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Named after the Scottish home of the Royal Family, Balmoral is a classically styled ship exuding a welcoming, friendly atmosphere and a warming, home-from-home feel. Capable of carrying up to 1,350 guests in pure comfort, Balmoral is the newest and largest ship in the Fred. Olsen fleet but never feels overcrowded, ensuring those on board always enjoy ample space and receive Fred.’s renowned personal, attentive service. But despite being the largest in the Fred. Olsen fleet, Balmoral is still small enough to take you through the scenic and winding Fjords of Norway, as well as being able to sail down size restricted European waterways such as the Kiel Canal, ensuring guests on board will benefit from Fred. Olsen's smaller ship experience. A range of dining options are available on Balmoral, with mouth-watering menus to suit all tastes on offer in the elegant restaurants; and the fantastic selection of bars and lounges are perfect for enjoying a pre-dinner drink, sumptuous afternoon tea and superb entertainment. The Marquee Bar has its very own evening Gin Menu, including a variety of premium gins; while the Observatory Lounge offers spectacular panoramic views from the bow of the ship and a glass dance floor designed for late-night entertainment. The broad spiral staircase at the heart of the ship is one of Balmoral's key features, as is the stunning walkway towards the beautiful Ballindalloch Restaurant, where you can admire photographs and paintings from Fred.’s private collection. There’s also a comfy pub with occasional live music or comedy, cabaret and shows in the Neptune Lounge, and the serene Atlantis Spa, where guests can treat themselves to a range of treatments from manicures to massages – the perfect holiday indulgence. Balmoral also features two swimming pools and bubbling Jacuzzis, ideal for keeping fit and for relaxing in the sunshine.
The Baranof Dream is perfect for adventure in the wilderness waterways. This vessel accommodates 66 guests in 33 cabins. Experience warm yacht-style cruising surrounded by knowledgeable, genuinely friendly staff and accompanied by interesting people who share your passion for adventure and learning. And the relaxed, casual ambiance lets Alaska’s awe-inspiring beauty really shine.
Each ship, hand finished in brass and teak by traditional craftsmen are in themselves objects of great beauty. The secret of our success is that on our ships, whilst luxury and comfort are discreetly present, it is the colonial character and friendly atmosphere that predominate. All our Pandaws have ultra shallow drafts and can travel to remote areas, which would be unreachable by other vessels, let alone overland.
Intimacy and personalized service define Uniworld’s collection of European boutique, hotel-style cruise ships with generally no more than 134 guests at a time. Old world elegance is effortlessly blended with modern amenities, so you travel from one exciting destination to the next in stylish lounges furnished with soft chairs and sofas upholstered in deep hues of golds, reds and greens, and rich leathers. Classic European design creates a warm and inviting atmosphere. Expansive panoramic views are at every turn with hundreds of square feet of glass that make your ship a floating showcase for the ever-changing breathtaking scenery. And all staterooms have grand river views. A cozy library provides the perfect haven for inviting conversation, game playing, or simply a place for deep contemplation. The fitness center gives you the opportunity to unwind from a day of sightseeing. And the lounge with a full-service bar offers you a place to gather with friends for cocktails while the evening’s entertainment provides a soothing backdrop. Extra conveniences – boutiques for gifts and sundries, a 24-hour specialty coffee bar, a beauty salon featuring luxurious haircare products – all provide added comfort to make you feel right at home.
Discover the beautiful blue Danube aboard the MS Beethoven. Come aboard and enjoy spacious and comfortable rooms, two lounge bars, a large restaurant and an outdoor terrace, not to mention the panoramic sun deck!
Vessels in the CroisiEurope fleet are distinguished by the clean lines unique to them. Onboard, everything has been designed to offer maximum comfort. The lounge rooms and dining rooms are spacious and elegant and fitted out with the latest technologies. The functional, welcoming cabins are very well equipped (satellite TV, carpet, shower, hair dryer, WC). All vessels are air-conditioned with an independent thermostat for each cabin. The top deck, which is open to the sky and includes a sheltered area, is the ideal place to take the air, lying in the sun on a deck chair, walking from one end of the deck to the other, or sitting at one of the tables under the awning.
Belmond Orcaella is an intimate river cruiser that glides along Myanmar's two main rivers, the Chindwin and Ayeyarwady. LIFE ON BOARD A journey on our river cruiser is both inspiring and leisurely, with lots of time to do as you please. Unwind in your spacious cabin or take in the views from the Observation Deck. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail with new friends or indulge in a soothing spa treatment. Belmond Orcaella hosts just a small number of guests, meaning personal attention and a relaxing journey are at the heart of your pleasure cruise. OBSERVATION DECK With an open sun-deck area, lounge bar and swimming pool, the Observation Deck is the hub of the ship. Perfect for soaking up the magnificent riverside views as you relax. We also host cocktail parties here, giving you a chance to mingle. RESTAURANT Outstanding food prepared by our executive chef is served buffet-style at lunchtime. In the evening, choose from a selection of tantalising regional and Western dishes. WELLBEING Select from our menu of spa treatments and soothing massages. There is also a well-equipped fitness area, where you can workout at your own pace. ENTERTAINMENT We offer a schedule of lectures on traditional Burmese life and performances by local artists. There is a small library of books and games. Watch movies, news and sports on the satellite TV in your cabin, and Wi-Fi is available in the Reception area and Bar & Lounge. BOUTIQUE Our onboard boutique sells traditional and local crafts, including lacquerware, fabrics and jewellery. You're sure to find the perfect memento.
Experience the enchanting sights, scents and sounds of the Ayeyarwady River aboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay. LIFE ON BOARD With cool, relaxing spaces in which to mingle, luxurious cabins and indulgent touches you're assured a great journey ahead. Every day is filled with events, excursions, exquisite dining and entertainment. Take in topical lectures by local and international experts or join a cooking class where you'll learn a Burmese speciality you can whip up when you return home. Or just relax, cocktail in hand, on the teak deck and watch the marvellous sights as you cruise gently along the Ayeyarwady River. OBSERVATION DECK The perfect spot from which to watch life on the river and its shores. Here you can soak up the sun, have a drink at the bar, or take a refreshing dip in the pool. RESTAURANT Choose from a breakfast buffet, enjoy themed lunches and sit down in the evening to gourmet dinners with complimentary local beer and wine. Situated on the Observation Deck, the alfresco Bar & Grill Restaurant offers refined local cuisine in a truly inspiring setting. Watch the experts in action at the gourmet grill station, and savour fine wines from our vintage selection. On Friday and Saturday evenings, guests not travelling with us can step aboard to experience Bagan’s only five-star dining venue. Limited to just 50 seats, this exclusive experience is sure to be a highlight of your trip. BAR Enjoy pre-dinner aperitifs or linger over late-night cocktails. The Bar is the social hub of the ship, ideal for easy evenings spent with fellow travellers. ENTERTAINMENT Enjoy an interesting programme of local entertainment, from Burmese marionettes to classical dancers, and insightful lectures on Myanmar’s fascinating culture. In addition, you can learn to tie a traditional longyi or apply thanaka, a beauty treatment used by local women to cool and tone their skin. WELLBEING Stay polished and perfectly coiffed with a manicure, pedicure and blow-dry service. The spa treatment menu is designed to soothe, relax and rejuvenate. State-of-the-art fitness equipment caters for those who like to stay in tip-top condition. BOUTIQUE Browse the onboard boutique to find a memento of your journey. Choose from an array of exquisite wares and jewellery fashioned by local craftsmen.
Built in oriental style with contemporary luxury, Bhaya Cruises established new standards of luxury cruising in Vietnam when Bhaya Classic I entered service in summer 2007, the other ships followed. Bhaya Classic Ships offer 20 luxury Cabins and Suites accommodating a maximum 40 passengers. Bjaya Classic Ships will operate on any of the ships listed below. Final documentation will advise which ship will be cruising each specific itinerary. Bhaya Classic I Bhaya Classic II Bhaya Classic III Bhaya Classic IV (slightly different ship, ask for details)
Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. Focusing on providing a traditional cruise experience rather than gimmicks such as climbing walls and on board bumper cars, Black Watch feels friendly and familiar. This is further enhanced by the attentive staff who strive to offer service with a smile and remember the important things, such as your name and favourite tipple and how your like your eggs cooked at breakfast. Able to accommodate up to 804 guests, there are a selection of suites and ocean view rooms to choose from, providing ample room and everything you need for a comfortable enjoyable and stress-free stay; and spacious public rooms bathed in natural light and retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship. Black Watch has four restaurants options, including the stylish Glentanar Restaurant and beautiful Orchid Room which has a wonderful oriental look and feel. Before dinner you could delve into a good book in the well-stocked library, relax in the warmth on the Sun Deck, sample a great selection of premium gin at the Marquee Bar, or even devour a premium afternoon tea. Don’t miss the extravaganza of music, dance and comedy at evening shows in the Neptune Lounge. Black Watch sails from ports all around the UK, and thanks to her new Terrace Balcony Rooms, offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy unforgettable sights and experiences as you cruise the world’s most spectacular waterways to a string of stunning destinations.
Carefully maintained and partially renovated each year, the CroisiEurope fleet is largely made up of recently built vessels, less than five years old, all with Veritas certification. The leading European river tour operator, our company owes its international reputation to its seriousness, its dynamism, its sense of innovation and its recognised value for money of long standing. On board, you will find all of the amenities and comfort which guarantee the quality and seriousness of the CroisiEurope fleet.
A spacious ship and bright, the MS Botticelli will allow you to discover Paris, the most beautiful city in the world. The surprising valley of the Seine or Normandy and its beautiful wild landscapes.
Loved by Fred. Olsens's staff and guests alike, beautiful Boudicca oozes a sense of class, style and elegance not seen or experienced on modern megaships and floating theme parks. On board Boudicca, like on all Fred. Olsen ships, the emphasis is on providing an intimate and more traditional cruise experience, ensuring our guests disembark after their relaxing holiday as friends, not just customers. Up to 880 guests can cruise in pure comfort on board Boudicca, enjoying ample space to relax in fantastic restaurants, lounges and bars. There is also a fully equipped fitness centre for those feeling energetic, and for those who like to indulge - a visit to the Atlantis Spa is a must Enjoy yourself with delicious dinners in the Four Seasons, Tintagel or the Heligan Room restaurants; take a dip in one of the three heated pools; watch a show in the Neptune Lounge; simply relax on the Sun Deck; enjoy al fresco dining at The Grill and much more without ever feeling overcrowded. Cruising alongside hundreds, not thousands of like-minded travellers also ensures that staff on board Boudicca can provide Fred. Olsen’s renowned personal, attentive service, catering to your every want and need. Boudicca sails from ports all around the UK, and thanks to her new Terrace Balcony Rooms, offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy unforgettable sights and experiences as you cruise the world’s most spectacular waterways to a string of stunning destinations.
We’re delighted to introduce you to Brabant, Fred. Olsen’s first-ever dedicated river cruising boat. Built in 2006, this elegant and comfortable vessel is in keeping with the fleet of our ocean-going cruise ships. Brabant’s bright and spacious public areas and 79 well-equipped rooms and suites, spread across four decks, provide the intimate, home-from-home feel which Fred. Olsen’s guests already know and love. Cruise ship staples such as swimming pools, a number of lounges and on-going activities are not in evidence on board, making way for a comfortable ambience and ample space in which to relax and enjoy the river cruise experience with around 150 fellow guests. Smaller-sized and classically designed, Brabant lends herself perfectly to Fred. Olsen's approach to cruising. Making the most of the boat's size advantage, we can expertly craft simply unforgettable river cruise itineraries which do not only feature some of Europe's most breathtaking river scenery and cities, but also include chances to enjoy journeys along spellbinding, size-restricted sections of rivers and calls into stunning destinations that larger boats can't access. No matter which incredible Fred. Olsen river cruise you choose you’re in for a very special experience aboard Brabant.
Braemar's large windows illuminate the ship's interiors with natural light and provide spectacular views; while polished wooden fixtures, shining brass fittings, decadent fabrics and carefully designed decor assume the feel of a traditional country house hotel. Capable of comfortably accommodating up to 929 guests, Braemar has a unique, intimate feel with friendly staff offering a fantastic level of personal service. Catering to your every want and need, they will learn your name and your favourite tipple, how you prefer your steak and perfectly prepare your breakfast every morning. Perfectly built for warm weather cruising, Braemar's cascading stern and large deck area provides ample space within which to relax and enjoy the sunshine. And owing to her shallow draft, Braemar is able to sail down shallow and meandering rivers and waterways and get closer to the hearts of cities that larger cruise ships simply cannot reach. On board Braemar you’ll find a superb selection of restaurants, bars and lounges offering sumptuous cuisine, a wide range of beers, wines and spirits and fantastic entertainment. Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch at the Palms Café and a expertly prepared, five-course a la carte dinner at the Thistle and Grampian Restaurants; refresh at the Marquee poolside bar in the sunshine; or perhaps enjoy cosy drink in the familiar surroundings of Morning Light Pub. Traditional afternoon tea in the Observatory Lounge is not-to-be-missed, and be sure to take in a show in the Neptune Lounge. One of the focal points on Braemar is a beautifully painted, five-deck high Atrium which leads to the fully-equipped Fitness Centre, Palms Café, Coral Club and the Thistle Restaurant; while the cascading decks at the stern enhance the ship’s elegant profile and offer stunning vistas no matter which outside deck you’re on.
The focus of life on the BREMEN is on simply feeling comfortable. After all, having a place to relax is very important in between intense experiences. Aboard the BREMEN, first-class furnishings, extraordinary service and a very personal atmosphere offer the ideal setting for your expedition. You exclusively travel in spacious outside cabins with or without a balcony – the choice is yours. Portholes or large panorama offer you an extensive view across the sea. Your cabin holds a diversity of perspectives in store for you – whether you would like to watch a movie, use the forward-view camera to tune in to the next destination or simply read a good book. May we enhance the experience by delivering some of our culinary creations to your cabin? Our attentive service staff will be more than happy to fulfil any little or big wishes. Although the BREMEN is a small expedition ship, she offers plenty of scope for each of the at most 164 travellers. This not only refers to the size of the cabins, but also to the atmosphere on board. Here, you have the liberty to do exactly as you please at any given time. Everything at a Glance * Sporty-casual: On board, you will be awaited by an exceptionally relaxed atmosphere without a dress code * On-board library, PC workstations with Internet access and microscopes – the knowledge resources of the BREMEN * Lectures by our experts: in the Panorama Lounge and the Club * Bicycles, snorkelling gear and Nordic Walking equipment as well as kayaks are at your disposal for your individual excursions * Fitness room with ocean view, pool and sauna invite you to actively relax * The hairdressing salon also offers massages and beauty treatments
Let the sun shine in – this is Brilliance of the Seas®, a beautiful Radiance-class ship that combines sleek swiftness, panoramic vistas and wide-open spaces. With acres of glass enclosing the nine-storey central atrium, lifts facing the sea and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, you'll never be at a loss for an incredible view. Bask at the tranquil Solarium pool, recharge at VitalitySM Spa or reach new heights on our signature rock-climbing wall. When the sun goes down, the night heats up with Broadway-style shows, Casino Royale®, plus 16 bars and lounges that never feature a cover charge. It's the amazing holiday you've been searching for.
Arriving in spring 2015, Britannia will represent the very best of the best! The largest ship built exclusively for Britain, she will combine signature P&O Cruises features with the very latest innovations in dining, entertainment and modern design. ‘Britannia’ has a historical resonance for P&O Cruises, as two previous ships connected to the company have held this prestigious name. The first entered service in 1835 for the General Steam Navigation Company (which later became The Peninsular Steam Navigation Company) whilst the second entered service in 1887 to mark the Golden Jubilee of both Queen Victoria and P&O itself. Arriving in spring 2015, Britannia will represent the very best of the best! The largest cruise ship built exclusively for Britain, she will combine signature P&O Cruises features with the very latest innovations in dining, entertainment and modern design. Britannia will embrace a bold new 94 metre Union Flag on her bow displaying the longest version of the Flag anywhere in the world. The new style represents a contemporary approach to cruising which looks to the future, whilst celebrating the past. The new imagery on the bow will be sympathetic to Britannia’s sweeping lines and enhance her presence across the world in port and at sea. Her other distinctive features include blue funnels carrying an illuminated rising sun motif which depicts the Oriental part of the Peninsular and Oriental (P&O) name on the company’s Coat of Arms.
Burma Boating have 3 Yachts sailing The Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar. Which boats we employ for which cruise depends on the number of bookings for a particular week and will be determined a couple of weeks before the cruise. Therefore please check at time of enquiry/booking which ship you will be on. SY Meltemi SY Meta IV SY Raja Laut Please also refer to each individual ship for further ship information.
Our BVI catamaran is one of the smallest vessels in our worldwide fleet, but it’s anything but cramped. We keep our group sizes small so everyone has enough room to move about and bond together. A handsome 12m (40 ft) of double-hulled swiftness, our catamaran handles just like a yacht in case you decide to take a turn at the helm. There’s only room for eight on board, which means a higher incredibleness-per-traveller ratio than ought to legally be allowed.