Crete - Ayios Nikolaos
Louis Cruise Lines - Emerald 2009
with calls to
Thessaloniki (overnight), Volos, Kavala and
Mytilene. For the first time this year we also visit
Constantinoupolis and Ancient Ephesus.
This year our luxurious cruise ships EMERALD
continue to upgrade the standard of cruising from Cyprus, where Louis
Cruise Lines has been offering cruise vacations for the last 23
Thousands of Cypriots and tourists have already traveled
and enjoyed cruising with SAPPHIRE, which has 8 decks and
accommodates 650 passengers in 288 cabins.
Facilities include a swimming pool, a library, a casino,
5 elevators, a show lounge and a cinema.
The luxurious EMERALD will significantly
enhance cruises out of Cyprus, since this is the first time a cruise
ship of this standard will operate regular programs from Limassol.
EMERALD offers elegant public areas and can accommodate 1198
passengers in 500 spacious cabins all including T.V., hairdryer and most
of them a fridge. EMERALD has 10 decks on which there are
a number of restaurants, 5 bars, a show lounge, a disco, a large casino,
a swimming-pool, a Jacuzzi, spa and beauty salon and a library.
Please find below a short summary of our cruise program:
From April 30th we have scheduled a variety of 3-day
weekend cruises to various destinations such as Santorini,
Ayios Nikolaos (Crete), Kalymnos, Kastellorizo,
Rhodes, Lebanon and Syria. SAPPHIRE will
also operate a 2-day cruise to Lebanon and a 3-day cruise
to the Holy Land (overnight).
From May 18th to October 2nd SAPPHIRE will
operate a number of 4-day cruises to the Greek Islands with calls
to Mytilene, Patmos, Samos, Piraeus, Kos and
Rhodes. We have also scheduled two 5-day cruises to
popular destinations such as Mykonos, Santorini, Ayios
Nikolaos and Nafplio, as well as three
In October SAPPHIRE will operate a
12-day cruise to Italy (including visits to
Sicily, Sardenia, Rome and Naples)
and the South of France (Nice) where we offer an excursion to the
famous Monaco and Monte Carlo.
A 13-day cruise will follow with an overnight
visit to magnificent Barcelona where we offer a fantastic
excursion program covering the major city highlights
(Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, the Spanish Village),
as well as a Flamenco show in the
evening. During this cruise we also visit exciting destinations
such as Palma de Mallorca, Malta, Tunisia and Corsica.
From July 3rd the EMERALD will operate
5-day and 6-day cruises to Greece and the Greek
Islands, as well as 3-day cruises on the
weekends. EMERALDís program includes destinations such
as cosmopolitan Mykonos and Corfu, beautiful Paros and
Samos and Thessaloniki.
EMERALDís program also offers a 2-day cruise to
Lebanon on September 11th followed by a 4-day cruise to Rhodes,
Piraeus and Ayios Nikolaos on September 13th.
Ship Specifications for the Sapphire
Gross Tonnage: 12,263
Draught: 6,80 m
Flag: Marshall Islands
Total Cabins 288
All cabins are equipped with telephone and radio. 2 Lounges,
2 Restaurants, 3 Bars, Piano Bar, Casino, Conference room , Boutique,
Library, Swimming Pool, 3 Elevators , Fully Air-Conditioned, Electric
current in cabins: 110v AC, Stabilizers, Telephone, Fax, Satellite
Telephone, Doctor on Board.
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