wine, music, or Christmas markets. These specialized cruises feature expert hosts, enhanced excursions, and an array of themed activities that appeal to enthusiasts eager to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of these subjects.

Social Responsibility and Sustainability

AmaWaterways is committed to sustainable practices and social responsibility. Recognizing the importance of preserving the waterways which they explore, the line implements measures to minimize environmental impact. These include using energy-efficient engines, reducing waste, and employing water treatment systems onboard. Furthermore, AmaWaterways engages in local initiatives to support communities along its cruise routes, contributing to local economies and fostering respectful tourism.

The company takes pride in creating a welcoming environment for all guests, actively promoting diversity and inclusion. This commitment ensures that every passenger aboard an AmaWaterways cruise feels welcomed, respected, and valued, creating a harmonious atmosphere for all.

Health and Safety Protocols

Recognizing the importance of guest safety, especially in the wake of global health concerns, AmaWaterways adheres to stringent health protocols. Enhanced cleaning routines, regular health screenings for guests and crew, and updated operational procedures ensure a safe and enjoyable journey for everyone. By prioritizing health, AmaWaterways provides peace of mind, allowing guests to relax fully and enjoy their immersive river cruise experience.

A Legacy of Awards and Recognitions

A testament to its exceptional service and experience, AmaWaterways has been consistently recognized with numerous awards from prestigious travel institutions. These accolades reflect the line's commitment to excellence in all aspects of its operations, from service and amenities to its innovative itineraries. Guests sailing with AmaWaterways can rest assured that they are experiencing one of the very best river cruises available in the marketplace.

From luxurious accommodations and gourmet dining to unique cultural engagements and robust wellness activities, AmaWaterways provides a river cruise experience that is both luxurious and deeply enriching. It’s a journey that invites exploration and offers a profound connection with each destination’s spirit and story. Through meticulous planning, innovative design, and a deep commitment to guest satisfaction, AmaWaterways continues to set the standard in river cruising, inviting all on board to “lead the way” and discover the world in unmatched style and comfort.

Set Sail on a Voyage of Discovery with AmaWaterways

AmaWaterways isn't just a river cruise; it's an immersive exploration that promises unforgettable experiences, crafted to perfection for each guest. With state-of-the-art amenities, tailored itineraries, and a commitment to sustainable travel, AmaWaterways stands out as a top choice for discerning travelers seeking a blend of luxury and adventure. For members of the LGBTQ community and allies looking for a welcoming, inclusive experience, AmaWaterways, in collaboration with Rainbow Getaways, offers the perfect setting to create lasting memories and explore the world's most captivating riverfront destinations.

Ready to embark on your next great adventure? Visit Rainbow Getaways to book your luxurious river cruise with AmaWaterways today. Discover new cultures, indulge in world-class cuisine, and enjoy a journey that flows as smoothly as the rivers upon which you'll travel. Book now and chart a course for discovery and relaxation with Rainbow Getaways and AmaWaterways.


bottom of page