Emerald Waterways is Europe's newest river cruise line, offering a boutique river voyage experience on all the vessels in its fleet. Custom-built to offer the maximum amount of space possible for each guest, the vessels offer such innovations as a state-of-the-art heated pool and cinema area and a host of hotel-style amenities and comforts to help ensure the most enjoyable river cruising experience possible. Floor-to-ceiling windows ensure you of a panoramic view of the passing river scenery from most areas of the ship, while the Terrace areas on each vessel allow passengers to greet the morning, take in the air and relax with a drink on a warm summer's evening.
Whichever vessel you choose to sail on, you'll enjoy dinner in the informal yet stylish surroundings of the Reflections Restaurant, where you'll be able to savour a mouth-watering four-course meal as you reflect on your day. You can enjoy breakfast here too, where you'll be able to take your pick from an enticing selection of hot and cold favourites, both continental and traditional. If the weather's fine, it's also possible to start your day on the Terrace, where a pleasant morning breeze provides the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee. Should you wish to return to the ship during days in-port, it's good to know that lunch is served here, too.
All ships in the Emerald Waterways fleet offer river cruisers an excellent choice of accommodations, whatever their needs and budget may be. Emerald Staterooms are a spacious 162 sq ft and come with a picture window, while Emerald Panorama Balcony Suites are the first accommodations on Europe's river to offer Emerald Waterway's revolutionary indoor balcony design. By simply touching a button, the upper part of your floor-to-ceiling window drops to offer you not only the perfect view but the chance to take in the air from the decked area of your room. Emerald Grand Balcony Suites and owners Suites offer the same innovation with more space, with the Owner's Suite boasting a separate living area.
Whether it's Emerald Star, Sky, Sun or Dawn on which you choose to explore your chosen river, you can be assured of a luxurious boutique river cruise experience that doesn't stop with the delicious cuisine and welcoming accommodations. Emerald Star and Sky share the distinction of being the first vessels on Europe's waterways to offer a heated swimming pool with a retractable roof, which by night transforms into a cinema. As if that were not enough, there's a fitness area, putting green and spacious sun deck on each vessel too. Throughout your cruise, you'll enjoy a friendly yet professional level of service thanks to one of the finest crew to guest ratios to be found on the rivers of Europe.