Sanctuary Ananda

Sanctuary Ananda, with a late 2014 launch, is dedicated to sailing the Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers. With the largest suites on the rivers, the Ananda will provide an authentic sailing experience combined with five-star luxury. Elegant and refined luxury suites are complimented by lavish onboard dining options. Custom-built for Myanmar rivers, Ananda will sail every day and will explore both popular and less well-known areas of Myanmar. Burmese Myanmar experts will help you delve into the unknown treasures of Myanmar using their wealth of local knowledge.

Irrawaddy River Cruise Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sanctuary Ananda
Irrawaddy River Cruise Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sanctuary Ananda
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Deluxe Suite (Bagan Deck)

Deluxe Suites: (27-28 sq.m. / 291-301 sq.ft.). Deluxe suites have living space as well as either a double or twin beds, depending on your preference. Private balcony. Each suite has a separate en-suite bathroom with monsoon shower, basin and separate washroom. Reflecting Myanmar's renowned arts, crafts and textiles each suite is decorated with locally produced crafts. The suites are named after Irrawaddy Flotilla ships and feature a vintage photograph of the ship they are named after in the suite.

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Luxury Suite

Luxury Suites: (33 sq.m. / 334-356 sq.ft). Luxury suites also have an indoor sitting area, complimentary minibar and laundry, and enjoy a private butler service as well as early morning tea and coffee. Private balcony. Reflecting Myanmar's renowned arts, crafts and textiles each suite is decorated with locally produced crafts. The suites are named after Irrawaddy Flotilla ships and feature a vintage photograph of the ship they are named after in the suite.

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Aloungpayah Suite

Aloungpayah suite is as lavish in space as it is luxurious in style. Its 721 square feet (67 square meters) consists of both a living and dining area which also provide a double aspect river view giving a breath-taking aspect of the river and its environs. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, a separate dressing area and its own private balcony complete with sun loungers. The spacious bathroom sports a generous tub, monsoon shower and a 'his and hers' sinks. Guests in the Aloungpayah suite will have their own private butler service to fulfil every request and complimentary laundry.

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Deluxe Suite (Mandalay Deck)

Deluxe Suites: (27-28 sq.m. / 291-301 sq.ft.). Deluxe suites have living space as well as either a double or twin beds, depending on your preference. Each suite has a separate en-suite bathroom with monsoon shower, basin and separate washroom. Private balcony. Reflecting Myanmar's renowned arts, crafts and textiles each suite is decorated with locally produced crafts. The suites are named after Irrawaddy Flotilla ships and feature a vintage photograph of the ship they are named after in the suite.

  • Irrawaddy River Cruise Tours 2019 - 2020 - Deluxe SuitesDeluxe Suites
Suite (Bagan Deck)

Deluxe Suites: (27-28 sq.m. / 291-301 sq.ft.). Deluxe suites have living space as well as either a double or twin beds, depending on your preference. Comes with balcony (non-private; balcony makes up walk way to the bow of the vessel). Each suite has a separate en-suite bathroom with monsoon shower, basin and separate washroom. Reflecting Myanmar's renowned arts, crafts and textiles each suite is decorated with locally produced crafts. The suites are named after Irrawaddy Flotilla ships and feature a vintage photograph of the ship they are named after in the suite.

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Mindoon Al Fresco Dining

Light lunches and snacks are served on the Mandalay Deck in the Mindoon Al Fresco restaurant. Dining on the deck outside provides guests with spectacular views of the passing scenery as they enjoy their meals.

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Talifoo Restaurant

The stylish Talifoo restaurant welcomes guests from early breakfast through to late evening dinner in an elegant, yet refined ambience. A comprehensive wine cellar is on offer to guests while a complimentary selection of local beers and soft drinks are available at each meal to compliment the menus in the Mindoon and Talifoo restaurants.

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Kansi Panorama Lounge

Kansi panorama lounge is fully air-conditioned and has floor to ceiling windows, providing uninterrupted views of the passing scenery. it's the ideal place for mid-morning coffee, afternoon tea or evening cocktails, while a number of lectures and demonstrations on the culture and traditions of Myanmar take place here so that you can learn more about this magical country. Its comfortable chairs and colonial style sofas allow plenty of space for relaxation.

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Onboard Activities

While your ship is sailing along, there are a range of on-board activities, including; lectures, traditional Burmese cooking demonstrations and lessons, live traditional Burmese music, yoga and meditation classes, longyi and thanaka (traditional clothing and make-up) demonstrations, and local performances in the evening. Public areas include Thambyadine spa, fitness & gym, Dufferin library, Kansi panorama sky lounge and the sundeck with plunge pool.

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