Caribbean and Bahamas: Seashells and Sunshine Cruise

Crystal Cruises

Beyond sun-soaked beaches and trade winds, the Caribbean is UNESCO history at St. Kitts' Brimstone Hill, Mother Nature's majesty with St. Lucia's towering lush-green Pitons, and English history at Antigua's Falmouth Harbour.

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • Fine wines, Champagne and premium spirits

  • Gratuities for dining, bar, housekeeping and Penthouse butler staff

  • Specialty dining celebrating the cuisines of Nobu Matsuhisa and Piero Selvaggio

  • Enrichment programs featuring the innovative Creative Learning Institute®

  • Fitness programs with classes in yoga, Pilates and Spinning®, and more

  • Member Exclusive: Costco members receive a shipboard credit on every Crystal Cruises sailing†


Executive Member Benefit

  • Executive Members earn an annual 2% Reward on Costco Travel purchases

  • Receive a $100 shipboard credit per stateroom††

Sailing Itinerary

Note: Cruise itineraries are subject to change. Please verify ports and times directly with the cruise line.

Day 1Port of Call MiamiDeparture 5:00pm


The City of Miami known as the “Magic City” is located in Southeast Florida, in Miami-Dade County on the Miami River, between the Florida Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean. Since its incorporation in 1896, the City has grown tremendously, transforming it into one of the world’s renowned centers where people can work, live and play while enjoying a high quality of life. The City of Miami, known for its diverse culture and ethnicities is the largest municipality in Miami-Dade County. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 362,470. By the year 2010 the population in the City is projected to rise to 390,191. Miami which is known as the Gateway to Latin America attracts a tremendous amount of foreign born people, resulting in a large Latin American population that includes Cubans, Nicaraguans, Colombians, Venezuelans, Puerto Ricans, Argentineans, Ecuadorians, Brazilians, Dominicans, Haitians and Mexicans. According to the 2000 U.S. census, the City has a 60 percent Hispanic population, a 22.3 percent African-American population and an 11.9 percent White/other population.

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Day 4Port of Call Basseterre Arrival 8:30amDeparture 6:00pm


Basseterre is the capital of the Caribbean island federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. It’s the gateway to popular Saint Kitts beaches like South Friars Bay. At the city’s heart, Independence Square has an Italian-inspired fountain. Just off the Circus traffic circle, with its Victorian Berkeley Memorial Clock Tower, is the National Museum. In the stately Old Treasury Building, it explores the islands’ colonial past.

Day 5Port of Call Castries Arrival 8:00amDeparture 6:00pm


Castries is the capital and largest city of Saint Lucia, an island country in the Caribbean. The quarter with the same name had a population of 70,000 on 22 May 2013 and stretches over an area of 80 km2 .Castries is in a flood gut and is built on reclaimed land. It houses the seat of government and the head offices of many of foreign and local businesses. The city's design is in a grid pattern. Its sheltered harbour receives cargo vessels, ferry boats, and cruise ships. It houses duty-free shopping facilities such as Point Seraphine and La Place Carenage. Many restaurants offer menus from local to Chinese. Supermarkets and other shopping facilities provide goods. The city is well served by a bus system and taxi service.

Day 6Port of Call St. John's/Antigua Arrival 8:00amDeparture 6:00pm


Saint John's is the capital of the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Located in northwestern Antigua, this is a cove of the Caribbean Sea, a major exporter of sugar, rum, cotton, handicrafts, fiber-made items, ceramics and fabrics. The city is also a tourist destination. St. John's skyline, capital and major city in Antigua and Barbuda, is mastered by the baroque magnificence of the St. John's Cathedral's dome and steeple. These steeples are Antigua's first sight for almost half of all foreign travelers who visit the island nation every year, since they come by boat. There are several sightseeing places in St. John's. This is one of the Caribbean's oldest trade ports, built in the late 17th Century. Other interesting spots are the Old Court House, built in 1747, the ruins of Fort James, harking back to 1703, The Antigua and Barbuda Museum, Marine and Living Arts Museum, Redcliffe Quay, plus several other castles and fortresses built centuries ago for the defense of this strategic enclave. The completion of different hotels and resorts to attend to all cruise liners and other vessels docking in has made St. John's a top-rated hub of shopping malls and good-cuisine restaurants. This is a city throbbing with life, a place where you can spend the day at any of its beautiful beaches and enjoy a bustling nightlife later on.

Day 7Port of Call Saint Thomas Arrival 8:00amDeparture 6:00pm


St. Thomas combines the natural beauty of the islands with a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is one of the most beautiful harbors in the world and the most visited port in the Caribbean. Elegant dining, exciting nightlife, and world-class duty-free shopping are abundant in Charlotte Amalie. The city's reputation as the shopping mecca of the Caribbean draws visitors from all over the region and around the world. A mountainous island, St. Thomas offers stunning vistas in almost every direction. While Charlotte Amalie is full of energy, St. Thomas also provides natural wonders such as the indescribably beautiful Magens Bay and stunning views of the Caribbean from 1,500 feet above sea level. Drake's Seat is particularly famous for its vistas. Sports and activities are abundant on St. Thomas. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the George and Tom Fazio-designed Mahogany Run course. St. Thomas is also well known for its world-class yachting and sportfishing.

Day 8Port of Call San Juan Arrival 6:00am


San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital and largest city, sits on the island's Atlantic coast. Its widest beach fronts the Isla Verde resort strip, known for its bars, nightclubs and casinos. Cobblestoned Old San Juan features colorful Spanish colonial buildings and 16th-century landmarks including El Morro and La Fortaleza, massive fortresses with sweeping ocean views, as well as the Paseo de la Princesa bayside promenade.

Onboard the Crystal Serenity

Ship Rating

4.5 of 5 stars

Costco Member Rating:
4.4/5 (96 Ratings)

Known simply as one of the best cruise ships in the world, Crystal Serenity® is consistently awarded the highest accolades by readers of Conde Nast Traveler. Graciously attended to by a world-class crew, your every conceivable need is fulfilled with expert care. Crystal Serenity invites you to explore the world in an ambiance of understated elegance, sophistication and style.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

Galaxy Lounge

Galaxy Lounge

  • Casino
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Movies
  • Theater/Show Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Fitness Classes
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Educational Programs
  • Pool - Outdoor
  • Pool - Indoor
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Golf Driving Net
  • Putting Green
  • Table Tennis
  • Art Gallery
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Library
  • Children's Indoor Play Area
  • Organized Age Specific Activities
  • Teen Center or Disco
  • Teen Programs
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Center
  • Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques
  • Elevators
  • Religious Services
  • Safe Deposit Boxes

Activities & Services (available for an extra fee)

Crystal Life Spa

Crystal Life Spa

  • Beauty Salon
  • Full-Service Spa
  • Spa Services/Massage
  • Internet Center
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning/ Laundry Service
  • Infirmary/Medical Center
  • Self-Service Laundromat
  • Wedding/Vow Renewal

Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the cruise line without notice. Staterooms designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.


Crystal Dining Room

Crystal Dining Room

Main Dining

Crystal Dining Room: The extraordinary cuisine for which Crystal is renowned is served in the stylishly sophisticated Crystal Dining Room. Inventive menus showcase the unique flavors of the world with regionally inspired dishes presented alongside classic continental favorites. Gracious European-trained waiters anticipate your every desire, while expert sommeliers share passionate insight on one of the most comprehensive wine cellars at sea. The Crystal Dining Room offers the flexibility of two seatings for dinner, classic main or late seating, and provides the convenience of open seating for breakfast and lunch.

Sushi Bar

Sushi Bar

Specialty Dining

Prego: A seasonally changing Valentino at Prego menu features spectacular signature dishes, along with wines that are served at Piero Selvaggio’s revered Los Angeles and Las Vegas restaurants, Valentino. Valentino is considered by many to be among the finest Italian restaurants in the country. Serving dinner only.

Silk Road and the Sushi Bar: Cuisine of world-renowned master chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa is prepared by Nobu-trained chefs at Silk Road and The Sushi Bar. Nobu blends classically styled Japanese foods with distinct Peruvian and European influences. While The Sushi Bar offers an assortment of Nobu’s inventive sushi and sashimi, Silk Road presents his celebrated dishes and his signature dessert. Serving dinner only.

The Vintage Room: Inspired by the rich tradition of wine makers to gather and showcase their most treasured vintages, dinners served in the elegant Vintage Room are the ultimate experience for wine enthusiasts. Offered several times during each voyage, guests may reserve a seat at the Vintage Room table for an all-inclusive cost (wine, cuisine and gratuity), joining a minimum of 10 other guests for an extravagant culinary experience.

The Bistro

The Bistro

Casual Dining

Lido Cafe: A bright and welcoming space offering exceptional panoramic sea views, this indoor/outdoor venue features elaborate breakfast buffets with exotic fruits and freshly baked breads and pastries, as well as made-to-order omelets, waffles, and pancakes. Luncheon buffets include custom-made pastas and salads, a delicious selection of soups, carved meats, fresh fish and sumptuous desserts, including sugar-free options. Serving breakfast and lunch.

Trident Bar and Grill: The ultimate poolside grill with a full bar serves deliciously light fare including made-to-order grills, wraps, melts and gourmet pizzas. On select evenings, the Trident Grill offers casual dinners at a relaxing setup around Neptune Pool with exciting selections served in a comfortable ambiance. Dress is casual and reservations are not required. Serving a Late-Risers Breakfast, lunch and dinner on select evenings.

Tastes: A poolside open kitchen aft of the Trident Bar & Grill elevates lunchtime and casual evening dining with a sophisticated, international flair. Homemade soups are prepared daily, accompanying delectable starters, side dishes and entrées. A selection of premium wines is available by the glass or by the bottle. Serving a Late-Risers breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Bistro: This European-inspired café is an ideal spot to enjoy a freshly baked morning croissant with espresso before venturing out for your shoreside adventures. Later in the day, relax with an exotic coffee drink or premium wines by the glass as you nibble on delectable pâtés, international cheeses and freshly baked desserts. Distinctive to Crystal, The Bistro’s exclusive porcelain is created by celebrated artist Guy Buffet. Serving breakfast and lunch.

Scoops: Offers ice cream served in freshly made waffle cones, mouth-watering fudge brownies, cookies and ice cream sundaes.

Room Service: Complimentary 24-hour dining in the comfort of your stateroom.

Times, costs and other specifics are outside the control of Costco Travel. All information is at the sole discretion of the cruise line and is subject to change without notice. Dining time and table size preferences are submitted to the cruise line on a first-come, first-served request basis and are confirmed aboard ship. Questions, concerns and/or special needs regarding dining arrangements must be addressed with the maitre d' hotel aboard ship. Every effort is made to accommodate travelers' preferences; however, Costco Travel cannot guarantee dining arrangements. In specialty restaurants, space is limited and reservations are recommended. A cover charge and dress code may apply.


Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window (Category: C3)

Category: C3

Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window (slightly limited view) (Category: C2)

Category: C2

Deluxe Stateroom with Picture Window (Category: C1)

Category: C1

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (Category: B3)

Category: B3

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (slightly limited view) (Category: B2)

Category: B2

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (Category: B1)

Category: B1

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (Category: A2)

Category: A2

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (Category: A1)

Category: A1

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (Category: P2)

Category: P2

Deluxe Stateroom with Verandah (Category: P1)

Category: P1

Penthouse with Verandah (Category: PH)

Category: PH

Penthouse Suite with Verandah (Category: PS)

Category: PS

Crystal Penthouse with Verandah (Category: CP)

Category: CP

Deck Plan

Cruise Ship
Sun Deck
Key to Symbols
Third berth available; as well as in Penthouses (PS and PH) with the exception of those designed for guests with disabilities, 10064 and 10065. Note: Third berth waiver required.Third berth available; as well as in Penthouses (PS and PH) with the exception of those designed for guests with disabilities, 10064 and 10065. Note: Third berth waiver required.
Stateroom for guests with disabilitiesStateroom for guests with disabilities
Queen-bed configuration onlyQueen-bed configuration only
Connecting stateroomsConnecting staterooms

Ship Facts

Crystal Serenity ship image
  • Ship Name: Crystal Serenity
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Year Refurbished: 2013
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 2003
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 9
  • Number of Crew: 655
  • Officers' Nationality: European
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 70
  • Ocean-View with Balcony: 356
  • Tonnage (GRT): 68,870
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 1,070
  • Country of Registry: The Bahamas
  • Total Staterooms: 535
  • Suites with Balcony: 109
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: European/International
Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the hotel, resort or cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the provider without notice. Hotels, resorts, ships or accommodations designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.

Available Dates & Prices

Departure Date

Inside Stateroom

Ocean View Stateroom

Balcony Stateroom

Suite Stateroom

Terms & Conditions

*Price shown is per person based on double occupancy, is valid for select stateroom categories only, and does not include government taxes/fees and gratuities. Click on Terms and Conditions link below for details.

†Shipboard credit is per stateroom based on cruise-only fare. Value of shipboard credit is determined by the specific category booked for 1st and 2nd passengers only. For bookings made within three weeks of departure, shipboard credit is not guaranteed.

††Executive Members receive a $100 shipboard credit per stateroom based on double occupancy. Executive Member benefit is valid for primary cardholder only. Shipboard credit will be applied to your onboard account. Any unused portion of the credit is nontransferable, nonrefundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Reservations must be made at least four weeks prior to sailing to receive this benefit.

Ship's registry: Bahamas

    Package ID: CRYSERCAR20201001