About Celebrity Cruises
The Celebrity Cruises fleet, marked by an X on the chimney, combines the best sides of elegant cruises with a modern lifestyle. The worldwide routes and the international atmosphere are especially interesting for experienced cruise guests. Although it is casual and relaxed during the day, the dress code Smart Casual is expected at the so-called Chic Evenings. Most of the ships of the ships are designed very classy. The Solstice class, on the other hand, convinces the trend-conscious public with its innovative design. The ships of the new, modern Edge class will expand the fleet in the future. For German guests there are menus and with sufficient participants also shore excursions in German. Nevertheless basic knowledge in English is recommended.
In the winter of 2018 Celebrity Cruises expanded its fleet with the Celebrity Edge. The first ship of the luxurious and currently newest Edge class exceeds the previous expectations. On board, guests can enjoy a unique view from the world's first Magic Carpet, a tennis court-sized platform that can move over 13 decks. Depending on which deck the magic carpet is, it can serve as an extension of the restaurant, the pool area or the embarkation station. During the day and in the evening the Rooftop Garden is a hotspot on board. The ship can accommodate up to 2900 passengers at a length of 300 meters. The new fleet member is being built at the STX shipyard in Saint Nazaire, France. Guests can expect 5-star comfort, excellent service and excellent cuisine at attractive prices. The additional costs are, as usual on American ships, higher than on German ships.
The Celebrity Edge offers spacious cozy and comfortable furnished staterooms of which 90% offer a private balcony. Moreover, the bathrooms of the luxurious Edge Class are 10 % larger than on the Solstice Class. Furthermore Celebrity provides two new suite categories. The Iconic suites, has an approximate size of 241 m² including a veranda with a 270° view belonging to the Iconic suites.The Edge Villas include a private diving pool as well as an exclusive access to The Retreat. In this special area you can enjoy an outside area with a pool and a bar, a restaurant and an inside lounge.
Atmosphere on Board
The Celebrity Edge hosts a very international audience. Nevertheless, the audience also depends on the ships itinerary and travel destinations.Guests of every age group feel comfortable on this elegant ship. However, the highest percentage of guests are middle-aged and older people.Elegant furnishings, large space, first-class comfort and excellent cuisine ensure well-being on board. Despite the elegant atmosphere, life on board is relaxed and varied. During the day it is rather casual, but on special evenings formal dress is expected in the main restaurant.
Food and Beverages
The excellent cuisine is one of the quality features of the cruise line. The luxurious main restaurant offers multi-course menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Prestigious Las Vegas gastronomy specialist Elizabeth Blau is constantly creating new menu combinations that will be served on Celebrity Cruises' ships. The specialty restaurants Tuscan Grille, Crêperie Bistro on Five and Café al Bacio & Gelateria offer culinary highlights during the cruise (surcharge). The buffets are of high quality, where numerous show cooking stations ensure especially freshly prepared dishes.
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
It does not matter if you prefer a quiet and relaxed vacation or would like amusement Celebrity Cruises offers a wide range of entertainment on board. Buying art at frequent auctions, playing bingo or listen to an interesting lecture on your upcoming travel destination various entertainments are provided day and night during your stay on board. Different Beauty and Wellness treatments are also offered at the Spa in conjunction with additional cost. The upper dock offers several exercise possibilities. Guests have the probability to jog, enjoy generous pool and whirlpool area or savor the seaview in a private atmosphere.
Celebrity Edge is a cruise ship suiting especially passengers, who are seeking for a luxurious cruise vacation, but still preferring a more casual and relaxed living atmosphere during the stay. Excellent food and high- class service are the two main attributes the Celebrity Cruise line is standing for. Moreover Celebrity Cruise is known for their international flair on board.
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