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Sanctuary Sun Boat III


The Sanctuary Sun Boat III is an intimate river yacht representing the ultimate in luxury Nile cruises. Style, comfort and refinement are reflected throughout, with white and ecru tones combining to create warmth and depth. This elegant Egypt cruise boat accommodates up to 32 guests.

Evoking the heyday of Egypt’s past, the Sanctuary Sun Boat III has several times been voted one of the Top-100 most beautiful boats in the world by Condé Nast readers. Modelled on the opulent era of the 1920s and 30s, this graceful cruiser has exquisite facilities, from delicious gourmet dining in the restaurant, refreshing cocktails around the pool area’s sun deck, or afternoon teas in the sumptuous lounge. The Sanctuary Sun Boat III has 16 unique, beautifully designed cabins, including two Royal suites and two Presidential suites.

No Of Cabins (16)
16 Cabins
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Family Friendly
Children aged 10+
Cultural Experience
Ahmed Sayed (2)
Boat Manager
Ahmed Sayed
Ahmed was born in Sohag and has a degree in Arabic Language, he started his career in Sharm El Sheikh in the sales sector and joined Sanctuary Retreats in 2003 as a receptionist to the front office manager. As a result of Ahmed's work ethic and dedication to the company he was then promoted to an Assistant Boat Manager.
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The best of Sanctuary Sun Boat III

  • Only 16 cabins, allowing for smaller groups ‘discovering’ Egypt together in personalised, intimate style.
  • Available for charter between Aswan and Luxor
  • Award-winning chefs creating culinary delights
  • Choice of tailor-made itineraries, led by the region’s finest Egyptologists
  • Timeless chic and Egyptian charm

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Cabins & Suites

With 12 standard cabins, two royal suites and two presidential suites, the Sanctuary Sun Boat III is an intimate river yacht representing pure luxury on the Nile. Style, comfort and refinement are reflected throughout, with subtle white and ecru tones combining to create sophistication and warmth. The vessel accommodates up to 32 guests in its Luxury Cabins that include bathrooms with showers, as well as Suites that feature bathrooms complete with a shower and bath.
Sun Boat III Luxury Suite

Standard Cabins

The 12 luxury cabins are beautifully appointed with grand, old-fashioned four poster beds, draped in Egyptian linens. Wooden shutters provide a historical focal point in the cabin, creating evocative shafts of warm sunlight throughout the spaces, while deep woody colours and traditional tones speak to the glamour of 1930s Egypt.
Sun Boat III Luxury Presidential Suite

Presidential Suites

Indulge in one of two elegantly spacious Presidential Suites, decorated in cool calm tones, and fall into a state of absolute serenity during your Nile journey. Comfort and style are reflected throughout the suite to give a naturally opulent feel, while the in-room amenities ensure all creature comforts are provided for.
Sun Boat III Luxury Royal Suite

Royal Suites

Discover the ultimate essence of opulent tranquillity and elegance during your cruise in one of our two Royal Suites. Honey hues envelop you in these grand suites with private balconies and bathtubs, while the large open spaces throughout create a feeling of belonging in your own private sanctuary within the boat.


Extraordinary cuisine at Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Gastronomic Experiences
A Nile cruise is a journey of experience, not only for the mind but for the senses too, dine on the Sanctuary Sun Boat III and make your trip down the Nile a tantalising trip for the taste buds.
World Class Chefs
The buffet counter on board Sanctuary Sun Boat III is exquisite and the choice vast. The hot food section contains a wide variety of freshly cooked traditional and international dishes, suiting every palette. A highlight is certainly the salad section; the colours are vibrant as bright beetroots, quinoa interjected with pink pomegranate seeds and sumptuously stuffed peppers create a feast for the eyes.

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