Built in 2015, the MS Gil Eanes is one of CroisiEurope’s newer, higher standard vessels on the Douro River.
Catering for 132 passengers, over three accommodation decks, she features comfortable accommodation throughout. The two Suites on the upper deck enjoy French balconies as well as a private terrace to the rear of the deck. Cabins and suites on the middle and upper decks feature French balconies with those on the main deck having good size panoramic windows. Cabins are compact and well designed, featuring twin or double beds; an en-suite bathroom with shower, basin and WC; wardrobe; safe and ‘drop down’ TV.
The dining room is large enough to accommodate all guests at one sitting. Breakfasts are buffet style, while lunch and dinner have set menus, usually including a choice of regional specialities and traditional favourites. Aperitifs, coffee and digestifs are available in the lounge bar.
There is also a spacious lounge and bar serving complimentary drinks and sun deck with tables, chairs and loungers. There is an evening programme of entertainment and a welcome cocktail on the first night. While on board you will be looked after by the ship’s hostess and purser.