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Celestyal Crystal Review

4.5 / 5.0
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214 reviews
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Review for Celestyal Crystal to the Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Aug 2018

Hi All,

My trip Aug 27th from Athens on the Crystal 7 Day Idyllic Aegean Cruise was beyond what I expected. With only 476 cabins this makes for a nice intimate group with no line ups. The extra pluses like all inclusive drinks, free tours and no tipping quickly made this my top favorite cruise of all time.

The guests themselves were 40-75 age group comprised mostly of Canadians and Europeans. No language barrier at all as the staff for the most part are fluent in 5 languages. Very few children which does not exclude families but there is not a huge children's program and the sheer amount of walking and exploring would be difficult for kids or seniors with mobilty issues. Having said that the ship herself does accommodate physically challenged passengers.

Cabin Review

Cabin Oceanview

Clean and nice extra touches

Port Reviews

Athens (Piraeus)

Fun, inexpensive, lots of sight


Beautiful, crowded, shopping

Crete (Heraklion)

Day exploring. rent a car or moped

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