MS Douro Splendour

MS Douro Splendour current position

MS Douro Splendour current location is at North East Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 41.13796 N / -8.61823 W) cruising en route to DOURO. The AIS position was reported 26 minutes ago.

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Specifications of MS Douro Splendour

Year built2018  /  Age: 3
Flag state Portugal
BuilderWestSEA Shipyard (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)
ClassDouro river cruiser
Ferry route / homeportsOporto (Portugal)
OwnerMystic Invest
OperatorRiviera Travel via Douro Azul
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)80 m / 262 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Passengers126
Crew36
Decks4
Cabins63
Decks with cabins3
Sister-shipsDouro Serenity, Douro Elegance

MS Douro Splendour Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Mar 27 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1729
2022 Apr 03 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1759
2022 Apr 10 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1859
2022 Apr 17 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1969
2022 Apr 24 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2019
2022 May 01 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2519
2022 May 08 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2169
2022 May 15 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2022 May 22 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2022 May 29 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2329
2022 Jun 05 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2379
2022 Jun 12 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2379
2022 Jun 19 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2379
2022 Jun 26 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2509
2022 Jul 03 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2319
2022 Jul 10 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2319
2022 Jul 17 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2319
2022 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2319
2022 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2169
2022 Aug 07 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2169
2022 Aug 14 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2169
2022 Aug 21 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2169
2022 Aug 28 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2022 Sep 04 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2489
2022 Sep 04 8 days, one-way from Porto-Leixoes to Lisbon Porto-Leixoes $3038
2022 Sep 11 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2489
2022 Sep 18 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2489
2022 Sep 25 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2489
2022 Oct 02 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2022 Oct 09 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2169
2022 Oct 16 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1959
2022 Oct 23 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1929
2022 Oct 30 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1589
2022 Nov 06 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1489
2023 Mar 26 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1549
2023 Apr 02 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1759
2023 Apr 09 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1859
2023 Apr 16 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1969
2023 Apr 23 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2019
2023 Apr 30 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 May 07 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 May 14 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2179
2023 May 21 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2179
2023 May 28 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2229
2023 Jun 04 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2023 Jun 11 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2023 Jun 18 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2279
2023 Jun 25 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2229
2023 Jul 02 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Jul 09 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Jul 16 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Jul 23 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Jul 30 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Aug 06 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Aug 13 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Aug 20 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Aug 27 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2179
2023 Sep 03 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2389
2023 Sep 10 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2389
2023 Sep 17 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2389
2023 Sep 24 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2389
2023 Oct 01 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2179
2023 Oct 08 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $2069
2023 Oct 15 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1859
2023 Oct 22 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1649
2023 Oct 29 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1489
2023 Nov 05 7 days, round-trip Douro, Porto Salamanca River Cruise - MS Douro Splendour Porto-Leixoes $1389

MS Douro Splendour Review

Review of MS Douro Splendour

MS Douro Splendour cruise ship is a new-design, top-luxury riverboat inaugurated in 2018, with sisterships Douro Serenity (2017) and Douro Elegance (2017). Douro Splendour cruises on River Douro, with roundtrip 8-day itineraries leaving from Oporto to ports in Portugal and Spain. The ship is owned by the Portuguese travel company Douro Azul (fully-owned subsidiary and travel brand of Mystic Cruises) and exclusively chartered by the UK cruisetour company Riviera Travel.

MS Douro Splendour river cruise ship

The vessel is Portugal-flagged (MMSI number 263673951) and registered in Lisbon. The shipbuilder is WestSEA (shipyard in Viana do Castelo, Portugal).

The ship offers top-class hotel amenities and facilities designed to ensure the best river travel vacation experiences in Portugal's Douro Valley wine region. The cozy Bar Lounge is stocked with fine wines and premium spirits. The Lounge has a small bow terrace with open-air seating. Dining Room Restaurant is operated with single open-sitting. Both the Lounge and the Restaurant are fore-located and floor-ceiling windows. The ship also features spacious wellness center (spa and fitness), Boutique Gift Shop, top-deck located large outdoor swimming pool, roof-covered outdoor lounge (with solar panels).

MS Douro Elegance river cruise ship

On Main Deck is located the Restaurant, which is with open-seating dining arrangement and table capacity 4 to 8 people. Cold and hot buffet Breakfast additionally offers an omelette station. During the buffet Lunch is always available simpler menu with light food items. Dinners are 4-course and waiter-served. Passengers may also have an early Breakfast (hosted in the bar lounge), along with light Lunch options - offered at the lounge and also on the outdoor Sun Deck (al fresco dining).

The onboard Spa is located on Main Deck. Special spa treatments can be booked in advance. A spacious Fitness Room is located on Lower Deck. A most prominent feature on Douro River cruise ship, Douro Splendour has a top-deck swimming pool (outdoor) and large sunbathing area with premium loungers. The relaxing riverside scenery of Douro Valley provides unique sights to enjoy during your Portugal-themed vacation.

 

All cabin decks are fully air-conditioned and connected via lift and wide staircase. Sun Deck is accessed only via stairs.

Cabins

Most Douro Splendour staterooms are sized 15 m2 (160 ft2), which is the standard size for French balcony cabins on 5-star riverboats in Europe. All cabins as amenities offer polished hardwood entry door, polished wooden furniture with fine fabrics, hotel beds (2 twins convertible to double), individual premium bedding, en-suite marble bathroom, (glass shower, WC, single sink vanity, fluffy towels, premium brand toiletries), individually controlled air-conditioning, wall-mounted flat HDTV (satellite reception), hairdryer, wardrobe, mirrored dressing table with chair, electronic safe (in the closet), phone, tea-coffee making facility, power outlets (2-prong, 220V / UK and Canada-USA passengers will need an adapter or converter).

  • Lower Deck cabins are designed for single travellers. They are smaller (14 m2 / 150 ft2), with one fixed / non-opening window (quarter-height, located close to the ceiling). These are "single cabins" and can be booked with no single supplement. Riviera Travel charges a 100% supplement for all other staterooms.
  • Standard category rooms are French Balcony cabins sized 15 m2 (160 ft2). They feature an electronically controlled sliding window - lowering horizontally and opening to a railing (false balcony). This allows an unobstructed view of the passing riverside scenery along the cruise itinerary route. Alongside the sliding window, the room has a table and 2 chairs (for in-cabin dining).
  • Superior Suites (on Upper Deck) are sized 22 m2 (235 ft2) and feature a large living area, floor-ceiling windows, step-out balcony, separate French balcony (sitting area with table and 2 chairs).
  • Deluxe Suites (aft on Upper Deck) are sized 30 m2 (325 ft2) and feature a larger living area, 2 floor-ceiling windows, step-out balcony, French balcony (sitting area with table and 2 chairs), walk-in closet, bedroom (2 floor-ceiling windows).

Itineraries

Riviera Travel river cruise deals are inclusive of:

  • 5-star stateroom
  • roundtrip flights (UK-Portugal-UK) and ship transfers (one way flight time 2 hours 40 mins)
  • land tours
  • onboard dining (from departure day dinner to final day breakfast)
  • special events (Welcome Dinner)
  • 24-hour complimentary Coffee Station
  • complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
  • port charges, airport taxes
  • checked luggage
 

Riviera Travel Douro cruise tour itinerary features:

  • 7-nights Douro Valley cruising, featuring as itinerary highlights unique scenery, medieval hilltop villages and towns, rolling hills with terraced vineyards, passing river locks, visiting Salamanca Spain.
  • Riviera Travel cruise tour itinerary visits Vila Nova de Gaia, Entre-os-Rios, Regua (Mateus Palace, Castelo de Lamego), Pinhao, Vega de Terron (Castelo Rodrigo, bus travel to Salamanca), return to Barca de Alva, and on the reverse route back to Oporto.
  • included guided Porto City tour (with an included visit to Port Wine cellars)
  • included a full-day excursion to Salamanca (with included guided city tour and Flamenco show)
  • included tours to Castelo Rodrigo and Mateus Palace and gardens
  • included guided visit to Lamego and Our Lady of the Remedies church (in Lamego)
  • included tour and dinner at Portuguese Quinta (farmhouse)
  • onboard entertainment (traditional flamenco music and dance performance on the ship)

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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