RV Samatha

Why cruise on this ship?

Brand-new boutique river ship, the RV Samatha, takes luxury river cruising to a new level. Join APT aboard the finest vessel to grace the picturesque waters of the Irrawaddy River.

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Dining

Dining is an indulgent affair on the Samantha: continental breakfast is served in rooms if desired, while cooked breakfast can be taken in the dining room. Lunch is three courses, followed by afternoon tea, followed by a four-course dinner, with a mixture of international dishes on offer.

Main Restaurant

Relish in fresh dishes created by our highly-skilled chefs daily. Meals are made from fresh local produces. Enjoy a range of hot and cold dishes through-out the day before indulging in three-course a la crate dinner with fellow guests.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Varies

Luke Nguyen Private Dinners - APT Exclusive!

Same two menus designed by Luke Nguyen. Dine in our intimate eight-seater venue as you enjoy a range of modern Burmese food showcasing local fresh produce and Luke's signature style. Paired with quality wines, this exclusive meal will be enjoyed by all guests at no extra charge.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Regional

Entertaining

Unwind with a swim after your day of exploring Myanmar. Comfortable lounge chairs, a pool and expansive Sun Deck is a great place to take in the riverside views. Enjoy a drink at the Main Lounge & Bar with the comfort of air-conditioning. The Day Spa is a great place to go for a massage, while the Fitness Centre features a range of gym equipment. Contact your friends and family back from with APT's complimentary Wi-Fi internet available in select locations aboard your river ship.

On-Board Entertainment

Delve into Burmese culture while you cruise with a traditional puppet show and cultural performances that are offered on-board.

Features

  • Local Entertainment

Enrichment

The abundance of historical and religious sites along the route and the RV Samantha’s impeccably organised excursions provide ample opportunities for enrichment.

Shore Excursions

Guided tours of ancient temples and colonial towns are available at all ports.

Features

  • Excursions

Enrichment

Delve into Burmese culture while you cruise with a traditional puppet show and cultural performances that are offered on-board.

Features

  • Local Experience

Health and fitness

Perhaps indulge in the ultimate spa experience at the onboard spa, featuring six treatment rooms and various spa services. There is also a gym on board.

On the Qutang deck there's the Huang Ding Spa and Fitness Centre for when you want to wind down or work out. Seek out the beauty salon for manicures, pedicures and hair styling so that you look your best as well as feel it.

Spa

Traditional massage and wellness techniques from Burma and across Asia are employed in the RV Samantha’s indulgent spa.

Features

  • Spa

Pool

Unwind with a swim after your day of exploring Myanmar. Comfortable lounge chairs, a pool and expansive Sun Deck is a great place to take in the riverside views.

Features

  • Pool

Bijou Gym

The Day Spa is a great place to go for a massage, while the Fitness Centre features a range of gym equipment.

Features

  • Gym

Kids and teens

Please note: There are no designated children's facilities on board.

Accommodation

All Suites are positioned on the outside of the ship so you can enjoy a twin or panoramic balcony.

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Panoramic Balcony or Window Suite

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Twin Balcony Suite

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Executive Balcony Suite

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Royal Twin Balcony Suite

Features

  • Queen or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deck plans

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Sun Deck

  • Observation deck
  • Swimming pool
  • Outside seating
  • Air-conditioned main lounge
  • Fitness room
  • Spa
  • Wheel house
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Upper Deck

  • Royal Suite
  • Executive Suite
  • Category A Panoramic balcony and outside balcony
  • Category B Panoramic balcony and outside balcony
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Main Deck

  • Category C Panoramic Balcony
  • Category D Panoramic Balcony or Window
  • Main restaurant
  • Private dining
  • Kitchen
Ship facts
Passengers
60
Crew
34
Launched
2016
Last refit
Tonnage
t
Length
61m
Width
Speed
kts
Decks
3
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
USD