The Apex is a gorgeous ship and the cruise was amazing with only 452 people on board (a 2910 passenger ship). The Covid testing and precautions onboard were excellent. The all inclusive WIFI is not any good; it won't handle posting on social media.

Celebrity Apex Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 57

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Celebrity Apex

8 Night Greek Isles & Cyprus (Athens Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 09, 2021

Ship: Celebrity Apex

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8314

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 months ago

Review summary

Amazing ship and ports. Great cruise! The Apex is a MUST cruise.

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
The all inclusive free WIFI is horrible. You can''t do anything except send text msgs and check some email. The upper tier INDULGE WIFI streaming should be reserved for STREAMING Netflix movies, etc..... and the WIFI you get in the all inclusive should be able to handle FB and Instagram posting.... which is totally a lower bandwidth reqt than streaming movies. I had to pay an extra $105 to upgrade my WIFI to the stream pkg!

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Most of the shows were excellent, especially the cast shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
EXCELLENT Customer service personnel!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Beautiful ship!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Beautiful cabin at the Sunset Veranda

Ship tip

Make sure you get Celebrity SELECT dining so you can experience ALL 4 MDRs.... and don't overlook the Specialty Restaurants, especially the FIne Cut Steakhouse and La Petit Chef!

Ports of call

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

5 out of 5

Limassol, Cyprus

3 out of 5
Cyprus was our least favorite port. It feels like a country divided.

Rhodes, Greece

5 out of 5
AMAZING PORT!! Our favorite.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
Beautiful island

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5

Souda (Chania), Crete

5 out of 5
Apex did NOT visit this port, but we did go to Crete on this trip (before the Apex). Chania is a darling town.... definitely visit CRETE!!!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
EASY! Covid testing the day before went smoothly, although they NEVER sent the results to us electronically! We only rec''d a PAPER copy of the results and had to spend time on disembarkation day trying to get am=n electronic copy.
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