An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge
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Photos: Inside the new luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

One of Celebrity Edge’s most talked about innovations is the tangerine-colored Magic Carpet on the starboard side that can be lowered to Deck 2 -- for use with tenders to shore or raised as high as Deck 16, where it becomes a lounge.

 (Michel Verdure / Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

One of Celebrity Edge’s most talked about innovations is the tangerine-colored Magic Carpet on the starboard side that can be lowered to Deck 2 -- for use with tenders to shore or raised as high as Deck 16, where it becomes a lounge.

 (Rosemary McClure)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Passengers leave a shore boat at Deck 2. One of Celebrity Edge’s most talked about innovations is the tangerine-colored “Magic Carpet” platform that can be lowered to Deck 2 -- for use with tenders to shore -- or raised as high as Deck 16, where it becomes a lounge.

 (Rosemary McClure)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

The ship’s pool deck is seen at night.

 (Michel Verdure / Michel Verdure/Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

A rooftop garden sits atop the Celebrity Edge. In the day, it offers ocean views. At night, it can become a club.

 (Michel Verdure / Michel Verdure/Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

The Club on Celebrity Edge is a multipurpose space that changes character from morning to … well, early the next morning.

 (Michel Verdure / Michel Verdure/Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

In Tuscan Restaurant, guests can order from a menu inspired by southern Italian cuisine.

 (Michel Verdure / Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Instead of balconies, Celebrity Edge has larger staterooms and floor-to-ceiling windows billed as an Infinite Veranda.

 (Michel Verdure / Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Warm up and relax on heated lounges with panoramic views in the Celebrity Edge spa.

 (Rosemary McClure / Rosemary McClure)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Celebrity Cruises used designers known more for their land-based designs than for cruise ship design. The result was unusual-looking spaces, such as this one, called the Cabanas on Celebrity Edge cruise ship.

 (Rosemary McClure)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Cyprus Restaurant on Celebrity Edge serves Mediterranean fare.

 (Michel Verdure / Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

A look at the Rainfall Water Therapy Room, which simulates rain showers and a waterfall.

 (Steve Dunlop)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Camp at Sea is designed for young travelers.

 (Michel Verdure / Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

The Grand Plaza features a large chandelier over the martini bar.

 (Steve Dunlop / Steve Dunlop)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

Balconies have been turned inside out on Celebrity Edge. Called Infinite Verandas, they feature floor-to-ceiling windows that can be opened halfway. The new design opens up the stateroom, adding 23% more space.

 (Rosemary McClure)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

The pool deck features a 75-foot lap pool.

 (Steve Dunlop)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

The Celebrity Edge is an innovative new cruise ship.

 (Michel Verdure / Celebrity Cruises)
An in-depth look at the luxury cruise ship Celebrity Edge

The Eden Bar is characterized by a towering display of plants, some used as cocktail garnishes.

 (Steve Dunlop / Steve Dunlop)
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