AmaSerena

AmaSerena Review and Specifications

Specifications of AmaSerena

Year built2015  /  Age : 4
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 byKristin Karst

Review of AmaSerena

The AmaSerena boat cruises on Danube and Rhine Rivers departing from Amsterdam, Budapest, Zurich/Basel, and Prague/Vilshofen. The 164-passenger AmaSerena debuts in 2015 as a sister ship to AmaPrima. She also features the advanced AmaWaterways design and exclusive Twin Balconies.AmaSerena cruise ship

Cabins

AmaSerena has a total number of 85 cabins (of which 5 Suite, 51 Twin Balcony, 10 French Balconies, 19 with a not-opening window) in 9 grades. The exclusive Twin Balconies are available in most of the staterooms, measuring the spacious 235 sq.feet. Four suites are available of 300 sq.feet each. 

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

  • Suites - STE (x3, deck3), sizes 350ft2/33m2
  • Large Balcony Staterooms - AP (x1, deck3) - sizes 250ft2/23m2
  • Twin Balcony Staterooms - AA (x11, deck3), AB (x10, deck2), BA (x10, deck3), BB (x15, deck2) - size AA/AB (235ft2/22m2), BB 210ft2/19m2.
  • French Balcony Staterooms - C (x16, decks2&3) - sizes 170ft2/16m2.
  • RiverView Staterooms - D (x13, deck1), E (x4, deck1), sizes 160ft2/15m2.

Shipboard facilities

Guests can have gourmet dining and free-flowing wines at the multiple dining venues. Ship's restaurants include Verde (dining room), Bella Cucina (Italian), Chef’s Table (tasting menu), Wine Bar (private), Sun Deck (alfresco).

AmaSerena also has an Observation Lounge (with al fresco Teak Front Deck), Main Lounge & Bar, Serena 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). Passengers on AMA Serena tend to be 45+, mainly American. The crew ratio at full capacity is one to 3.3 guests.

AmaSerena cruise deals are inclusive of the 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.

AmaSerena 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 AmaSerena cruise tour deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel booking or last-minute deals rates. On AmaSerena 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 AmaSerena river cruise itineraries as themes:

  • "ENCHANTING RHINE” are 13-days (sailing 7 days) Rhine river cruises from Amsterdam to Zurich (Basel disembarkation), and the reverse from Zurich to Amsterdam. There are 4 optional and 8 complimentary land tours/excursions, plus 2-night Zurich and 2-night Lucerne hotel packages included.
  • "MELODIES OF THE DANUBE" are 12-days (sailing 7 days) Danube river cruises 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.
  • "ROMANTIC DANUBE" are 12-days (sailing 7 days) river cruises from Budapest to Prague (Nuremberg disembarkation). They additionally include 2-night Budapest and 3-night Prague luxury hotel packages, and some free-time in Karlovy Vary during the Nuremberg-Prague transfer.
  • "MAGNIFICENT EUROPE" is 16-days (sailing 15 days) Rhine-Main-Danube river cruises from Budapest to Amsterdam and the reverse from Amsterdam to Budapest. There are 5 optional and 16 complimentary land tours/excursions included in the fares.
  • "Christmas on the Rhine" is (Christmas Markets cruises from Nuremberg to Budapest, visiting Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary) with 2-nights in Prague. Other special offers are the "Wine" themed river cruises featuring famous wine connoisseurs as guest lecturers.

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  • The APT AmaSerena boat is the 7th among the newest generation AMA river cruise ships of the Concerto-class. Her sisters are AmaBellaAmaCertoAmaPrimaAmaReinaAmaSonataAmaVerdeAmaVista. 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).
  • A unique feature of AMAwaterways AmaSerena cruises is the complimentary using of onboard bicycles on shore excursions/tours in each of the ports along the itineraries.
  • The AMA cruise ship Serena was christened in Vilshofen (Germany) on August 4, 2015. The boat’s godmother is Mrs Kristin Karst - wife of the AmaWaterways's president and CEO Mr Rudi Schreiner.

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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AmaSerena Itineraries

The below listed AmaSerena 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
2019 Mar 24 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $3437
2019 Mar 31 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2099
2019 Apr 07 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2170
2019 Apr 14 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2943
2019 Apr 21 11 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $5834
2019 May 02 10 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $3865
2019 May 12 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 May 19 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2874
2019 May 26 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 Jun 02 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2874
2019 Jun 09 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 Jun 16 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2874
2019 Jun 23 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 Jun 30 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2874
2019 Jul 07 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2524
2019 Jul 21 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2699
2019 Jul 28 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2663
2019 Aug 04 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2946
2019 Aug 11 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2663
2019 Aug 18 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 Aug 25 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2769
2019 Sep 01 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 Sep 08 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $3085
2019 Sep 15 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $3085
2019 Sep 22 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $3859
2019 Sep 29 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2874
2019 Oct 06 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2803
2019 Oct 20 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2628
2019 Oct 27 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2172
2019 Nov 03 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2242
2019 Nov 10 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2021
2019 Nov 17 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2373
2019 Nov 24 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2171
2019 Dec 01 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $2310
2019 Dec 08 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2135
2019 Dec 15 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $1960
2019 Dec 22 7 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Basel Amsterdam $2171
2019 Dec 29 7 days, one-way from Basel to Amsterdam Basel $1810
2020 Mar 20 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $1860
2020 Mar 27 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $1937
2020 Apr 03 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $2011
2020 Apr 10 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $2236
2020 Apr 17 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $2531
2020 Apr 24 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $2384
2020 May 01 7 days, round-trip Tulip Time Amsterdam $2458
2020 May 08 14 days, one-way from Amsterdam to Budapest Amsterdam $5114
2020 May 29 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2680
2020 Jun 05 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2680
2020 Jun 12 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2680
2020 Jun 19 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2680
2020 Jun 26 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2680
2020 Jul 03 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2680
2020 Jul 10 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2680
2020 Jul 17 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2680
2020 Jul 24 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2680
2020 Jul 31 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2901
2020 Aug 07 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2680
2020 Aug 14 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2680
2020 Aug 21 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2604
2020 Aug 28 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2828
2020 Sep 04 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2902
2020 Sep 11 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2902
2020 Sep 18 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2902
2020 Sep 25 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2902
2020 Oct 02 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2902
2020 Oct 09 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2828
2020 Oct 16 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2754
2020 Oct 23 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2456
2020 Oct 30 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2232
2020 Nov 06 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $2084
2020 Nov 13 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $1760
2020 Nov 20 7 days, one-way from Budapest to Vilshofen Budapest $1686
2020 Nov 27 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2010
2020 Dec 11 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2384
2020 Dec 25 7 days, one-way from Vilshofen to Budapest Vilshofen an der Donau $2084