Meet Agency Owner
Ilja Chapman
in her Home Country 
The Netherlands

Vacation 1 🌷 6-nights
For travelers wanting an active vacation with 4-days bicycling
April 9 - 15, 2024
2-nights in Amsterdam city walks
 4-nights Boat & Bike Round trip Amsterdam

Vacation 2 🌷 🌷 7-nights
For travelers wanting to explore but with bicycling as an option
April 18 - 25, 2024
7-nights Tulip Time Cruise with Amawaterways 
Pre-and Post hotel packages in Amsterdam available

Small group guided vacations
with ilja as your host

The Magnifique III is a deluxe class barge with 21 cabins (40 guests) The partially covered sundeck with sun loungers and a hot tub provide is the perfect spot for relaxation. The tastefully decorated lounge with large panoramic windows, located on the upper deck is wonderfully inviting and the combined light-filled restaurant, bar, and lounge adds to the ambience.

  • Climate controlled cabins with private bathroom
  • Daily cleaning of cabins
  • Wifi, 220V, TV, hairdryer, mini-safe
  • 4 nights - 5 days
  • 4 breakfasts, packed lunches and 4 three-course dinners
  • Coffee and tea
  • Entrance to the Keukenhof & North Holland Dune reserve
  • Mill visit at the Zaanse Schans
  • 7-speed unisex touring bicycle with hand brakes, gel saddle, helmet, frame lock & water bottle

Ilja is your local host for all 6 nights
nights Amsterdam               
Museum Entrances
4 nights Boat & Bike   

Starts at $2,495 per person
based on double occupancy
50% deposit due at time of booking
Final pay December 9, 2023

International Airfare, Insurance, alcoholic beverages and some meals not included
All prices are subject to availability and may change until paid in full

ABOUT Vacation 1
April 9 - 15, 2024

Boat & Bike 

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS on board the Elegant AmaSerena
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily

  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes 
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances


  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge


  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
From $4,022 to $3,822 per person
 Ilja is  your local host during the cruise - adding some local flavor
What is included
All meals, wine & beer during meals, daily shore excursions, use of bikes, 
wellness program, Wifi, entertainment

What is not included
Airfare, airport transfers, travel insurance, other beverage, private tours, 
Pre- or post-cruise hotel stay

$1,000 Deposit Due at time of booking
Final pay January 9, 2024
2-night Pre-cruise Amsterdam available at $750 per person
Dates, prices & itineraries are subject to change.
Single supplement available upon request. Please call for pricing details.
Please select bedding configuration at the time of booking.
 Option A: Two twin beds Option B: One large bed (larger than queen size).

From $5,022 to $4,822 per person
From $5,622 to $5,422 per person
From $6,222 to $6,022 per person
From $7,522 $7,322 per person 
All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an entry level category stateroom unless stated otherwise. Offer is valid on select sailings only and applicable to new bookings only. Unless explicitly stated that single supplement is waived, solo travelers in a double occupancy stateroom must pay an additional single supplement amount before receiving any discounts. Ask about Solo Traveler promotions. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change or termination without notice. Port charges, land programs and round-trip airfare are not included in cruise price. Other restrictions apply. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. CST#2065452-20.

ABOUT Vacation 2 
April 18 - 25, 2024
Amawaterways Tulip time 

Are you Ready to Explore The Netherlands with Ilja?

Start your journey with a casual conversation

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