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  • M/V Aria's oversized suites are a spacious 250 square feet with floor-to-ceiling windows.

  • The Aria's comfortable lounge. Photo by Hans Stoll

  • Cool off with a drink at the bar

  • Aria's dining room is headed by executive chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.

  • Gorgeous interiors are hallmarks of Aria.

  • The observation deck provides great views

  • Relax on deck with stunning views of the Amazon

Aria

32 guests
Year Built: 2011
24 crew members
Length: 147 feet
Beam: 29.5 feet
Draft: 5 feet
Cruising Speed: 12 knots

The 16-suite M/V Aria was custom built by Peruvian architect Jordi Puig to offer an extraordinary level of comfort on the Peruvian Amazon. Launched in April 2011 to the highest standards of modern small ship cruise lines, Aria is fully air conditioned throughout and all her suites are comparable to a 5-star hotel with private baths, luxury toiletries and fine linen bedding. From the gourmet Peruvian cuisine to the crystal and china service at dinner, the amenities onboard the M/V Aria will treat you to an intimate but luxurious Amazon River cruise.

Common Areas Aboard Aria

Social areas aboard Aria include an extremely comfortable indoor lounge, boutique, observation deck and panoramic view exercise room with treadmills and eliptical machines. After your excursions into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, come back to the comfort of the MV Aria and watch the Amazon scenery while enjoying a refreshing time in the cold water Jacuzzi located in the outdoor lounge.

If you need to contact your home or office for any emergency, the M/V Aria is equipped with a satellite phone. Prior to calling you will be informed of the current price of an international call and you can pay for those directly on board. There is no internet connection on board.

Dining Aboard Aria

Gaze out at the great wilderness from the elegant comfort of the ship’s dining room. Fine china and crystal and superb service are part of the experience, matching what you would expect from a fine dining restaurant in Lima. Choose to dine à deux, or at a table accommodating your whole family or your new friends.

Fine dining, deep in the Amazon jungle, may sound like unlikely—yet you will find it aboard the M/V Aria. Executive chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, one of Lima’s culinary stars, has created a menu that draws on both Peruvian and European influence. Wine is included with meals, giving you the opportunity to experience a range of the finest South American vintages.

Suites Aboard Aria

The M/V Aria’s 16 oversized suites feature en suite sitting areas and generous outward-facing picture-windows with panoramic Amazon River views. All cabins have twin beds that are convertible to California king-size beds. Each of the handsomely decorated, air-conditioned cruise ship suites measure 250 square feet. Four of these suites can be interconnected, to cater to families. All suites are decorated to create the feeling of a luxury lodge on the Amazon Rive and contain a private bath, complete with all necessities, plus a shower that has hot water around the clock, a hairdryer and a basket of luxury toiletries. The fine Peruvian linens, with a thread count in the hundreds, sooth you to sleep with a sense of elegant luxury. And there is an internal communication system, to facilitate announcements. All cruise ship cabins also have safe deposit boxes for your valuables with instructions for their use.

First Deck

8 Design Suites (101-108) are on the First Deck, measuring 250 square feet. All cabins have twin beds that are convertible to California king-size beds. All suites face outside, with large panoramic windows. Four of the First Deck suites are interconnecting for families: 103 can connect to 105, and 104 to 106.

Second Deck

8 Design Suites (201-208) are on the Second Deck, measuring 250 square feet. All cabins have twin beds that are convertible to California king-size beds. All suites face outside, with large panoramic windows.

Aria Deck Plan

Aria Deck Plan