Return to Cruising Ship Guide: Celebrity Summit
When is Celebrity Summit slated to resume operations?
Celebrity Summit will begin cruising in the Caribbean starting July 3, 2021. The ship is offering week-long all-Caribbean itineraries through August 27, sailing from Philipsburg, St. Maarten, and depending on itinerary, will sail to Willemstad (Curacao), Oranjestad (Aruba), Bridgetown (Barbados), Tortola (B.V.I.), or Castries (St. Lucia).
All guests ages 16 years and older sailing with Celebrity Cruises must be fully vaccinated with all COVID-19 vaccine doses administered at least 14 days prior to sailing. As of August 1, 2021, all US Guests ages 12 and older must be fully vaccinated.
Cruising on Celebrity Summit? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know before you board.
About the Ship: Celebrity Summit takes the line’s modern luxury concept to the next level. The vessel isn’t the line's newest or biggest ship, but it's a favorite among couples and first-timers seeking a premium cruise with destination-focused itineraries, gourmet restaurants, and high-quality entertainment. It received a refurbishment in 2019 so you will find many new added amenities throughout the ship. At full capacity (prior to COVID-19), Celebrity Summit can carry 2,218 passengers and includes 1,079 cabins. All staterooms include expanded bathrooms, premium eXhale bedding, a comfortable layout, and ample storage.
Activities + Entertainment: From the amenities, to the dining venues and public spaces, every part of Celebrity Summit is designed for a premium cruising experience guaranteed to keep you entertained. Ship highlights include: an adults-only Solarium, basketball and jogging courts, pool deck with whirlpools, rooftop terrace for outdoor movies, a casino, children’s camp area, and The Spa by Canyon Ranch. The ship also features performances by the American Ballet Theatre and stage shows produced by Black Skull Creative in a multilevel theater featuring Vegas-style revues.
Dining: Celebrity is known for its premium dining, and Summit's 10 restaurants deliver with destination-inspired menus featuring regionally sourced ingredients. A mix of included and specialty dining venues onboard include: AquaSpa Cafe, Blu, Cafe al Bacio and Gelateria, Cosmopolitan Restaurant, Oceanview Cafe, Qsine, Sunset Bar, Tuscan Grill, Spa Cafe and Sushi on Five.
Pricing: Sailings are filling up quickly with the return of Celebrity Cruises to the Caribbean this summer and prices are changing regularly. Right now you can expect to pay about $90 per person per night for entry-level accommodations. Looking for your own private oasis to enjoy the spectacular views? We recommend choosing a Balcony Cabin. Prices for these rooms currently start at around $145 per person per night.
Celebrity Cruises prices may seem a bit more expensive than other lines, however their ‘Always Included’ promotion inclusions make up for the high price tag. This offer includes the following on all Celebrity sailings: Wi-Fi, drinks, and daily gratuities.
Celebrity’s ‘Healthy at Sea’ protocol state that safe vacations start with prevention. Prior to boarding, all guests are required to complete a health questionnaire and guests ages 2 –15 will be required to take a complimentary antigen test at the terminal. In some homeport countries, testing may be required for all guests regardless of vaccination status. An additional test will be administered onboard, free of charge, if required for home country re-entry. All adults ages 16 years and older must present proof of vaccination prior to sailing, and come August 1, all US Guests ages 12 and older must present vaccination proof.
Reviews of the Ship from Our Community:
Love the Celebrity Summit. Would sail on the ship again. Very pleased. The staff make the world of difference when on the cruise ship. Friendly and accommodating. - melmoore
Celebrity Summit is a beautiful ship with great shows, very friendly staff, excellent food, and excursions. Highly recommend it. - bioiip
Celebrity Summit has so much to do. The staff was amazing each and every day. - Bill1234m
With so much to see and do in the spectacular Caribbean ports that Celebrity Summit will visit, be sure to book shore excursions as early as possible. The top rated excursions by port are:
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