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Emerald's two luxury yachts, Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara have been thoughtfully designed to allow access to smaller ports that others of their type cannot. This is intimate yacht cruising at its finest, as we sail into the heart of some of the most exciting destinations of the Mediterranean, the Adriatic Sea, the Red Sea, and the Caribbean & Central America. From the Greek islands, Italy and the French Riviera, to Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Jordan and sun-kissed islands of the Caribbean, travel some of the world’s most celebrated seas and coastlines in contemporary luxury, docking close to the action, giving you more opportunity to explore independently and off the beaten track.

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Emerald Cruises Ships

  • Emerald Azzurra

    Emerald Azzurra

    Emerald Azzurra luxury yacht will exceed your yacht cruising expectations. And with an intimate 100 guests on board, there's an abundance of space throughout. Discover a secluded spot to read a book, enjoy unimpeded views of the unspoiled landscapes, take a relaxing dip in the infinity-style pool, or arrange to meet fellow guests at one of the comfortable meeting spots.

  • Emerald Sakara

    Emerald Sakara

    Emerald Sakara has been thoughtfully designed to allow access to smaller ports that others of their type cannot. This is intimate yacht cruising at its finest, as it sails into the heart of some of the most exciting destinations. Travel some of the world’s most celebrated seas and coastlines in contemporary luxury, docking close to the action, giving you more opportunity to explore independently and off the beaten track.

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Enjoy exceptional EmeraldVALUE. EmeraldVALUE means that all you have to think about is enjoying your vacation. From a delectable selection of dining options to horizon-expanding included excursions and first-class service, every Emerald Cruises holiday is generously stocked with extras.

On board you will find a wealth of amenities, from spectacular pools and well-equipped gyms, to generously appointed staterooms and suites fitting of a boutique hotel. Emerald's team of chefs thoughtfully craft their menus to suit the path you’re traveling, using fresh local ingredients and, therefore, treating every sense to a diverse adventure. In addition, a selection of dining options is also included with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner, as well as tea and coffee being available all day, every day, your bottled water is restocked daily and onboard Wi-Fi is also included, along with transfers, port charges and all gratuities.

Emerald's yacht cruises are the perfect platform for new experiences, and excursions are another inclusion on your journey, opening you up to more than just the ports of these beautiful destinations. Emerald will transport you to the heart of local life - conducted with knowledgeable local guides, our extra-special EmeraldPLUS excursions and experiences, and the EmeraldACTIVE program

Minimum Age Policy on Emerald Cruises

Young Passengers. Children under 12 years old are ineligible to participate in Emerald's tours, except for applicable Christmas tours and cruises, and then only if accepted by Emerald in its sole discretion. Due to the availability of alcohol on many vacation packages, children and other persons under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a person over the age of 21 (an “Adult”) and must share their accommodation with that Adult.

Travel Protection Options on Emerald Cruises

You are urged to arrange comprehensive travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances that may occur during the tour. 

Dining on Emerald Cruises

Fine a la carte dining and sumptuous breakfast and lunch buffets in the serene setting of our spacious Reflections Restaurant, take inspiration from the Mediterranean paths we’re navigating.

Expect fresh, locally sourced dinners, thoughtfully crafted by our expert chefs, with complimentary sommelier-paired wine, beer or soft drinks with lunch and dinner.

And in the evening, once you’ve enjoyed your meal, you can head to the back of the restaurant to appreciate the ocean breeze from our large al fresco terrace, before a nightcap in the plush, relaxed atmosphere of the Horizon Bar & Lounge

Fuel Surcharge Policy on Emerald Cruises

Emerald reserves the right to vary Tour Prices at any time, in its absolute discretion, to account for any increase in costs, including but not limited to airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other tour related costs or tariffs. If Emerald has received the full amount of the Tour Price from you, there will be no increases to your Tour price, regardless of any increases in the tour costs inside or outside of our control. If you have not paid the full amount of the Tour Price, and we must vary your Tour Price due to an increase in tour costs outside of Emerald's control, any increase Emerald applies to the Tour Price will be only to the extent required to meet such additional costs.

Tipping Policy on Emerald Cruises

Gratuities/Tips. Gratuities and tips are included on tours and cruises operated by Emerald and that are listed on your itinerary. All other gratuities and tips are the customer’s responsibility.

Payments / Refunds on on Emerald Cruises

Booking Deposit. You must pay the deposit listed on the itinerary, minimum $500 per person for river cruises on Emerald Cruises ships; $750 per person for cruises on third party ships and yacht cruises (the “ Deposit”) at the time of booking your travel. Your Booking will be automatically cancelled if your deposit is not received by Emerald on or before the due date. Deposits are non-refundable and nontransferable, except as otherwise stated herein.

Final Payment. The balance of the Tour Price must be paid no later than 90 days prior to the tour departure date for river cruising; 120 days prior to the tour departure date for yacht cruising. Failure to pay the balance within the applicable number of days of the tour departure date will result in cancellation of your trip and loss of the deposit.

Bookings Within 90 days for river cruises and 120 Days for yacht cruises. If you place a booking with Emerald within these applicable periods, or within fewer days of your chosen departure date, full payment of the Tour Price is required before we can request and confirm your booking. If the tour is not able to be fully confirmed, then we will refund all funds paid to us, and Emerald will have no further obligations or liability to you in respect of your booking.

Late Booking Fee. A late booking fee of $50.00 per booking is payable on all bookings made within 21 days of tour departure.

Variation Fee. An administration fee of $50.00 is payable for each variation to your booking (except variation to the tour departure date, which will attract cancellation fees, as set out below). Emerald may choose to accept or reject your request for variation in its sole discretion.

120 days and greater Loss of Tour Deposit
119-91 days 25% of Tour Price
90-61 days 50% of Tour Price
60 days or less 100% of Tour Price

Smoking Policy on Emerald Cruises

Vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, restaurants, hotels and other accommodations do not permit smoking. Although Emerald may attempt to provide opportunities for smoking during the tour, Emerald does not guarantee such opportunities will be available.

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