CRYSTAL CRUISE LINES
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Experience grand luxury and exotic ports with Crystal Cruises, named "best
large-ship cruise line" the past eight years by Conde Nast Traveler. Onboard,
sumptuous meals are complemented by the most extensive wine cellar at sea. Other
highlights include stunning accommodations, golf lessons with PGA pros, and
special Wine & Food Festival cruises.
Crystal Cruises offers grand luxury cruise travel at its very best. This
six-star cruise line's fleet includes the 50,000-ton, 940-guest sister ships
Crystal Harmony and Crystal Symphony, as well as the 68,000-ton, 1,080-guest
Crystal Serenity. Crystal itineraries span the globe, visiting 178 ports, 56
countries, and six continents per year. In 2003, the luxury line won Conde Nast
Traveler's "Best Large Ship Cruise Line" Readers' Choice Award, and Travel &
Leisure's readers have rated Crystal the "World's Best" for an unprecedented
eight years in a row.
Crystal Cruises has redefined luxury cruising with a wide range of innovative
facilities, generous amenities, spacious accommodations, and the highest quality
furnishings, including Wedgwood bone china tea service and Brown Jordan Mission
Teak deck furniture. Warm hospitality, choice, attention to detail, and an
uncompromising focus on service combine to provide each guest with the finest
large luxury cruise ship experience in the world.
Crystal Cruises is the only cruise line to feature the Caesars Palace at Sea
casino. Staffed by Caesars Palace professionals, the casino includes blackjack,
mini-baccarat, craps, roulette, and over 85 slot machines on each ship.
The Galaxy Lounge is home to stunning Broadway-style shows, and features
state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, handmade costumes, and amazing
dance and musical performances.
The ballroom features classical melodies performed by a live orchestra.
Congenial and cultured Ambassador Hosts are available to accompany ladies on the
A variety of performances are offered on each cruise, featuring cabaret-style
entertainers, comedians, ventriloquists, instrumentalists, and classical
artists. Guests can choose from an abundance of lounges. Jazz tunes are
performed in the Avenue Saloon, and popular hits can be heard in the nightclub.
A selection of fine cigars is offered at the Connoisseur Club.
Shops and boutiques along The Avenue of the Stars offer a selection of fine
jewelry, fragrances, designer apparel, Crystal Cruises logo apparel, and the
Crystal Home Collection.
Crystal Cruises offers guests an abundance of dining
choices. The elegant Crystal Dining Room, featuring Riedel crystal wine
glasses and Frette table linens, serves guests in high style for breakfast,
lunch, and dinner. Classical French cuisine is offered, along with a menu of
lighter fare featuring low-cholesterol and vegetarian selections. An
extensive wine cellar is stocked with over 150 different selections and
Specialty restaurants include Prego, offering signature Italian dishes and
an exclusive menu of specialties from the renowned Valentino Restaurants of
Santa Monica and Las Vegas. A sushi bar and culinary favorites from the Far
East are available on each ship. The Crystal Symphony's Jade Garden features
exotic Asian dishes inspired by Wolfgang Puck's acclaimed Chinois
On deck, guests can enjoy a variety of buffets, featuring culinary delights
ranging from Asian favorites to classic American home-style cooking. The
Trident Grill and Ice Cream Bar offers poolside favorites as well as a
special breakfast for late-risers. Afternoon tea is served daily in Palm
Court, and is accented by the live musical accompaniment of a string
Spa & Fitness
The Feng Shui-inspired Crystal Spa offers a wide range of exotic cultural
therapies and relaxing treatments for the mind, body, and soul, including aroma
stone therapy, Japanese silk booster facials, and well-being massages.
The fitness area, filled with an extensive line of state-of-the-art exercise
equipment, provides panoramic sea views. Yoga classes, Pilates classes, and
professional personal instructors are available. Guests can also take advantage
of the lap pool, indoor/outdoor pool, paddle tennis courts, shuffleboard courts,
putting greens, and driving ranges. Callaway golf clubs are available for
onboard rental and can be used in ports of call.
Stateroom & Suite Amenities
Onboard, guests are treated to luxurious, spacious staterooms and suites. All
accommodations feature exclusive amenities, including Scandinavian down duvets,
Frette bathrobes, in-room Internet access, and complimentary in-room dining
available 24 hours a day.
Penthouse Suite guests enjoy all stateroom and suite amenities, plus personal
butler service, complimentary wine, choice of liquor from a select menu,
unpacking and repacking upon request, complimentary pressing, and 24-hour
stateroom dining featuring menus from the ship's specialty restaurants.
Wine & Food Festival Cruises
The world's finest chefs and wine experts converge for Crystal's Wine & Food
Festival, available on select sailings only. Celebrated chefs, including
Wolfgang Puck, prepare signature dishes for Crystal's dinner menus, demonstrate
cooking techniques, and share the secrets of their culinary artistry.
Distinguished authorities provide insight and education in the endlessly
fascinating world of wine, offering guests the unique opportunity to experience
side-by-side tasting of select vintages from Crystal Cruises' extensive wine
The Crystal Visions Enrichment Program features celebrated authors, journalists,
culinary stars, and historians. The Crystal Cruises Creative Learning Institute
has developed a series of interactive classes designed to enhance guests'
quality of life. Topics include Arts & Entertainment, Business & Technology,
Lifestyle, and Wine & Food. Professional golf and ballroom dancing lessons are
also available. The Computer University@Sea offers PC enrichment courses, as
well as e-mail and Internet service.
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