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Celestyal Cruises Cruises

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Celestyal Olympia

About Celestyal Cruises Cruises

Celestyal's mainly short, port-intensive itineraries don't leave much time for onboard activities, but they stick as closely as possible to the traditional cruise format. Cruises attract a wide, multilingual spectrum of passengers to Greek itineraries.

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Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Crystal

7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

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Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Crystal

7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Crystal

3 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Limassol
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Apr 6, 2022
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Celestyal Crystal
Celestyal Crystal

7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Kusadasi
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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6 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Limassol
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 21, 2022
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18 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 9, 2023
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Istanbul
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Thessaloniki
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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4 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Oct 15, 2022
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10 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 17, 2022
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8 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 27, 2022
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18 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 17, 2022
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11 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 16, 2023
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8 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 27, 2023
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14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Limassol
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Nov 12, 2022
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Jerusalem
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Oct 21, 2023
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7 Night
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Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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7 Night
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Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
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19 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lavrion
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 16, 2023
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14 Night
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Leaving:Limassol
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 21, 2022
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Limassol
Cruise Line:Celestyal Cruises
Dec 14, 2022
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Who goes on Celestyal Cruises cruise ships?

The passenger mix on each ship varies widely from cruise to cruise, but you can expect an overall international crowd with about a third from North America. (There's usually an average of eight languages spoken at any given time on the line's sailings.) Ages generally range from the 20s to the 70s, with most in the 50-plus bracket, but a good 10 percent in each of the younger age brackets (20s, 30s, 40s) as well. Children are common during the summer season.

Do I have to dress up on a Celestyal Cruises cruise?

Celestyal requires a smart dress code in the dining rooms -- no shorts or flip-flops for men and smart dresses or nice pants and blouses for women. Bathing suits and shorts are never permitted in the restaurants, but many passengers take advantage of the daily lunch buffet on the pool deck to eat without having to change out of their swimwear.

For the Gala Night and the Captain's Cocktail, Celestyal does require formal dress -- a cocktail dress or something similar for ladies; jacket and tie for men. (The reality tends to be less formal than the code, but some passengers do go all-out.)

On Greek Night the line suggests that passengers wear blue and white, the colors of the Greek flag.

Is everything free on Celestyal Cruises cruises?

No, but the fare does include at least two shore excursions per cruise, gratuities and unlimited but select alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks, per the included beverage package guidelines. Extra charges include Wi-Fi access, laundry and dry cleaning, room service and mini-bar items, and purchases from the onboard shop.

What are Celestyal Cruises’s most popular activities?

Celestyal cruises are generally short and port-intensive, so the most popular activities for cruisers are off the ship, exploring, dining out in local restaurants or hanging out at the beach. Onboard, hanging out by the pool and playing in the casino are both popular, and the international audience tends to enjoy the nighttime production shows and the cabaret.

Why go with Celestyal Cruises?

  • Short, reasonably priced, port-intensive itineraries
  • Sails the Greek Isles, Cyprus and the Mediterranean
  • Cruises attract a wide, multilingual spectrum of passengers

Best for: Travelers on a budget who enjoy a traditional cruise to excellent ports, mostly in the Aegean

Not for: Those who prefer longer shore stays or look for newer ships with rock climbing walls, water parks, etc.

Celestyal Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Worst cruise we had!

This is the 5th cruise we were on and Celestyal was the worst experience we had! Staff was rude and it seemed as if they were all instructed to serve as less food as possible. At first we were a bit shy asking... Read More
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giannis-m

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

Very Unhappy

This ship is a refurbished Royal Caribbean ship that is in need of more refurbishment. My trip felt like more of a ferry ride, with passengers embarking and disembarking at many of the ports. There were very few... Read More
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oyveymama

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Very nice trip despite restrictions

Great itinerary, staff, food and ship. Despite the COVID nonsense, we had a good time. We enjoyed the schedule and especially the service and quality in the dining room. The COVID trackers they issued us were left... Read More
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dguilinger

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY

I had the pleasure of cruising on this ship in June 2021. It is very affordable with the inclusive drinks package and included shore excursions. It had rigid Covid 19 rules. The ship has no pretensions of... Read More
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Radford007

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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