Be welcomed on board the AmaViola, a lavish and tranquil sanctuary, as you discover the wonders of the Rhine and Danube Rivers. Departing from Amsterdam, Budapest, Zurich and Prague, guests will fall in love with their enchanting and picturesque surroundings. Embrace the novelty of the magnificent glass elevator, enjoy the the charming atmosphere that inhabits the entirety of the vessel and allow yourself to ease into the luxurious lifestyle of AmaViola.
Crafted in the Netherlands, the AmaViola made her debut in 2016. This recent entry to the waterways features the most advanced design of any river cruise vessel currently in operation, offering her guests both premium luxury and modern amenities. Sister ship to the AmaSerena, the AmaViola exudes all the same grace, style and more.
With four different categories of fantastic rooms the AmaViola is well-equipped in terms of accommodation, catering for the needs of the wide range of quests that board her. Every room includes the exclusive AMA Waterways Infotainment system, consisting of high-speed internet access and a selection of music and movies to watch on your personal flat-screen television. Additionally, all rooms include ample storage and closet space, a full-length mirror, a security box, daily replenished complimentary water and a spacious bathroom complete with sublimely soft bathrobes and cosy slippers. The Riverview Stateroom is located on the Piano Deck, measuring a generous 160 square feet, and including the novel feature of fixed windows placed directly at the water level, offering its inhabitants a unique perspective of the fantastic scenery. The Balcony Staterooms are situated throughout the Violin and Cello Deck, as are the Twin Balcony Staterooms. While the former offers guests a French Balcony - a sliding glass panel that introduces an extra dimension to the voyage - the latter additionally provides a step-out balcony, accommodating guests with a desire to get even closer to the ever-changing spectacular scenery as the vessel glides by. For guests seekingfurther exclusivity, AmaViola also provides indulgent 350 square ft. luxury suites. This extra space provides an enhanced seating area - featuring a lavish sofa and two comfortable chairs - both balcony styles and an expansive bathroom complete with a full-sized bathtub and separate spacious shower.
Designed to reflect the local area, the AmaViola offers a sophisticated menus created by members of the gastronomic culinary society, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Beautifully executed and elegantly presented, these gourmet dishes are of the highest quality and are served by gracious and attentive staff. For a more intimate experience, visit the Chef’s Table Restaurant where a limited number of guests per night can watch their personal master chef create a wondrous array of delectable dishes. On certain days, lunch is available on the sun deck, so that guests may enjoy their fresh cuisine whilst basking in the glorious sunshine.
AMA Waterways is dedicated to providing its guests with a true representation of local culture unique to every port on the itinerary. With impeccably organised walking tours from local expert guides, passengers can go at their own pace by choosing between a more leisurely tour, with many photograph opportunities, or a faster-paced tour that aims to cover more ground and see more of each port. For those who struggle to leave the sublime comfort of their bedrooms, a ‘Late Starter’ tour is also available. The wireless audio guides distributed at the beginning of the excursion ensure that no matter where you are standing on the bustling city streets, you will still be able to hear the informative and entertaining guides. Alternatively, guests may opt for a more independent exploration of the area and take advantage of the complimentary bicycle hire available, an idea that originated with AMA Waterways. The flat riverside banks are perfect for pedalling, or more adventurous guests may venture off-road to explore the beautiful countryside. Back on board, AmaViola offers fantastic evening entertainment. Marvel at the talent of the local performers who come on board each night, displaying an array of marvellous skills from musical gifts to educational presentations.
Visit the Fitness Centre to reinvigorate your body, before pampering yourself with the finest products in the Massage and Beauty Centre. Expert therapists will leave you feel refreshed and re- energised as you return to deck.
Take advantage of the ship’s sun deck, where comfortable lounge chairs and retractable sun shades make this open-air space comfortable for all to enjoy the unimpeded views of the passing scenery. On less sunny days, cosy up with a book from the Fireside Library, or visit the Main Lounge. This social hub features a well-stocked bar, a piano for live music and a dance floor for more lively evenings. On board the AmaViola, there is an entire bar dedicated to fine wines, appropriately named ‘Wine Bar’. With the emphasis of AMA Waterways heavily places on gourmet cuisine and exquisite wines, the AmaViola delivers on both accounts. Test the knowledge of the bar staff and receive an education as you savour the taste of each wine.