Life Onboard

Life onboard An Emerald Waterways River Cruise.

Floating perfection. That’s what your Emerald Waterways river cruise feels like: the perfect vacation. Step on board our identical fleet of Star-Ships and see for yourself! From the moment you walk on board you’ll be welcomed with contemporary design, elegant furnishings, modern art, lots of natural light and floor to ceiling windows – creating a seamless environment. Gourmet all-included on board meals and collection of highlight dinners, dine al-fresco on The Terrace or in the well-appointed Reflections Restaurant and a refined selection of wine and beer, as well as soft drinks accompanying all on board meals.
Other features include boutique hotel style accommodations, spectacular on board heated pool, cinema, spa, fitness center and lounge. Spacious, and comfortable Suites and Staterooms you’ll want to spend time in and are larger than the industry standard. Suites located on our Vista and Horizon decks can enjoy our innovative open-air balcony system. The Sundeck is the perfect spot to enjoy those warmer days on the water and take in the panoramic views. With ample seating and lounge chairs, as well as a walking track, putting green, and games area for guests who love to play outside. Raise a toast with a cocktail and some new-found friends, and watch the endless vista roll by.

On an Emerald Waterways cruise you can expect excellent service from exceptional people. When you book a river cruise with us, rest assured that all our on board crew and onshore staff know how to exceed your expectations—so that you enjoy every moment of your vacation experience.

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Innovative On Board Amenities

The moment you board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, you'll be met with an overwhelming sense of light and space. From the Horizon Bar and Lounge, with its floor-to-ceiling windows; to the terrace, overlooking the river; to the sun deck, where you can relax on a comfortable sun lounger.

  • Sun Deck with Barbecue and games area
  • The Terrace
  • Horizon Bar & Lounge
  • Wellness Area
  • Fitness Area
  • Reflections Restaurant
  • Daytime Pool & Bar/Evening Cinema
  • Hairdresser

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