There’s never been a better time to book with Marella Cruises – especially thanks to their latest offer, giving you £100 off per booking! And that’s without mentioning that as of May next year, all ships will be All Inclusive as standard. With their fleet boasting all kinds of fabulous facilities, there’s a ship to suit every kind of cruiser. Keep on reading to find out which one you should be heading on next!
For Couples – Marella Explorer 2
If you’re wanting the perfect couples retreat, look no further than Marella Explorer 2. The first adult-only ship in the fleet, she’s bursting with an array of fantastic features that will make your next cruise one to remember.
With eight tempting restaurants and ten tremendous bars at your disposal, you can eat and drink somewhere different every night of the week!
There’ll be no little ones running riot or splashing you in the pool – this ship is reserved for grown ups only. Treat yourselves to treatments for two in the sumptuous Champneys Spa, from facials to body wraps and massages.
Dining onboard this ship is an absolute pleasure – there’s plenty of places to enjoy a romantic meal. Tuck into juicy steak in the Surf & Turf Steakhouse or be tempted by high-end cuisine in The Dining Club.
And once you’re fully rested and well-fed, feel free to dance the night away in the onboard nightclub – Indigo. Request your favourite song at the DJ booth and shower yourself with shots and cocktails at the bar. You’re All Inclusive as standard!
For Families – Marella Discovery
For a getaway for the whole family, you really can’t go wrong with a cruise onboard the marvelous Marella Discovery. She’s got so many features to keep everyone entertained, be it the kids, parents, or grandparents!
The kids will just love the rock climbing wall, whilst parents might get more competitive than expected in a family mini-golf tournament! Afterwards, you can all snuggle up together at the outdoor cinema screen and munch on popcorn as you catch your favourite flick.
Another ship boasting All Inclusive as standard, the kids will love downing endless soft drinks and mocktails, whilst the adults sip on something more alcoholic. Strawberry daiquiri, anyone?
Make a splash together in one of two pools and make sure to attend Splash Live! – a high-energy interactive show full of songs and games.
Children will simply love the Kid’s Club – a colourful den hoasting crafts, games, movie nights and even trips up to the bridge to meet the captain!
For those a bit older, there’s The Hideout, the perfect spot for teens to hang out. It’s conveniently located near the Gamerzone, a cool space for adults and children to kick back and play on their favourite consoles.
All that combined with seven restaurants, seven bars, a Broadway Show lounge showcasing 11 unique shows, and even an adults-only area – it’s safe to say the whole family will have a blast.
For Adventure Seekers – Marella Discovery 2
If your next cruise is all about fun, adventure and something a bit different – Marella Discovery 2 is the ship for you. She’s bursting with fantastic features that’ll keep you entertained from start to finish.
Take on the climbing wall to see if you can make it to the top – it’s higher than you think! If that doesn’t get your heart racing enough, head for the Virtual Reality Experience – a first for Marella Cruises. Slip on a headset and discover new worlds before whizzing through solar systems and even designing your own galaxy.
There’s even a Green Screen Experience at the ready, where you can pose in front of several backdrops including the destinations you’ll visit as well as fun animated backgrounds too – you’ll be emailed the photo straight away, so you can stick it on Facebook!
Your taste buds will go certainly go on an adventure too, with seven spectacular restaurants to choose from. Expect the likes of marbled steaks and lush lobster in the Surf & Turf Steakhouse, and delicious pan-Asian à la carte flavours in Kora La. That’s without mentioning the Sushi Bar that serves up the best spicy tuna rolls, and the Snack Shack for when you want to grab a quick bite to eat.
No matter which itinerary you’re heading on, this ship packs all the action and adventure you’ll ever need!
For First Timers – Marella Explorer
If you’re relatively new to cruising and not sure which ship will ‘float your boat’ – see what we did there – then Marella Explorer is a fantastic choice.
With 10 restaurants and 10 bars at your disposal, she has the most choice of eateries and places to drink than any of the other ships in the fleet. Sip on frozen cocktails at the Pool Bar, enjoy live music in the cool confines of The Lounge and make sure you’ve got your dancing shoes on at Indigo Club, where the DJ booth will play your favourite tracks all night long.
The first ship to feature the Champneys Spa at sea, you can look forward to relaxing and rejuvenating experiences as well as an adult-only sauna with floor-to-ceiling windows. There’s also the choice of three hot tubs to chill-out in, as well as the main pool.
Entertainment-wise, you’ll never be short on things to do – have a game of mini-golf surrounded by spectacular views, catch a flick in the cinema, hit the Broad Street Shops or catch one of 12 brand new shows on offer at the Broadway Show Lounge.
If you’re bringing any kids along, there’s facilities for them too – like the teen’s area The Hideout, the Gamer Zone and of course M Club, where movie nights and pizza-making take place. Marella Explorer is a great all-rounder for any prospective cruiser!
For The ‘Intimate Feel’ – Marella Celebration
For a cruising experience that offers a more personalised and intimate feel, Marella Celebration serves up total class and sophistication in smaller, but no less impressive, surroundings.
The welcoming and friendly atmosphere onboard this ship will have you smiling from ear to ear, and as she’s the smallest ship in the fleet, you can expect to be treat like family.
She’s got five fantastic restaurants and six bars, so you’ve still got plenty of choice when it comes to dining and drinking. Have your steak cooked just the way you like it on hot stones at the Terrace Grill and experience extravagant dining in Minstral’s Restaurant, where you’ll be tempted by the likes of lobster thermidor and lamb rack from the à la carte menu.
Head to Liberties for an array of activities to get stuck into, from Zumba to bingo and even film screenings. You’ll also find live bands here, as well as game shows, karaoke and discos in the evening. With an accompanying bar in here, it’s the place to head for a good night!
Of course you’ve still got the two-floor Broadway Show Lounge too, where musical numbers will have you tapping and singing along in no time. This cosy ship may be smaller than some of its other family members, but believe us when we say she’s still a firm favourite in the fleet and always delivers a top-notch cruising experience.
For Something More ‘Traditional’ – Marella Dream
If the mega-ships of some other cruise lines just aren’t your thing and you’re looking for a stylish sailing offering personalised service, then Marella Dream is your go-to ship.
She’s perfect for couples wanting something a bit more low-key, multi-generational families wanting some quality time together or even a group of friends ready to create some new memories.
All the restaurants and bars onboard – that’s six and nine respectively – have been treated to a stylish makeover, so you can dine and drink in sumptuous surroundings. The Water’s Edge is a popular venue, where post-dinner drinks take place and dancing until the early hours is a regular thing. During the day, this space offers serene sea views from a plush outdoor terrace.
Tides is the place to meet new friends on a night and reminisce about the day’s discoveries, all whilst the grand piano’s melodies fill the air. Talented singers will tempt you onto the dance floor, too!
And for rejuvenation, The Oceans Spa and Beauty Salon will have you feeling like a whole new you. It’s the perfect place to indulge in a massage after a long day exploring a new destination.
After a dreamy sailing? Look no further than Marella Dream.
Found a ship to suit you?
No matter which member of the fleet you’ve gone for, you’re guaranteed to have a truly special sailing when you hit the seas with Marella Cruises. Take your pick from a great selection of Marella Deals on our homepage or simply give us a call on 0800 107 2323 – a member of our friendly cruise team will be more than happy to chat!
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