The AmaLea features Twin Balconies, at a spacious 210-235 sq. feet, with four suites measuring 350 sq. feet. Passengers will enjoy gourmet dining; a heated sun deck swimming pool with a 'swim-up' bar; fitness center and spa; complimentary Wi-Fi and Entertainment-on-demand; and a fleet of bicycles.


Beauty Salon
Complimentary Wi-Fi Access
Fitness Classes
Specialty Restaurants
Swimming Pool

Ship Info

What's Included


  • Land program as detailed in itinerary

  • 7 nights deluxe cruise accommodation in an outside stateroom - most staterooms offer French Balconies or revolutionary Twin Balconies

Not Included

  • Airfare

  • Land Extensions

  • Gratuities

  • Port Charges

Ship Overview

Inaugural Sailing
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Public Decks
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AmaWaterways ALWAYS!

By: Pepsi

Reviewed on: 08 Apr 2018

The best riverboat cruise line ever!!! Excellent service, food, tours, and cruise manager (Rachel). Exceptionally clean and beautiful ship, lovely atmosphere.
Travel Advisor:  Alyse Cori

Great fun!

By: G & M Van Aalsburg

Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2018

Super ship and it was the maiden voyage! The staff and crew were GREAT-fun, helpful, easy to get to know, and took super care of us all. The excursions were informative, varied, and totally enjoyed. Well planned and executed cruise! First river cruise but we can't wait to take another.
Travel Advisor:  Craig Mungary

Completely enjoyable experience

By: Dawn Treader

Reviewed on: 29 Apr 2018

It was wonderful, from warm welcome by our great tour manager, Peter Whitehead, upon arrival at our hotel, to final details for smooth departure and transfer to the airport. We were very pleased and are looking forward to our next cruise.
Travel Advisor:  Suzanne Moore

Amsterdam 2018

By: Rover712

Reviewed on: 17 May 2018

The trip on the AmaLea was delightful--lots of great scenery and the excursions were fun and interesting. Nice to be on a brand new ship. The crew was very good, and performed like they had been together for years, not just a month! Cruise Director, and Hotel Manager were very accommodating, and the Captain was highly visible, not hiding in the wheelhouse but there on the gangway whenever we were arriving/leaving the ship.
Travel Advisor:  Peter Rubin

Great cruise

By: Karen

Reviewed on: 24 Jun 2018

We absolutely loved our first river cruise on the AmaLea. It was brand new and beautifully appointed. The staff was fantastic, and everything ran smoothly and efficiently. We were able to take a variety of tours, which really enhanced your experience of each city and region. We would highly recommend this company to everyone, and will probably take another cruise with them in the future.
Travel Advisor:  Michelle Harvell


By: Becky

Reviewed on: 12 Jul 2018

Staff was superb. Our on board concierge/tour leader Matt was outstanding. Our ship was new and nicely done. Food was mediocre. Tour guides were knowledgable. If we do another river cruise, we will definitely do AMA.
Travel Advisor:  Jesse Taylor


By: Tom

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2018

Great staff, accommodations, excursions, food.
Travel Advisor:  Tina Slimp

River Cruise on the Danube on the Beautiful Amalea

By: Mandy

Reviewed on: 09 Oct 2018

This was probably one of the best vacations ever. The experience of a River Cruise is so much different than the traditional Ocean liners. 156 passengers, 50 staff that were there for you night and day. An amazing cruise director that took care of every little detail and went above and beyond. Food over the top and excursions modified for every age and physical ability. Our ship, the Amalea, was brand new and was able to get us to our final destination despite very low water levels. I would recommend this trip to anyone
Travel Advisor:  Melitta Hannon


By: Randy

Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2018

Thus crew made our trip such a wonderful experience. I cannot day enough about the service we received. Trip of a lifetime !
Travel Advisor:  Diana Traficante
Not Recommended

No water

By: january

Reviewed on: 19 Dec 2018

We realize that AMA cannot dictate the amount of water on the Danube for travel. However, I know of two other people who took the same trip - one in the summer, another less than a month before our trip - and both had to motor coach for part of the trip. I think AMA should have given us passengers the option of postponing or cancelling or at least telling us what was to happen before the trip. A two day notice of low water is not sufficient. Also, the food and wine on board was mediocre at best. We do not travel to other countries to dine on American food. Only one meal, our last lunch, was regional cuisine and it was excellent. The captains table also served excellent food even if it wasn't regional. This proved the kitchen is capable of serving good food. The staff was excellent - could not have asked for nicer more accommodating people.

Beautiful ship, outstanding crew

By: Santa

Reviewed on: 02 Jan 2019

We had an excellent time on our river cruise. We aren’t typically cruise-folk and were a bit nervous but really wanted to do the Christmas Markets. The crew was outstanding, the service some of the best we’ve experienced. There were a few hiccups on the trip, and I, personally would tweak a couple of the excursions, but it definitely won’t stop us from going on another cruise. We will definitely recommend AMAWaterways, and specifically the AmaLea, which is a beautiful new ship.
Travel Advisor:  Melita Hein

Could not ask for anything more

By: Rich

Reviewed on: 05 May 2019

In a word, perfect. The ship, staff, tours, tour leaders, room, food, even the entertainment, were all wonderful. We already signed up for another Ama cruise. Only one suggestion: the Ama onboard bikes were fine, but on one ride, they rented bikes from a local company. Those bikes had old fashioned coaster brakes instead of hand brakes. I suggest avoiding these in the future.
Travel Advisor:  Gal Cahlon

River cruise- Danube - Budapest to Prague

By: Warren and Steph Stough

Reviewed on: 06 Sep 2019

It was our first river cruise and we loved it. Our cruise director was fantastic.....the captain was very personable. We really enjoyed the excursions and the time we spent in the cities and small towns. Too bad it rained a couple of days and it was cooler than we expected.
Travel Advisor:  Joan Gerson

First Class

By: Marilyn

Reviewed on: 11 Jun 2019

Amalea was a great ship for our first River Cruise! Can't wait to go on the next one!
Travel Advisor:  Deanna Sutherland - Rigby


By: Pam

Reviewed on: 15 Jun 2019

Great trip ship and staff were friendly and clean and fun
Travel Advisor:  Cheryl Everhart


By: Jim

Reviewed on: 15 Aug 2019

It was a great cruise, me and my family spend amazing time!!!
Travel Advisor:  Claudia Austin


By: Lynn

Reviewed on: 25 Aug 2019

I would highly recommend Amawaterways! Everything was perfect.
Travel Advisor:  Frances Boyce

Wonderful Experience

By: Louise

Reviewed on: 02 Nov 2019

We loved our time on the AmaLea. Our suite was lovely and we especially liked the outdoor balcony. The staff was attentive and the food was excellent with a great variety.
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas


By: Dianne

Reviewed on: 12 Nov 2019

The ship and crew were impeccable. Clean, well appointed and comfortable. The crew was fantastic.
Travel Advisor:  Melanie Thomas

Ama Travel

By: Ruj

Reviewed on: 08 Nov 2019

Once again AmaWaterways did not disappoint. Travel on the AmaLea was nothing short of amazing. From the well appointed cabins to the awesome staff , not even the smallest detail was overlooked. The food was not only delicious and appealing, every palate was considered in the menu. The overall experience was above and beyond my expectations and one I will never forget.
Travel Advisor:  Dawn Campbell

Christmas fun on the Ama Lea


Reviewed on: 07 Jan 2020

The AmaLea couldn't have been more festive for a fabulous holiday cruise on the Danube. Tastefully decorated to the hilt, but with a very homey and cozy atmosphere, it was a pleasure enjoying all there was to offer on board. The staff were truly amazing and competent. All were friendly, helpful and engaging. The nights with entertainment were very enjoyable, and the night the staff dressed up and sang Christmas Carols, and Santa handed out presents was great, rowdy fun! The massage studio was Devine, and the prices very reasonable. Alex, the athletic director on board, kept all those who wanted some exercise very busy, from morning stretch, to bike rides, to hikes and more. That was an unexpected perk. The wait staff did an incredible job always remembering our preferences. That was pretty amazing. We had a great evening at the specialty restaurant, and even more memorable because it was my husband's birthday. Hard to top that! All in all, a great trip.
Travel Advisor:  Tara Hyland

Christmas Danube

By: Greene Team

Reviewed on: 20 Dec 2019

This was my first time to travel on a river cruise as opposed to sea voyages. I traveled with a group of 10 and we were pampered and truly felt special on this beautiful boat. It was so nice to be able to navigate on and off the boat with ease as opposed to tendering or long docks to navigate. The markets were so much fun to explore in addition to the fascinating history and culture in our various stops. I have no doubt that we will all travel again with AMAWaterways in the future. I only wish I had brought an empty suitcase for all the treasures we saw!
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas

Beautiful danube

By: M&MTaylor

Reviewed on: 23 Dec 2019

This was our second cruise, this time on the Danube. I can’t say enough about the crew service from the captain to cleaning staff. The tour director Monica very effective. The food service provided not great meals but also great service - we especially commend Stephan and our cleaning lady Dani (sp?) And the captain effectively dealt with a low water issue in the river seamlessly- we did enjoy our trip.
Travel Advisor:  Stephenie Updegraff

AMA LEA River cruise

By: Grhagem

Reviewed on: 31 Dec 2019

My time aboard the AMALEA was amazing. It is a beautiful ship and the cruise director as well as the entire staff were professional and friendly. I would cruise with them again.
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas


By: Bob

Reviewed on: 26 Dec 2019

Good trip in every way
Travel Advisor:  Natalie Rael