2023 is shaping up to be a huge year for Emerald Cruises. Their all-new custom-built luxury yachts, Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara – each carrying a maximum of 100 guests per journey – will visit over 15 Caribbean islands and Central American cities, allowing guests to experience pristine beaches, tropical relaxation, and explore the undiscovered coastlines of the Caribbean.
Guests booking before 31 January 2023 can take advantage of Emerald Cruises New Year Sale, enjoying free Premium Economy flights and savings of up to £1,600 per couple.
Highlights of the new Caribbean and Central America collection include:
- Guests can head back to a bygone era to experience the spectacular colonial architecture of the Eastern Caribbean on the 10-day Eastern Caribbean with St. Barths sailing. Beginning in St. Martin, the ship calls into Gustavia on St. Barths and Saint Pierre in Martinique. Spend days relaxing or snorkelling on an abundance of white-sand beaches, sample the delicious, sweet treats of Terre-de-Haut in Guadeloupe, experience the wonder of Soufrière’s natural hot springs, or botanical gardens and waterfalls while in St. Lucia, and visit the crystal-clear lagoon of Tobago Cay National Park. Prices start from £6,120 per person based on December 2023 departures, including free* Premium Economy flights and savings of up to £1,600 per couple, all with the Emerald Cruises New Year Sale.
- Sail along the west coast of Costa Rica, marvelling at the exotic birds of the Curú National Wildlife Refuge; swim and snorkel among the marine life of the secluded Isla Tortuga before transiting the Panama Canal, the ultimate navigational feat on the 21-day Discover Southern Caribbean and Central America sailing. Departing from San José, the cruise calls at Curú & Isla Tortuga, Quepos, Golfito, Isla Cebaco, Playa del Muerto, Panama City, San Blas Islands, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Cabo de la Vela, Oranjestad, Kralendijk, Mayreau Island and Bridgetown. Prices start from £9,835 per person based on February 2024 departures, , including free* Premium Economy flights and savings of up to £1,600 per couple, all with the Emerald Cruises New Year Sale.
Emerald Azzurra and Emerald Sakara feature an innovative infrared sauna for longer, relaxing guest experiences. More than 80 per cent of their 50 luxury suites boast balconies, with more space per guest than similar vessels of their size. The yachts also feature a large infinity-style Aqua Pool, Elements Spa , gym and Marina Platform , with SEABOBs, paddleboards and snorkelling equipment available for guests to enjoy. A fleet of the very latest in electronic bikes from Gocycle are also available on board – perfect for local shoreside trips and active explorations. Prices include return UK Premium Economy flights, airport transfers, the cruise as stated, on board meals, selected excursions, Wi-Fi and all gratuities.