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 Asara is the Phoenix Reisen’s luxurious newly built river boat from 2017. The ship offers a tasteful and high-quality ambiance in a luxurious style. Let yourself be pampered with culinary highlights in the spacious restaurant. Spacious lounges and a sundeck with whirlpool make the relaxed cruise experience perfect. With a length of 135m the M/S Asara can accommodate up to 190 passengers.
Life on Board
As on all Phoenix ships, the atmosphere on board the M/S Asara is cozy and informal. The modern rooms are flooded with light and nicely furnished and provide the right feel-good factor as soon as you enter the ship for the first time. The dress code on board is casual. At the traditional captain's dinner a more elegant wardrobe is expected, but evening wear is not needed here either. Regional events, live music and light entertainment will make your cruise on M / S Asara a relaxing treat. Board language is German, currency Euro.
All cabins on board the M/S Asara are comfortable and elegantly furnished outside cabins with a size of approximately 16 m². The cabins on the Orion- and Saturn decks have large panoramic windows that can be opened to a French balcony. Only the cabins on the Neptun deck have small windows that can not be opened. All cabins are equipped with shower/WC, individually controlled air conditioning, satellite TV, radio, minibar, safe, telephone, small daily newspaper and a voltage of 230 V AC.
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 well experienced kitchen and service team will spoil you on board the M/S Asara 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 will be taken care of.
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.
If you want to travel in an elegant and comfortable ambience on the Danube, Main or Rhine, you are just right on board the M/S Asara.