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Crystal Esprit Cruise Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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25 reviews
Swim platform off the bath of the yacht
Great crew!
shady spots right on the water
relax!
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4.4
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WOW!
"Everyone should do this small ship experience at least once. Its absolutely lovely that everyone knows your name by day 2. We were a group of 6 that had an amazing experience. The cabins, the common areas, the..."Read More
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planada

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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Not as advertised

Review for Crystal Esprit to Middle East

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jcp569

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We wanted to try cruising on a small yacht and were very much looking forward to the water sports, such as swimming, and snorkeling, that Crystal advertised as being part of the Esprit experience. The ads showed how such activities could be accessed at the rear of the shop. To our dismay none of these activities were available and though Crystal had known about this for many months, passengers ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


False advertising

Review for Crystal Esprit to Middle East

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Aunti B

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The only reason I agreed to go on this cruise was for the water activities! We expected similarities to the Sea Cloud and the Windstar - NOT! We learned at check-in that “the Water Activities are not offered on this trip." The week before the trip I asked a rep at Crystal what I needed to bring for the Water Activities, and she said " just your water shoes.” We were sent a “Water Sports ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


WOW!

Review for Crystal Esprit to Mediterranean

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planada

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Everyone should do this small ship experience at least once. Its absolutely lovely that everyone knows your name by day 2. We were a group of 6 that had an amazing experience. The cabins, the common areas, the extraordinary staff just to name a few. The Sunset deck was where you could always find a drink, a sunrise or sunset, and someone to talk to. Great bar and wonderful grill. The Cove was ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


The Ultimate Pamper

Review for Crystal Esprit to Mediterranean

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AWHW

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

I grasped an opportunity to cruise on the Crystal yacht, Crystal Esprit, on its rare Europe transitional itinerary between Malaga and Barcelona: I wanted to do this for a long time but this ship is normally in Seychelle or the Caribbean during hot seasons for luxury sport-active cruises, which are not really my domain. I cruised on Crystal since the Crystal Harmony time and I wanted to see what is ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


Excellent Service

Review for Crystal Esprit to Caribbean - All

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keckley

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We were intrigued with a smaller yacht, and familiar with Crystal’s reputation. Immediately upon arriving at the port we knew we would have excellent service. We were immediately greeted, luggage taken, checked in our passports then escorted aboard the yacht. Upon boarding greeted, given champagne and taken right to our suite. In the suite the checkin process was completed. Butler (Nathaniel) was ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


"Our second fabulous experience on the Crystal Esprit"

Review for Crystal Esprit to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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lrosen3565

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We departed from Dubrovnik on September 23, 2018 setting sail for Venice. Our intended flight schedule was intended to take us from San Antonio, Texas to Dallas to an overnight in Madrid and then on to Dubrovnik on the day of sailing. All of our luggage took different routes including stops in London, Vienna, Zurich, Frankfurt, Zagreb and finally to Zadar, Croatia. We were exhausted from trying ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


Crystal redefines luxury!

Review for Crystal Esprit to Caribbean - All

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Cruisewoman79

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This new vessel for Crystal was completely refitted in 2015 and christened in December 2015 after it’s previous life as a private yacht for the Chairman of the parent company of Crystal. This is a big departure from the two older Ocean ships the Serenity and the Symphony that I have sailed five times and loved. This beautiful yacht has 31 cabins (including one Owners Suite which is 515 square ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


Excellent service, gorgeous destinations, memories for a lifetime

Review for Crystal Esprit to Caribbean - All

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mlu

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

I just returned from Crystal Cruises' 7-day Esprit Yacht experience in the British Virgin Islands- and cannot stop raving about it! It was a beautiful, relaxed, elegant, sporty, top-notch and unique vacation that I'd recommend to just about anyone! From the 5-star restaurant food (OMG!!) to the gorgeous island destinations (Ahh!) to the top-notch administrative organizing and hospitality, I want ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Yacht Suite


Winter Getaway

Review for Crystal Esprit to Caribbean - All

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Midtowngal

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

DH and I had returned to the NorthEast cold weather in January after spending two weeks in Caribbean on Crystal's Serenity. Our 15th anniversary was coming up in February as was Valentine's Day so we wondered whether we could travel back to one of the islands we had stopped at during our holiday cruise for a one-week trip. After a long and exhaustive search, nothing quite fit with availability ...
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Sail Date: February 2018


What a disappointment

Review for Crystal Esprit to Caribbean - All

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hhishome

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We love small ships. We thought this would be the best yet. In reality, for us it was a serious disappointment. The service was pretty good. The food was incredible on the first night, and never got back to that level. There is only one dinner restaurant option, which gets boring. The music is weak, and at the top side bar it's non stop techno? The itinerary was horrendous. The ...
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Sail Date: January 2018


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