The wait is finally over as Emerald’s new ocean-going super yacht the Emerald Azzura has floated out of the Halong Shipbuilding Company in Vietnam. The event marks slightly over a year before eager guests will be able to embark on her and experience a holiday of a lifetime.
Emerald Azzurra is the first custom-built ocean superyacht launched by Emerald Cruises and will set sail on 28 January 2022 on the eight-day Best of the Red Sea itinerary. The cruise starts from £3,625 per person for an Oceanview Stateroom, or guests can take advantage of the Super Earlybird savings on a Balcony Stateroom from £3,837 per person (departing 28 January 2022).
Once complete, Emerald Azzurra guests will enjoy a luxury small ship cruising experience, with the super yacht carrying just 100 guests in 50 deluxe suites and staterooms. Eighty-eight per cent of cabins include a balcony, and the yacht features an onboard wellness centre (including spa, gym & sauna), three tenders and a Zodiac for shore landings. Emerald Azzurra also features a marina platform to allow easy access to snorkelling, paddleboarding or swimming at one of the many swim stops.
As well as having access to small ports and harbours that large ships can’t access, guests will have the opportunity to taste local flavours and cocktails whilst taking in the views from one of the three different bars and restaurants.
Glen Moroney, Founder and Chairman of The Scenic Group (including Emerald Cruises) comments: “We are incredibly excited to see Emerald Azzurra successfully enter the water as the next stage of her build, the completion of the interior, commences. Once again Emerald Cruises is looking to the future and building a game-changing vessel at a time when small-ship experiences are gaining in popularity. We can’t wait for past river cruise guests and new customers alike to join us onboard our very own ocean-going yacht in 2022.”
To celebrate with its guests, Emerald Cruises is offering a ‘Super Earlybird’ limited time offer with savings of up to 30 per cent on selected cabins and itineraries, plus a complimentary deposit protection plan and the reassurance of a flexible booking policy. The Super Earlybird offer is valid on new bookings made before 24 December 2020*.
Prices of the itinerary above include return flights, transfers, the cruises as stated, all tipping and gratuities, and all onboard meals, as well as included excursions and experiences with knowledgeable local guides.
*Terms and conditions apply to the offer.
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