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Scenic Diamond

Scenic Diamond

launched 2009

tonnage 2,721

length 135 m

crew 57

capacity 149

Sailing the beautiful waterways of France with features such as Scenic Culinaire and two new one-bedroom Royal Owner’s Suites.

Exclusively reconfigured for cruising the rivers of France, Scenic Diamond & Sapphire afford guests the utmost in luxury, comfort and refinement on these charming and serene passageways.

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Royal Owners Suite

These Suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space (315ft²), impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

Balcony Suite

Located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks they feature a full-length outdoor balcony with the exclusive Sun Lounge system and are larger than the standard river cruise cabins on Europe’s rivers.

Royal Panorama Suite

At 269ft², and at the rear of the Diamond Deck, enjoy panoramic views of the breathtaking passing scenery through floor to ceiling windows across two walls of the cabin.

Royal Balcony Suite

These Suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury with more space (315ft²), impeccable service, thoughtful touches, an outdoor balcony, lounge area and an oversized bathroom.

Junior Balcony Suite

These spacious Suites (250ft²), located on the Sapphire and Diamond Decks, have a private full-length balcony and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin, bathtub with shower above.

Single Balcony Suite

Single Balcony Suites are located on the Jewel Deck with large picture windows to ensure a great view. They have a spacious design and clever layout alongside all the usual luxurious amenities and furnishings.

Standard Suite

Standard Suites are located on the Jewel Deck with large picture windows to ensure a great view. They have a spacious design and clever layout alongside all the usual luxurious amenities and furnishings.

Riverview Suite

More information coming soon.

Royal One Bedroom Suite

More information coming soon.

Sun Deck

Diamond Deck

Sapphire Deck

Jewel Deck

Crystal Dining

Crystal Dining is the main dining area on board Scenic Diamond and Sapphire, where you can enjoy a wealth of buffet breakfasts, lunches and chef-prepared meals. Make yourself at home and look forward to sampling delicious food inspired by the local region.

Table La Rive

Look forward to an unforgettable evening of degustation dining at Table La Rive, our signature restaurant experience on board Scenic Diamond and Sapphire. Available exclusively to our Diamond Deck and Junior Suite guests, this intimate dining event spans six courses, with our expert sommeliers on hand to pair each dish with a local wine.

Riverview Terrace

Savour a light bite or refreshing aperitif on the Riverview Terrace, a charming open-air lounge space that’s ideal for sunlit afternoons on the river. With all-inclusive refreshments available throughout your river cruise, this is the perfect place for enjoying a little alfresco dining.

River Cafe

Light lunches and buffet breakfasts are yours to enjoy at the River Café, one of the main dining and lounge areas on board Scenic Sapphire and Scenic Diamond.

In-Suite Dining

Add to the five-star feel of your luxury river cruise and upgrade to a higher category cabin- depending on the category, you will enjoy the added benefit of some fantastic in suite dining options. If you’re staying on the Sapphire Deck or above, your butler can arrange cocktail drinks and serve early morning tea or coffee in your cabin. If you’re staying on the Diamond Deck, you will also be treated to the added option of breakfast served in suite. Junior and Royal Suite guests can enjoy all of this, plus fresh seasonal fruit skewers, petit fours delivered each afternoon and canapés before dinner. If you are a Royal Suite guest, enjoy in suite dining whenever it suits you.

L’Amour Restaurant

Welcome to L’Amour, an elegant dining space where you can savour the very best of regional French cuisine. Providing an indulgent five-course dining experience, Restaurant L’Amour promises to be one of the highlights of your journey.

Panorama Lounge & Bar

Explore our extensive wine list, relax with a coffee or catch-up with new-found friends at the Panorama Lounge & Bar. This is the main bar lounge on-board our Space-Ships, and it’s tastefully furnished to guarantee your comfort and enjoyment.

The Sun Deck

Make the most of every ray of sunshine with our purpose-built Sun Deck. Complete with deck chairs and a games area, this is a place to kick back and enjoy the view as your Space-Ship travels to its next destination.


The Wheelhouse is where our trained crew pilot and navigate your Space-Ship, negotiating France’s beloved waterways with the utmost care and precision. Feel free to stop by and find out what goes on behind the scenes.


A warm welcome awaits at your reception area, which you’ll find in the central atrium on board our Space-Ships. Our crew are on hand 24 hours a day to help with whatever you need, while the area also doubles as the meeting point for the day’s shore excursions.


Our Gallery spaces are dedicated to showcasing works by local artists, so you feel connected to people and place in every destination. We believe little touches like this are what make our European river cruises so special.

Wellness Area

From massages to facials, you can feel pampered in our on board Wellness Area. Our skilled beauty therapist can provide a range of treatments to help you to switch off and unwind on the river.

Fitness Centre

Stay active on your travels with a visit to our designated Fitness Centre. Featuring the latest workout equipment, including both cardio and weight-training machines, this is a space where you can work up a sweat and get ready for another unforgettable day on the river.

Salt Therapy Lounge

New to a select handful of luxury Space-Ships, our Salt Therapy Lounge takes your comfort and wellbeing to a whole new level on the rivers of Europe. A natural therapy that promotes clear skin, improved wellness and better sleep, our salt therapy sessions offer the ultimate escape during your river cruise.

Scenic e-bikes

Take a ride on a Scenic E-Bike and experience the wonders of Portugal like never before. These power-assisted bicycles are perfect for seeing the sights at a pace that suits you.

Scenic Culinaire

Learn the secrets of fine French fare at Scenic Culinaire, an innovative cooking suite where our skilled chefs will teach you the art of select local dishes. After sourcing ingredients at a local market, you’re assigned your own cooking station, where you’ll whip up delightful dishes under the watchful eye of our chefs.

Unforgettable Excursions

From our selection of incredible Scenic Freechoice excursions to our signature Scenic Enrich events, every day brings new opportunities for discovery and exploration on your Douro river journey. And best of all? They’re all included.

Scenic Tailormade

Introducing Scenic Tailormade, our on board, off board discovery system. Immersing you in the wonders of the Douro, this state-of-the-art GPS device can be used on and off the ship to bring you closer to the heart of local life.

Dress Code

Casual and comfortable during the day. In the evening dress is semi formal or business casual and casual elegance for ladies. For gentlemen a jacket and tie are requested for the Captain’s Dinner.

Age Restriction

Travellers who are less than 21 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by and share a cabin/ room with an adult aged 21 or over. Children under 12 years of age are not accepted. This is a condition of carriers and cruise operators.

Dietary Requirements

Scenic accommodate special dietary requirements to the best of our ability across our river and ocean cruises, and escorted tours. If you have special dietary requests, please notify us at the time of booking and inform your Cruise Director when you arrive.

Please note: while we endeavour to accommodate all dietary requirements, special requests are not guaranteed and failure to meet any request is not breach of contract on our behalf.


Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available on board some of our vessels. Please be aware that internet access may be limited or none existent at certain times due to high demand from other users, or proximity to telecommunication services. We cannot guarantee that you will have full Wi-Fi coverage in your suite.

If you are travelling on an escorted tour, please note that Wi-Fi is available at selected hotels only.

Medical Facilities

Scenic Space-Ships do not carry medical personnel on board and immediate medical attention cannot always be guaranteed. However, our staff are trained in first aid, and can provide basic medical assistance. Should you need to call medical services, this will be at your own expense. Please be aware that we cannot provide personal escorts for medical visits.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not permitted in suites or any other indoor area across the Scenic fleet.

Smoking is permitted in specific areas of external decks. However, we cannot guarantee that these facilities will always be available.

Packing Tips

There are no specific pieces of clothing we insist you pack, however we can offer pieces of advice, based upon your itinerary. We recommend comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing, as well as any garments, such as hats, gloves and water-resistant jackets, which will help you to stay comfortable whatever the weather. The dress code across all Scenic cruise and tour itineraries is casual and comfortable. Dinner attire is smart casual — open-neck shirts, trousers and dresses; you may wear a jacket or blazer with a tie but it is not required.

Other Details

Adults Only: No kids

Childrens Facilities: None

Nursery: None

Smoking: Some

Gratuities: Tipping and gratuities for drivers, local guides, porters, and waiting staff are included in the total price of your holiday. Please note: tipping is not included for meals, drinks, taxis and transfers outside your itinerary and only applies to on board services. We’d recommend tipping 10-15% in restaurants (unless a service charge has already been applied) and 10-15% on taxi meters. As a rule, always pre-negotiate taxi fares before agreeing to travel.

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