Crystal Cruises’ New Yacht Esprit

As part of Crystal’s major expansion beyond traditional ocean going vessels, learn about their new yacht, launching this month!

Crystal introduces a yachting experience December, 2015.         

Yachting.  Relaxed.  Unregimented.  All-inclusive.

  • Complimentary beverages – wine, beer, champagne and premium spirits.
  • Complimentary gratuities, including Butler in every stateroom
  • Complimentary water sports (not including the submersible)
  • Complimentary internet (one hour per guest per day)
  • Complimentary excursions (In many of the places we visit, there will be a choice of two– Cultural Soft/Extreme Adventures

Itineraries will vary, but the focus will be the smaller ports, eco-tourism, active excursions and water activities from the yacht.

  • Seychelles – 7 days, sailing round trip Mahe, with two-night pre-cruise in Dubai
  • Adriatic – 7 days, sailing Venice to Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik to Venice (option of back to back for 14 days with no repeated ports)
  • Suez Canal – limited sailings
  • Voyage 5601 (Holiday) will include three-night post-cruise in Dubai
  • Voyage 6601 includes four-night pre-cruise in Dubai – New Year’s Eve!

Accommodations – 62 guests, double occupancy, in 31 suites (approximately 80 staff) 

  • Four decks – no elevators
  • Limited triples (13 per voyage) and connecting staterooms available.
  • Owner’s Suite (OS) – 515 square feet, with separate bedroom, separate tub/shower, dining area and walk-in closet.
  • Yacht Suite (S1, S2 & S3) – 280 square feet
  • Yacht Suite (S4) – 223 square feet (no triples)
    • All have a large picture window, IPad, espresso machine, safe, refrigerator and binoculars.
    • All suites have personal butler and suite attendants. 

Dining – All open dining venues

  • Yacht Club Restaurant – Elegant casual w/modern and classic choices (B, L & D)
  • Grill – Hamburgers, wraps, salads (L & D)
  • Pantry and Wine Bar – Light snacks, pastries and small bites with self-service wine bar. Open 24 hours!
  • 24 hour Room Service

Activities – Guests can be as active, or as relaxed as they choose! 

  • Marina/Water Sports Platform – two-guest submersible (additional charge), kayaks, jet skis, water skiing, fishing, etc.
  • Gym and Spa
  • Casino
  • Pool/Jacuzzi
  • Light evening entertainment – music, lecturers, casino

Remember, this is yachting – this is not the Crystal Symphony or Crystal Serenity.  The extensive onboard programming is replaced by whatever the day brings.  Both the atmosphere and the attire are Crystal casual…

More to come – watch for updates on Crystal River Cruising, Crystal Luxury Air, and Crystal Exclusive, including residences!

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