MV Arethusa

MV Arethusa Review and Specifications

Specifications of MV Arethusa

Year built2007  /  Age : 11
Flag state Malta
BuilderBrodosplit Shipyard (Split, Croatia)
OwnerGrand Circle Cruise Line GmbH
OperatorGrand Circle Cruise Line
Speed13 kn / 24 kph / 15 mph
Length (LOA)59 m / 194 ft
Beam (width)11 m / 36 ft
Gross Tonnage1206 gt
Passengers50 - 52
Passengers-to-space ratio23
Decks with cabins3

Review of MV Arethusa

MV Arethusa cruise ship is currently operated by Grand Circle Cruise Line and carries approximately 50 passengers. The vessel is equipped with the latest navigation and communications systems and meets all safety standards.

History - construction & ownership

The 1,206-ton, 50-passenger boat mv Arethusa is a 4-star-plus vessel designed exclusively for 2 small groups of only 25 passengers, each with a designated Program Director. With a crew-to-passenger ratio of one-to-two guests can rely on personal and attentive service from an English-speaking staff throughout the cruise.

Cruise itinerary program

MV Arethusa schedule calendar includes Mediterranean voyages to ports on the French and Italian Riviera, as well as to smaller islands with departures from Cannes, France.

MV Arethusa


All of Arethusa’s 26 cabins feature identical private bathrooms and moveable twin beds (easily configured into double). Other amenities include individually controlled air-conditioning, flat screen TV with CNN, safe, telephone, hair dryer, mini-refrigerator and dual electrical outlets.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Complimentary beverages including bottled water, tea and coffee, soft drinks, premium spirits and select fine wines are served throughout Arethusa. The ship has one, window-lined restaurant, accommodating passengers at a single, unassigned seating. Vegetarian and well-being selections, special dietetic menus are provided upon request. 

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

The richy appointed public facilities on Arethusa include a cozy bar and lounge to relax with friends. The Sun Deck is wherе guests are able to sit outside and enjoy the great views as the ship glides past legendary landmarks and inspiring scenery. All onboard announcements made in English. Gratuities are included in cruise fare.

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