Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Uniworld—the world’s best and most awarded luxury river cruise line—offers itineraries in spectacular destinations throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, Asia and Peru. Their fleet features luxurious ships with an average capacity of 120 guests, one of the highest crew-to-guest ratios in the river cruise industry, enticing shore excursions, world-class gourmet cuisine, impeccable hospitality and the highest degree of all-inclusive benefits on the rivers. In 2004, Uniworld was acquired by The Travel Corporation (TTC), a highly successful international travel group founded by Stanley Tollman. TTC has 40 top brands, including Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Contiki, as well as Red Carnation Hotels, a renowned collection of four- and five-star luxury properties.

Uniworld’s decades of superior nautical experience has created an entirely new category of luxury river cruising: Outstanding Service “No request too large, no detail too small”; The Most All-Inclusive Amenities; One-of-a-Kind Ships; Carefully Curated Experiences; Culinary Excellence; Wellness and a Commitment to Sustainability. Uniworld is a proud member of La Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs.

  • S.S. Joie de Vivre reinvents the “joy of living” on the rivers of France. Handcrafted furniture and fine antiques, original artwork, and signature accents inspired by 20th-century Parisian design from the Golden Twenties to the free-spirited Sixties, all blending seamlessly with modern conveniences.
  • S.S. Catherine is a Super Ship that continues the proud tradition of excellence with sumptuous materials, meticulous attention to detail, opulent interiors including a two-story lobby with a specially-commissioned Murano glass chandelier, high-tech innovations, custom-designed interiors, and whimsical life-size glass horse.
  • Aria Amazon is an all-suite ship with floor-to-ceiling windows. Gorgeous views of the majestic rivers and rainforest. Designed to explore the Peruvian Amazon in luxury and comfort: jacuzzi, indoor lounge & bar, outdoor observation deck. With all-inclusive amenities and five-star cuisine by top chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.
  • S.S. Beatrice Marble floors, white Murano chandelier and a grand staircase made of nickel and black iron—a signature design element of Uniworld’s Super Ships. Solar shades and USB ports; artwork from Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder and Pino Signoretto. Dining options inspired by famous Austrian composers: Mozart’s (main restaurant0; Wolfgang’s (bar and lounge); Schubert’s (18-seat café); Max’s (intimate cooking classes with the Chef).
  • S.S. Sphinx captures the beauty and culture of Egypt. Two gourmet dining venues,  swimming pool, massage room, 42 gorgeously-appointed suites. Authentically immersive onboard experience, bespoke decor by local artisans, regionally-sourced materials (fine Egyptian cottons, marble, hand-carved blonde wood). Egyptian craftsmanship while minimizing the carbon footprint.
  • River Tosca captures the warmth and style of Egypt. A culturally-enriching adventure down the Nile in absolute luxury. This all-suite ship is elegantly designed from the sprawling Sun Deck with shaded cabanas and swimming pool, to the stylish lounge decorated with local wares. Maximum 82 guests and a staff-to-guest ratio of almost 1:1.
  • S.S. La Venezia underwent a complete design renovation in 2020 (originally River Countess). Expect an enhanced luxury experience inspired by Northern Italy. Fine Fortuny fabrics displayed prominently onboard. Murano glass, gilded accents, and artistic etched elements pay homage to popular Venetian aesthetics of the early 20th century, creating an onboard atmosphere that is elegant and nostalgic.
  • River Princess sets an indulgent and luxurious tone for your European journey. Jewel-tone greens, warm browns and a mix of black-and-white create a sophisticated ambiance. Main Lounge, Sky Lounge, Captain’s Lounge and Library all provide comfortable gathering places to relax, chat with friends, or sip your favorite cocktail.
  • Mekong Jewel debuted January 2020 as the newest and most luxurious ship on the Mekong river. This all-suite Super Ship includes two dining venues (main restaurant and an al fresco eatery). Constructed with sustainable, eco-friendly materials, and features a swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym, hair salon, two lounges and a library.
  • River Empress embodies cosmopolitan style with its rich jewel tones and vibrant atmosphere. Dine in the ship’s sleek restaurant, reminiscent of a New York jazz and supper club. Sip a cup of tea on the Sun Deck. Enjoy 360-degree views as you travel  through the scenic heartland of Europe.
  • The A & The B are your waterfront hotels, taxis, bars, favorite restaurants, nightclubs and yoga studios. Onboard, expect everything you’d find in your favorite boutique hotel.
  • River Queen has an exterior resembling the steamships of the 1930s and an elegant Art Deco interior. A sublime floating hotel. Decorated in richly textured blue and white fabrics with marble bathrooms and inspiring artwork. Cruises Central Europe.
  • River Duchess boasts 130-passenger. Decorated in soft hues of blue and green complemented by soothing earth tones, providing a tranquil and elegant onboard ambiance. Spectacular and ever-changing views of Central Europe’s enchanting waterways from Blue Danube Lounge, Palace Restaurant, La Motte Sky Lounge.
  • Ganges Voyager II is the darling of travel in India. Spacious, high-ceilinged suites are a serene sanctuary; beautiful hand-painted murals; all the comforts of a five-star hotel. All suites have a French balcony with floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Numerous luxury amenities including flat-screen television; on-demand movies; daily bottled water; fresh fruit and flowers upon arrival; an iPhone docking station; universal electrical plugs.
  • Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer is the newest ship on the Yangtze. A sanctuary of lavish features, with the largest cabins and suites on the river. All with private balconies and a crew-to-guest ratio beyond compare of 1:1.
  • River Victoria provides all the comforts of home during a grand tour of Russia’s imperial cities and timeless landscapes. From Moscow to St. Petersburg, follow in the footsteps of Peter the Great down the Volga, Neva and Svir rivers, Russia’s most legendary and scenic waterways.
  • S.S. Bon Voyage is the newest Super Ship to the rivers of Bordeaux. Immerse in French culture, art and wine. Stunning lobby clad in polished wood, subtle brass details,  hand-crafted balustrade. And emerald tones in bar Le Salon Champagne, inspired by Yves Saint Laurent’s personal abode, Villa Majorelle. Soleil Deck features the only infinity pool on the rivers. Le Café du Soleil offers casual French cuisine, poolside and open-air Chef cooking demos. Dining venues: quintessential La Brasserie serves traditional bistro fare (green and pops of yellow décor inspired by the famous Bouillon Pigalle); Le Grand Fromage offers menus reflective of local cuisine; La Cave des Vins for expert food and wine pairing dinners upon request.
  • S.S. Antoinette Uniworld’s first Super Ship, features fine Brazilian marble, collection of original artwork, 19th-century Venetian glass mirror, stylish Bar du Leopard, and onboard cinema. A 443-foot, 152-passenger ship. Two-story foyer boasts a 10-foot blue Strauss Baccarat chandelier with huge sapphires that once hung in New York’s famous Tavern on the Green.
  • S.S. São Gabriel is the newest ship on the Douro river. Designed to embody the beautiful Douro River Valley region, it will offer more lavishly-appointed suites than the Queen Isabel and bring the destination to life through its décor and delectable food and wine. Butler service onboard, giving guests the option to dine at any time.
  • S.S. Maria Theresa is named in honor of the great Habsburg ruler, one of Europe’s most beloved and longest reigning monarchs.  was so extraordinary that we built an entire Super Ship in her honor. Named “Best New River Ship” by Cruise Critic editors her maiden season, the S.S. Maria Theresa features ultra-luxurious accommodations and an array of thoughtful personal touches, ensuring a truly indulgent and unforgettable voyage along the Danube and Main Rivers.