The Emerald Radiance has been custom-built for cruising the beautiful regions of sunny Portugal, with her relaxing Sun Deck, outdoor dining terrace and open air Serenity Pool. Aesthetically more akin to a boutique hotel, the Emerald Radiance exudes a chic, contemporary style. With all costs included (including internal transfers and tipping), it’s no wonder Emerald Waterways have been crowned ‘Best For Value' 2016 by Cruise Critic for the second year running.
With a capacity of 112 passengers and a crew-to-guest ratio of just 1:3, the Emerald Radiance is the most intimate ship in the fleet operated by Emerald Waterways. Despite her smaller size, the stunning suites and staterooms are generously spacious and cutting-edge facilities provide endless options for relaxation and enjoyment. Incredible levels of service, magnificent landscapes and exquisite cuisine will exceed your every expectation.
Enjoy the picturesque views from the comfort of your own cabin, with an Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite. The unique Riverview Suites are located at the back of the ship, affording them floor-to-ceiling windows and the innovative indoor balcony system for endless views at any time of day. For ultimate luxury, the Owner's One-bedroom Suites provide a bedroom which closes off from the rest of the cabin, a separate lounge area, and a glorious outdoor balcony complete with open-air system, allowing you to soak up your surroundings, whatever the weather. The stunning Emerald Staterooms feature picture windows and the same high quality facilities as all other cabins, making them excellent value for money.
From a hearty buffet breakfast to à la carte options, sitting down to another delicious meal will quickly become one of the highlights of your cruise.
Whether you're enjoying a five-course dining experience or savouring some local delicacies, the exceptional Reflections Restaurant promises an array of irresistible choices. All meals are included in the price of your trip, with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks available during meal times. Allow the friendly and knowledgeable on-board team to suggest pairings that best suit your cuisine as you take advantage of the complimentary drinks package.
The Terrace is a beautiful outdoor setting in which to embrace al-fresco dining as the gentle river breeze refreshes the soul. Located at the front of the ship on the Horizon Deck, this idyllic area is the perfect place to enjoy a cafe-style lunch and take in the sights that unfold around you.
Take full advantage of the warmer climate by relaxing in the luxurious open-air Serenity Pool under the beautiful Iberian sky. The wellness and fitness area is home to a comprehensive selection of gym equipment and spa facilities for you to use at your leisure, and a skilled hairdresser is on hand for additional pampering throughout your journey.
With a different port of call almost every day of your cruise, experience a series of inspiring days ashore, taking you to the very heart of the beautiful towns and cities on the itinerary. Each evening before dinner, your Cruise Director welcomes you to the Horizon Bar and Lounge for an informal yet informative talk on your forthcoming ports of call. With tips on what you'll see and things to look out for, this is a fantastic way to plan for the day ahead.
The Horizon Bar and Lounge is the social hub of the vessel and a modern space to socialise and unwind. Catch up over coffee with new found friends during the daytime, or relax in the evening with your favourite cocktail as live piano music creates a special ambience.
There is never a dull moment with further activities ranging from challenging bar quizzes to local performances in a traditional style. The popular crew show takes place after the Farewell Dinner at the end of your cruise and is a lively and memorable occasion for all.