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MS Douro Serenity

Why cruise on this ship?

From the very first moment of your river cruise, as you're welcomed aboard by the highly trained crew, you'll know you're travelling in true four or five star luxury on your very own home from home, state-of-the-art floating hotel.

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Dining

High quality dining is an integral part of any river cruise experience, as exemplified aboard MS Douro Serenity. Guests will find five-star dishes awaiting in the restaurant onboard, prepared by a team of dedicated and highly professional chefs, all served up by an attentive waitstaff.

Restaurant

On the Main (middle) Deck you will find the chic restaurant where your comfort is assured in high-backed chairs at impeccably laid tables with pristine linen cloths and fine cutlery.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Varies

Entertaining

Tea, coffee, soft drinks and local beer are complimentary all day at the bar and at lunch, as are local house wines during dinner.

Lounge & Bar

You will find the magnificent lounge and bar, the very heart of the ship, styled by a leading Portuguese designer and sumptuously furnished with elegant settees and comfortable armchairs; plump cushions in smart complementary fabric invite you to sink in and relax.

A well-stocked bar with friendly professional staff taking delight in attending to your every wish in sampling local wines or preparing whatever takes your fancy completes the convivial scene. So just sit back and enjoy the stunning view from the magnificent panoramic windows as the ever-changing river scenery slips effortlessly by.

When evening falls, the subdued lighting creates the most gentile ambience so unwind over a digestif or perhaps take a turn on the dance floor to the soothing tones of the resident musician.

Features

  • Bar
  • Lounge

Enrichment

For centuries people have travelled Europe’s mighty rivers to trade, explore and, sometimes, conquer. Steeped in history and culture, flowing through stunning scenery they form natural links connecting the continent’s greatest and most beautiful towns and cities, from the medieval to the modern.

Health and fitness

If you feel like a little extra indulgence during your cruise why not book in for a special treatment in the ship’s Spa which is also accessed on the Main (middle) Deck. Or for something a little more energetic, you will find a small fitness room on the Lower Deck – ideal for working off the ship’s wonderful cuisine!

When the temperature rises you will feel the benefit of the fantastic outdoor swimming pool - a rarity on a river cruiser.

Kids and teens

Please note: MS Douro Serenity does not provide facilities to accommodate Kids/Teens.

Accommodation

All cabin categories have an ensuite with a shower, air-conditioning, a hair-dryer, a safe and TV. Each room has windows that offer views of Portugal. Upper and Main decks have floor-to-ceiling windows that slide down to create a French-style Balcony allowing you to fully absorb the surroundings and the fresh air of the Douro River.

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Deluxe Balcony Suites

If you really fancy treating yourself to a little more indulgence by taking your cruise to another level again, the MS Douro Serenity also boasts two Deluxe Balcony Suites on the Upper Deck. These suites are a huge 30 square metres (323 square feet), offering the ultimate in space and comfort during your cruise. Tastefully furnished with the same high quality fittings as the standard cabins and Superior Balcony Suites with tea and coffee making facilities and bathrobes, most of the additional space is devoted to the living area where you will really notice the difference as you relax in comfort on the sofa or elegant armchair in the most sumptuous of settings.

Plus a further treat - there is a walk-in wardrobe for that added sense of luxury! As well as the full floor to ceiling sliding doors which open out on to a private balcony with table and chairs, there are 2 additional floor to ceiling windows and a larger bathroom with twin wash basins. These really are the epitome of river cruise luxury and you will feel thoroughly spoilt!

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Suite Benefits
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Superior Balcony Suites

For something a little special, you may choose to upgrade to one of the Superior Balcony Suites; there are 6 available on the Upper Deck. These suites measure a substantial 22 square metres (237 square feet) for your additional comfort so you’ll really feel completely relaxed in your stylish surroundings. There is a generous living area with two armchairs and a table, small desk and the addition of tea and coffee making facilities and cosy bathrobes.

The Superior Balcony Suites feature the same high quality furnishings and fittings as the standard cabins and enjoy fantastic views from both a fixed floor to ceiling window and sliding glass doors allowing you to really bring the outside in! A private balcony with two chairs and a table enables you to enjoy an aperitif al fresco in the privacy of your own cabin whilst watching the delightful river-world go by.

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Lower Deck Standard Cabins

Standard Cabins on the Lower Deck have smaller fixed windows and as a unique bonus, Stern Cabins on this deck are available for sole occupancy at no extra cost. Single supplements apply for other cabins and decks, all subject to availability.

All cabins enjoy the benefit of individually controlled air-conditioning, flat screen high-definition satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities.

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk
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Upper & Main Deck Standard Cabins

The outside facing cabins on the MS Douro Serenity are finished to an exceptionally high standard with superior quality fittings in the most refined taste and at 15 square metres (161 square feet) these are amongst the largest on any European river cruise. Chic styling is evident throughout from the moment you open your beautifully polished hardwood door and step inside your luxury home for the next 7 nights; polished wooden furniture is complemented by fine fabrics, in warm, relaxing colours, uniquely designed and created for the Ms Douro Elegance whilst ‘hotel style’ twin beds with individual bedding which can be moved together or separated accordingly, will ensure a good night’s sleep in the finest crisp linens.

The sparkling marble bathrooms, beautifully designed, all feature shower with fully glazed screen, WC plus fluffy towels and bathroom cosmetics. The living area has two comfortable chairs and a table plus a small desk. All cabins enjoy the benefit of individually controlled air-conditioning, flat screen high-definition satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, telephone and tea and coffee making facilities.

Best of all the Standard Cabins on the Upper Deck and Main (middle) Deck have from full floor to ceiling windows which slide down halfway so you can watch the stunning river scenery drifting past without leaving the comfort of your cabin!

Features

  • Double or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • TV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Desk

Deck plans

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Sun Deck

  • Bridge
  • Swimming Pool
  • Seating
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Upper Deck

  • Master Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Category A Stateroom
  • Lounge
  • Bar


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Main Deck

  • Category B Stateroom
  • Category C Stateroom
  • Restaurant
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Lower Deck

  • Category E
  • Category D
  • Gymnasium
Ship facts
Passengers
126
Crew
30
Launched
2017
Last refit
Tonnage
t
Length
79m
Width
11
Speed
12kts
Decks
4
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
EUR