Belgium & Netherlands Gay River Cruise 2024
4 nights from/to Antwerp, Belgium
February 28 March 03, 2024
Viva Cruises MS Viva Moments
VIVA River Moments - an international river cruise for LGBTQ+ & Friends enters its first round and promises unforgettable moments and wonderful experiences in Holland and Belgium. Be inspired by the diversity of the cities, their history, architecture and culture. A journey full of discoveries awaits you! Included: our extensive VIVA All-Inclusive, which leaves nothing to be desired, every evening DJ Entertainment in the lounge on board, included shore excursions in Rotterdam and Amsterdam and other surprises that make this trip unique.
The five-day journey will take place on board Viva Moments, a modern vessel with capacity for 176 guests. The cruise will start and end in Antwerp, home to chic independent fashion houses and museums. On day two, guests will be able to explore the Dutch city of Rotterdam, known for its modern architecture and creative scene – and for having the largest port in Europe. A city walk will allow guests to experience the atmosphere of the town, which offers a wide variety of museums and art galleries.
On days three and four, Viva Moments will dock overnight in Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands. As part of the trip is a canal cruise, which will tour the city’s famous canals and showcase Amsterdam’s traditional narrow houses with their gabled facades. There will also be the opportunity to visit the IHLIA LGBTI Heritage – the world’s largest archive on LGBTQ+ history – before exploring Amsterdam’s nightlife, famous for its LGBTQ+ bars and clubs. Popular areas include Reguliersdwarsstraat, Zeedijk and Warmoesstraat.
On the way back to Rotterdam, there will be the chance to relax in the wellness area of Viva Moments – or continue to have a great time on board, as a DJ will be playing the latest beats all evenings.
Costs for the LGBTQ+ & Friends cruise features VIVA Cruises’ signature VIVA All-Inclusive product, which includes snacks, full board, high-quality alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, minibar, beauty products from luxury cosmetic brand, Rituals, Wi-Fi and all tips and gratuities.
Your Ship - Viva Cruises MS Viva Moments
The MS VIVA MOMENTS with 88 cabins invites up to 176 passengers to enjoy feel-good moments on board. On the Diamant Deck there are four luxurious balcony suites, which invite you to enjoy the beautiful view with a size of 24 m² and a walk-on balcony. On the Diamond Deck, as well as on the Ruby Deck, there are 19 m² Junior Suites, which have a French balcony. The main part of the cabins is made up of 2-bed cabins of 16 m². These have French balconies on the Diamond and Ruby Decks and non-opening windows on the Emerald Deck. All cabins are perfectly equipped with flat screen TV, included minibar, beauty products from RITUALS (or similar), hairdryer, safe, air conditioning, shower and toilet.
Highlights of the Viva Moments
• Cosy lounge
• Main restaurant "RIVERSIDE" with flexible dining times and free choice of seats
• "VIVA's Bistro" as an alternative to the main restaurant with classic dishes for dinner
• Fitness centre with treadmill, bicycle and weights
• Whirlpool and putting green on the sun deck
• Free rental bicycles
• Lift between Ruby and Diamond Deck (6 steps to Emerald Deck and Sun Deck)
Our Viva All-Inclusive
• All meals onboard including breakfast buffet, lunch, dinner (multi-course gourmet menus, served at the table) and snacks with free choice of table and flexible meal times.
• Welcome Aboard cocktail reception & Captain's Farewell gala dinner.
• Non-alcoholic beverages including mineral water, soft drinks, juices, a variety of coffee specialities, tea, cocoa.
• All-day selection of alcoholic beverages (sparkling wine, Aperol, white wine, red wine, rosé, champagne, various beers, long drinks, cocktails, spirits, liqueurs).
• High Tea: once per cruise a fine selection of sweet and savory delicacies for example scones, sandwiches, cupcakes, chocolates, macarons and diverse teas.
• Well-stocked minibar in the cabin
• Welcome bottle of sparkling wine
• Reusable water bottle
• All gratuities and WI-FI
• Complimentary state-of-the-art audio headsets for all optional shore excursions.