travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Celestyal Cruises Celestyal Crystal

Celestyal Crystal travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Cristal (nee NCL Leeward) was built in 1992. The 25,611-ton Greek flagship carries up to about 1,200 passengers on Eastern Mediterranean cruises. Louis, based in Cyprus, operates quite a large fleet of second-hand ships, hotels and retail stores. Some of the fleet is chartered out to other operators. Many Europeans combine a Cyprus island hotel stay with a short cruise from the island.

She sails mostly 7-day cruises, with some 4-day cruises, to the Greek islands and Turkey from Piraeus. T...

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