It's amazing what's included

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Deluxe river cruise, only on Emerald Waterways

Life’s a deluxe river cruise, only on Emerald Waterways. You haven’t had a vacation experience that exceeds your expectations like this. Our exciting, unique destinations and itineraries, exceptional contemporary amenities and service, and amazing range of thoughtful inclusions and options are designed so you can completely relax—and revel—in a truly deluxe trip. Our award-winning international fleet of Star Ships is the river cruising experience you’ve always wanted, and more:

It's Amazing What's Included

  • Boutique contemporary hotel feel, with our spectacular on board heated pool, cinema, spa and lounge**
  • Spacious, comfortable accommodations you’ll want to spend time in, with our panoramic suites and staterooms, and innovative open-air system for cabins on our Vista and Horizon decks
  • Gourmet all-included on board meals and highlight dinner events, al-fresco on The Terrace or in the well-appointed Reflections Restaurant
  • Enjoy in depth cultural experiences with our EmeraldPLUS excursions; cheese and olive tasting or Provencal dinner on board hosted by a local chef
  • Emerald’s Concierge Service* - served right to your suite, enjoy continental breakfast, predinner canapés and after dinner treats 
  • A refined selection of wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner
  • Tea and coffee available at all times
  • Bottled water restocked daily in your cabin
  • Built-in adventure, with an included on shore excursion at every port
  • Visits to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Emerald Active guided biking and hiking tours
  • Excellent service from an English speaking crew
  • Knowledgeable, personable local destination guides
  • Complimentary bicycles on board 
  • Complimentary on board Wi-Fi
  • All airport transfers to and from your Star Ship, and all gratuities
  • Port charges now included in your tour price
  • Plus we even take care of all gratuities for onboard and shoreside staff

* Only applies to Owner’s One-bedroom Suites, Riverview Suites, and Grand Balcony Suites.

**Emerald Radiance Star-Ship pool is located on the sun deck and the Cinema is not available.

Your Deluxe On Board Experience
Floating perfection. That’s what your Emerald Waterways river cruise feels like: the perfect vacation.

Always wanted to enjoy your very own paradise? Emerald Waterways creates a brilliant on board oasis for you to relax in, whatever the weather. Our deluxe Star Ships feature all the highlights of ocean cruising in a boutique river cruise setting. Yes, you really can have it all.

In all of our public areas, contemporary, elegant furnishings, modern art and mirrored walls create a seamlessly luxurious environment. Take in every moment on the river, with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow in plenty of light and a spectacular view in every direction. 

Of course, don’t just take our word for it take a tour of our Star Ships, to see what you’ll experience for yourself.
Introducing the next generation of river cruising

The Itineraries

When it comes to exploring Europe, there’s nothing average about our itineraries. Our carefully crafted river cruises range from 8 to 17 days and visit many fantastic villages, towns and cities lining Europe’s Danube, Rhine and Saône rivers. And because we want you to fully appreciate the places you visit, we also include special activities that uncover more than just the usual tourist attractions with our EmeraldPLUS experiences.

Take a look at any of our European river cruise itineraries to find out more.

The Star-Ships

Each of our 135-metre long Star-Ships has been custom built to offer more space per guest than most other vessels on Europe’s waters. Boasting five types of contemporary cabin and unique on-board innovations, like a heated pool that turns into a cinema, we bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of the river. Unwind in our Horizon Bar & Lounge, savour the endless scenery from the privacy of your suite and watch the sunrise from the Sun Deck with a complimentary coffee in hand.

The Dining

As part of our fully-inclusive service, all of your on-board dining and highlight meals are included in the price of your cruise. Our chefs take great pride in preparing dishes of the highest quality, so whenever you sit down to dine in our Reflections Restaurant – or enjoy an alfresco breakfast or light lunch on the Terrace – you can delight in culinary diversity. We’ll keep your glass topped up to, with complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner.

The Cabins

Each of our ships offer a great range of cabins for you to choose from, including the Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite– a completely new type of cabin, designed by us. To replace the run-of-the-mill French Balcony that is commonplace on river cruise ships, we offer a new kind of indoor balcony, complete with a decked area and our ingenious open-air system. With the touch of a button, the upper half of the cabin’s floor-to-ceiling window drops down to let in fresh air and provide full panoramic views of the landscape.
Emerald Waterways’ unique heated pool transforms into a cinema

Emerald Star

Unlike any other on Europe’s waters, our brand new boutique river cruise ships boast a heated pool complete with retractable roof and a bar. Once you’ve had a dip in the pool’s sparkling waters, you can always grab a drink from the bar to enjoy as you unwind on the comfortable lounge chairs. 

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