Named for the ancient sanctuary that was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, and for the mother of Alexander the Great, there''s no better way to see our iconic Aegean destinations than on the Celestyal Olympia. Want to discover the heart of cruising? Order a drink on the Hera deck, beside the Olympia''s sparkling pool, and watch the Aegean unfurl before her. Two lounges, five bars, three delicious restaurants, our fully-equipped Olympian Gym, Sana Beauty Center and our Kids'' Club the Celestyal Olympia is a gold medalist at every turn. Want an unforgettable holiday? We invite you and your family to travel the Aegean with her.
A meal on the cruise ships of Celesyal Cruises, whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, is a pleasurable ritual. Everything is created from the finest Greek and international ingredients and are prepared on the same day. We do not buy anything ready-made and this is a core philosophy, which we abide by religiously. Celesyal Cruises is one of the very few cruising companies who prepare everything with fresh material, on the same day.Casino
Succumb to the sweet dizziness from the impressive halls of our casinos, try your luck, have a really pleasant time and enjoy your drink with a different, adult entertainment. Low lights, seductive atmosphere and magnetizing energy. The casinos aboard the cruise ships of Celestyal Cruises offer games of Roulette, Black Jack, Poker, Slot and Fruit machines. Whether you are ready for a long battle of wills or you just want to get a small dose of adrenaline, so long as you are an adult (18+) you are welcome to the halls of our casinos.Cabin Facilties
The destinations of your cruise although the highlight of your vacation, the cruise experience itself will always be, comfortable, and relaxing and restful, with experienced personnel at your disposal 24/7 offering first class service. The same applies to your cabin. Your personal space to lounge and relax. You can have breakfast delivered if you wish, you can order a bite from our cabin menu. Also take advantage of deck to relax on a sunbed , enjoy the sun, and the pool. Enjoy the cocktails of the day or your own particular choice.Bars & Lounges
The cruise ship is its own micro-society. Its focus is you, our passengers, and the personnel of Celestyal Cruises that ensure your safety and your comfortable stay, and has apart from the cabins and restaurants, numerous interior and exterior common spaces for your entertainment and recreation.Spa & Beauty
You are traveling inside a cocoon of luxury, pampering, organization and safety. And you want, before your cruise concludes or just during the trip, to completely relax. To enter a beautiful, atmospheric, harmonious space, to lay back, relax and unwind both inside and out. To be handled by experienced hands and enjoy a full day of spa and beauty treatments which will transform you.Hairdressing & Styling
There is absolutely no reason to be or feel in disarray just because you are traveling the Greek islands, Greece, Turkey or Cyprus. On the contrary at Celestyal Cruises we have made sure to equip all of our cruise ships with a professional hairdressing salon, which would be the envy of those on dry land.On-Board Shopping
As you travel to the most beautiful Greek islands, Greece, Turkey and Cyprus, take a trip to the shops on board our cruise ships. There you will find, at exceptionally competitive prices, a great variety of products which would otherwise adorn the most fashionable European boutiques. The latest clothes, perfumes and cosmetics, jewelry, as well as delicatessen products and alcohol for all tastes, souvenirs for those close to you who are waiting at home, and also more practical products such as tobacco.
Our revitalizing onboard spa is where all your day-to-day worries are left at the door. Choose any of our professional spa treatments and packages that include several types of head and body massages such as Balinese Shiatsu, classic Swedish massage and aromatherapy as well as cleansing facials, honey and sugar body exfoliation, hot stone treatments and mud wraps for a rejuvenating and invigorating cruise vacation. Just remember to book your appointment in advance to avoid disappointment.
Our cruise ships all come with well-equipped gyms where you can keep up with your daily fitness routine or even try a new workout regime. Start your morning with a stretching program to feel ready for the day ahead, or come to the gym at the end of a day to disconnect with a motivating exercise program.
Why not take advantage of all that fresh sea air and join us on the sports deck for a range of sports activities. Get to know your fellow passengers with a game of basketball, volleyball or football, learn new moves in a Zumba class and test your nerve with a game of ping pong or darts. Or, if you're more of a spectator, just stroll on up to the deck and watch all the excitement unfold while enjoying the good weather.
Our onboard salons add a touch of glamor to your vacation. Expert beauticians, hairdressers, manicurists and pedicurists will pamper you and make you feel fabulous as you get ready for Gala Night or cocktails with your loved one. And as we only use the best products, your fabulous feeling will last even longer - just remember to book an appointment in advance as our salons are very popular. What's more, our salon packages make great Bon Voyage Gifts!
Arts & Crafts
A great way to unwind is through learning a new craft, so on board our cruises we offer a variety of interactive arts and crafts sessions for you to unleash your creativity. You can get stuck into lots of different workshops, all of which are listed in your Daily Program, such as origami lessons or how to make rope bracelets. You'll even be able to make your own postcards to send to friends and family back at home amongst many other arty endeavours.
Learn all the moves of traditional Greek dance with our fun and friendly dancing lessons. Grab a partner and your ouzo and come on down to try Sirtaki, Kalamatianos and Hasapiko. Or, if you want something a bit different, then our Turkish belly dancing and Rock & Roll classes are just what you're looking for.
Fun & Games
Our onboard quizzes and games guarantee a night of pure entertainment. We have lots of different quizzes on the go like general knowledge, music and a cruise quiz, as well as many other games and board games including Name That Tune, Pictionary, Guess the Celebrity, Stop the Bus and Men vs Women. There are also electronic games to keep every generation entertained such as Wii Sports and many more.
Traveling to a different country you may want to pick up a few words of the local language, so we have arranged Greek lessons on board to immerse you into the country's culture. Our Greek lessons are taught by locals who love their language and help you to hold a basic conversation. You'll learn everything from greeting people, ordering in a bar and telling people about yourself so that you can master basic conversations with the locals when you arrive on dry land.
Maybe you've tried a dish on board and you want to see how it's made? Then we hold cooking demonstrations where our talented chefs show you how they prepare and cook some of your favorite food from the buffet or a la carte menu. There's also ice carving demonstrations where you'll be shown how intricate designs are meticulously sculpted by the crew for your viewing pleasure.
Bingo & Bridge
It might just be your lucky night at one of our fun and sociable bingo games! All you need to do is purchase a bingo card and then wait for your numbers to be called. Or, if cards are more your game, we even have bridge playing areas where you'll be able to while away the evening hours caught up in the excitement of a tournament. There's no shortage of entertainment on board!
The signature Celestyal experience starts in the very heart of our cruise ships - the dining rooms and lounges. Here you can indulge in rich culinary delights cooked from scratch by our talented chefs and savor fresh Mediterranean ingredients. There's no better feeling than sitting back with a crisp glass of wine and delighting in an array of quality, authentic local food.
Your cruise package includes three wholesome meals as well as afternoon tea every day. Start your morning with our freshly-baked bread and pastries, then browse the buffet or a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. When the sun's shining brightly, there's even casual al fresco dining on our decks as well as room service, so you can choose exactly how and when you want to eat.
That's what makes your Celestyal Cruise vacation so special - service from the heart, lovingly-made food, memorable mealtimes and comfortable lounges to relax with a drink.
The signature Celestyal experience starts in the very heart of our cruise ships - the dining rooms and lounges. Here you can indulge in rich culinary delights cooked from scratch by our talented chefs and savor fresh Mediterranean ingredients. All of our dining areas, lounges and bars have been carefully designed to accommodate and preserve the intimacy and comfort one expects while cruising. Head over to the Aegean restaurant for some fine dining, or to Aura Grill and Leda buffet for something tasty, quick and easy. Both places serve dishes you won't forget soon! At the Helios, Eclipse or Muses Lounge & Bar you can enjoy a cup of coffee or even your favorite cocktail, or if you feel like something cozier, you can always relax at Thalassa bar for a night drink, while you indulge in some stargazing. At Celestyal Cruises, we do everything we can to make sure you can relax while you enjoy the delicious gastronomy that makes our cruises unforgettable!
Your cruise is all-inclusive of four freshly-prepared meals a day, but for your comfort and enjoyment, you can also opt to upgrade your dining experience with more exclusive dishes for an additional fee.
- Kids Menu - For younger travelers we have designed a range of exciting and tasty dishes that can be served in the restaurant during lunch and dinner.
- Special Dishes - Fancy trying something new or something a bit more exclusive? We have lobster, sushi, surf & turf and many other special delights for you to try in our restaurants.
- Kwik and Easy Menu - Our 24-hour service satisfies cravings quickly and at any time of the day. The menu includes snacks as well as delicious hot meals served in our cozy lounges or in the comfort of your own cabin.
- Specialty Dining Options - For a unique and memorable dining experience, our four specialty menus feature both Greek and international dishes with wine pairing to enhance your stay on board.
Unlimited Drinks Packages
Choose from our budget-friendly cruise drinks packages to enjoy unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks while you're onboard.
Your Celestyal Inclusive experience features all-inclusive drink packages, all meals onboard, entertainment and comfortable cabins to stay in while you're onboard as well as selected shore excursions.We believe true hospitality should make your cruise relaxing and enjoyable.
The next day's Daily Program is delivered directly to your cabin every evening. It tells you exactly what's happening the following day including Shore Excursion timetables, dining hours and dress codes, opening and closing hours for all onboard services as well as any shows or events that are taking place. It's your handy guide to everything going on both on board and ashore so you can plan exactly what you'll do the next day.
Your cruise features an efficient laundry service that's personally picked up and delivered straight to your cabin. Just use the laundry bag provided in your room, fill in the form with your details and the service you require - standard, express or laundry promotion - and your steward will take care of the rest. What's more, your account will be automatically charged, so you won't need to lift a finger.
Telephone | Internet | Wi-Fi
Every cruise ship is equipped with an internet connection and we even have tablets that you can rent to get online. For an additional charge, you can also access our Wi-Fi, which is satellite permitting. So long as your phone has roaming enabled and you have a signal, you'll be able to use your mobile phone to make calls or send messages. When we are outside a service area, you are still able to connect via the ship's satellite at an additional charge.
On board your Celestyal Cruise you'll find professional photographers who are there to capture your special moments. Whether you're celebrating your honeymoon, anniversary or the holiday of your dreams, our photographers can join you on board or when you step ashore to take photos and videos that you'll treasure. Choose from a variety of packages on offer and you can either purchase individual photos, a DVD album or download them onto a USB stick - and don't forget to buy your souvenir DVD of your cruise experience.
Bon Voyage Gifts
We believe in making everyone's experience during our cruises special, but you can also help to make their vacation even more memorable with a sweet and thoughtful gift, for example a fresh bunch of flowers, a bottle of Greek wine or some delicious chocolates all delivered to the cabin. You can even purchase a package from our spa and salons to treat your nearest and dearest to a day of pampering.
Our onboard duty-free shops are where you can find everything from souvenirs and clothes to tobacco and spirits. They are well-stocked with everything you might need including daily essentials and special treats, and our friendly shop assistants can help you to choose the perfect gift. What's more, our Agora Shop features everything Greek with exclusive and tailor-made products for you from Greece such as olive oil, wine, accessories and jewelry as well as special tastings and presentations.
- Tonnage: 37,584 tons
- Length: 214.88 metres / 705 feet
- Passengers: 1664
- Cruising Speed: 17 knots
- Draught: 7 metres
- Outside Cabins: 418
- Balcony Suites: 9
- Inside Cabins: 306
- Passenger Decks: 10
- Elevator Doors: 7
- Electric Current: 110v
- Stabilizers: yes
- Crew Members: 540
Please note: Stateroom images and features are samples only. Actual furniture, fixtures, colors, configurations and window/porthole views may vary.
About Celestyal Cruises
Celestyal Cruises is the main home-porting cruise operator in Greece and the preeminent cruise line serving the Greek Islands and East Mediterranean. The company operates two mid-sized vessels, each one cosy enough to provide genuine and highly-personalized services. The foundation of the company's philosophy is the 'destination.' Every cruise focuses on true cultural immersion, offering authentic, lifetime experiences both on board and on shore wherever its vessels sail.
Is to offer our guests an amazing personalized experience where they will live, feel and taste the best each region has to offer through a unique journey of authentic moments! With our medium-size, cozy vessels, we can take you to all the famous destinations in the Greek islands and Eastern Mediterranean. Join us and we promise you an unforgettable journey!
What makes it possible to achieve our vision is our adherence to our values. A company is only as good as the values its management and staff embody every day, in every interaction, both with customers and with fellow employees. Our values are simple: Honesty, Respect, Teamwork, Trust