Crystal Serenity

Built in 2003, Crystal Serenity is one of the highest rated ships in the world. She is part of Crystal Cruises’ fleet of two ships, which has set a new standard in ultra-luxury travel and world exploration. As a mid-size ship, she can accommodate up to 1,070 guests across nine passenger decks.

Best suited to mature travellers seeking good food in a luxurious setting, with good furnishing and attentive service, Crystal Serenity offers a range of amenities and services. From French cuisine to Japanese sushi, a wide range of dining options are available onboard. With a resort casual dress code, she offers a relaxed atmosphere with high standard of service.

  • Lloyds No9243667
  • Size medium
  • Style ultra_luxury
  • Type ocean
  • Year of launch 2003
  • Year of last refit 2013
  • Gross tonnage 68870t
  • Length 250.0m
  • Width 32.2m
  • Speed 20kts
  • Decks 9
  • Language en-US
  • Currency US Dollar ($)
  • No. of passengers 1070
  • No. of crew 655
  • No. of cabins 545
  • -wheelchair access 8
Unique Features

Crystal offers a wide range of enrichment programmes in association with their Creative Learning Institute Partners, with leading names in language, music, wellness and wine working with them to create original, varied and unique programmes. Complimentary, progressive courses in association with Berlitz, Yamaha, Cleveland Clinic, Tai chi Cultural Centre and the Society of Wine Educators are also on offer throughout many Crystal Cruises. Available through The Studio.

Computer University@Sea
An industry first. Launched in 1997, it offers contemporary enrichment programmes, more computer stations per guest than any other ship, 24-hour internet access and dedicated teams to instruct on topics ranging from basic computer skills to advanced digital photo finishing and website design.

Crystal Vision Enrichment Programme
Showcasing some of the world’s most celebrated names in topics including art, history, journalism, television, stage, screen, US and foreign diplomacy, as well as food and wine.

Wine & Food Festival at Sea
With celebrity chefs such as Suzanne Goin, Danny Meyer, Marcas Samuelsson, Sam Choy and Andre Soltner accompanied by leading wine experts, these popular themed cruises run throughout the year.

Experiences of Discovery Voyages
First launched in 2009, Crystal offers a series of themed cruises, each focused on a special interest with onboard and shoreside complimentary activities. Popular focuses include photography, ancient civilisations, chance & fortune, mind, body & spirit, jazz, gold, film & theatre, cabaret at sea, big band and ballroom dance.

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Classing themselves as a home away from home, Crystal provide a wide range of amenities from 100% cotton linens, wireless in-room internet access and luxury bath amenities, to 24-hour complimentary room service, twice daily housekeeping and attentive stateroom attendants.

All rooms include a queen-size or twin beds, seating area, en-suite bathroom with shower, flat-screen TV with DVD player, refrigerator and safe. Each cabin also benefits from complimentary soft drinks and bottled water, complimentary select beer, wine and spirits upon request.


A wide range of dining options are offered on board Crystal Serenity, from gourmet and al fresco, to French or Japanese. On reservations, passengers have the possibility to try a number of different styles of cuisine. Complimentary 24-hour room service is also available.


Offering a wide range of classic cruise entertainment, Crystal Serenity is deally suited to passengers looking for a relaxing, laid-back approach to entertainment. Heavily featuring celebrity entertainers and speakers, she offers a selection of other activities.

Health and fitness

A selection of health, fitness, beauty and relaxation areas are available onboard. From The Crystal Spa & Salon to the state-of-the-art Fitness Center, relax with a custom designed mani-pedi, or work up a sweat in one of the many fitness classes on offer.

Kids and Teens

With her Junior Activities program, Crystal Serenity caters to children 3-17 years old on Holiday Voyages and most summer sailings. Dedicated play areas for both young kids and teens are available. Children can also borrow from a selection of books and videos from the library and watch recently released films in the Hollywood Theatre. A special Junior Cruiser’s menu is available onboard and the Trident Grill serves complimentary hot dogs, hamburgers and pizza.


Crystal Serenity provides the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge and experiences in a broad range of subjects. From celebrity guest speakers to world-class partner tie-ins, classes covering topics including wine & food, history & culture as well as music, fashion & theatre are offered.

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