Setting sail alongside twin ship Crystal Debussy in 2018, the Crystal Ravel will become part of the Crystal’s luxury river cruising arm. Sailing along the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers, she will accommodate up to 106 guests. Those looking for adventure are in for a treat, with a variety of shore excursions offering the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture of the towns and cities you pass.
Both sleek and chic, the Crystal Ravel is a simply stunning butler-service river yacht, a ship that caters to all your personal needs and becomes a home away from home for the duration of your trip. Expect the same exceptional service that Crystal delivers on all its liners, thanks to the extraordinary and highly indulgent ratio of one crew member to every 1.5 guests.
The Ravel cabins will range from 220 to 750 square feet, and all will come fully equipped with walk-in closets and resplendent king-size beds. The spacious, luxurious suites will become some of the largest among river vessels in Europe. With the Deluxe and Penthouse Suites ranging from between 220 to 500 square feet, and the Crystal Suite covering an awesome 750 square feet, this stunning river cruiser offers truly remarkable space.
All drinks, including alcohol, are included on this all-inclusive trip, ranging from fine wines and champagne, to premium spirits, bottled water, specialty coffee and fresh juices. Also included are several complimentary dinners ashore. These will be held at Michelin-starred restaurants, or other highly renowned gourmet establishments, of the cities where the ship docks for overnight stays. There is the option of afternoon tea as well, to maintain the traditional whilst experiencing the cultural.
Cruisers aboard the Ravel will be able to enjoy the convenient sanctuary that is the spa and fitness centre aboard. Here, guests can keep both energised and rejuvenated, with a selection of workout equipment and beauty treatments available.
The Ravel also offer electric bicycles and water equipment, including crafts, jet skis and kayaks. These come complimentary, and are a great way to let off some steam.
The main focus of the ship’s social activity will take place in Palm Court, a glass-domed atrium area that includes a dance floor and open bar. Grab a drink with friends, or dance the night away in the fantastic, extravagant setting. Complimentary Wi-Fi comes free of charge to all guests for a set period throughout the day, meaning you are never too far away from entertainment.
The Crystal Ravel will offer a choice of one of two guided excursions, adventures that will take you into the heart of the area at which you are docked. Whether a sightseeing tour led by local guides, or something taken at your own pace independently, you will not fail to be wowed by the amazing locations to which you are taken.