Crystal Cruises

    A superior standard of service is at the heart of the award-winning Crystal Experience.

    Discover the Crystal Difference

    A superior standard of service is at the heart of the award-winning Crystal Experience. This genuine hospitality is amplified by ships of exceptional design and space, a robust menu of quality inclusions and amenities, a vast selection of choices appealing to every interest and inclination, and an enriching collection of all-inclusive voyages to the world’s most fascinating destinations.

    Photo: Crystal Cruise team member pouring champagne

    1:1.6 Staff to guest ratio

    Beyond the ships, the cuisine, the destinations and the discovery, the essence of Crystal lies within its people — professionals chosen for their warm personalities and unparalleled expertise. Whether traveling by Ocean, River or Yacht Expedition, you are welcomed into the Crystal Family, immediately embraced by the most highly awarded staff at sea. Throughout all of our ships, an authentic camaraderie is enjoyed by all.


    • Industry-leading staff-to-guest service ratios
    • Concierge services, by professional affiliates of Austria’s prestigious “Les Clefs d’Or”
    • Butler service in every suite
    • Names and preferences remembered
    • Anticipatory and unobtrusive; friendly and personable
    • 24-hour room service
    • Twice-daily housekeeping with nightly turndown service
    • Complimentary launderettes


      Photo: view from your cabin

      Stunning ships of award-winning style are lauded for their understated, contemporary elegance. By deliberate design, Crystal ships carry far fewer guests than vessels of similar size, allowing for sweeping views, a wide variety of social spaces and lofty per-guest space ratios. From spectacular showrooms and beautiful dining rooms to intimate bistros and boutique bars, there is an ambience to suit every personality and mood.


      • Award-winning contemporary design
      • Lavish suites and penthouses with generous private verandahs
      • Gorgeous, modern staterooms, most with private verandah
      • Dedicated spaces for personal enrichment
      • Feng Shui-inspired spas, state-of-the-art fitness centers
      • 360º Promenade Decks, a rarity on ships today
      • Multiple venues for fitness and entertainment


        Photo: sample cuisine onboard Crystal Cruises

        Inherent in the Crystal Experience are the nuanced underpinnings of luxury, both noticeable and discreet. Step across the threshold of your Crystal ship and enter a world of understated elegance, where exquisitely set tables are the perfect stage for Crystal’s acclaimed cuisine, and complimentary pours of the finest wines are shared by expert sommeliers. With Crystal, the difference is always in the details.


        • Master sommeliers and Connoisseur Wine List
        • Premium spirits such as Grey Goose, Herradura Silver, Knob Creek and Hennessy VSOP
        • State-of-the-art computers in the ComputerUniversity@Sea (Ocean)
        • Award-winning entertainment, renowned guest speakers and local enrichment
        • Optional Vintage Room wine dinners
        • Nobu Matsuhisa’s only sea-going venues (Ocean & Crystal Endeavor)


          Photo: image collage of activities you can partake of with Crystal

          If choice is the ultimate luxury, then Crystal is the ultimate choice. From active and adventurous to relaxed and sublime, your options are as varied as the places you’ll visit. Dine as you desire with open seating, or order in and sip champagne on your private verandah. Enjoy everything from grand entertainment to boutique enrichment. No matter what piques your curiosities, time is easily tailored to your own personal interests.


          • Extraordinary culinary options
          • Crystal Life Spa & Salon
          • Resorts World at Sea Casino (Ocean)
          • Yoga, mat Pilates, personal training and more
          • Afternoon Tea and evening dancing at Palm Court
          • Cigars and cognacs at Connoisseur Club
          • Golf driving nets and full-size paddle tennis courts (Ocean)
          • Supervised junior activities (Ocean)


            Photo Crystal Serenity at a waterfall

            Whatever it is that inspires your wanderlust – bucket list adventures, cultural discoveries, historical quests or the sheer romance of travel – Crystal makes your dreams come to life. Every journey, whether by Ocean, River or Yacht Expedition, is anchored by our commitment to illuminate your world in a new light. To connect people and cultures to places, sparking moments of discovery and creating memories to last a lifetime.

            892 Voyages Await

            2,000 Excursions


            • Ocean voyages to global destinations including epic World Cruises
            • River cruises on the Danube, Rhine, Main & Moselle rivers
            • Yachting sojourns from the Adriatic and Seychelles to the West Indies
            • Expedition adventures from pole to pole
            • More than 2,000 Crystal Adventures ashore (Ocean)
            • Complimentary Crystal Collection of curated destination experiences (River)
            • Complimentary Crystal Adventures, cultural and active (Yacht Expedition)
            • Complimentary “You Care. We Care.” voluntourism excursions (Ocean)
            • Pre- and post-cruise land programs; mid-cruise Overland Adventures; Boutique and Private Adventures


            Photo: Crystal river vessel near the banks

            Step across the threshold of any Crystal ship and enter a world of indulgent luxury, where an unmatched standard of all-inclusive services and amenities ensures your every want and wish has already been considered. From exquisite cuisine and an endless pour of the finest wines and spirits to dynamic entertainment, personal enrichment and an array of options for fitness or solitude, everything you can imagine is already included.


            • Fine wines, champagnes, premium spirits and specialty coffees
            • Michelin-inspired cuisine and 24-hour in-suite dining
            • Specialty dining, including Umi Uma by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa (Ocean & Crystal Endeavor)
            • Entertainment and enrichment
            • Unlimited Wi-Fi/Internet access
            • Pre-paid gratuities
            • Complimentary Crystal Adventures (Yacht Expedition)
            • Complimentary Crystal Collection of curated destination experiences (River)
            • Complimentary “You Care. We Care.” Voluntourism (Ocean)


            Photo: couples enjoying cocktails in the bar

            Among the greatest joys of travel by ship are the friendships made on journeys of discovery to lands far and wide. From the moment you step aboard a Crystal ship — by Ocean, River or Yacht Expedition — you become a member of our Crystal Family at sea, the Crystal Society. We are thrilled to welcome you to our world of all-inclusive luxury and look forward to rewarding your loyalty with these privileged benefits.


            • Exclusive Crystal Society member-only savings on every voyage
            • A hosted onboard cocktail party on every voyage (levels three and above)
            • Complimentary upgrades, shipboard spending credits and free cruises (Penthouse guests and above)
            • Exclusive milestone recognition dinners, Crystal Society presentations and invitations to private parties (varies by level)
            • Custom-designed Crystal Society recognition pins
            • Annual Crystal Society sailings with dedicated special events and onboard parties every year
            • Digital subscription to Crystal’s Passport magazine

            25 Years of Continued Excellence

            At Crystal, it is our passion to bring you life-enhancing experiences through the wonder of travel. Across the world's great oceans, along the grand rivers of Europe and into iconic yachting harbors and remote destinations by expedition, we are dedicated to creating the best vacation for each guest. Come travel with us to discover why the Crystal Experience has received more World's Best and Readers' Choice awards than any other cruise line in history... and make award-winning memories of your own.

            Photo: 2018 Conde Nast awards