Sanctuary Ananda


Embark on an enchanting journey along Myanmar’s intriguing rivers on the luxurious Sanctuary Ananda. Journey down the Ayeyarwady and gaze at  temples, pagodas, monasteries and palaces, or take a unique trip down the Chindwin and explore charming villages and old towns. Enjoy the opulence of the spacious cabins, the refreshing food, and the state-of-the-art gym and bar as you discover the enthralling characteristics of this gorgeous nation.


  • Excellent service, with one member of staff per customer, and the staff provide the charm of local hospitality
  • Rooms are luxurious with many amenities like an IPad in each room as well as a spacious balcony
  • Soft drinks and beer are of no extra cost during the day, while wine is of no extra cost at dinner


Ayeyarwady and Chindwin River, Myanmar

Best time to go

The perfect time to visit would be between November and February to avoid the sweltering heat of March - May and the monsoon season of June - October.

Our thoughts

Sanctuary Ananda is the smallest five star boat on the river, but it has large rooms, and an extremely personal service, as well as engaging and insightful itineraries.  

  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Sun deck
  • Lounge


Talifoo Restaurant - The Talifoo Restaurant serves A La carte meals with an array of soft and alcoholic drinks

Kansi Panorama Lounge - A social area that can be a place to enjoy delicious drinks and light snacks, with stunning panoramic views

Mindoon Al Fresco Dining - Guests can enjoy fresh food amongst the fresh air of the outdoor dining experience. Enjoy an array of meals from buffet to A La carte.

Dufferin Library - Book the library for an exclusive, private dining experience

Owner’s Suite - The Owner’s Suite is the largest suite on the boat, and includes a plush king size bed, veranda with comfortable sun loungers, detached dressing and living areas, a spacious bathroom with a freestanding tub and monsoon shower, a private guide, early morning tea and coffee and a butler service.

Luxury Suites - The Luxury Suites are large rooms that include a seating area, a pull out bed, luxurious private balcony with stunning views, an en-suite bathroom, early morning tea and a butler service.

Deluxe Suites - These suites are known for being the largest entry level rooms on the river, with an expansive amount of space. The rooms include double or twin beds, private balcony and an en-suite bathroom.

Suites - There are only two luxurious suites on the ship. These suites come with double or twin beds an en-suite bathroom with a gorgeous monsoon shower, and a comfortable balcony.

  • Local performances
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Yoga
  • Demonstrations
  • Spa
  • Gym

Children aged 6 and older are welcome unto the boat. There are no specific facilities for children but they will enjoy all the cultural activities and performances. 

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