Marella Cruises are all going all-inclusive from Summer 19 and so we thought what better time than now to introduce all the amazing bars and explain the variations in their all-inclusive and premium all-inclusive packages!
It’s a question many have asked. What drinks are actually included in Marella Cruises all-inclusive package? Well you need wonder no more, we have guides for every ship! We’ve broke it down in the most simplest of ways so you can go away full to the brim with information to make your holiday that little bit easier.
Lets get tipsy…
On top of your basic draught soft drinks, fresh juices and cordials and that much needed hot beverage on a morning, Marellas standard alcohol offering is pretty well stocked! They vary slightly dependent on ship but your still sure to find your particular fancy or a very close alternative. Marella Cruises all inclusive drink packages run from the hours of 10am to 2am which gives you plenty of time to work your way through each bar and its menu.
The bars onboard Marella Cruises each have their own unique charm. Whether you wish to dance the night away or relax with friends, they’ll be a location for you! In order to help you make those difficult decisions we’ve not only included each ships drinks guide but rounded up the best bars and their quirks so you can already establish a likely favourite before even stepping a foot onboard!
Marella Dream & Marella Celebration all-inclusive drinks package
Marellas old favourites, Celebration and Dream are the classic ladies of the fleet and have some amazing bars onboard for you to spend your evenings. Celebration is home to six whilst Dream has an impressive nine.
Marella Cruises dreamy bars worth celebrating
Onboard Celebration, Liberties is a lounge full of activities. A central hub of the ship and if your up for a bit of line dancing or Zumba whilst resting a cocktail or three, this is the place for you! Enjoy live bands, game shows and bingo during the day, before disco music summons the dad dancing and there’s Karaoke for those whom dare get up and perform later in the evening!
The perfect space for pre-dinner drinks, Hemingway’s is just delightful for cocktails when onboard Celebration! Its close proximity to the show lounge makes this an ideal meeting point. Enjoy the cocktail of the day that’s made even better by the friendly bar staff and the sounds of the guitarist and piano playing in the background. Obtain pure bliss here after a busy day of excursions, settle back into one of many cosy sofas whilst you catch up with all your new cruising friends.
Find live music here in the afternoons and its conveniently located by the pool so you flit between locations as you wish. A poolside restaurant is also close by making Lidos the perfect location for a spot of al fresco drinking and dining.
A bar with a more relaxed vibe, Horizons is the perfect chill out zone. Lots of windows guarantee amazing views while sumptuously cosy seating and laid-back entertainment create surroundings perfect for a quiet drink and casual chat.
The biggest lounge bar onboard Marella Dream, with floor to ceiling windows, live bands and cabaret performances, this bright and airy space is a lovely place to come sit and watch the world go by. The entertainment doesn’t stop there though, you can even get stuck into a good game of bingo and compete it out in game shows! Boasting many groups of sumptuous plush seating, you can easily set yourself up for the night whilst its loaded bar keeps you well hydrated.
Dance until the early hours at this dreamy location! This spacious lounge holds roulette table and a late-night disco. A combination of casino and bar you can spend the duration of your night here or simply attend for a few post-dinner drinks. You’ll also find Waters Edge open throughout the day and with its outdoor terrace its the perfect spot to sit and soak up all those amazing ocean views!
Intimate tables with cosy tub styled chairs set the backdrop for this classic setting. A convenient place to meet friends, Tides can be found right in the centre of Marella Dream. Sit among the sounds of a beautiful grand piano and listen to soloists performing some of your favourite hits! You can even show off your moves and have a little boogie on the dance floor.
This beautifully lit lounge boasts big solid tables with beautiful sofas and traditional tub chairs for a relaxed, chilled out setting. One of Marella Dreams Wi-Fi hotspots, head here if you wish to catch up with the world whilst having a cappuccino or possibly something a little stronger! At night the lounge transforms to a hub of entertainment with Marellas resident pianist playing soothing tunes for the duration.
Marella Discovery and Marella Discovery 2 all-inclusive drinks package
The bars you need to Discover
Positioned at the highest point on deck 11, drinks here come with the ships most amazing views! This contemporary location makes delicious cocktails throughout the evening and gets a little more lively as the hours progress when it transforms into your late-night disco. Dance the night away among the stars at this beautiful bar onboard Discovery.
Defined by high-tech evening entertainment, Venue stands out from the rest! One of the more family friendly locations, LED screens showcase engaging game shows as well as the always popular Splash! Live interactive show made specifically for the kids in high season. Parents can relax whilst Marella Cruises always friendly crew keep the younger ones thoroughly entertained!
For those whom love to spend time by the pool, the Deck Bar offers the ideal social spot and ticks all the right boxes for getting those needed refreshments in-between dips in the pool and lounging in the sunshine!
A venue at the heart of the ship surrounded by panoramic windows, mood lighting and low-key entertainment, this stunning bar is one with utter class. Enjoy a glass or two of some bubbly and sit in optimum tranquility whilst watching the bustling activity of your neighboring cruisers. Plush seating ensures lasting comfort for everyone, so sit back, relax and enjoy a lovely evening with friends.
This is Marella Discovery’s main temptation for refreshments whilst onboard. The flagship of sorts and the main watering hole, the Live Room offers a spacious, modern environment with the biggest selection of on-tap beers. Start your evenings off with the sophisticated sounds of Marella’s signature yellow piano and end it dancing the night away to all the pop classics.
Marella Explorer and Marella Explorer 2 all-inclusive drinks package
Explore your way around these tempting bar locations
Funky, lively and eye-catching. This colour-changing feature bar houses a hot pink piano and live pianist to entertain you throughout the evening. Ring-shaped seats sit around the perimeter so you can admire those stunning sea views whilst sipping a lovely glass of wine and enjoying the soothing music of this bars classic soundtrack. With a little retro feel, The Lounge is slightly irresistible! An environment that will always provide, its a perfect spot for a chilled evening with friends.
Bar 53 is found very close by to the restaurant that is Latitude 53 – hence the name! Ideal for some pre or post dinner drinks, the bar feels intimate with its grand piano, plush seating and low level lighting.
If frozen cocktails are your thing you’ll love The Shack! Situated pool side, its the perfect spot to cool down whilst having a chill day onboard Marella Explorer. With a beach hut feel, classic wooden furniture and beautiful sea views, plus drinks that are served in coconuts, this is a firm favourite among many!
Bar @ The Mediterrean
Wrapping around The Mediterrean restaurant and running all the way from the inside to the out, this is the place to come to enjoy sunny climes, fresh air and unbelievable scenery! Lap up your usual drinks aswell as yummy frozen cocktails and even some Mediterrean specials. The terrace is actually positioned right at the back of Explorer ships so the sea views here are just to die for!
Indigo Club & Casino
The longest bar across Marella’s fleet! With plenty of seating around the vicinity you can indulge in 360 degree views, be it day or night. Participate in make your own cocktails sessions and witness flare demonstrations. Menus light up here after dark keeping in tone with the locations plush and glamourous feel, and in reflection of the locations 360 surround views, you can delight in around-the-world themed cocktails like Thai Punch and Jamaican Me Crazy.
Squid & Anchor
A modern take on a traditional British boozer, the Squid & Anchor gives you not one but two bars to drink from! One offering premium gins and whiskeys – these are chargeable and another providing all your favourite fancys. Live bands and quiz nights take centre stage here, with comfy seating and aesthetics to be in awe of, the hours will pass by blissfully unnoticed.
Slip into the background of Marella Cruises Explorer 2 and take a seat at her Atrium bar. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of cruisers going about their evenings whilst low-key entertainment provides a wonderfully serene setting for you to bask in. An ideal meeting point for any pre-dinner drinks, the Atrium is well stocked and caters to all tastes.
A bar of uttermost class, this stunning bar is one of high end sophistication. Serving champagne and prosecco, its a great spot to head to for any special celebrations and when you feel like just being a little more glam! Treat yourself and come here for pre-dinner drinks on those nights when you’re already set to visit one of Marella Cruises amazing specialty restaurants.
Marella Cruises already offer an amazing all inclusive as standard package! But if you do so wish, you can choose to upgrade to enjoy even more specialty spirits, wines, beers and delicious coffee!
Choose to opt for the Premium All Inclusive package, you’ll get all the upgradable drinks included – so that’s mojito’s and bellini’s all round! Plus you’ll have access to an fabulous range of premium gins – pink, parma violet, rhubarb and ginger? We know how popular those all are now! Not forgetting your vodkas, rums and tequila, including your popular Bombay Sapphire, Jack Daniels and Absolut Vodka. On top of this, you’ll get more choice of whiskies, brandies and Cognacs, as well as all drinks from The Coffee Port, made with premium Lavazza coffee all included!
For those who don’t like to drink, don’t worry there’s something in this for you too! Enjoy cans of soft drinks instead of the usual draught – ideal for taking with you on all your excursions, and enjoy the convenience of a 1.5 litre bottle of water delivered to your cabin every day.
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