Celebrity Cruises has raised the bar for the entire cruising industry with their groundbreaking ship, Celebrity Edge. For all you honeymooners, this luxurious new ship is the perfect destination to celebrate your new beginning. Celebrity Edge utilizes the most advanced technology ever in the Celebrity fleet, quite likely among cruise ships around the world. Roomy modern staterooms, design-forward spaces, new restaurant concepts, and visionary entertainment are all the reasons romance-seeking couples set sail on Celebrity Edge.
Innovative Smartphone App
Before even stepping onboard as a new couple, you’ll check-in with Celebrity’s high-tech app. After scanning in your passport, you can then use a dedicated line at the terminal for quicker boarding. Once onboard and using your smartphone, you can book excursions and dinner reservations at any of their specialty restaurants.
The Celebrity Cruise app lets you get familiar with the deck layouts and if you activate the digital key feature, you can use your smartphone to unlock your stateroom door. With the app, you can control temperature, lighting, television, and blinds in your newlywed stateroom. Peruse daily activities, restaurant menus, and entertainment to build your ultimate romance-filled honeymoon.
Plush Staterooms and Suites
Most staterooms feature a king-sized bed along with Celebrity’s signature Infinite Veranda. With a touch of a button, you can open a window and allow in the ocean breeze as you and your new spouse enjoy the seemingly endless blue ocean.
A variety of deluxe suites and amenities are available for those wanting to add a bit more to their honeymoon. Two-story villas, a private plunge pool, and a designated butler are just a few of these luxuries.
When you book a suite, some of the included amenities are access to the exclusive Retreat sundeck, unlimited complimentary specialty dining, and so much more. For any new couple adding on a couple of these indulgences is worth it.
Ultra Modern Spaces
Hundreds of architects and designers combined their talents to create cutting-edge spaces throughout this design-forward ship. The revolutionary Magic Carpet, found on the starboard side of the ship, is the world’s first floating platform venue on a ship. This totally unique and exciting venue features a space to eat and drink while listening to live music.
Artsy sculptures grace the sky on the Rooftop Garden, as cozy loungers provide a place to enjoy live music, watch a sporting event, or movie.
Inspired by an Italian piazza, the visually stunning three-story Grand Plaza is offers a big wow factor in the heart of the ship. This is the place to see and be seen while sipping on a crafted cocktail. Offering a sultry lounge vibe, live music fills the air and adds a romantic feel for all honeymooners.
The exclusive Retreat is reserved for Suite Class guests only. It’s a serene yet modern sanctuary to catch some sunrays, swing poolside, or go for a relaxing swim.
The natural design aesthetic of Eden makes it the perfect place to unwind during the day or for a sensual late night. Conceptual cocktails true to the Eden theme arrive in unique glassware. Drinks such as the Forbidden cocktail, are presented in a clear apple shaped glass.
Ohh la la… The Spa
Organic elements blended with modern design along with transformative wellness treatments turns this spa into an extraordinary healing experience.
The Crystalarium offers its healing energy, or take a walk through the massaging Rainfall Water Therapy Room to soothe your body and soul. To wrap up your treatment, unwind in the stylish Turkish Bath, Salt Room, or Sauna Room.
Drawing from a thousand recipes in their 29 restaurants, cafes, bars, and lounges, the Celebrity Edge culinary team has more than enough flavors to please everyone. Each of their global restaurants offers signature entrees focusing on quality and taste.
At Le Grand Bistro, diners are entertained between courses by Le Petit Chef animations projected on their plate from a camera above. This is a unique dining experience not to be missed.
Truly imaginative performances can be enjoyed in the technologically advanced venue, The Theatre. Five full productions range from whimsical to edgy.
When The Club transforms into Andromeda, guests can engage with Characters of Interest to solve a mystery.On other nights, jump into gaming activities and listen to live DJ performances.
As a new couple transport into a different world in Eden, where ongoing performance artists start the day in a playful mood, then into a naughty mood at night.
As a modern couple aboard Celebrity Edge, this ship offers the right balance of innovative technology, modern design, luxurious accommodations and visionary experiences to make your honeymoon a fabulous one.
Exterior Celebrity Edge photo courtesy of Celebrity Cruises
All other photos courtesy of Sara Kendall
Exotic cultures, new faces, delicious fares, beautiful oceans, and urban places gets Sara Kendall racing to the airport. Sara is just as passionate about photography as she is for traveling, so you will find her writing is paired with her beautifully captured images. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers, and online publications including her long-standing run as a contributing travel writer for The Charlotte Observer.