Emerald Waterways

Luxury, adventure, value – welcome to Emerald Waterways.

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We hope our fantastic advert on Scala Radio has left you feeling inspired to embark on an Emerald Waterways river cruise. We bring the level of contemporary luxury you might expect from an ocean cruise, to the intimacy of some of Europe’s most iconic waterways on board our innovative Star-Ships, boasting all the modern amenities of a world-class hotel. 
Enjoy Exceptional EmeraldVALUE sailing the Rhine, Main, Danube, Rhône, Moselle, Douro and Volga on board our boutique floating hotel, as fine-dining and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner introduce you to the tastes of the region, and our opulent suites and staterooms provide the perfect sanctuary to retreat to after an exciting day. 

You’ll find we provide the perfect balance of time spent on board and onshore. Relax by the indoor heated pool* during the day, before it transforms into a cinema on selected evenings. Find your centre in the on-board gym or during yoga classes, and venture up to the Sun Deck for a relaxing stroll on the walking track. Of course, you can treat yourself to some ‘me’ time in our wellness centre, with a massage, facial, manicure or even a special hair treatment from the on-board hairdresser. 

Of course, these incredible inclusions aren’t limited to your on-board experience. Our diverse EmeraldEXCURSIONS are available on every one of our itineraries, as well as our special EmeraldPLUS programme, consisting of once-in-a-lifetime moments like coffee and cake in the home of a local Slovakian family or dinner at a Portuguese wine estate. And those with an adventurous side can join our EmeraldACTIVE hikes, bikes and canoeing excursions, for alternative views of a destination.   

What's included on our cruises? 
All meals included
Drinks with lunch and dinner
EmeraldPLUS Excursions
Excursions almost every day
Tipping taken care of
Your choice of airport