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Sanctuary Nile Adventurer
Why we like it
- All 32 cabins and suites offer panoramic windows, air-conditioning and private bathrooms with bathtub and shower
- The spacious sun deck with swimming pool compliments the seating areas for relaxation in the sunshine on the Promenade Deck
- On-board facilities include a multi-lingual library and games room, small gym, laundry and gift shop
- The superb cuisine is also available as cabin service too
- We like the spacious Presidential Suites on the Promenade Deck and the Deluxe cabins on the Main Deck
- Ideal for families with children aged three and above and those wanting contemporary styled accommodation
An A&K cruise experience is unlike any other - with private docks and uniquely tailored sightseeing accompanied by a expert Egyptologists.
Your people in Egypt deserve every accolade of excellence that it is possible to give. Azee in Cairo and Alaa on the boat were extremely well informed, articulate, good-humoured and friendly; they were just great fun to be with! The staff on the Sunboat III were equally friendly and efficient. The Sunboat chef is clearly a genius.
- HW, Gloucestershire
The sun deck, with its bamboo seats and teak floors, is the place to sip on a cocktail as you slip past the timeless landscapes of Upper Egypt, whilst the vibrant, contrasting colours of the lounge are a great backdrop for afternoon gatherings and lively evening conversation.
Two Presidential Suites with balcony are located on the Promenade Deck, two Deluxe Cabins are located on the Main Deck and 30 Standard Cabins are located over all four decks. Each attractive intimate cabin or suite offers panoramic windows, air-conditioning, private bathroom with bathtub and shower, hairdryer, satellite television plus in-house movies, CD player, direct dial international phone, safe and mini-bar, all the facilities required for a memorable cruise. The public areas of this 66 metre cruiser offer stylish and decorative furnishings. Sunbathe on the spacious Sun and Promenade Decks and take a dip in the small swimming pool. Enjoy a refreshing drink in the outdoor bar, lounge or patio bar and enjoy the excellent cuisine in the restaurant. In-cabin dining is also available. Internet access is available throughout the cruise at an extra charge, as well as access to the fleet physician. For your convenience a multi-lingual library and games room, small gym, laundry facilities, souvenir and gift shop are also to be found on board.
Best time to be there
Winter (October to April) for cultural trips, although May to September is great for the Red Sea. Ramadan is a particularly exciting time to be in Egypt - it is celebrated here with more exuberance than anywhere else in the world.
Cairo, Luxor (British Airways, Egypt Air); Sharm el Sheikh (British from Sep 2015, Easyjet); Hurghada (Easyjet)
4 hours 50 minutes direct
GMT +2 hours
Required - obtainable in advance or on arrival
No mandatory vaccinations
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