The ship that follows the sun: What a night on the 6-star Crystal Serenity cruise liner is like

2019-03-18 16:30 - Gabi Zietsman
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Spending weeks at sea might not sound like the dream holiday to some, but when you're doing it in the comfort of a 6-star luxury cruise ship, cabin fever will never be something to worry about.

Crystal Cruises is a premier luxury travel company - whether it be ocean, river or air - and one of their wonders of the sea came for a visit to Cape Town during peak cruise season.

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lounge on a cruise

One of the many lounges on the ship, perfect for hiding out with a cocktail. (Photo: Gabi Zietsman)

With only 980 passengers onboard, with an almost one-to-one ratio between staff and guest, Serenity offers a quieter escape with a personal touch.

Alongside your own personal butler, the cruise liner also offers classes on a variety of skills - from tech to learning to play the piano - and fine dining inspired by the various destinations where it makes port. 

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rabbit with carrots

Rabbit loin with roasted baby carrots, carrot souffle and olive oil caviar. (Photo: Gabi Zietsman)

And you don't even have to leave the boat to experience the destinations - local entertainers from each port are invited to put on a show that highlights their unique culture and talent, and you can imagine what a South African experience must be like!

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Bronze angel statues

The boat is decorated with stunning artworks and sculptures. (Photo: Gabi Zietsman)

If this sounds like the perfect holiday for you  - and you've got the cash to match this extravagant lifestyle saved up - you can check out the boat's schedule here

Happy cruising!

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outside deck of cruise ship with loungers

The outside deck area of Crystal Serenity. (Photo: Gabi Zietsman)

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