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Marella Discovery Facilities

Marella Discovery is one of Marella Cruises most packed ships for onboard facilities and entertainment. Perfect for families full of every generation, you’ll find two pool areas, one of the biggest spas, plus an escape room and rock climbing wall!

Whether you wish to lounge on the adults only Veranda or practice your putting on the nine hole minigolf green, Marella Discovery has your entertainment more than covered. See all she has to offer below.

The Wall

Deck 10
A standout feature onboard Marella Discovery, brave the heights of the rock climbing wall and delight in a bird’s-eye view of both the ship and the ocean! Challenge the family to see who can get to the top the quickest. – The Wall is for anyone aged six and up.

Indoor Pool

Deck 9
Marella Discovery has a truly beautiful indoor pool area! Positioned underneath a huge glass canopy styled roof, you’ll find rows of comfortable loungers plus two indoor hot tubs in the same vicinity. This pool becomes adults only between the hours of 2-5pm. It’s also idyllically placed next to the ships onboard spa. The two combined create a space that can only be described as a relaxing haven - who wouldn't want to experience that!

Medical Centre

Deck 2
If you’re not feeling 100% yourself when onboard Marella Discovery, do not worry! On Deck 2 you’ll find the ships very own onboard Medical Centre. You’ll be greeted here by an English speaking doctor plus a team of nurses. Full consultations can be carried out, along with medications prescribed. Opening hours are between 8-10am and 6-8pm.

Atrium

Deck 4
The Atrium is the heart of every ship and Marella Discovery’s spans over five storeys! With panoramic windows, views from the Atrium are always lovely, no matter which part you find yourself in. Willy Wonka inspired lifts stand in its centre for an awe worthy backdrop to the areas low-key agenda of entertainment. Enjoy live music cabaret performances to evenings of cocktails with the captain.

Hideout

Deck 10
Specifically for all the teens onboard Marella Discovery, the Hideout is located on Deck 10 conveniently by the Gamer Zone. There’s comfy seating, an air hockey table and even a karaoke booth where you can record your own CD! The Hideout is ideal for your children to meet others of a similar age and it’s certain to keep them entertained! Marella Discovery’s climbing wall and mini golf course are also just along the deck which your children and their new friends can also make full use of.

Baby Centre

Deck 10
If you’re wanting to travel with your littlest tots in tow, the Baby Centre is a great space where you can go to feed and entertain.

Memories Gallery

Deck 5
Whilst onboard Marella Discovery you can have photos taken by the onboard photographer. To view any of these photos, simply pop along to the Memories Gallery. You can view and purchase here if you see any you really like. There are also self-serve kiosks with state of the art facial recognition software – making finding photos of yourself quick and simple!

Pure Portrait Studio

Deck 3
Fancy capturing some memories professionally? Drop by the Pure Portrait Studio and book in for either a classic indoor photo shoot or take it outdoors and on deck to make full use of the ship and the sea as your backdrop! After your session simply visit the Photo Gallery on Deck 5 and choose a selection of your favourites to purchase.

Live Casino

Deck 4
The Live Casino on Deck 4 is open from 8:30pm until late. Located to the corner of one of Marella Discovery’s flagship entertainment venues, this fun filled casino features three tables and various slot machines. Test your luck with a game of blackjack. Beat the banker to 21 and any chips you find yourself lucky enough to win will be added to your onboard account! It doesn’t even matter if you’re a bit of a novice. Casino croupiers are happy to provide beginners with some lessons. Plus with the Live Room being just adjacent, you can still enjoy drinks and its entertainment whilst having your gambling debut.

Oceans Spa and Beauty Salon

Deck 9
Why not treat yourself to something extra special! Whether you fancy getting ultimately glammed up for Marella Discovery’s weekly dress to impress night or you’re in need of a full body massage – Oceans Spa and Beauty Salon offers it all. With no less than eight treatment rooms, the spa offers an exhaustive list of pampering delights. Marbled accent interiors, fresh fluffy towels and a relaxation room with the comfiest seating invite you for a day of relaxation. Look out off of the Veranda with a glass of ice cold cucumber water or a choice from a selection of tea and juices. Ambient music fills the background whilst you ready yourself for which ever treatment you’ve chosen! From manicures and hair up do’s to rejuvenating facials, body treatments and hot stone and deep tissue massages. – There’s certainly enough available to have you leaving feeling like a million dollars!

Main Pool

Deck 9
Out on open deck, the main pool is always a fun space for all the family. Sun loungers line the pools edge along with two hot tubs! Music and quizzes take place here daily ensuring an always heightened atmosphere.

Hot tubs

Deck 9
Marella Discovery has a grand total of four hot tubs onboard. These are all on Deck 9, two on the outer deck by the main pool and two under the glass canopy adjacent to your sheltered indoor pool area. Always relaxing, hot tubs are an idyllic chill out zone no matter your itineraries weather. Always heated and always bubbly – we’ll race you for a spot!

Broadway Show Lounge

Deck 4
Marella Discovery’s Broadway Show Lounge has a capacity of 800 plus! Its statement interior plays homage to the golden age of the 1920s – polished brass accents, Art Nouveua inspired detailing, stained glass panelling and a sea of golden seating create a space like no other. There are 11 unique shows on revolution, these are typically of musical theme and of West End style! Created by a team of big names including Tara Wilkinson who’s worked on The Full Monty and Martyn Ford who’s worked alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber. – See Legends Live a show of iconic artists and their greatest hits, Medieval Madness complete with jesters and men in tights, plus Beatz Interactive, Marella Cruises hi-tech dance performance featuring quirky LED-lit costumes. Shows tend to begin around 8:15pm with a later performance at 10:15pm too! If you’re keen to keep the night going, a late night act takes the stage around 11:15pm which is usually a comedian who’ll have you laughing till your jaw aches!

Broad Street Shops

Deck 5
The place onboard to have a little splurge. When the ship’s at sea the shops are open, browse from a range of duty free goodness, luxury jewellery plus any needed essentials which you may have forgotten to pack!

Minigolf

Deck 10
A course with nine holes, minigolf is up, out in the open on Deck 10. Family fun with some of the best sea views! – What could be better?

Gamer Zone

Deck 10
This may be located right by the teen Hideout but this one’s for adults too! A fun, interactive space equipped with multiple games consoles to keep you entertained. Challenge your friends, family or fellow cruisers, create your own tournaments and try multiplayer mode. – Possibilities are endless in this ultimate chill out zone.

Babytainment

Deck 10
Babytainment is Marella Cruises entertainment offering to their youngest cruisers! For anyone travelling with an under three, you can go along to free classes specifically for parent and babies. From baby ballet to nursery rhyme sing-alongs, plus educations too! Sing and Sign sessions conducted by your child’s favourite; Mr Tumble from CBeebies, help to teach Makaton sign language. Sessions take place year round onboard with at least one per day. Babytainment happens in the Baby Centre on Deck 10, right by all the other children areas.

Kids Club

Deck 10
This instantly mood lifting, bright and colourful room features supervised sessions of fun games, treasure hunts, back stage tours, arts and crafts and much more! For all cruisers aged three to 11 year old but split between two groups (three to eight and nine to 11), Kid’s club is the main focus for any child friendly activities taking place onboard Marella Discovery. Daily activities are available on port days for which times will be listed in the ship’s Cruise News – also accessible via the Navigate App. Younger cruisers will also have the opportunity to attend breakfast club, movie nights and even have a trip to say hello to the captain!

The Veranda

Deck 9
An adult only zone where relaxation needs be your only thought. Located at the back of the ship, sunbath with views of the horizon or take some time out with your favourite holiday read. The Veranda is just through from The Glass House on Deck 9 and the ships’ indoor pool! So don’t worry if you’re in need of refreshments or a quick cool down – you’ll not have far to go.

Movies by Moonlight

Deck 9
Marella Discovery is the first ship of the Marella Cruises fleet to have an outdoor cinema. Based on Deck 9, overlooking the main pool, the large screen plays family friendly blockbusters, a good few classics, plus some of the latest box office hits right under the stars! Popcorn and hot chocolates are available from your poolside bar and blankets are provided on those colder evenings. – There are two nightly showings, the first around 7:30pm with the second at 10pm.

Breakout Challenge

Deck 3
Ever done an escape room? Marella Discovery has her very own located on Deck 3. Can you solve a series of clues and get out within the hour? This fun and exciting new offering for Marella Cruises can see groups from two to five players test their abilities and beat the countdown! Whilst the idea is straight forward the codes can be far from simple, from finding hidden keys to connecting a series of clues to break through multiple combination locks, it’s certain to get your adrenaline pumping. – Don’t worry if you hit a dead end, clues are fed into the game to keep things moving along. This does however come at a charge. Prices start from £15 per person or the room can be booked out exclusively for around £75. Choose from a slightly easier murder mystery or truly test yourself in its spy themed experience.

Splash Live

Deck 4
Come early evening, let your little ones be entertainment by Marella Cruises very own high-energy interactive show. Memorable characters lead the show with catchy songs and lots of fun games! Splash Live takes place in the Live Room each night during high season.

Destination Services

Deck 5
Destination Services are your point of contact for anything you may need to know about your itineraries ports of call. Wanting to book a shore excursions or have questions about how best to get around solo? Destination Services’ expert guides are there to support you. They’ll have maps, tried and tested experiences and can happily recommend which excursions may be most to yours and your families liking. You can even book your next cruise whilst you’re there to. – If you so wish!

Reception

Deck 5
Open around the clock to help with any of your queries whilst onboard, Marella Discovery’s Reception is located on Deck 5. From currency exchanges to wake up calls or settling your onboard account – it’s your friendly go to hub for almost everything!

Oceans Gym

Deck 9
Just off from Marella Discovery’s Oceans Spa and Beauty Salon, the onboard gym stands in a bright and spacious room with a decent selection of fitness equipment. There are plenty of treadmills, cross-trainers, exercise bikes and weight machines. Plus there’s enough floor space for ab workouts and stretches. You’ll find the occasional yoga class taking place here too – these would be charged to your onboard account for a cost of around £7.

Jogging track

Deck 10
Marella Discovery has her very own jogging track on Deck 10, circling its entire perimeter. Just four laps add up to a mile and what’s better, you can delight in those beautiful sea views whilst still getting in your workout.
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