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26 Days | 25 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 70 total, 24 breakfasts, 23 lunches, 23 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Crystal Symphony: Arrive Los Angeles, 25 nights
Type: Cruise Ship

Description: With a winning formula for success, Crystal Cruises consistently ranks among the top luxury properties in the world. Grounded in more than a decade of accolades, Crystal has won an unprecedented number of top awards. Among others, the line has been voted "World's Best" by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler more than any other cruise line, hotel or resort in history. Public Areas include: Two-story Crystal Plaza and Crystal Cove, lobby area with atrium, comfortable seating and piano bar "Avenue of the Stars" shopping arcade with three boutiques Casino featuring slot machines, bar poker and slant top poker machines, six blackjack tables, craps, a roulette table, baccarat table and The Ultimate Texas Hold'em Galaxy Lounge showroom Hollywood Theatre for recently released movies, with state-of-the-art audio visual and translation equipment that may be used for meetings and/or conferences; theatre also features audio enhancement for the hearing-impaired Computer University@Sea® center with a lab for classroom instruction and separate room offering 24-hour Internet and e-mail access A variety of lounges including the Starlite Club for dancing and cabaret; Avenue Saloon cocktail and piano bar; Connoisseur Club, an intimate, refined cigar and connoisseur liquor lounge; Palm Court observation lounge; and Luxe nightclub Fantasia children's center and Waves teen center Library featuring over 3,000 books, DVD's, and audio books Bridge Lounge

Ship Information: Registry: Bahamas Builder: Kvaerner Masa-Yards Country Built In: Finland Ship Completed Date: 5/3/1995 Christened By: Angela Lansbury Call Letters: C6MY5 Refurbished Date: 11/9/2009 Capacity: 922 Number of Crew, Nationality: 566, European Gross Tonnage: 51044 Stabilized: Yes Average Speed: 20 knots Maximum Speed: 21 knots Length: 781 feet Beam: 99 feet Space Ratio: 54.3:1 Number of Passenger Decks: 8 Number of Outside Rooms: 461 Number of Restaurants: 7 Number of Pools: 1 Number of Elevators: 8 Voltage: 110/220 Non-Smoking Dining: Yes Non-Smoking Ship: No

Contact info:
100 Fordham Road, Building C
Wilmington, MA 01887 USA
phone: 800-337-9568
web: www.crystalcruise.com

Room amenities: 24-hour complimentary in-stateroom dining Refrigerators with complimentary bottled water and soft drinks 100% Egyptian cotton sheets, down pillows, plush duvets and featherbeds Remote control, flat-screen television with audio/MP3 player input and DVD Player. Television features 24-hour news and sports information via CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, BBC World NEws, Sky News, NHK World, ESPN, and TNT (reception permitting) Wi-Fi access Lavish bathroom amenities including Frette bathrobes, slippers, two hairdryers and Aveda bath products.Other amenities include a clothes brush, shoe horn, and sewing kit. Shower, bathtub, double sink, makeup mirror and a telephone in bathroom Queen or twin-sized beds, depending on preference Direct-dial ship-to-shore phones and personal voice mail and cell phone service at sea Large closets with shoe rack, umbrella, and beach tote Telephone system with private voice mail and automated wake-up call Personal stateroom safe Alarm clocks

Facility amenities: DINING AREAS: Crystal Dining Room for distinctive international cuisine and a world-renowned wine list Prego restaurant for classic Italian cuisine in a Venetian atmosphere Silk Road and The Sushi Bar, exclusively featuring menu selections created by the famed Nobu Matsuhisa The Vintage Room, a classic boardroom and wine cellar for exclusive wine-pairing dinners The Bistro serving international coffees, cheeses, and wines by the glass The outdoor Trident Bar & Grill serving hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, sandwiches, wraps and fruits is open throughout the afternoon Indoor/outdoor Lido Café serves breakfast and lunch Complimentary ice cream and frozen yogurt bar Afternoon tea Indoor/outdoor poolside area for casual dining FITNESS FACILITIES: Feng Shui-designed Crystal Spa, Salon & Fitness Center Fitness Center with cardiovascular exercise equipment and personal fitness instructors Weight room with free weights, weight machines Exercise studio for high and low impact classes, yoga, Spinning classes, as well as personal training Salon for hair styling, manicures and pedicures Dry sauna and steam room Full exterior 360 degree teak Promenade Deck for walking and jogging Sports deck with a golf driving range and putting greens Full-size paddle tennis court Seahorse Pool, an outdoor lap pool ENTERTAINMENT: The Creative Learning Institute, an extensive lecture and seminar program Nightclub for nightly dancing and Karaoke Recent-release films in the Dolby-equipped Hollywood Theatre Cocktail hour at the Crystal Cove with soft piano music Avenue Saloon with pianist-singers performing jazz and favorite tunes Full orchestra in the Galaxy Lounge, a six-piece dance band, and rotating musical ensembles such as a strolling instrumental trio, string quarter, or rolling a cappella group Complimentary dance classes Ballroom and nightclub dance lounges An Ambassador Host Program for dancing partners Bridge instructors

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Check out time: 10:00 AM

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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25 nights of accommodations
70 meals: 24 breakfasts, 23 lunches, 23 dinners
24 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
22 Performances
1 Flights during the program


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