As the small ship experts, Emerald Cruises provides the perfect platform for new experiences, delivering more than just ports across beautiful destinations. A wealth of amenities await onboard the stylish river Star-Ships and luxury yachts, from spectacular pools and well-equipped gyms, to generously appointed staterooms and suites fitting of a boutique hotel. Striking the perfect balance between time spent on board and onshore, each of Emerald Cruises’ insightful itineraries are carefully designed to showcase the very best of what each destination has to offer. These itineraries allow you to fully immerse yourself in local communities, all while enjoying outstanding service and the intimate surrounding of the fleet.
Wherever you travel with Emerald Cruises, a generous wealth of inclusions come standard so that you can rest assured knowing everything is taken care of. You will be able to enjoy exclusive excursions and experiences, delicious on board dining and return flights – even all gratuities are included, so you really can relax and enjoy your adventure.
Discover the Rivers of the World
Emerald Cruises’ river voyages take you on unforgettable journeys across some of the world’s most enchanting rivers. From culture-rich cities to world-famous wine regions, these voyages represent a new chapter in the world of river cruising.
Custom-designed to honor the beauty of some of the world’s most beloved waterways, Emerald Cruises’ award-winning Star-Ships cut a chic figure on the rivers of Europe. You will enjoy a small ship cruising experience as comfort and innovation combine across the fleet, where every finishing touch and elegant flourish on board has been carefully considered. And there’s more to the Star-Ships than meets the eye. Designed to push the boundaries of river cruising, you’ll discover the latest innovations, from the Sun Deck at the top to the Riviera Deck at the bottom.
Moreover, the attentive team of crew, sommeliers and personal butlers are available day and night to ensure every minute on-board the Emerald Cruises fleet is as enriching, enjoyable and relaxing as possible.
Helping you explore the authentic culture and history of the regions visited, every Emerald Cruises river cruise features at least one EmeraldPLUS excursion. These expert-led experiences take you to the places out of reach of the ordinary visitor, into the very heart of the destinations visited.
From the Danube, which dissects 10 European countries and nearly as many ancient capitals, to the mystic and mysterious Mekong, which glides through the beauty of Cambodia and Vietnam; every river explored by Emerald Cruises offers a unique experience.
Modern Luxury on the Ocean
Emerald Cruises’ award-winning reputation and service extends to the world’s seas and coastlines on board luxury yachts Emerald Azzurra and the brand-new Emerald Sakara. Custom-designed to allow unique access to the fascinating ports and harbors only small yachts can reach, these vessels venture off the beaten track, gifting guests the freedom to explore uncharted territory.
Reaching an impressive 360 feet in length, Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara exceed yacht cruising expectations. An abundance of space on board, combined with a maximum guest capacity of 100 and a crew of 64, affords an excellent level of personal service. You can discover a secluded spot to read a book, enjoy unimpeded views of the unspoiled landscapes, take a relaxing dip in the infinity-style pool, or arrange to meet new-found friends at one of the ship’s comfortable meeting spots.
Emerald Cruises’ collection of insightful itineraries take guests on a spectacular journey along stunning coastlines and crystalline waters while uncovering the best of the Mediterranean & Adriatic Sea, the Caribbean & Central America, the Arabian Peninsula & Red Sea, and even historic Transatlantic crossings.
Coming brand-new to Emerald Cruises’ 2023 itineraries, guests can enjoy the opportunity to sail the Caribbean & Central American coastlines in luxury yacht style. A tropical paradise packed with picture-perfect beaches and postcard views await in the Caribbean while Central America provides incredible insight into historic old-towns and enchanting forests. These fascinating itineraries also bring the exciting chance to embark on a bucket list-worthy across the Panama Canal, where you can experience this engineering wonder.
Whether on river or ocean voyages, Emerald Cruises’ collection of itineraries offer the perfect platform for new experiences to ensure you see the very best of each destination. With included excursions and specially selected EmeraldPLUS experiences, guests will enjoy unique encounters and embark on guided tours of wonderful towns and cities. In addition, for the more active guest, the included EmeraldACTIVE excursions consist of guided bike rides and hikes for an alternative perspective on a location. As a guest, you will also have the opportunity to explore each destination further by booking optional DiscoverMORE excursions and experiences. These are designed to allow plenty of time to dedicate to independent exploration, with the opportunity to disembark the yacht for unguided city visits, relaxing beach days and evenings out.
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