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Emerald Waterways River Cruises

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Emerald Waterways River Cruises By Date
January Cruises 9 Nts from £3,419
February Cruises 14 Nts from £4,395
March Cruises 9 Nts from £3,349
April Cruises 7 Nts from £1,895
May Cruises 7 Nts from £2,295
June Cruises 7 Nts from £2,495
July Cruises 7 Nts from £2,045
August Cruises 7 Nts from £2,195

Emerald Waterways made their mark on the river cruising industry as a leading provider of luxury holidays at great value for money. From the beginning of your journey you are taken care of, with return flights and transfers included in the price, ensuring a smooth, relaxing holiday from start to finish.

Guests relax knowing there are no hidden costs throughout their time with Emerald River Cruises, from the extensive choice of complimentary drinks at dinner to the immersive onshore activities that give you memories to last a lifetime. Emerald Waterways boast award-winning river cruise experiences, including an award for exceptional value and ‘Best River Cruise Line for First-Timers’.

Emerald's Cruise With Confidence Policy

Inviting guests onboard their river cruise ships, Emerald Waterways have enhanced their health and safety measures to ensure peace of mind from beginning to end. Before arriving, guests must have completed a medical health evaluation, and at departure will be briefed on protocols. Cleaning and sanitation protocols onboard have been doubled so that there is more frequent disinfection of suites and public spaces, while hand sanitiser dispensers will be readily available in suites, corridors and public areas. Furthermore, shore excursion options will have strict standards of hygiene and adhere to destination guidance, and any transport used with hand sanitiser available.

What's included:

Stand out Emerald Waterways Inclusive Features:
•Deluxe accommodation on Europe's newest river cruise fleet.
•Flights and transfers from UK with no regional supplements.
•Spectacular ship innovations like an on board pool that converts to a cinema.
•Enriching escorted tours with local guides 
•House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch & dinner

Also included:
• Complimentary WiFi onboard.
•Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
•Tea and Coffee available at all times.
• All airport transfers 
• Gratuities Included

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Emerald Waterways River Cruise Ships

With Emerald Waterways their award-winning fleet of ‘Star-ships’ take you safely along the stunning waterways of Europe and beyond in style and comfort. Each carefully designed ship offers the same outstanding level of service of a boutique hotel, whether you’re lounging on the sundeck, relaxing in your peaceful cabin or enjoying your favourite drink in a social, spacious public area.

Unlike in a standard river-cruising setting, Emerald’s star-ships don’t compromise light and space. Floor to ceiling windows fill lounges and bars with a roomy atmosphere, as well as ensuring you do not miss a moment of the stunning view outside. Emerald Waterways are also proud to incorporate innovative, modern designs which will enhance your river cruise experience. During the day, a heated swimming pool provides the perfect place to soak in the sun, while at night watch as this stunning space cleverly transforms into a cinema, complete with popcorn and drinks.

In your chosen Emerald Waterways’ stateroom you find all the amenities you need as well as extra touches of class. Sleep peacefully in luxury linen, catch-up on on-demand films and TV channels, and keep in touch with home thanks to complimentary onboard Wi-Fi. Emerald Waterways have taken great care to create spacious staterooms and suites, with some even featuring their own open-air balcony.

Be treated to an unsurpassed culinary experience onboard Emerald River Cruises’ star-ships right from the beginning. Emerald Waterways welcome guests with an introductory dinner giving you the chance to mingle with others onboard and experience a taste of what’s to come. No matter the time of day, a team of professional chefs will tantalise your taste buds with flavours that showcase the cuisines of your destination. Breakfast and lunch arrive in the form of expansive buffets with hot and cold options, while evening meals are a fine four-course dining experience.

Emerald Waterways River Cruise Destinations

Whether you’re onboard or onshore, Emerald Waterways take great care to create an enriching, memorable river cruise holiday for you. An extensive range of itineraries will bring you to the rivers of Europe, including the Danube, Rhine, Main, Rhone, Douro and Volga, while certain Emerald Waterways ships go as far as the Mekong and Nile.

  • Danube: Passing through more countries than any river in the world, the Danube is a must for those looking to visit the most beautiful capital cities in Europe.
  • Rhine: With some truly unique museums in Amsterdam and stunning tours of the Black Forest, the Rhine has a combination of modern and traditional delights.
  • Main: This river is truly a goldmine of German history, architecture and culture, perfect for the lover of both natural landscapes and architecturally beautiful towns.
  • Rhone: Find yourself sailing back in time on a stunning waterway carving a journey through France. Embrace the laidback lifestyle of the Mediterranean, complete with a glass of locally-produced wine.
  • Douro: Cruise along this rustic waterway, home to countless stunning vineyards and villages of Portugal and Spain. This is a river cruise package perfect for wine-enthusiasts.
  • Mekong: Visit the must-see landmarks of Southeast Asia, as well as the inspiring local communities that share their moving history with you. From ancient temples to vibrant floating markets, Emerald’s Mekong itineraries are packed with unforgettable moments.
  • Nile: The longest river in the world will introduce you to a number of must-see World Heritage sites, hieroglyphics and hidden gems that few will get to see. This is a bucket-list itinerary for any avid world-explorer.

All itineraries are packed with insightful excursions led by knowledgeable guides, and supported by personal headsets with all the extra information you need to know. Emerald River Cruises even offer exclusive activities for those in pursuit of fitness, such as guided hikes and canoeing with their EmeraldACTIVE itineraries. From gentle walking tours of ancient cities and stunning UNESCO heritage sites, to joining local families for intimate dining experiences, there is no shortage of unique and immersive experiences that introduce you to the heart of stunning locations with Emerald Waterways.

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