Sanctuary Ananda

Ayeyarwady River | Deluxe

A stunning river cruiser with several tempting itineraries that travel Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady and Chindwin Rivers, the petite Sanctuary Ananda has been custom built by local craftsmen using traditional materials, and finished to a deeply luxurious standard.

Its spacious suites are decorated to a very stylish contemporary Burmese aesthetic, chic and comfortable but nonetheless conveying a clear sense of tradition through materials and complex patterns. Sleek dark wood is brightened by intricately woven textiles in saturated saffron, cinnamon and ivory tones, and the en-suite bathrooms, with their satisfyingly old-fashioned sinks, are lined with beautiful decorative tiles. Every suite has a private balcony or expansive verandah, and all are individually air-conditioned.

Guests dine on signature dishes designed by renowned chef Michelle Bernstein, in the ship’s stylish restaurant or in a sheltered alfresco dining area. Private dining options are also available when a more intimate setting is desired.

The Sanctuary Ananda also boasts a beautiful little spa which offers massage and essential beauty treatments, while a compact but state-of-the art gym caters to the energetic. Yoga and meditation classes are available, and for entertainment and interest between stops, there are regular demonstrations covering traditional cookery, clothing and make-up, and live local performances.

We Say
Gorgeous, indulgently lavish, with excellent routes along the Ayeyarwady & Chindwin rivers


Cruises start in Bagan, Mandalay or Yangon

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  • Your Accommodation
    • 21 suites
    • Deluxe room amenities
  • Eating & Drinking
    • Talifoo restaurant
    • Kansi Panorama lounge
    • Al fresco dining
    • Private dining
  • Leisure & Relaxation
    • Plunge pool
    • Thambyadine spa
    • Gym
    • Yoga & meditation
    • Library
    • Cookery demonstrations
    • Live arts

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