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Top 10 Highlights Aboard Celebrity Cruises ships

29 Mar 2023 | by Anna Gibbs
Magic Carpet

Throughout the years, Celebrity Cruises has grown in popularity, both with families and with couples looking for a relaxing and luxurious getaway without a huge price tag attached. Paving the way for many other cruise lines through innovative facilities, world-class restaurants and activities suitable for a variety of ages, by opting for a cruise with Celebrity, you can be rest assured that you’ll have a holiday of a lifetime.

Whether you’re looking to go on a cruise with Celebrity in the near future or you’ve always been a fan of this renowned cruise line, we’ve rounded up a list of the top 10 highlights you can find aboard their ships!

1) Experience a Magical Culinary Adventure at Le Petit Chef®

Le Petit Chef

Whether you’re an avid cruiser or it’s your first time cruising with Celebrity, you’ll love Le Petit Chef. An extraordinary dining experience, it has over 35 different locations on land and is now onboard several ships in the fleet.

Featuring state-of-the-art 3D table animations, you can enjoy a delicious meal ‘created’ by a 6cm tall animated chef ranging from sauteed chicken breast to a fillet mignon. Taking you on a culinary journey through different animations that correspond with each course, this Michelin-Star meal will impress and delight both children and adults!

Le Petit Chef is on the following Celebrity Cruises ships: Celebrity Reflection®, Celebrity Infinity®, Celebrity Eclipse®, Celebrity Silhouette®, Celebrity Equinox®, Celebrity Solstice®, Celebrity Millenium®, Celebrity Edge®, Celebrity Apex®, Celebrity Constellation®, Celebrity Summit®, Celebrity Beyond℠ and Celebrity Ascent℠.

2) Enjoy the Opulence of The Retreat®

The Retreat Sundeck

If you’re looking for a holiday that’s filled with opulence and grandeur, a Celebrity Cruises suite is perfect for you. By booking a suite onboard a Celebrity Cruises ship you’ll have an array of exclusive, luxury amenities and facilities at your fingertips; one of which being The Retreat. An included perk for all suite guests, The Retreat is available on Solstice and Edge Class ships.

Featuring a stylish private restaurant, comfortable lounge and spacious sundeck (onboard Edge Class ships), The Retreat is an exclusive resort onboard the ships that offer a peaceful and tranquil haven for guests. For Retreat guests, there’s also premium Wi-Fi, onboard credit, premium drinks and included gratuities.

The Retreat is available on: Celebrity Solstice®, Celebrity Equinox®, Celebrity Eclipse®, Celebrity Silhouette®, Celebrity Reflection®, Celebrity Edge®, Celebrity Apex®, Celebrity Beyond℠ and Celebrity Ascent℠

3) Reach New Heights on the Magic Carpet.®

Magic Carpet

One of the most popular facilities on Celebrity Edge Class ships is the Magic Carpet, and it’s easy to see why! An incredible cantilevered drink and dining venue that reaches the height of 13 stories, you can take in breathtaking sea views as you sit back and relax with a refreshing cocktail in hand. Complete with comfortable seating, and an open-air front, it’s a highlight that’s worth the hype.

The first of its kind in the world, it’s also host to live music performances, extra dining space for restaurants onboard, an addition to the main pool area and even an extension to The Destination Gateway; the place you can get the tender boats from when it’s on the bottom deck.

The Magic Carpet is on the following Celebrity Cruises’ ships: Celebrity Edge®, Celebrity Beyond℠, Celebrity Apex® and Celebrity Ascent℠.

4) Be Dazzled by World-Class Theatre shows

Celebrity Theatre

Regardless of your taste, the entertainment onboard Celebrity Cruises’ ships has something that will fit the bill. Offering something for everyone, the entertainment varies from live music performances in venues such as Eden or the Grand Plaza to acrobatic shows in the main theatre. The latter is a fabulous place to watch Broadway-style shows that are both engaging and visionary.

From immersive award-winning productions to classic musical-inspired performances, the theatres onboard Celebrity Cruises’ ships will have you in awe. Constantly evolving, no matter what ship you sail on you’re guaranteed to see a show that will rival any West End production.

Theatres are on all of Celebrity Cruises’ ships, excluding the Celebrity Galapagos fleet.

5) Delight in a Delicious Cocktail in the Martini Bar

Martini Bar

Feel like 007 as you sit back with a martini in this chic venue. Whether you like it shaken or stirred, the popular Martini Bar that’s located within the Grand Plaza is the ultimate place to stop off and enjoy a drink or two after a day on land. With a unique design that includes a modern lit-up chandelier, talented bartenders and comfortable seating, this beautiful venue is a must whilst you’re onboard one of the Edge Class ships.

Celebrity Cruises’ Martini Bar can be found on: Celebrity Apex®, Celebrity Ascent℠, Celebrity Beyond℠ and Celebrity Edge®.

6) Indulge in the luxury of an Iconic Suite

Iconic Suite

Not only Iconic by name, Celebrity Cruises’ Iconic Suites are the perfect suite option for those that are travelling with up to 6 guests. Positioned above the bridge, this opulent suite offers awe-inspiring ocean views, over 2,500 sq.ft. of space, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a stunning terrace.

The largest suite in the entire fleet of Edge Class ships, it has so many incredible amenities that aren’t to be missed. For example, not only will you have unlimited lunches and dinners included in all specialty restaurants, but two complimentary bottles of premium spirits, comfortable eXhale bedding and VIP canapes!

Celebrity Cruises’ Iconic Suites can be found on: Celebrity Apex®, Celebrity Ascent℠, Celebrity Beyond℠ and Celebrity Edge®.

7) Discover the Beautiful Eden


Be ready to be amazed by the beautiful venue that is Eden. By day, enjoy a relaxing drink in one of its seating areas and admire picturesque views of the ocean, or even take part in a hands-on cooking or cocktail making class! By night, be dazzled as the space transforms into a wonderland of entertainment, from glamorous dancing to acrobatics, live music and more.

There’s even a decadent restaurant within this multi-level venue that offers a menu that will tantalise the taste buds with a mixture of delicious international ingredients.

Eden can be found on: Celebrity Apex®, Celebrity Ascent℠, Celebrity Beyond℠ and Celebrity Edge®.

8) Keep the Kids Entertained with Camp at Sea

Camp at Sea

When you’re on holiday, you want to make sure that your kids are catered for too. Well onboard a Celebrity Cruises’ getaway, you can be rest assured that the little ones will also have a blast.

In the Camp at Sea programme, kids from 3 up to 17 can enjoy a variety of immersive experiences, from fun games to outdoor activities and more. There’s even a dedicated area of the ship that’s just for them!

Camp at Sea is available on all ships, excluding the Celebrity Galapagos fleet.

9) Relish a Unique Activity with Celebrity Glass Blowing

Glass Blowing

When on your getaway, you’re likely to want to find a unique activity to enjoy. Well look no further than the Hot Glass Blowing onboard Celebrity. Learn inventive glass blowing techniques and see the molten glass shape into something truly beautiful at the hands of a skilled glass smith. Then, it’s your turn! With guidance from the professional glass maker you’ll be able to create your own glass art, which you can then take home with you!

Celebrity Cruises’ glass blowing workshops can be found on: Celebrity Solstice®, Celebrity Equinox® and Celebrity Eclipse®.

10) Unwind in the Beautiful Rooftop Garden

Rooftop Garden

There’s no better feeling than taking in the fresh ocean air as you sit and catch up with a loved one on board. And there’s no better place to do this than in the Rooftop Garden onboard a Celebrity Cruises ship. Not only does this stunning area have cosy spaces perfect for relaxing in regardless of the time of day, but it also has a restaurant (the Rooftop Grill) and on some ships, an outdoor screen showcasing films, sports events and more!

The Rooftop Garden can be found on the following ships: Celebrity Millennium®, Celebrity Constellation®, Celebrity Infinity®, Celebrity Summit®, Celebrity Edge®, Celebrity Apex®, Celebrity Ascent℠ and Celebrity Beyond℠.

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