Celestyal Cruises

The Celestyal Cruises Experience

Celestyal Cruises has fast built an award-winning reputation and recognition as the number one choice for cruisers and travellers to the Greek Islands and Eastern Mediterranean, welcoming over 100,000 guests onboard each year. 

Celestyal Cruises lead the way in showcasing the region like no other with an unbeatable mix of destinations, durations and experiences on and off the ship that all come together to make one unique and unforgettable holiday.  

Not only do guests enjoy exceptional hospitality, they also enjoy this in the comfort of knowing that their cruise is on an All-Inclusive basis which means meals, drinks, gratuities, entertainment and select excursions are included in the fare. 

Celestyal Cruises are best for

For some travellers their cruise is all about the ship. For others the destinations count more than anything. However, at Celestyal Cruises they are all about the entire experience from start to finish - and delivering authenticity.  Whether guests want a short cruise across the beautiful Aegean, or they have a yearning to travel further afield, they will be in the best possible hands.  

Atmosphere & Experience onboard

Celestyal Cruises' All-Inclusive Experience offers a combination of outstanding value for money along with the highest standards.  

Food & Dining

Onboard, you can enjoy complimentary meals with locally inspired regional cuisine all freshly prepared for the restaurants and bars throughout the day and evening. Breakfast can be enjoyed in our main dining room or at our Greek Deli. Lunch and evening meals are available in a choice of restaurants. Snacks can be purchased outside of dining times from the onboard shop. You can also dine in our speciality restaurant (available at a charge). 


Enjoy complimentary house wine, beer, soft drinks, teas, coffees, cocktails and branded spirits while onboard. Premium wines, Champagnes, high end spirits, fresh fruit juice and premium Greek ice cream are also available at a supplement. Menu cards are available throughout the ship’s bars and restaurants with details on our All-Inclusive list. 


Every night onboard their ships you can sit back and enjoy a fantastic show from their entertainment team the Cirque de Fantastique. In addition to their daily evening shows you can participate in a host of events and activities organised by the entertainment team. 


Two complimentary excursions are included on the 3 & 4 night cruises and 3 excursions are included on our 7 night cruises. In addition to the complimentary excursions we offer a host of other excursions that can be purchased.


Included in the price of the fare are all onboard gratuities.


Mixed clientele from solos to couples to families due to being great value-for-money.

At a glance

Ship size: Medium
Class: Niche Cruise Operator – Destination Focus


  • Destination centric: in just 3, 4, 7 or 14 nights, we may take you to all the highlights of the region and to places no one else does, due to their mid-sized vessels and extensive research/experience in every area they operate.
  • Offer enriching and authentic experiences through in-depth authority in the region they sail. Experienced through their meticulously crafted shore excursion program and their onboard food / wine & entertainment.
  • Excellent value for money (awarded the Value for Money award, by Cruise Critic Editors UK) with their all-inclusive, hassle-free packages; one price incorporates cruise, taxes, gratuities, entertainment, selection of excursions and drinks.
  • The warmth and welcome of Greek hospitality through personalised services on board and ashore. 

Celestyal Cruises Ships

Celestyal Crystal

  • Built: 1980 
  • Passengers: 1,200
  • Crew: 406 
  • Length: 162 m
  • Tonnage: 25,611 grt
  • Flag: Malta
  • All staterooms are equipped with telephone, hairdryers, safety deposit boxes & TV  
  • Minibar in all suites 
  • Fully air-conditioned, stabilisers, WiFi and doctor on board - at extra cost  

Celestyal Olympia

  • Built: 1982
  • Passengers: 1,664
  • Crew: 540 
  • Length: 214.88 m
  • Tonnage: 37,584 grt
  • Flag: Malta  
  • All staterooms are equipped with telephone, hairdryers, safety deposit boxes & TV  
  • Minibar in all suites  
  • Fully air-conditioned, stabilisers, WiFi and doctor on board - at extra cost  

Celestyal Cruises Itineraries

Idyllic Aegean 

Seven night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Crystal: Come and be serenaded by the romance of the Aegean on this exciting new cruise. Visit the most enchanting Greek island destinations dotted around the Aegean Sea, where culture, history, pristine beaches, and fishing villages suspended in time all await. 

Voyage Highlights

  • Over-night stay in glamorous Santorini  
  • 24 hours in Mykonos 
  • A full day to explore Rhodes 

Eclectic Aegean 

Seven night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Crystal: Follow in the footsteps of the Romans, Venetians and Ottomans in a journey that will bring thousands of years of history alive. Marvel at the wonders of Istanbul and stand at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Visit the battlefields of Gallipoli.

Voyage Highlights

  • Overnight in Istanbul  
  •  Volos, gateway to dramatic Meteora  
  •  A full evening to explore Mykonos  

Three Continents

Seven night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Crystal: This is a truly epic voyage. Not only do we visit Europe, Africa and Asia, but also take a long step back in time. Our odyssey will bring us to the sites of three of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, at Cairo, Rhodes and Ephesus. If this were not breathtaking enough, there is the opportunity to explore Jerusalem and all its amazing treasures. Epic? That may not do it justice.

Voyage Highlights

  • Three continents in eight days  
  • Visit the holy city of Jerusalem  
  • Three archaeological marvels: Cairo, Rhodes and Ephesus  

Romantic Adriatic

Seven night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Olympia: From the magic and romance of incomparable Venice to the jewels in the crown of the Adriatic, you will be left spellbound and enchanted. You will be caught up in myths and legends, fall in love with Kotor and be in awe of the beauty and resilience of Dubrovnik. So much beauty to gaze at. You may not be able to believe your eyes.

Voyage Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites  
  • Medieval Kotor  
  • Venice & Dubrovnik Christmas markets  
  • Uncrowded destinations  

Steps of Paul

Seven night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Crystal: Follow in the footsteps of St Paul the Apostle, across the Mediterranean, learning about this towering figure from history. He was born in the Roman city of Tarsus along the eastern Mediterranean coast in what is now Turkey. Join us and our expert guides on a remarkable religious and historical journey you will never forget.

Voyage Highlights

  • Vlatadon Monastery - St Paul’s Tribune  
  • Philippi - prison where St Paul and St Sylas were held  
  • Pergamon - cable car journey to the Acropolis 
  • The ancient city of Ephesus  

Iconic Aegean 3 nights 

Three night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Olympia: This may be a short cruise but you will be amazed at just how much we see. Mykonos and its famous windmills, Kusadasi in Turkey, the stopping off point for Ephesus, the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the fabulous Greek islands of Patmos, Crete and Santorini. Your voyage around the beautiful Aegean may seem like a dream by the time you return.

Voyage Highlights

  • Six contrasting ports in four days  
  • Evenings in Mykonos, Patmos and Santorini 
  • Crete’s incredible Palace of Knossos  

Iconic Aegean 4 nights

Four night all-inclusive cruise aboard Celestyal Olympia: Iconic is the perfect description for this very special odyssey, one that will leave you mesmerised and overwhelmed by the history, the myths and the legends. Two sites of the Wonders of the Ancient World feature in our explorations. Discover the beautiful Island of the Winds and its windmills and appreciate the art and creativity of ancient civilisations like the Minoans.

Voyage Highlights

  • Evenings in Mykonos, Patmos and Santorini  
  • A full day in Rhodes  
  • Ancient Ephesus, one of the world’s greatest open air museums  

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