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Launched in 2015, the MS Gil Eanes is well-designed with a modern feel and offers a tranquil atmosphere on which to relax and enjoy the picturesque panoramas of the region. Cabins are located over three decks, and have a bright airy feel. Public areas include the restaurant, the lounge bar with floor to ceiling windows, and the Sun Deck with comfortable loungers, and some tables and chairs under a shaded area. There is ample opportunity to watch the world gently pass by as you relax on board your comfortable floating hotel.
Our cruises along the Douro are a leisurely experience with plenty of time to relax on board. During the day, comfortable and casual attire is appropriate whereas in the evenings the dress code is smart casual. The charming and friendly French and Portuguese crew members speak excellent English and provide a great, personal service. In addition to our Cruise Director and Tour Manger, we will also be joined by a Guest Speaker who will deliver informative and interesting lectures on board, adding to your enjoyment of the cruise and interest of the area.
Your Cabin / Suite
The MS Gil Eanes features 62 spacious outside cabins and 4 suites, all of which are stylishly decorated and feature individually controlled air-conditioning, private bathroom with shower, flat-screen TV, hair dryer, safe and wardrobe. The cabins and suites have twin beds which can be positioned separately or together as a double bed. Most cabins are 13.3 square metres, though some on the Middle Deck and Main Deck are slightly smaller at 12 square metres. The Suites on the Middle Deck measure 15.5 square metres, whilst those on the Upper Deck measure 19 square metres. Cabins on the Main Deck feature two windows, and those on the Middle and Upper Decks boast French balconies and sliding floor to ceiling windows.
The vessel offers plenty of space to relax unwind and watch the world go by. The spacious Sun Deck is equipped with comfortable loungers and for those who prefer the shade, an awning, under which are tables and chairs. The Lounge Bar is situated on the Middle Deck. Stylishly decorated with clusters of armchairs and sofas set around tables, this roomy area boasts panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows and is the perfect place to spend time at leisure and make new friends whilst enjoying complimentary drinks from the bar from 10am until 11pm. The entrance to the ship is also on the Middle Deck, and you can find the reception desk here, manned from morning through evening and offering assistance when required. On the same deck is a small shop selling a selection of souvenirs. Wi-Fi is available in the reception area and lounge bar.
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served in the stylish restaurant located on the Main Deck which seats all passengers in one sitting. The excellent cuisine features delicious local and international dishes. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style with hot and cold items, and dinners are a served set menu with a choice of either two main courses or a vegetarian option. Drinks are included during meal times, and are also available until late in the Lounge Bar.
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