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Emerald Waterways

As the newest river cruise line to launch in Europe, Emerald Waterways offers unique onboard innovations and contemporary comfort for an exclusive river cruise experience. First launched in 2014, Emerald Waterways commands 5 ships in total and offers sailings covering the majority Europe and exciting Asian destination including Vietnam and Cambodia. Emerald Waterways combine affordability with great dining, exceptional services and interesting itineraries to bring you a relaxing and insightful river cruise journey.

Emerald Waterways focus on traversing the European waterways of the Rhine, Main, Danube, Saone and Rhone rivers. There is particular attention put into creating a truly unique and innovation atmosphere and experience on board each of their five vessels. Also offering itineraries along the Mekong River, Emerald Waterways can navigate you through some of the world’s most treasured landmarks, including many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Accommodation

Each Emerald Waterways ship has a choice of four suite and stateroom grades on board. Each room offers a spacious retreat with a wide collection of features and amenities included. Every room comes with a fully equipped en suite including a shower and selection of luxury toiletries. The cabins themselves features complimentary bottled water, Wi-Fi, a safe for your valuables, on-demand entertain courtesy of a flat screen TV and a luscious queen sized hotel style bed perfectly positioned for you to enjoy the views outside.

Dining

At the very centre of life on board an Emerald Waterways ship is the gastronomy. Each meal is designed to provide you with an exceptional new experience, using the very best of local ingredients from each destination.  The food is perfectly complimented by the two dining areas on board, a contemporary indoor restaurant and outdoor dining terrace.

The Reflections Restaurant is located on the Vista deck of each vessel and is the main restaurant on board. Here you will find an elegant space accommodating tables of up to eight people for breakfast lunch and dinner, with panoramic views of the scenery and river outside.

The Terrace offers the chance for some alfresco dining. The decked area is at the front of the ship and provides a spectacular view of the scenery. Peaceful and intimate the terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a healthy breakfast and lunch or to unwind with a glass of wine.

Facilities

Not content with including all the delectable onboard meals and drinking options in the price of your trip, each Emerald Waterways river cruise ship also boasts a wealth of facilities and amenities to cater for your every need.

Onboard spaces include a dual-purpose area at the aft of the ship, which transforms from an indoor pool during the day, to a cinema at night. This is a state of the art feature which is unique to Emerald Waterways river cruises. Each of the ships also boasts a sundeck, for relaxed sunbathing and lounging, a well-stocked fitness room with high-quality gym equipment and a wellness area to help you pamper yourself as you sail the European waterways.

Excursions

Excursions with Emerald Waterways have been specially crafted to introduce you to some of the world’s most amazing sights, and to top it all off they are all included in the price of your cruise. With a different port of call on almost every day of your cruise, each excursion is led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide, to introduce you to the very heart of each city as well as a personal headset to make sure you don’t miss a word.

Enjoy a picturesque drive along the grandiose streets of Vienna, walk the fairy-tale streets of Passau or enjoy a coach tour through Budapest with a stop at the Royal Palace of Buda. If you prefer to forge your own path, you’re of course free to roam solo and indulge your interests throughout Europe’s most awe-inspiring regions.

Emerald Dawn

Navigating the rivers Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle; the Emerald Star, Sky, Sun, Dawn and Destiny can guide you through some of Europe's most magical stretches of water and help you explore many of the continent's most arresting and enchanting cities.

Emerald Dawn

Emerald Destiny

On an Emerald Waterways river cruise, you can expect stylish and spacious ships, designed to ensure the most comfortable journey...

Emerald Destiny

Emerald Harmony

Our spectacular Emerald Harmony Star-Ship will exceed all your expectations, as it introduces you to the majesty of the Mekong. Unlike other similar sized ships, we have specifically designed the Emerald Harmony to sail into the centre of Ho Chi Minh City, allowing us to dock in the heart of this fantastic city.

Emerald Harmony

Emerald Liberte

Brand new for 2017, the Emerald Liberté has been custom-built to lead the way on our new Sensations of Southern France itinerary from Lyon to Avignon.

Emerald Liberte

Emerald Radiance

The Emerald Radiance will explore Portugal's Douro region, navigating the eponymous river Douro. Fittingly, the bespoke Emerald Radiance has been lovingly designed and built to complement the jaw-dropping scenery unfolding before the ship's bow.

Emerald Radiance

Emerald Sky

On an Emerald Waterways river cruise, you can expect stylish and spacious ships, designed to ensure the most comfortable journey...

Emerald Sky

Emerald Star

Navigating the rivers Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle; the Emerald Star, Sky, Sun, Dawn and Destiny can guide you through some of Europe's most magical stretches of water and help you explore many of the continent's most arresting and enchanting cities. 

Emerald Star

Emerald Sun

Navigating the rivers Rhine, Main, Danube and Moselle; the Emerald Star, Sky, Sun, Dawn and Destiny can guide you through some of Europe's most magical stretches of water and help you explore many of the continent's most arresting and enchanting cities.

Emerald Sun

MS Hamees

Fresh from its extensive refurbishment in 2018, our exclusively chartered Mövenpick MS Hamees is a comfortable and contemporary ship that offers 5-star on-board service.

MS Hamees

MS Lastavica

The crew on board MS Lastavica will warmly welcome you on board this exquisite ship, as you settle into your boutique hotel, unpacking just once. At your service at any point throughout your cruise and on-hand to recommend their favourite spots to eat and drink during your free evenings docked in one of our many spectacular locations, this will be your front row seat for the seemingly endless vistas.

MS Lastavica

MS Swallow

You'll be welcomed on board by our friendly captain and knowledgeable crew, who'll be available to answer any questions you might have and to recommend their pick of an area's restaurants and bars to try on your free evenings.

MS Swallow

MV Adriatic Pearl

With its elegant décor and modern amenities, the MS Adriatic Pearl is the perfect ship from which to explore Croatia's Adriatic coastline.

MV Adriatic Pearl

MV Adriatic Princess II

Designed and crafted to navigate Croatia's remarkable Dalmatian coast, the MV Adriatic Princess is a 5-star yacht providing safe and luxurious passage on the eastern Adriatic. You can enjoy the luxury and refinement of a boutique hotel coupled with our exceptional EmeraldVALUE. <

MV Adriatic Princess II

Sanctuary Sun Boat III

Scenic Amber

Scenic Aura

Scenic Azure

Scenic Crystal

Scenic Diamond

Scenic Gem

Scenic Jade

Scenic Jasper

Scenic Jewel

Scenic Opal

Scenic Pearl

Scenic Ruby

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Scenic Spirit

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Recommended Blogs

Emerald To Bring Harmony To The Mekong

31st July 2018
With the announcement of the brand new Emerald Harmony, Emerald Waterways is set to have their own ship at their disposal for sailing the waters of Vietnam and Cambodia.

A New Dawn (And Sun) For Emerald Waterways

1st September 2015
Emerald Waterways have launched two more Star Ships to join Emerald Star and Emerald Sky in the current fleet.

2021 Brings New Itineraries, Excursions And A New Ship For Emerald

21st January 2020
Emerald Waterways has announced the latest ship to join its ever-growing Star-Ship fleet, along with new itineraries and shore excursions for 2021.

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