Crystal Cruises offer unique, all-inclusive luxury cruises. As well as the attentive crew and luxurious ship setting, guests can expect unrivalled dining and customisable shore excursions, meaning you can get exactly what you want out of your cruise holiday. What's more, everything is made that little bit easier thanks to the extensive list of included amenities and services. From dining to housekeeping, room service and pre-paid gratuities, everything you need for the holiday of a lifetime is already included in your fare thanks to Crystal Cruises.
Having been named the Ultra Luxury Cruise Line of the Year 2020 in the TTG Luxury Travel Awards, it's no surprise that Crystal Cruises are the perfect choice for cruisers looking for a 6-star luxury dining experience during their cruise.
In addition to the main dining rooms, where the dedicated team of highly-experienced chefs use the freshest ingredients and premium cuts of meat and seafood to create unforgettable dishes, there are also several speciality dining venues for guests to enjoy:
It is worth noting that to avoid disappointment, it's highly recommended that guests book their table in these speciality venues in advance, although walk-ins are accepted dependent on availability.
To make things easier for guests and to ensure that mealtimes fit around their schedule, open seated dining serves dinner between 6pm and 9:30pm with the freedom to eat as and when you wish. Alternatively, you can order room service any evening to dine in your stateroom for those nights when you just don't fancy dressing up for dinner.
Nights onboard a Crystal Cruise ship can be as lively or as relaxed as you choose. After a busy day of discovering each incredible destination, there's no better way to unwind than in one of the ships' bars, where professional bartenders are more than happy to whip up the drink of your choice. Enjoy the ocean views and a quiet evening, or some interesting conversation with fellow sailors.
However, for those wanting to make their evenings a little more special, guests are treated to world-class performances from talented entertainers every night of their cruise, such as award-winning Broadway-style shows including Rocket Man!: a tribute to Elton John.
Travel in luxury to some of the most beautiful corners of the world with Crystal Cruises. Between the two ships, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, guests can cruise the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Caribbean, Panama Canal, South America, Australasia and the Far East.
When it comes to exploring these destinations, Crystal Adventures, the Crystal shore excursions team, have more than 2000 itineraries, including everything from bucket-list, adrenaline pumping thrills to "voluntourism" excursions.
During your time spent on these luxury ships, there are plenty of activities onboard Crystal Cruises which cater for all ages and tastes. No matter whether you're looking for something enriching, active pursuits or a leisurely few hours of relaxation, there are endless ways while away your time onboard.
For those who'd like to use their holiday to learn a new skill to show off when they return home, there are a range of classes to choose from:
For those wanting to learn more about the destinations visited, there are a series of programmes available for guests:
Though you may be on holiday, those who enjoy staying active will love the onboard facilities:
While it may be fun to get involved in all the activities offered by Crystal Cruises, there is also plenty of time to sit back and enjoy life at sea at your own pace:Recent-release films in spacious surround-sound Hollywood Theatre
Crystal Cruises empower guests and crew to give back with their ‘You Care, We Care’ programme, working with communities all around the world. The programme offers an opportunity to experience countries in an authentic way, while contributing to the surrounding society. Take part in excursions such as participating in activities with the elderly at the Granitos de Paz Foundation in Columbia, preparing meals at The Smile of a Child organisation in Corinth, assisting at the San Francisco Food Bank and planting trees at the Heidmork Natural Reserve in Iceland.
Crystal Serenity offers accessible cabins of a variety of grades, including outside cabins, balcony staterooms and suites. Crystal Symphony only offers disabled access cabins in outside staterooms and suites. Where possible Crystal Cruises try to arrange lifts on tour buses that can accommodate wheelchairs and passengers with mobility needs.