Get to Know Celestyal Cruises



  • Only cruise line to sail roundtrip from Athens
  • Overnights in Mykonos and Santorini

Celestyal Cruises offers a delightful vacation through the breathtaking Greek Islands. From the moment you step aboard you will be indulged by warmth and hospitality. Visitors to this magnificent part of the world will discover many treasures among these spectacular islands. Throughout your journey you will receive award-winning service on delightful mid-sized ships enabling you to completely relax.

Celestyal is the only cruise line that offers roundtrip sailings from Athens which is homeport for its ships. Guests will experience true cultural immersion through local cuisine, performers, shore excursions and more. These special moments were specifically designed to provide travelers with the most authentic and personalized experience as they taste, feel and live what this region has to offer bringing you closer to your destination. The many wonders of ancient Greek culture and history unfold before you both onboard as well as ashore. Take advantage of activities including cooking lessons, lively Greek dancing, fascinating shore excursions to unique archaeological sites and more.

The company-wide philosophy that hospitality should make your cruise relaxing and enjoyable is evident throughout your voyage. Leave your cares behind as you enjoy incredible value. Celestyal Cruises sailings include all meals onboard, drinks, gratuities, entertainment, comfortable onboard accommodations, some shore excursions, select local wines and more.

Medium-sized ships have an intimate feel as they transport you to picturesque ports, depending on the itinerary, such as Mykonos, Milos, Santorini, Heraklion, Kusadasi and Samos. Choose from a wide variety of port-intensive itineraries. Another exciting benefit is the opportunity to overnight on some of these incredible islands

Whether you desire beautiful unspoiled beaches to soak up the sun or learning more about ancient history, a Celestyal cruise is the perfect way to experience it all. Additional amenities include a pool, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna, duty-free shopping, a casino and lounges to dance the night away.

Delicious cuisine, created from locally sourced ingredients, is served in its restaurants and you’re sure to find both regional and familiar favorites on one of the four specialty menus. There’s even a kids menu for younger guests! Open seating may be enjoyed at the ships’ two main dining rooms on most ships or take advantage of the awe-inspiring views as you dine al fresco. . Expansive breakfast and lunch buffets offer a myriad of mouthwatering selections. Make sure you save room for decadent desserts. Take some time to enjoy afternoon tea. Room service is also available.

Throughout your cruise, stay in cozy and comfortable accommodations. Cabin choices range from inside, oceanview, junior suites and suites. Stateroom amenities may vary by category or location and all are serviced by courteous and friendly staff.

Get in a work-out at the gym, head to the pool and bask in the Mediterranean sun or socialize while sipping your favorite beverage in a jovial lounge. Award-winning entertainment and fun activities will add to the many high points of your cruise, Delightful evenings of music, dancing and exciting shows held in the theater, are just some of the fabulous offerings that will fun make Celestyal nights unforgettable.

New Itineraries in 2019

Cruising with Celestyal will be more exciting than ever in 2019 with the introduction of sailings to Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Cyprus and Rhodes. These cruises will offer the opportunity to visit such storied destinations as Ephesus, Troy and Gallipoli. Explore Volos, Greece, legendary gateway to the fabled mountain landscapes of Meteora, as well as the opportunity to enjoy an overnight stay in exotic Istanbul. Amazing excursions are available to the mountains of Meteora, as well as to Canakkale, Turkey, Troy and Gallipoli. Some itineraries may also include port calls in Alexandria and Port Said, Egypt; Ashdod, Israel; Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey;  Limassol, Cyprus and Rhodes.

If you have visited the Greek Islands in the past, you’re familiar with their beauty. Now is the time to truly get to know this magical part of the world with Celestyal Cruises. Whether you’re in search of some chill-out time on sun-kissed beaches, snorkeling in aquamarine waters, strolling along cobbled roads lined with shops or simply want to walk in the footsteps of ancient Greek mythology, you will find it on  these exceptional cruises.

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