AmaWaterways : AmaLyra

Introduced in 2009, the AmaLyra quickly earned a "Best New River Cruise Ship" distinction. Striking contemporary artwork is a hallmark of this luxurious vessel. Marvel at ever-changing scenery from a reclining wooden lounge chair on the Sun Deck, not far from an inviting outdoor whirlpool. Relax in spacious accommodations that range in size from 170-255 sq. ft., most featuring French balconies. Additional stateroom amenities include entertainment on demand featuring free high-speed Internet access, hit Hollywood movies, extensive music library and English language TV stations.


Features and Amenities
  • French Balconies: Simply slide open your floor-to-ceiling glass door in your stateroom to enjoy the fresh air and incredible scenery as you travel on the rivers of Europe.
  • Public Spaces: With fewer passengers on board, guests can enjoy the luxury of space. Public areas, like lounges and restaurants, are never overcrowded.
  • Fine Dining: Savor exquisite cuisine at The Chef's Table restaurant. You can also order delicious tapas between meals in the Main Lounge.
  • Entertainment: Whether it's traditional Bavarian music, a local quartet, or modern piano favorites, there is an eclectic schedule of entertainment onboard.
  • Sundeck: Soak up some rays as you pass by centuries-old castles, charming villages, and other breathtaking scenery.

Dining & Cuisine

Our onboard culinary staff offers sophisticated menus comprised of wonderful
soups, fresh produce, high quality choice cut meats, and fresh fish and seafood.
Your Maitre d' always welcomes you to the restaurant with a bright smile.

Start your day with a lavish gourmet champagne breakfast buffet. Choose from
a rich assortment of breads, croissants and pastries, a variety of fresh fruit,
yogurt, cereals, and smoked salmon. Sample the delicious cheeses, cold cuts
and local sausages, as well as our daily regional specials. An array of traditional
breakfast items is also available from the menu.

Return from your shore excursion to a delicious lunch. Start with mouth-watering
hot or cold appetizers, homemade soups, then choose from a selection of great
entrees, finish off with a delectable dessert and complimentary cappuccino.

In the evening, be our honored guest for an elegant dinner or a traditional
theme night with a feast of regional specialties. Enjoy delicious cuisine and
complimentary free-flowing wines from the local vintners. Our kitchen crew knows
how to orchestrate a truly memorable dining experience.