Review of Viking Embla deck 3 (Upper-Lounge-Aquavit)
Aquavit Terrace is a bow location lounge with panoramic floor-ceiling retractable glass walls separating the indoor and outdoor seating areas. This venue also offers Breakfast, Cafe Lunch, and Dinner al fresco casual dining, with Buffet (indoor) and Grills (outdoor) complimentary food stations.
Viking Lounge & Bar (observation lounge with dance floor and own bar). Has floor-ceiling glass doors, self-service coffee makers (24-hour, latte, cappuccino). Entertainment options here are live grand piano performances by a resident pianist and cocktail hour (nightly), live band folk music or classical music dancing (on themed nights), cooking classes and demonstrations, watching movies (on a drop-down screen). Depending on the visited port cities and towns along the Viking Embla itinerary, this lounge features land tours-, culture- and history-related lectures, and multimedia presentations. Special activities here are the tastings (local delicacies, wines, cheeses, liqueurs, etc).
Library (with a comfortable seating area, 80+ books in different languages, magazines, playing cards, board games), 2 Internet computers
Cruise cabins from 301 to 341, of which 20x Veranda (category A, starboard location), 7x Veranda Suite (category AA /portside), 5x French Balcony (category C /portside), and 2x Explorer Suites (ES, aft location, with 270° river views from a large private balcony).