The focus was on visiting many antiquities sites which was the main reason we selected this cruise package. Celestyal provided an excellent experience at a good value. Not a new ship or a large ship (900 passengers capacity?) with all the offerings you'd find on larger luxury boats but we found the Crystal to be very adequate for this type of cruise. Clean and well maintained throughout, friendly and responsive staff, enjoyable entertainment (great dance group and Dani is awesome). Each day we had very good experience with the shore excursions, guides, transportation arrangements. Well organized. Appreciated the included drink package as well as 3 excursions (a big reason this cruise is a value).
No serious negatives. I found getting coffee in the morning buffet too challenging (one machine was broke most of the week...traffic jam). Also this trip and ship is geared for the adult experience, boring for kids.
Been on eight previous cruises, lots of fun experiences, but I am thinking this was my favorite. Primarily due to the ports we visited but the whole experience was excellent.