Celebrity Apex sailing from Southampton in 2024

The announcement that one of Celebrity’s Edge® class ships will be sailing from Southampton in 2024 is big news. Sailing from the UK is incredibly popular for its ease and convenience, saving you the hassle of airports. Celebrity's award-winning cruise ships blend cutting-edge technology with warmly welcoming interiors and revolutionary venues.

Celebrity Apex sailing from Southampton in 2024

Celebrity Apex

The second launch in Celebrity’s Edge® series, which debuted after much anticipation in 2018, boasts an innovative outward-facing design and visionary spaces that include a rooftop garden, a top-deck 22m lap pool, two-storey ‘martini-glass’ hot tubs and private cabanas, plus an immersive theatre including thrilling performances by acrobats and an array of top-notch musical productions.

The spa – created in consultation with world-renowned designer Kelly Hoppen, MBE – is a world in itself, with 23 treatment rooms, eight Sea Thermal Suite experiences and an incredible menu of 124 treatments and therapies. Guests in the AquaClass® accommodation get complimentary spa access, as well their own exclusive Blu dining venue with light, nutritious cuisine and sustainable and biodynamic wines.

Another unique feature of these ships are The Retreat® exclusively for suite guests, with accommodation that blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living and an exclusive lounge, and the Magic Carpet® cantilevered platform ‘floating’ 13 storeys up, hosting open-air dining, a bar and a live-music space.

In total, the Celebrity Apex® has nearly 30 visionary restaurants, bars, cafés and lounges, seven of them specialty restaurants. Curated by a Michelin-starred chef, they run the gamut of global cuisine, embracing everything from highly experimental dining in the unique plant-filled Eden to contemporary French cuisine in Normandie, and from Tuscan to Cypriot. 

Apex® has a wide range of staterooms, with options starting at single staterooms to nearly 180 possible options for connecting staterooms for voyages with friends or family. And for those travelling with kids, there’s the reassurance of knowing they are in good hands and busy making new friends in Camp at Sea with its 500+ activities.

Norwegian Fjords, 15th May 2024

Kicking off the the season in style, this alluring eight-day-cruise takes you from Southampton to Nordfjordeid, Flam, Geiranger, Alesund and Kristiansand, with plenty of scope to see some of Norway’s most staggering scenery but also time at sea to fully make the most of the vessel’s remarkable facilities. Among the highlights the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Geirangerfjord, with the chance to kayak and to discover the view from the view from the Skywalk.

Bruges and Amsterdam, 23 May 2024

Taking in some of the historic and cultural highlights of the Netherlands and Belgium, this four-day round-trip also includes a day at sea during which you can appreciate life on board Apex®. Among the treats to get excited on this delightful itinerary is a boat ride around the canals of pocket-sized, picturesque Bruges with its Gothic and neo-Gothic architecture.

Spain and Portugal, 27 July 2024

Vigo, Lisbon, Porto (Leixoes) and La Coruna are all on the agenda on this week-long cruise taking in some of the most compelling sites on the Portuguese and Spanish Atlantic coasts. In pretty Porto, to take just one stop-off example, your day’s exploring might include the Harry Potter film location Livraria Lello, the city’s intricate Baroque architecture and opporunities to sample delicious local wines.

For more information or a quote and to book your ex-UK Celebrity cruise for 2024, with full financial protection, call your Travel Counsellor today.

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