Following the previously announced January-March 2023 Seychelles cruises of the yacht, the collection of 35 all-inclusive trips in 2023 invites vacationers to immerse themselves in the historically rich and beautiful destinations through the Adriatic, Mediterranean, and the Holy Land.
Most of the itineraries, 8 of which new, are focused on specific regions, with options featuring most ports in the Greek Isles, Croatia, the Dalmatian Coast, Italy, and France, along with Holy Land cruises exploring Israel, Egypt, Cyprus, and Jordan.
In early 2024, the yacht repositions to Seychelles for 11 sojourns through the islands and bays of the region, perfect for outdoor activities and tropical water adventures.
Crystal Esprit 2023 deployment features 12 sailings through Seychelles, 13 Greek Isles sailings, 10 cruises through the Adriatic in Turkey and Croatia, 7 Holy Land and Middle East trips, and 5 Mediterranean voyages through France and Italy.
Nearly all 2023-early 2024 Crystal Yacht Cruises are 6-, 7-, or 8-night, with select Holiday and Holy Land sailings of 11 and 12 nights. The explorations aboard the Crystal Esprit yacht include:
- April-October 2023
Greek Isles & Corinth Canal with highlights including Piraeus (Athens), Ionian Sea's Parga and Lefkada, Corinth Canal passage, Cycladic isles (Delos, Mykonos, Santorini), and hidden spots like Crete, Patmos, and Paros.
Italian Riviera with calls in locales like the cliffs of Positano, Capri, Elba and the vistas in Taormina, as well as the gem of Otranto, Rome, Riviera spots Porto Venere (for Cinque Terre) and Portofino and the world’s capital of Marina da Carrara, which offers access to the beaches in Forte dei Marmi.
- April, November & December 2023
Holy Land and the Middle East - 7-night round-trip sailings from Eilat, longer itineraries, multiple overnights (Ashdod, Eilat, Aqaba, Cairo, Larnaca), and visits to Safaga, Hurghada, Sharm el Sheikh.
- January-March 2023 & 2024
Seychelles Islands - a total of 19 identical itineraries for 2023 and 2024 sailing round-trip from Mahe or Eden.
Crystal Esprit 2023 and early 2024 itineraries open for bookings on August 26, 2020.