AmaWaterways Expands to Colombia and Portugal and Unveils 2025 Brochure

AmaWaterways has released print and digital editions of its 2025 Brochure, providing guests with a glimpse into the 2025 season. The brochure introduces two state-of-the-art ships, AmaMelodia in Colombia and AmaSintra in Portugal, and new and returning European river cruise experiences. The brochure is now available to order in print or in digital formats on AmaWaterways’ website.

 “2025 is expected to be our most exciting year yet, with two new ships and a variety of new vacation experiences designed to please guests of all ages. We are delighted to release this new brochure as inspiration and a guide to our travel advisors and their clients who have already begun planning memorable trips in 2025 with family and friends. Our 2025 sailing season truly has something for everyone, from the history and culture of Europe to the unexplored splendor of Colombia. We are looking forward to creating unforgettable memories with seasoned AmaWaterways travelers and first-timers alike,” said Kristin Karst, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of AmaWaterways. 

Features of Newest Ships AmaMelodia and AmaSintra

AmaMelodia:  Set to debut in June 2025, she will welcome 64 guests with spacious twin-balcony staterooms spanning 237 square feet.  A refreshing Sun Deck pool, fitness room, nail salon, and a new al fresco dining experience are complemented by the rich Colombian-inspired décor and a festive spirit. Itinerary highlights include exclusive experiences like Carnaval Celebration in Barranquilla, Jazz Street Performance in Mompox, and Cumbia Performance in El Banco. Pre- and post-cruise land packages are promised for Cartagena, Medellín and Panama City. 

AmaSintra: On its journey to Portugal in 2025, AmaSintra will sail two seven-night itineraries along the picturesque Douro River, including the Enticing Douro, which sails roundtrip to Porto, and the Flavours of Portugal & Spain, which sails from Porto to Vega de Terron, with a reverse itinerary option. Aboard AmaSintra, travelers can indulge in renowned wines amid the sun-kissed vineyards of Port Country, savor the distinct flavors of Portuguese and Spanish cuisine, and immerse themselves in the vibrant cultures of charming villages and historical cities.

New Itineraries 

Imperial Danube: On a seven-night itinerary, guests experience the vibrant city of Budapest.  Sit back and relax during scenic daytime cruising through the Danube Bend and Wachau Valley while later enjoying bike rides and regional wine tasting. 

Magnificent Europe:  During a 14-night itinerary, embark on an enriching voyage between Amsterdam and Budapest. Trace the paths of emperors and royalty while traversing the Continental Divide across the Danube, Main, and Rhine rivers. Full details are included in the 2025 Brochure. 

Click here to view dates and prices of three new 14-night itineraries: Grand Seine & Bordeaux, Grand Seine & Rhone, and Grand Rhine & Dutch Canals. 

By Adalyn Dugas