AmaPrima

AmaPrima Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaPrima

Year built2013  /  Age : 5
Flag state Switzerland
BuilderVahali Shipyards (Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia)
OwnerAMAwaterways
OperatorAMAwaterways
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)135 m / 443 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage3600 gt
Passengers85 - 161
Crew49
Decks4
Cabins85
Decks with cabins3
Christened byValerie Wilson

Current itinerary of AmaPrima

AmaPrima current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam. Prices start from USD 3766 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 22 Sep, 2018 and ends on 29 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
22 Sep      Departing from Basel, Zurich, Switzerland   
23 Sep     Breisach am Rhein, Germany   
24 Sep     Strasbourg, France   
25 Sep     Mannheim, Germany   
25 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany   
26 Sep     Rudesheim, Germany   
26 Sep     Rhine Gorge, Germany   
26 Sep - 27 Sep     Koblenz, Germany(Overnight)   
27 Sep     Cologne, Germany   
28 Sep     Amsterdam, Holland   
29 Sep      Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland   

Review of AmaPrima

The AmaPrima boat cruises on Danube, Rhine and Main Rivers, and also offers Grand River Cruises on Danube to Black Sea (Turkey). The ship is departing from Amsterdam, Basel, Budapest, Nurnberg, Vilshofen (Passau) and Ruse.AmaPrima cruise ship

AmaWaterways 164-passenger AmaPrima ship incorporates advanced design offering vast staterooms with multiple dining venues, exclusive twin balconies, heated pool, Internet and WiFi access and even more. AmaPrima provides river cruise distinctive experience. Her superb glass elevator is among the unique elements on board, as well as the extraordinary twin balconies.

Cabins

AmaPrima has a total of 85 cabins (of which 5 Suite, 51 Twin Balcony, 10 French Balconies, 19 with a not-opening window) in 9 grades. The spacious accommodations range up to 300 sq.ft.

Cabins Types/Categories (number, location), high to low

  • Suites - JS (x4, deck3) - size 350ft2/33m2
  • Large Balcony Stateroom - AP (x1, deck3), size 250ft2/23m2
  • Twin Balcony Staterooms - AA (x10, deck3), AB (x10, deck 3), BB (x15, deck2) - sizes AA/AB 235ft2/22m2, BB 210ft2/19m2
  • French Balcony Staterooms - C (x16, decks2&3) - size 170ft2/16m2
  • RiverView Staterooms - D (x11, deck1), E (x6, deck1) - size 160ft2/15m2.

Shipboard facilities

AmaPrima offers various dining options for culinary enjoyment. Culinary Chaîne des Rôtisseurs creations are worth trying. Ship's restaurants include: Verde (dining room), Bella Cucina (Italian), Chef’s Table (tasting menu), Wine Bar (private), Sun Deck (alfresco).

AmaPrima also has an Observation Lounge (with al fresco Teak Front Deck), Main Lounge & Bar, Prima Atrium (lobby), Fireside Library, Gift Shop, Fitness & Sauna, top-deck (pool/jacuzzi, swim-up bar, sundeck loungers and shaded relaxation area, giant chess, putting green, walking track), 1 elevator (passenger lift).

AmaPrima cruise deals are inclusive of Internet (and Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions (including on bikes), ground transfers, live evening entertainment (local performers), daily enrichment lectures, food and wine tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water.

AmaPrima river cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative AMA cruise rates. They might be different when you book your AmaWaterways AmaPrima cruisetour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaPrima cruises, AmaWaterways lines offer discount airfare travel deals on major airlines (without charging Flight Deviation fees).

RIver Cruise Itineraries

Follows the list of AmaWaterways ship AmaPrima river cruise itineraries as themes:

    “MELODIES OF THE DANUBE" is a 12-days (sailing 7 days) Danube river cruise from Budapest to Prague (Vilshofen disembarkation, inclusive of 2-night Prague luxury hotel package). There are 7 optional and 10 complimentary land tours/excursions included.
  • "BLUE DANUBE DISCOVERY" and "ROMANTIC DANUBE" itineraries are 12-days (sailing 7 days) river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation). Each additionally includes 2-night Budapest and 3-night Prague luxury hotel packages, and some free-time in Karlovy Vary during the Nuremberg-Prague transfer.
  • "BLACK SEA VOYAGE" is a 15-days (sailing 7 days) Black Sea river cruise from Vienna to Istanbul, and the reverse from Istanbul to Vienna. There are 4 optional and 13 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus 1-night Plovdiv, 3-night Istanbul and 2-night Vienna hotel packages included.
  • The "GRAND DANUBE" variation is a 23-days (sailing 15 days) Danube and Black Sea river cruise from Prague to Istanbul, and the reverse from Istanbul to Prague. There are 6 optional and 23 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus 2-night Istanbul and 3-night Prague hotel packages included.
  • "MAGNIFICENT EUROPE" is a 16-days (sailing 15 days) Rhine-Main-Danube river cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Budapest. There are 5 optional and 16 complimentary land tours/excursions included.
  • "TREASURES OF MAIN AND RHINE" segment (themed "Christmas Markets") is a 11-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine and Danube cruise from Prague to Amsterdam, and the reverse from Amsterdam to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation /embarkation). There are 3 optional and 7 complimentary land tours/excursions, with a 3-night Prague hotel package included in the fares.

AmaPrima wiki

  • The APT AmaPrima boat is the 4th among the newest generation AMA river cruise ships of the Concerto-class. Her sisters are AmaBellaAmaCertoAmaReinaAmaSerenaAmaSonataAmaVerdeAmaVista. This is a new APT river cruise boat design featuring the "Twin Balcony" accommodations concept. It combines the traditional French Balcony with a second covered open-air verandah for all-weather use. Each of these riverboats is powered by two "Caterpillar" marine diesel engines (model "C32 DITA ACERT" V-12, total power output 1900 kW / 2550 HP).
  • Another unique feature of AMAwaterways AmaPrima cruises is the complimentary using of onboard bicycles on shore excursions/tours in each of the ports along the itineraries.
  • The AMA cruise ship Prima was launched in 2013 on August 6th. It was christened in Vilshofen (Germany) by mrs Valerie Wilson - founder, chairman and CEO of the "Valerie Wilson Travel" agency, based in NYC New York /celebration-leisure-corporate-cruise travel company).

Note: You can see the CruiseMapper's list of all river cruise ships and riverboats in the "itinerary" section of our River Cruises hub. All companies and their fleets are listed there.

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AmaPrima Itineraries

The below listed AmaPrima cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest AmaWaterways fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 May 27 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$5038
2018 May 27 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$7198
2018 Jun 09 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$6735
2018 Jun 09 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$11998
2018 Jun 23 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6735
2018 Jul 07 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$5264
2018 Jul 15 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4940
2018 Jul 15 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$7048
2018 Jul 28 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam$6536
2018 Aug 11 14 days, one-way from Budapest to Amsterdam Budapest$6536
2018 Aug 25 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$5662
2018 Sep 02 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$5338
2018 Sep 02 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$7648
2018 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3766
2018 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2018 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3598
2018 Sep 22 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$3766
2018 Sep 22 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4492
2018 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3766
2018 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2018 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3598
2018 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$3668
2018 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4492
2018 Oct 13 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$5564
2018 Oct 21 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4738
2018 Oct 21 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$8436
2018 Nov 03 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3166
2018 Nov 03 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2018 Nov 03 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$2998
2018 Nov 10 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$2967
2018 Nov 10 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$3818
2018 Nov 17 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$2967
2018 Nov 17 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam
2018 Nov 17 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4198
2018 Nov 24 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$3068
2018 Dec 01 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3068
2018 Dec 01 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$5436
2018 Dec 01 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4348
2018 Dec 08 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$3068
2018 Dec 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$3068
2018 Dec 15 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$5436
2018 Dec 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam$4348
2018 Dec 19 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$7498
2018 Dec 22 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel$4239