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Swan Hellenic Cruises' MV Minerva is a small and intimate ship with just 6 passenger decks and 178 cabins - ranging in size from the impressive 360 sq. ft Owner's Suite to the modest but comfortable 140 sq. ft Standard Cabin. Interior décor is elegant and homely in style with fine wool carpets and classic wooden furniture. Essentially, she offers her guests the ambience of a country house.

Diversions onboard MV Minerva are varied and tasteful with guest speakers operating in the Darwin Lounge as well as regular classical music performances. Alternatively one has time to unwind in the ship's Library, Card Room or Cinema. There is also a gymnasium and various Spa services for the health conscious.

MV Minerva provides fine dining with creative menus and excellent cuisine. Whether guests enjoy formal meals in The Swan Restaurant or a more casual repast in the Veranda Restaurant, all tastes are catered for.

Many guests aboard MV Minerva travel unaccompanied and find the friendly Swan Hellenic style of cruising the perfect way to see the world – the ship offers several single occupancy cabins.

With a great variety of different expeditions on offer aboard Minerva - from the Antarctica to the Indian Ocean - this ship offers an elegant and adventurous cruise service.

MV Minerva Accommodation

  • 2 Owners Suites (360 sq. ft) with balcony.
  • 10 Suites (290 sq. ft) with balcony.
  • Superior/Deluxe Cabins (162 sq. ft) with picture windows.
  • Standard Outside-View or Interior Cabins (140 sq. ft) with no refrigerator.

Accommodation Includes

  • Bath/shower and toilet
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV, Hairdryer and personal safe
  • Refrigerator
  • Writing desk

MV Minerva Dining Options

The Swan Restaurant
The ship's formal dining venue serving high quality cuisine on an open seating basis.

The Veranda
An informal eatery with indoor/outdoor seating and excellent menus.

Bridge Café
A 24-hour bistro serving casual breakfasts, luncheons and dinners.

MV Minerva Entertainment

  • The Darwin Lounge hosts guest speakers on a variety of specialist subjects.
  • Orpheus Lounge
  • Livingstone Lounge
  • Classical concerts and musical performances in the main Lounge.
  • Card room, Cinema and Library.
  • Shackleton & Wheeler Bars

MV Minerva Facilities

  • Gymnasium
  • Beauty Salon
  • Swimming Pool
  • Internet Lounge
  • Gift Shop
  • Medical Centre

More information

If you would like more information on the Minerva or would like to discuss a cruise, please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.