A new luxury ship will be sailing the Mekong by January 2016 – and Australian line Scenic has revealed an impressive plan for its newest vessel.
The Scenic Spirit will cater for 68 guests and features the largest all-balcony one-bedroom suites on any river.
Each of the impressive 34 suites features separate bedrooms, living room and balcony.
The Deluxe Suite comes with a Scenic Sun Lounge while the Royal Panorama Suite, at 80sqm is the largest suite on any river cruise ship in the world.
The premier suite features four separate areas – bathroom with extra-large bathtub, rainfall shower and walk-in dressing room; bedroom, living room and outdoor forward facing deck complete with daybed, Jacuzzi and al fresco dining table.
The five-star Scenic Spirit also has four dining venues offering a la carte to casual dining. Produce is sourced locally so guests can sample food from the region.
Facilities onboard include a lavish pool deck and bar, full spa with sauna and steam room and Sun Deck with open air cinema.
Scenic Tours is offering Earlybird offers for bookings made by 30 April 2015 will get free return flight to Asia – a saving of up to $3,190 per couple.
The 13-day Treasures of the Mekong Cruise started from $5,245 per person twin share which includes a seven night luxury cruise onboard Scenic Spirit, three night stopover in Siem Reap, Cambodia and a two night stopover in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.