There are many ways to travel thorugh Europe, but none compares to the luxury, comfort, and convenience of a river cruise. Cruise at leisure along waterways used since ancient times.
River cruising appeals strongly to baby boomers and matures. That said, a wide range of people river cruise. Some river cruise companies have family-friendly sailings for people traveling with children. The introduction of bikes on board is also enticing younger cruisers. There is a wide range of nationalities on board, generally from English-speaking countries, including from the U.S., Canada, England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
Douro Spirit - River Cruise Ship Review - Passenger Reviews
The Douro Spirit will offer voyages that sail the spectacular Douro River Valley. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Douro River Valley runs through Portugal and Spain and includes some of the most spectacular scenery and off-the-beaten path towns in these two historic countries. Wine and food lovers will delight in the region’s local cuisine and celebrated Port wine. At 261 feet in length, Douro Spirit will carry 124 passengers to this fantastic region.
Douro Spirit Public Areas
Aboard Douro Spirit, all the popular features of other Uniworld vessels are present here, including a main dining room and lounge, a library, a spa and fitness center, gift shop and elevator. An expansive sky deck allows for stunning views of the passing scenery.
In addition, complimentary coffee and tea are available throughout the day, and complimentary red and white wine, Port wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee, tea and water are offered during dinner.
Wireless internet access is available in all public areas.
With her fascinating voyages through the Douro River Valley and her comfortable onboard features, Douro Spirit is poised to be an excellent choice for cruisers looking to experience the hidden gems of Spain and Portugal.
Douro Spirit River Cruisers Should Know
Shore excursions are included in the cruise fare.
Year Built 2011 ♦
Country of Registry Portugal ♦
Length 261 ft - 80 m ♦
Passenger Capacity (double occupancy) 124 ♦
Passenger Decks 4 ♦
Officer's Nationality European ♦
Crew and Hotel Staff Nationality European
Aboard Douro Spirit, guests can choose from four stateroom categories and two suite categories, all of which offer French balconies.
All cabins feature hotel-style beds with fine linens, in addition to a built-in closet, flat-screen TV’, vanity and make-up mirror. Bathrooms are stocked with L’Occitane toiletries, a backlit magnifying mirror, and comfortable waffle bathrobes.
Total Cabins 62 ♦
Suites 3 ♦
Hotel-style Bedding ♦
TV with Movie Channels ♦
L'Occitane bath and body products ♦
Bottled Water - replenished daily ♦
Private Safe ♦
Open Seating Dining in the restaurant ♦
Complimentary Regional Wines, Port Wine, Beer or Soft Drinks with Dinner
Bars and Lounges
Onboard Lectures ♦
Nightly Light Entertainment
Activities and Sports
Sightseeing with Local Guides Included ♦
Fitness Room ♦
Massage Room ♦
Other Facilities and Services
Wireless Internet ♦
Sundry Shop ♦