Celebrity Eclipse joined the Celebrity Cruises fleet in June 2010. This Solstice Class ship continues the Celebrity Cruises tradition of modern luxury combined with contemporary decor and an impressive 2:1 passenger to staff ratio. Days on-board float by slowly, whether it's top to toe pampering in the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, picnics and bowling at the Lawn Club, or shopping at the new Michael Kors boutique. Tasty culinary experiences and fine wines, cocktails and live music, family entertainment and late-night fun, are all on the menu aboard Celebrity Eclipse.
Deck 12 is the heartbeat of the ship during the day with its two pools and a wet zone. The adjoining solarium is an idyllic adult-only sanctuary complete with whirlpools and water features. The fitness centre offers you access to the latest exercise equipment, personal trainers and exercise classes. Escape to the peace and quiet of the library or enjoy a photo session in The Studio while the Fun Factory, Ship Mates and X Club keep tots to teens entertained. The Hot Glass Show introduces you to the world of glass-blowing, or you can simply relax with a cocktail and admire the view from the Sky Observation Lounge.
Celebrity Eclipse brings together a world of flavours and styles courtesy of its on-board eateries. The Moonlight Sonata venue offers traditional dining with two sittings and Celebrity Select Dining options. Admire the impressive two-deck high wine tower and ocean views as you savour five courses of culinary treats. Healthy meals with a modern twist are served in Blu restaurant exclusively to AquaClass guests, while the Oceanview Cafe & Grill serves international buffet-style dishes in a casual setting. For a place to relax with crepes, salads, paninis and desserts, try Bistro on Five. Tuck into burgers and fast food fare in the Mast Bar & Grill, or head to the Spa Cafe for healthy food and drink choices.
A great selection of speciality restaurants adds to the culinary journey on Celebrity Eclipse. Dining in the Tuscan Grille brings a menu of rustic Italian-style cuisine with pasta, steaks and seafood dishes. The innovative Qsine restaurant offers iPad menus of fun bite-size savoury and sweet treats. But you simply must savour the impeccable service, fine wines, artisan cheeses, world-class cuisine and tableside lobster presentation of the chic Murano restaurant.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to bars and lounges on Celebrity Eclipse. Relax in Cafe al Bacio Bar & Gelateria and indulge in freshly brewed Lavazza coffee and ice-cool Italian gelatos. The poolside Slush bar is the place for hand-made frozen cocktails and mocktails, while the Ensemble Lounge serves up aperitifs, digestifs and live music. Watch the mixologists create their magic as you sip cocktails in the Martini Bar & Crush, or wine sommeliers are on hand to guide you through the state-of-the-art Enomatic wine experience. Enjoy stunning sunsets and chilled-out guitar music in the Sunset Bar, before enjoying live music and dancing in the Sky Observation Lounge. Royal, Reflection, Penthouse, Signature and Celebrity Suite guests have exclusive access to Michael's Club private lounge with its complimentary daytime drinks, evening canapés and cocktails.
Evenings on Celebrity Eclipse have to be lived to be believed. The Eclipse Theatre puts on fabulous Broadway and West End musical shows, as well as entertaining comedians, mystifying magicians, amazing acrobats and incredible dancers. Lively Celebrity Central is a hotspot for late-night comedy shows, live music and the latest films fit for all the family. The unique Gastrobar combines gourmet comfort food, hand-crafted beers, creative cocktails and bar snacks, with live music and great entertainment. Feeling lucky? Why not head for the slot machines and table games in Fortunes Casino. Bring your day to a too-soon close with late-night dancing in the Quasar nightclub.
Day 1: Southampton, UK
Arrive in Southampton Port where you will board Celebrity Eclipse and set sail to Lisbon, Portugal.
Day 3 - 4: Lisbon, Portugal
Spread across seven hills on the shores of River Tagus is Portugal's capital city, Lisbon. Pavement cafes, bustling squares and serene gardens sit alongside palaces, bridges and castles in this waterside city.
Immerse yourself in culture at Calouste Gulbenkian Museum and National Museum of Contemporary Art, or enjoy the colourful marine life at Oceanarium. Take a vintage tram ride through the city's cobbled streets, admiring Jerónimos Monastery and Belém Tower on the way. Haggle for bargains at the lively Thieves Market, or explore designer shops on Rua do Carmo, Rua Garrett and Avenida da Liberdade.
Venture further afield and discover the fairytale places and ornate villas in Sintra or go dolphin-watching in Setúbal.
Day 6: Tenerife, Spain
Snow topped mountains contrasted with sandy beaches make Tenerife a firm favourite with tourists. Loro Park, the islands famous water park, is a popular choice for those looking to see the whale and dolphin shows and then head into the city centre and take in some local tapas whilst shopping in the array of shops here. With year round sunshine the beaches on the island will always welcome you to sit back relax and enjoy whilst topping up your tan.
Day 7: Madeira, Portugal
Today the ship drops anchor at the Portuguese island of Madeira. Nicknamed the 'floating garden' due to its lush flora and fauna, there is no place that typifies this more than Funchal's Botanical Gardens. Ride in the cable car up to Monte, before returning back down to the city in a traditional toboggan? Head to the east of the island to admire the views from Pico de Arieiro, or venture west to visit the picturesque village of Câmara del Lobos and the Cabo Girão Skywalk. Take a ferry to the neighbouring island of Porto Santo, a beach-lovers paradise, or take a baptism dive with sharks and tropical fish at Aquario da Madeira. For the ultimate treat, why not enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at the famous Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel in Funchal?
Day 9: La Coruna, Spain
La Coruña overlooks the Bay of Coruña in the north-west corner of Spain. This bustling port city is packed with things to do.
Visit the Tower of Hercules, Castillo de San Anton, and Castillo de San Diego. Explore the Roman wall, historical buildings and the medieval Church of Santiago in Ciudad Vieja. Get a culture hit at the Museum of Sacred Art, Archaeological Museum and Military Museum. People-watch at La Marina and Plaza Maria Pita, or relax on the Playa Riazor and Playa del Orzan beaches. Enjoy some family fun at Aquarium Finisterrae, Science Museum and Domus — an interactive museum.
Venture further afield to visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Santiago de Compostela, Betanzos and Ferrol.
Day 11: Southampton, UK
After disembarkation at Southampton, your meet and greet team can assist you before your homeward journey.