Sailing Aboard the Best
Aboard the two highest-rated ships in the world, Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, you will discover the hallmarks of Crystal... extraordinary service, abundant space, exceptional quality and incredible choices. This is the Crystal Difference. A steadfast commitment to excellence has earned Crystal unprecedented recognition as the World’s Best for an incredible 18 years – an accomplishment unmatched by any other cruise line, hotel or resort anywhere in the world.
For an unprecedented 18 years, Crystal Cruises has been voted World’s Best by the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveler and 16 years by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazines, with Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony typically earning the number one and two spots. What makes this prestigious recognition so special is that it comes directly from their guests.
Aboard the World’s Best cruise line, you will discover thoughtful touches of luxury at every turn. From indulgent amenities in your stateroom to elegant table settings in the dining rooms, to world-renowned brand names associated with their enrichment and entertainment programs, Crystal brings you the best the world has to offer.
Staterooms and suites are sanctuaries of refined comfort and style with 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, feather beds and plush duvets, pillow menu, Frette terry cloth robes, Baltic bath linens, wood and padded hangers, and flat-screen televisions. Penthouse suites feature Jacuzzi tubs, Villeroy and Boch china and classic Riedel crystal.
Enjoy gourmet cuisine at specialty restaurants by famed chef Nobu Matsuhisa and wine expert Piero Selvaggio, which is nhanced by tables exquisitely set with Schott-Zwiesel crystal, Villeroy & Boch and Wedgewood china, Royal Doulton dishware, Sheffield and Sambonet flatware, and table linens by Garnier Thiebaut and Frette. Crystal’s extensive wine cellar offers more than 300 vintages, with a special Reserve List showcasing rarities such as Screaming Eagle and Château Lafite Rothschild.
During your cruise, you may enjoy complimentary Berlitz Language lessons to enrich your traveling experience. Spanish lessons are available on most cruises; destination-specific lessons are offered when applicable (e.g., Italian lessons while cruising the Amalfi Coast, Portuguese instruction during your South American journey, or French lessons along the Riviera).
Also enjoy cutting edge health and wellness seminars, fitness classes, Tai Chi Cultural Center and a Passport to Music program offering keyboard and piano lessons.
Africa: The wonder of Kenya’s wildlife safaris, Egypt’s treasured monuments and South Africa’s picturesque coasts comes to life. 18- to 21-nights
Alaska: The majestic wilderness of the last frontier sparkles with awe-inspiring wonder when discovered with Crystal. 18-night cruises between Japan and Vancouver
Asia: From pagodas to palaces, the Far East is blessed with exquisite natural beauty, deep spiritual richness and compelling historical importance. 12- to 22-nights
Australia & New Zealand: Kiwis and kangaroos. Coral reefs and rainforests. Relish the gracious hospitality and breathtaking natural beauty of welcoming lands “Down Under.” 11- to 19-nights
Caribbean: Escape to blissful tranquility, where gentle trade winds caress the senses and sandy white beaches are wrapped in turquoise waters. 10- to 26-nights
Canada & New England: Mother Nature works her magic, showcasing Fall’s vibrant colors against dramatic coastlines adorned with gilded mansions, historic lighthouses and world-class cities. 7- to 16-nights
Hawaii & the South Pacific: Where translucent waters and serene natural beauty have long been the treasured muse of great artists. 11- to 22-nights
Europe: The glory of Greece. The fashion of France. The passion of Italy. The airy-tale lands of kings and czars. 10- to 28 nights
Panama Canal & Mexican Riviera: Connecting two great oceans, one of the world’s most sophisticated engineering marvels provides a thrilling transit, made all the more intriguing with Crystal. 10- to 33-nights
South America: From the wilds of Patagonia to cosmopolitan cities, South America is a vibrant land of passionate rhythms and extreme contrasts. 12- to 24-nights