This year, Uniworld's newest Super Ship-S.S. Joie de Vivre-will bring the "joy of living" to the rivers of France. Step aboard your floating pied-a-terre in France, featuring handcrafted furniture and fine antiques, original artwork, and signature accents inspired by 20th-century Parisian design from the Golden Twenties to the free-spirited Sixties, all blending seamlessly with modern conveniences.
UNIQUELY BOUTIQUE The S.S. Joie de Vivre, our brightly colored, chic and sophisticated "super yacht" on the Seine, will completely immerse you in all things French before you ever set foot onshore. Ooh la la!
CLUB L'ESPRIT Relax and indulge your mind, body and soul at Club L'Esprit, our onboard spa and wellness center. Pamper yourself with an array of beauty and well-being treatments. Unwind with yoga. Work out in the resistance pool. Get your heart pumping in the onboard fitness center. Afterwards, refresh and recharge with a deliciously good-for-you smoothie at the L'Espirit Bar.
CLAUDE'S Experience the magic each evening as Club L'Esprit transforms into Claude's supper club, a vibrant dining and entertainment venue. Claude's glitzy and glamorous atmosphere is the perfect place to listen to local music, enjoy delectable hors d'oeuvres and signature cocktails, or view a classic French film on select nights in an intimate cinema.
LA CAVE DU VIN Lovers of French food and wine can experience an exclusive epicurean event in our onboard show kitchen. Under the guidance of Uniworld's talented chef, prepare an exquisite seven-course meal. Then relish your creation with wine pairings designed just for you by our Sommelier. Simply ask our Concierge to reserve your spot. Bon appetit!
LE BISTROT The ship's very own Parisian-style sidewalk cafÃ© serves classic French cuisine. Designed with windows that lower for an open-air ambiance, Le Bistrot is a tres bon spot to savor wrap-around views of the Seine.
- Year of Construction: 2017
- Length: 124 m
- Sleeve: 11.45 m
- Cabins: 64
- Guest Capacity: 128
Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.
About Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Award-winning Uniworld - the world''s ONLY authentic boutique cruise line - offers itineraries in spectacular destinations throughout Europe, Russia, Egypt, and Asia. The company''s European fleet features luxurious ships with an average capacity of 130 guests, the highest staff-to-guest ratio in the river cruise industry, enticing shore excursions, world-class gourmet cuisine, impeccable hospitality, and numerous other all-inclusive benefits.
The Highest Standards in Luxury River Cruising
In 2004, Uniworld was acquired by The Travel Corporation (TTC), a highly successful international travel group founded by Stanley Tollman. TTC has more than 30 top brands, including Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, and Contiki, as well as Red Carnation Hotels, a renowned collection of four- and five-star luxury properties.
TTC has made major investments in Uniworld''s ships, crew, and staff, with an eye towards providing guests with all the elements of an unforgettable Six-Star Experience: Expertise; Service; Luxurious Ships, Uniquely Designed; Culinary; Choice; and Truly All-Inclusive. Combining the tour planning and hotel management expertise of TTC''s sister companies with Uniworld''s decades of superior nautical experience has created an entirely new category of luxury river cruising.
The Boutique Experience, Onboard & Onshore
Boutique hotels are known for their destination-specific interior decor, gracious service, and carefully selected amenities, all of which provide an intimate, elegant, and relaxed experience. Similarly, Uniworld''s boutique river cruises allow guests to travel from one exciting destination to the next aboard a stylish floating hotel with inviting lounges, cozy libraries, panoramic restaurants, sumptuous cuisine, exquisite antiques and original art, and luxurious riverview staterooms and suites. Meticulous attention to detail is readily apparent on every company-owned ship, including Uniworld''s four stunning Super Ships - the S.S. Antoinette, S.S. Catherine, S.S. Maria Theresa, and the S.S. Joie de Vivre
Gracious and Attentive Service
In partnership with its sister company, Red Carnation Hotels, Uniworld takes pride in its long-lasting relationships with guests, for whom there is "No request too large, no detail too small." Uniworld employs a professionally trained, dedicated, English-speaking staff, so guests never have to worry about communication.