Ship Facts

  • Sizeboutique
  • Stylepremium
  • Launch Year1996
  • Last Refit Year2018
  • Languageen-GB
  • Gross Tonnage1200
  • Length72
  • CurrencyEUR
  • Speed16
  • Capacity80
  • Crew Count70
  • Deck Count5
  • Cabin Count40
Accommodation

Royal Suite

There are just two Royal Suites on board Sanctuary Sunboat IV, which measure a spacious 55 square meters each. These suites provide an oasis of luxury for travellers on board and the calming tones and furnishings give guests a relaxing ambiance. 

Each suite features a range of luxurious features and additions including: 

  • Individual climate control
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • En suite with bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini bar
  • LCD Television

Presidential Suite

The two Presidential Suites on board measure a very spacious 38 square meters and feature floor to ceilings windows for stunning Nile views. The light and luxurious interiors offer a calming and tranquil space for guests to relax as they watch the splendid views of the Nile.

Each suite features a range of luxurious features and additions including:

  • Individual climate control
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • En suite with bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini bar
  • LCD Television

Standard Cabins

There are several standard cabins on board Sanctuary Sunboat IV, located across all four passenger decks. Each of these cabins measure between 15-18 square meters, and boast stunning floor to ceiling windows. These cabins blend contemporary chic with art deco influences for a harmonious sanctuary on board.

Each cabin features a range of luxurious features and additions including:

  • Individual climate control
  • Floor to ceiling windows (excluding Nile Deck cabins)
  • En suite with shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini bar
  • LCD Television
Dining

All meals on board are included in your cruise and are served in the restaurant on the Main Deck. Mineral water, tea and coffee are also included during meals and there is an early riser coffee service available.

Meals on board typically consist of an American style breakfast buffet with a la carte Egyptian meal options. Lunch is also a buffet style with both international and Egyptian options. Dinner is an a la carte style menu with a choice of menus.

There is also an afternoon tea on board daily, with a selection of pastries, cookies and fresh fruits.

Entertainment

There is a daily programme of entertainment on board Sanctuary Sunboat IV which includes a colourful 'Galabeya Party', Folkloric show, cooking lessons and lecture by the onboard Egyptologist guides. 

Facilities

Disabled Facilities

Due to the location and nature of the services Sanctuary offers, their river cruises are not suitable for everyone.

However, they will do their utmost to cater for any special requirements you may have. If you or any member of your party has any medical problem or disability which may affect your stay or any of the activities, please provide us with full details before we confirm your booking.

We will try to advise you as to the suitability of your chosen arrangements based upon the information you provide but it will be your responsibility to ensure you choose arrangements which are appropriate for you. 

Dietary Requirements

Sanctuary Retreats can cater to a wide variety of dietary requirement. You must make these requests known to us at the time of booking. Additional costs may be incurred in fulfilling dietary wishes and Sanctuary reserve the right to decline certain requirements.

Dress Code

There is no specific dress code for your time on board Sanctuary Sunboat IV. However, please be advised that you will be travelling in an extremely hot country, so  light clothing and comfortable footwear is advised. You will also be required to dress respectably on your excursions, as these itineraries visit a number of religious sights and temples. 

Health and Fitness

 

There is a small gymnasium and massage on board for you to keep up with your fitness routine whilst cruising the sights of the Nile.

Children

Children aged six and above are welcome on board Sanctuary Sunboat IV. All children aged under 15 years old are required to share with an adult of 18 years or over.

Extra beds can be provided on a case by case basis in Nile deck cabins, Presidential and Nile suites.

There are special children's menus available in the restaurant. 

Deck Plans

Sun Deck

  • Sun Deck 
  • Swimming Pool

Promenade Deck

  • Royal Suite
  • Twin Cabins
  • Lower Sun Deck
  • Library
  • Bar

Bridge Deck

  • Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Twin Cabins

Main Deck

  • Gallery
  • Restaurant
  • Reception
  • Twin Cabins
  • Presidential Suite

Nile Deck

  • Gym
  • Twin Cabins