The ultimate world cruise

What do you get when you combine 62 ports of call across five continents, 31 countries and 123 nights – in a luxe Crystal ship? The ultimate world cruise for sophisticated travellers

In partnership with Crystal Cruises

There will be a moment on your Crystal Serenity balcony, gazing over the opaline sea, when the realities of daily life will fade to insignificance. Today, your luxury ship has docked in Mexico, en route to Belize and Honduras through the Chilean fjords and all the way to Ushuaia at the very southern tip of Argentina. In the coming weeks you’ll have a totally different landscape on your horizon. Perhaps the vast deserts of Namibia. The remote island of St Helena. The beguiling colours of India. The intense blues of the Maldives and the Seychelles. This is all that matters now. This is your new reality.

Despite your ever-changing backdrop, the hardest thing you have to do is decide which shore excursion to indulge in today. Oh, and perhaps which cocktail to order as the sun sets…

The world awaits

Welcome to the Crystal World Cruise 2025, a truly transformative journey exploring just about every corner of the planet – five continents in fact, with 62 ports of call across 31 countries. Bring your stamina and sense of adventure, because this experience unfolds over 123 nights.

Your base for this life-changing voyage is Crystal Serenity, an intimate ship owned by pioneers in luxury travel, Abercrombie & Kent. Her petite size and limited passenger numbers means that Serenity can go where many other large cruise lines simply cannot, giving you a front-row seat to the destinations you’re visiting and putting you right in port when it’s time to explore. And oh, the places you’ll go.

Delve into the wonderous Galápagos Islands as you snorkel and kayak among pristine coral reefs. Trace the footsteps of Inca emperors through cloud forests and ruins at Machu Picchu. Come face-to-face with nature, raw and wild, in the Serengeti. Step back in time in Egypt and, in India, spot big cats on the prowl.

Suite life

Back on board Crystal Serenity, your cruising experience is shared with just 739 other like-minded travellers – and almost as many staff, which means that personalised service is guaranteed. Expansive suites and rooms have sweeping ocean views, marble-lined bathrooms, separate living areas and walk-in wardrobes, not to mention a private butler to deliver caviar and champagne to your room, should the mood arise.

But you’ll want to leave your cocoon to make the most of Serenity’s dining options – for her size, she boasts an impeccable selection of restaurants and bars. Sit down to the freshest seafood at chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Japanese restaurant Umi Uma; enjoy Italian fine dining at Osteria D’ovidio; head to The Vintage Room for epic degustations paired with the cellar’s top wines; or opt for a casual bite from poolside Trident Grill, among other outlets.

Special guest

Every sailing of Crystal Serenity is packed with informative, engaging and entertaining activities. The World Cruise 2025 will take things up a notch with a special appearance by Geoffrey Kent, renowned explorer and founder of Abercrombie & Kent. This is your chance to hear his fascinating stories about the travel industry, learning about the moments that have shaped his career – and making new memories together in some of the world’s most magical destinations.

Cruising on Crystal Serenity is a life-changing experience – the Crystal World Cruise 2025 is the ultimate experience. Find out more about the 123-night luxury journey at

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