Elysium Small Ship, Greece

4 Star Small Ship

Cruise on the Elysium, a spacious expedition cruise ship that offers a unique island hopping experience. She sleeps up to just 50 passengers who can look forward to very personalized service with accommodation in spacious, cabins with amenities like flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, pillow menus, spa robes, and slippers. This vessel offers plenty of ways to get active and relax too, with everything from a wellness deck for morning Pilates and a soothing Jacuzzi to snorkeling and water sports while alfresco dining is enjoyed inside and out.
BuiltBuilt/Refurb 1998/2021
GuestsGuests 50
CabinsBedrooms 25
RestaurantIndoor & Outdoor Restaurant 
En-SuiteEnsuite Rooms 
Crew to Guest RatioCrew to Guest Ratio 1 to 2


  • 25 en-suite, air-conditioned cabins for up to 50 passengers
  • On Board Gemaya Spa
  • Delicious, healthy cuisine
  • Indoor and outdoor dining
  • Open-air Jacuzzi
  • 2 decks for sunbathing, relaxing, and dining
  • Swimming platform
  • Indoor and outdoor bars
  • Reception with a 60” TV
  • Gift shop/boutique
  • Coffee station with complementary tea & coffee
  • Water sports equipment
  • Onboard and offshore activities
  • Complimentary room service
  • All day dining menu
  • On board laundry service
  • Complimentary Pilates classes (During the Greece Sailing Season)

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Elysium Deck Plan


Elysium’s 25 cabins are available in five different categories, including double, triple, and interconnecting family cabins, all of which have windows or portholes. Bedding configurations include twin- or queen-size beds with comfortable mattresses and cozy all-season duvets. Each one is ensuite, with comfortable bathrooms that have showers, organic toiletries, plush towels, hairdryers, spa robes, and slippers. Other highlights when it comes to amenities include individually controlled air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with movies as well as a news and bridge channel, music, Wi-Fi, a personal safe, minibar, beach towels, and an internal-use phone.

Reception Area

The Reception Area is where you’ll be welcomed with a smile and find a number of amenities that you’re sure to enjoy throughout your cruise. It includes two check-in desks that make it quick and easy to board the ship and enjoy your refreshing welcome drink. This is also where you’ll find the coffee station that’s open 24/7, loaded with complimentary tea and coffee to keep you fueled for the journey. The ships boutique is located here as well, ideal for picking up gifts and other items, along with the library cabinet, filled with board games and books for your enjoyment.

Phos Wellness Deck

As an expedition ship dedicated to wellness, learning, and fun, the Elysium offers the Phos Wellness Deck where guests can enjoy basking in the sunshine on one of the comfy loungers among the fresh, salty sea air, soaking in the Jacuzzi while gazing up at the endless canopy of stars, morning Pilates sessions are also available. In the summer, evenings are wonderful here, lounging on the large slumber sofa under the full moon, but Phos is an inviting place to be day or night.

Thalassa Main Deck & Bar

During the day, the Thalassa Main Deck & Bar is the place to be. Enjoy mingling with your fellow passengers by sipping a glass of wine, cocktail, or beer. Or simply relax, perhaps digging into a good book beneath the shade of the sails allowing the sea breeze to gently touch your skin. This is also where alfresco meals are served with the bar offering an all-day menu with a variety of food and drink. Socializing here on cruise evenings is popular, with music setting a perfect mood for discussing the memorable events of the day.

Interior Lounge

If inclement weather hits or you just want a change from the outdoors, the Interior Lounge provides an ideal alternative for socializing and relaxing. It includes two 65” TV screens for watching movies and sits up to 40 guests. It’s also possible to enjoy a drink, bite to eat, and participate in on board lectures (when available)

On board dining

There is a wide range of dining experiences available on the Elysium. The Thalassa Bar offers all-day dining, with dishes that can be enjoyed anywhere on the ship, indoors or out. There will be everything from a la carte meals to sumptuous buffets, multicourse menus, special themed dinners, and even meat or fish BBQs. Dining is a highlight for many passengers on our ships as our talented chefs create meals often locally purchased in the destinations you’ll be visiting on your cruise. 

Gemaya Spa & Gym

Elysium hosts a dedicated spa suite, the Gemaya Spa, which offers both beauty and wellness services. Enjoy pampering signature treatments and healing rituals from across the globe, provided by our expert resident spa therapist, as well as manicures and pedicures, or even hair-styling and other services upon request. It’s easy to keep up with your exercise routine as well with Pilates sessions available daily.

Activities On Board

There are many opportunities for activities both onboard and off. You’ll be able to make your adventure as relaxed or as active as you wish. There’s a platform that makes it easy to leap into crystal-clear blue bays during swim stops, snorkel gear if you want to gaze at the incredible underwater world, and a number of unique options too. 


We have a professional English-speaking team on board the Elysium. Each member has been hand-selected and is dedicated to ensuring the satisfaction of every guest. The staff includes the main crew, a cruise director, hotel manager, spa therapist and even visiting experts on select themed cruises. With cruises limited to a small group, the crew is able to provide the utmost in personalized service. They’ll be happy to answer questions about the places you’re visiting and provide plenty of insider tips thanks to their extensive local knowledge, passion for Greece, and all things travel.


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