Exploring Athens, Greece: Welcome Aboard the Celestyal Journey

Welcome aboard the Celestyal Journey: Celestyal Cruises, the renowned choice for cruise travellers seeking an unforgettable experience in the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, is thrilled to announce the eagerly anticipated arrival of the Celestyal Journey.

After undergoing an extensive €20 million refurbishment and technical maintenance overhaul, this magnificent vessel is all set to embark on its maiden voyage on September 2, 2023, taking over the beloved Celestyal Crystal’s program and commencing with the popular seven-night “Idyllic Aegean” itinerary.

The ship’s name, “Journey,” epitomises the spirit of exploration, discovery, and progress. With an unwavering ambition to surpass expectations and bring guests closer to the captivating destinations it visits, the Celestyal Journey sets sail as a beacon of adventure and excitement. Among its many remarkable features, this mid-sized vessel offers numerous premium staterooms, boasting spaciousness and comfort for its 1,260 guests.

Prepare to be captivated by the Celestyal Journey’s 630 staterooms, with an impressive 149 featuring balconies — a threefold increase compared to the previous balcony staterooms available on Celestyal’s seven-night voyages. Within the selection of balcony staterooms, 120 are Junior Suites, 28 are Grand Suites, and one is the luxurious Penthouse Concept Suite. Additionally, the ship proudly presents an astonishing 80 percent outside staterooms, creating a generous guest-to-space ratio.

Culinary delights await guests on the Celestyal Journey, with seven exceptional dining venues. From specialty restaurants showcasing Mediterranean, European, and Asian cuisines to themed eateries catering to diverse palates, every taste is catered to with finesse. The ship even features a dedicated cooking demonstration area and an exclusive Chef’s Table venue, perfect for commemorating special occasions or hosting private group functions. Eight distinctive bars and lounges provide ideal settings to indulge in Celestyal’s signature cocktails, offering an experience beyond compare.

Abounding with open deck areas, the Celestyal Journey embraces a sense of spaciousness and radiance. Expansive sundecks with two pools and two Jacuzzis present awe-inspiring views and a seamless connection with the surrounding sea. Moreover, a serene and secluded outdoor space known as the Beach Club will be exclusively available to guests in the Grand and Junior Suites. Those booked in Grand Suites will also enjoy Celestyal’s renowned Concierge Service, featuring dedicated priority check-in, expedited embarkation, and express luggage delivery, including assistance with unpacking. A devoted Celestyal Cruises Concierge will be at hand in the exclusive-use Poseidon Lounge, catering to the personalised service requests of Grand Suite guests.

To enhance the holistic well-being of guests, the Celestyal Journey offers a comprehensive spa, fitness, and wellness area, affording stunning ocean views. Moreover, the ship boasts two fully-equipped conference rooms and a multi-purpose amphitheatre, complete with a cinema. This versatility makes the Celestyal Journey ideal for meetings and incentives, providing a seamless fusion of business and leisure.

As the Celestyal Journey prepares to embark on its remarkable voyages, it promises an extraordinary experience, inviting guests to embark on an incredible journey through breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Welcome aboard this new chapter in cruising luxury, where every moment promises to be unforgettable.