About Phoenix Reisen
The German tour operator Phoenix Reisen was founded in 1973. In 1988 they started cruising the oceans with the charter of the ship Maxim Gorkiy. Starting as a pure ocean shipping company, Phoenix Reisen expanded its range in 1993 to include the popular river cruises. The four well-known ocean liners are now joined by more than 30 river ships as well as a few smaller ships for exceptional destinations. The shipping company is still in family hands and attaches great importance to a friendly and pleasant atmosphere aboard their ships. Language on board of all ships is German.
The M/S Ariana was put into service in spring of 2012. This modern, luxury-class cruise ship has tastefully designed cabins, of which 80% have a French balcony. Spacious lounges and sundeck with whirlpool make the relaxing cruise experience perfect. At a length of 110 m the M/S Ariana can accommodate up to 158 passengers.
Life on Board
As on all Phoenix ships, the atmosphere on board the M/S Ariana is cozy and informal. The dress code on board is casual, at the traditional captain's dinner the wardrobe should be more elegant, but evening wear is not needed here either. Regional events, live music and light entertainment will make your cruise on the M/S Ariana a relaxing treat. Board language is German, currency Euro.
All cabins on the M/S Ariana are stylishly furnished outside cabins. On the Saturn and Orion decks there are large panoramic windows that can be opened to a French balcony. The cabins on the Neptundeck have smaller windows that can not be opened for safety reasons. The size of the cabins varies between 12 and 14 square meters. All cabins have a basic equipment, with shower/WC, hairdryer, adjustable air conditioning, radio channel, satellite TV, safe, telephone and 230 V AC power. The beds on the Saturn or Orion deck can be set up as single or double beds.
Food and Beverages
Look forward to a rich breakfast buffet as well as delicious lunch and dinner in the form of multi-course meals. The experienced kitchen and service team will spoil you on board the M / S Ariana with all the amenities that the kitchen has to offer. If you wish you can also participate in the afternoon coffee and lunch snack. In addition, there are theme nights, the captain's reception and the captain's dinner with a festive menu. For your physical well-being on board is well taken care of.
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
During the cruise, regular dance nights with live music await you. A selection of books, board and card games is at your disposal. On deck you can enjoy the generous offer of sun furniture as well as the whirlpool and bar service. For deep relaxation, a barber and massage salon can also be visited on board. If you don’t want to miss physical activity during the trip, you can work out in the small fitness area of the ship.
Through a variety of shore excursions, you have the opportunity to get to know the country and it’s people along the route. The excursion program is adapted to the length of stay of the ship and is accompanied by qualified tour guides. The excursions are usually in German language. The shore excursions can be booked directly on board or partly in advance online at the shipping company. Payment is on board.
f you want to travel on a comfortable and modern river boat, you are right on the M/S Ariana.