A World of New Awaits.
Ready to check out new cruises 2021? There’s nothing like the excitement of discovering new places for the first time. Soaking up the sights, the sounds, the flavors. Getting to know the locals. Every new place you explore transforms the way you see the world. So, for our 2021-22 season of sailings, we’ve searched the planet to curate the most incredible new 2021 cruise vacation experiences we could find. We’ll bring you to places that will stay with you long after you’ve left them, including new ports of call in Europe, Asia, South America, and Alaska. Get ready to discover a world of new.
On 2021-22 cruises, our 14 stunning ships will visit more than 280 destinations in nearly 75 countries. Of course, our highly awarded Celebrity Edge® is a destination in itself, recognized by Time magazine as one of the World’s Greatest Places of 2019. And the second-in-series Celebrity ApexSM is poised to double that perfection.
Our second Edge® Series ship, Celebrity Apex℠, is debuting new itineraries of its own in the Mediterranean. That includes a sundrenched 12-night journey through the Greek Islands and a 9-night sailing to the hottest playgrounds of the Western Med, such as Valencia, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, and more. Looking to make the most of your limited vacation days? Apex℠ will continue to offer perfectly timed 7-night sailings visiting Spain, France, Italy, and Monaco.
Explore some of the Mediterranean’s greatest places on one of the World’s Greatest Places as named by Time magazine—our revolutionary Celebrity Edge®. For 2021, our first Edge® Series ship will offer 10- and 11-night sailings to the Eastern Med, including a brand-new itinerary visiting Italy, Greece, and Turkey. This will be the first time Edge® sails to Turkey, with stops in Istanbul and Kusadasi, two unforgettable places that should be on every world traveler’s list.
Nothing says vacation like island-hopping through the Caribbean, so in 2021-22, we’ll have eight award-winning ships sailing the tropics. Our Caribbean cruises in 2021 include the two most innovative ships at sea, Celebrity Edge® and Celebrity Apex℠, as well as a newcomer to paradise, our revolutionized Celebrity Millennium®. In all, you can discover 35 sun-drenched tropical destinations on a 2021-22 Caribbean cruise with the best premium cruise line.
Hydra is a place that will take you back in time. No cars or bicycles are allowed on this peaceful Greek Island renowned for its well-preserved historic buildings, beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and vibrant nightlife. We offer a unique, new walking tour of the island that will bring its rich history to life. You can also make it a beach day, savor authentic Greek cuisine at a hillside restaurant, raise a glass of ouzo at one of the local tavernas, and watch for A-listers stepping off yachts that tie up in the island’s harbors.
Zakynthos is famed for its rich culture and history—along with some of the best beaches in the Greek Islands. Its natural beauty has drawn poets, artists, and musicians to the island going back to the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Byzantines. Shipwreck Beach, nestled between dramatic cliffs rising from the clear, blue waters, is only accessible by boat. But not to worry, as we’ll be offering an excursion to this must- see spot.
Taranto sits on the bottom of the boot of Italy and offers everything you’d expect from a Mediterranean dream destination. 3,000 years of history. Delicious southern Italian cuisine and fresh-caught seafood. And one amazing beach after another. Stroll the city’s charming Old Town. Savor the local flavors at an olive oil or wine tasting. Or venture to must-see archeological sites just outside the city, such as the excursion we offer to Sassi di Matera, home to ancient limestone cave dwellings so perfectly preserved you won’t believe your eyes.
During our 2021-22 season, we’ll also introduce you to a brand-new port of call—Salvador De Bahia, Brazil. The fourth-largest city in Brazil goes all the way back to 1549, when it was founded by the Portuguese. Its historic Pelourinho district is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The colorful center of Salvador is like a museum of colonial architecture, with more than 300 churches, including the grand São Francisco. If it’s sun and sand you’re looking for, the nearby beaches on Brazil’s Atlantic coast are some of the best in the region.
Our new port of Salomague in the Ilocos region of the Philippines offers a perfectly preserved glimpse into the country’s Spanish colonial past. We’ll offer a collection of eye-opening excursions that bring the area’s rich history to life. Step back in time and discover the colorful colonial architecture, historic churches, and cobblestone streets that have landed Vigan on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Ishigaki boasts some of the best beaches and reefs in Japan, so it’s no surprise that this tropical island is a vacation hot spot for people from Tokyo and throughout Japan. Don’t miss the postcard perfection of Kabira Bay, with its white sands and clear, turquoise waters. Snorkel, dive, or hop aboard a glass-bottom boat to soak up the colorful reefs just below the water’s surface. And if all that leaves you hungry, savor incredible local delicacies, from the island’s namesake Ishigaki beef to the freshest sushi imaginable.