1. Anawrahta Cruise: Largest Cabin: 86 square meter
2. The Strand Cruise: Largest Cabin: 40 square meter
All tour guides offer on Myanmar Cruises are English speaking guide. However, a few cruises provide tour guide speaking other languages as well, such as:
1. Sanctuary Ananda: French
2. Belmond Road to Mandalay: French, German, Spanish
1. Anawrahta Cruise:
Featuring an unrival Thaizin spa with elegant design, 3 massage beds, a mani - pedi station and a steam bath, Anawrahta Cruise's spa can satisfy any tired passengers. The sessions will be taken by professional therapists with a wide range of treatments and premium products.
The spa of The Strand Cruise has both individual and double treatment room overlooking the river so that you don't miss a thing while enjoying yourself in the amazing massage sessions.
Sanctuary Ananda Cruise owns the wonderful Thambyadine spa on the Yangon deck which is in the partnership with the famous L’occitane en Provence. The treatments range from Burmese therapies to Thai massage and Chinese acupressure.
Belmond Road to Mandalay's spa contains 3 treatment rooms with modern equipment and well - trained staffs. Passengers will have great time here with numerous therapies from domestic to western ones. You can also have your hair makover or manicure here.
Anawrahta cruise ship is considered as the symbol of luxury and grandeur of Heritage Line Cruises, which is similar to the majestic Irrawaddy River. The ship is 65 meters long with three spacious decks and 23 deluxe cabins. The sun deck is the most favourite area with panoramic view and swimming pool.
The Strand Cruise Ship comprises 4 decks with 27 luxurious cabins for 54 passengers. The ship provides quality comforts such as library, sundeck, restaurant, gym, salon and swimming pool. So it can be considered a floating hotel. You can relax your mind with massage, swimming pool, or enjoy the magnificent sunset from the upper deck before your dinner.
This ship comprises 21 roomy and comfy cabins. From here, you can admire the beauty of the places that the ship passes by as well as views over the riverbank. It is designed like a hotel with restaurants, gym, spa and swimming pool, which complies with the standard for luxury cruise ships with pool. Taking a cruise with Sanctuary Ananda will be a good opportunity to discover new places and have memorable experiences during the trip.
This cruise ship provides passengers with various conveniences including swimming pool, wellness hub, the sun deck and interesting recreation activities in the evening on board. With relaxing spaces and luxurious cabins, you can see the marvelous views along the gently Irrawaddy River.
Currently, Pandaw is one of Myanmar river cruises that welcome infants on their ships. RV Kalaw Pandaw, RV Orient Pandaw and MY Andaman Explorer are all equipped with modern amenities. However, its cabin is only 16 sqm, not large enough to arrange extra bed. Children under 4 years old are free and can stay in the same room with their parents. For family with 4-year-old children or over 4 years, they must stay in 2 cabins, one for adult and one for 1 adult with kid.
The ships of Paukan are flexible to arrange extra bed for children under 12 years old. 12-year-old children and over must pay the same price as adult. Besides, children under 2 years old on cruises of Paukan are free charged and can stay together in parents’ cabin.
Sanctuary Ananda Cruise only allows children from 6 years old and children over 12 years are charged at adult price. The Sanctuary Ananda provides 2 Suites with area of 27 sqm: Luxury Suite and Owner's Suite. In the Luxury Suite, the sofa can be arranged to be turned into extra bed for children from 6 -12 years old. Maximum members allowed in this room are 2 adults with 1 child or 2 children with 1 adult. The Owner Suite is allowed maximum 3 adults or 2 adults with 2 children. Children are charged 50% at adult price.
If your family is in a better condition about money and would like a bigger room and a luxury ship, you should consider Anawrahta Cruise. The Anawrahta Cruise provides 16 lovely Deluxe Staterooms, which are decorated with local-style handicrafts, wood-carved panels and detailed fabrics inspired by ethnic minorities’ style in Myanmar. The smallest stateroom is 32 sqm and can be arranged extra bed for children under 5 years old.