The buzz about the Mumbai – Goa Luxury cruise has been doing the rounds for some time now. However, the media now has the dates, rates and some specific details uncovered.
The premium cruise service is a joint venture between Mumbai Port Trust and Angriya Sea Eagle Pvt Ltd.
The vessel “Angriya” after having completed its trial run earlier this year will finally set sail on its maiden voyage on 12th October 2018.
Where &When to Board?
The Angriya will commence its 16-hour voyage from the Purple Gate of Mumbai’s Indira Docks at 5pm and arrive at Mormugao in South Goa the next day at 9am with no halt in between. The cruise will operate every alternate day from Mumbai or Goa.
How to book?
Bookings can be initiated through the website http://angriyacruises.com/book-now.html which is scheduled to go live soon.
Can the ship accommodate your guest list?
The Angriya features six decks, and can accommodate a total of 399 passengers.
The 20-year-old vessel was built in Japan, and is said to have carried passengers from Tokyo to the islands of Ogaswara in the yester years. The ships been refurbished with best-in-class luxury facilities by the Mumbai Port Trust. There are 104 cabins spread across eight categories—from dorms and pods to family rooms and suites.
How much do you pay?
A one-way ticket for the cruise will be in the Rs 7,000 to Rs 11,000 bracket (per person) depending on the cabin categorisation.
The fare you pay will buy you cabin lodging and three meals, which would comprise evening snacks, dinner and breakfast.
Some entertainment while you sail?
The ship is equipped with an infinity pool at the rear end of the ship, a well-endowed spa at the lowermost deck and express mani-pedi counters at the decks above. For those who seek quite corners the reading room is the place to be. You could also soak in the beautiful sights the Konkan coast has to offer at three decks; Monkey Deck, Gaaz Deck & the Pool Deck. The kids can also be signed up for a quick tour of the ship that allows them to be amazed and inspired by nautical trivia.
The buffet meals are laid at two restaurants Ancora and Coral Reef, you can treat your taste buds to Chinese, Continental and Konkani cuisine.
Where to Party?
The cruise has to its credit six well stocked bars; Gaaz, Aguad, Sea Horse, Sorro Di,Sea Breeze and Goaf(Each name has a story to tell).The Fathom lounge is the ultimate place to let go and have some fun before the sun donned shores of Goa greet you.
One of the restaurants on the ship can be extended to organise wedding parties or corporate meetings.
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