travel42 Cruise Ship Review: AmaWaterways AmaVida

AmaVida travel42 Professional Ship Review

With the 106-passenger AmaVida, AmaWaterways translated its sleek and sophisticated formula for European river cruising into a smaller, simpler format for the Douro River.

The AmaVida, a ship owned by Portuguese company Douro Azul and being leased by Ama, was christened by Sharon Stone in March 2013 alongside a similar vessel, the 118-passenger Queen Isabel, another Douro Azul vessel being leased by Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection.

Although the AmaVida is not owned directly by Am...

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