Every year during the Cannes Film Festival the marina fills up with a dazzling array of superyachts, the preferred transport of the rich and famous. But now, Emerald Cruises is offering a bespoke cruising option featuring its own superyacht the Emerald Azzurra.
Emerald Cruises is an award-winning river cruising company that was sold in Australia under its sister brand Evergreen Tours, but it is now laying out the red carpet with its inaugural superyacht cruises.
The Emerald Azzurra is luxurious but intimate with just 100 guests onboard. This means more tailored service but also that she can get where the bigger boats can’t, smaller islands and smaller ports off the usual cruising routes.
See the Med without the crowds, sip champagne on the Black Sea from the ship’s Horizon Bar and Lounge, explore the mysteries of the Red Sea, or discover the undiscovered islands of the Seychelles.
Sigh. Look at this ship… It’s insanely beautiful!
Emerald Cruises is ready for the spotlight to be put on it with its incredible 2022/23 cruising program.
The star of the show
Bowing in January 2022, the Emerald Azzurra already has a sequel in the works with a second superyacht, the Emerald Sakara joining the fleet in 2023. These ships are worthy of a Bond villain, or the super spy himself, in the new film No Time to Die.
The sleek, custom-designed superyacht is 110 metres of sheer luxury with secluded nooks for when you want to shun the limelight and an infinity pool when you are ready to strut your stuff.
There is the Reflections restaurant that takes its cues from star-studded Mediterranean eateries or you can relax at the Wellness Centre where you can get ready for your close-up.
While the ship is amazing, the inclusions on an Emerald Cruises superyacht cruise will make you feel like a real star.
The EmeraldVALUE inclusions mean you never have to reach for your wallet like a commoner, instead, you can enjoy added benefits like must-see shore excursions, unique EmeraldPLUS cultural experiences and the EmeraldACTIVE program that offers active guests guided bike tours and hikes.
Just like the parties at Cannes, you will also not be paying for your cruising meals and wine and beer for lunch and dinner – nor wifi and airport transfers.
Guests will also have free time to tailor their cruise and enjoy either time at leisure in the ports or book optional DiscoverMORE experiences.
In addition, Emerald Cruises has its fleet of Star-Ships already plying the spectacular rivers of Europe; they are experts in the area of small ship cruising and the two new yachts prove that they continue to grow and innovate.
Visit stunning locations
The Cote D’Azure has been the backdrop for too many films to count. You will be stepping from your superyacht into the rich mix of Italian and French culture in Nice where the swaying palms shade waterside restaurants or you can explore the old-world glory of Nice’s old town.
Dine on a fresh catch in Sorrento or one of the may port towns in Croatia, step into the luxury boutiques that clothe the region’s royals and celebrities or try a glass of Beaujolais Nouveau in a French café.
New for 2023 is Emerald Cruises’ Black Sea itinerary where you can explore Istanbul’s hookah cafes or marvel at the finer architectural details of the Blue Mosque.
You can visit the former Russian naval fortress of Odesa in Ukraine or the southern Russian city of Sochi, home to mineral springs and an amazing coastline.
Get in on the travel agent’s secrets
Super Earlybird offer with savings of up to 30% are available now.
Plus Emerald Cruises has a 2% bonus commission for travel advisors, running to 31st December 2021 for all new bookings made online via Expressbook.
Head here to find out more or make a booking.
For more information to book call 1300 286 110, visit www.emeraldcruises.com.au or contact your travel agent.
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