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Marella Explorer 2 Facilities

Marella Explorer 2 is the first adult’s only ship of the fleet and feels suitably more grown up!

You may already be familiar with some of her facilities from sister ship Explorer, such as Champneys Spa and your one stop shop for nightlife - Indigos Casino, Bar and Club, however she has some exciting new ones too! Take a look below for a roundup of everything you can expect onboard.

Champneys Spa

Deck 11
Feel well, look well and relax well with Champneys Spa. First established over 90 years ago, they’re the UKs original health resort with the simple belief that lasting beauty is more than just skin deep. You’ll find Champneys Spa on deck 11, this is your deck of entire relaxation with the main pools and hot tub along with many yummy food locations just along from one another. Treat yourself whilst onboard Marella Explorer 2 and book in for a treatment or two – especially great for your sea days, if you have any of those on your chosen itinerary! From facials to massages and body wraps, plus suites for two and treatment cabins with hot tubs, Champneys Spa and beauty salon grants a day of pure bliss and luxury.


Deck 11
Who doesn’t love a whirlpool? Marella Explorer 2 has four, situated just next to the main pool area! Big enough to fit the family, or if you’re lucky enough you may get a few blissful moments of bubbles to yourself!

The Veranda

Deck 14
A secret escape on top deck of Marella Explorer 2. Cocoon chairs and Balinese beds are there to great you and drinks are available to order straight to your lounger! One of the more quieter places to relax in the sun. The Veranda is split across two decks, you’ll find lux cabanas to one side, whilst the sundeck on the latter is best for enjoying hours of sunshine and those sea views are some of the best onboard!

Champneys Gym

Deck 11
Cruises tend to be a time where we all overindulge, but if you’re someone who would like to keep up your fitness, Champneys Gym will have you working up a sweat in no time at all! Well equipped with treadmills, cross trainers and weights plus you could even join in with some group classes. Whether it’s an hour, half hour or quick 10 minutes of your day, get those endorphins circulating and feel you’re most amazing! – Plus you can then enjoy all those delicious restaurants without any guilt!


Deck 11
Who doesn’t love a good pool day? The pool onboard Marella Explorer 2 is split into two by a small stage in the centre. Expect daily entertainment and no rush for sun loungers on a morning! The Beach Cove, Snack Shack and Pizzeria are all in close proximity for yummy snacks throughout the day whilst scoops ice cream parlour is there to cool you down if a dip in the pool just doesn’t quite cover it.

Broad Street Shops

Deck 7
There’s no better time to treat yourself than when on holiday and when Marella Explorer 2 is at sea, her shops are open! Located just by the Atrium on deck 7, you’ll find the Broad Street Shops with everything from your daily essentials to luxurious boutiques! Duty-free products can also be snatched up here. That’s all your perfumes, jewellery, beauty products and anything you may wish to give as a gift or keep for a souvenir.

Destination Services

Deck 5
Destination Services are your one stop shop for all information regarding all your ports of call for your cruise. Want to know a little more about your destinations or even book some Tui excursions?  Destination Services have expert guides and maps, along with all their personal recommendations to help you get around! Found on deck 5 right by reception, Destination Services takes all of the hassle away from you, to make your cruising experience as simple as possible! Then afterward why not grab a celebratory drink in the Atrium before getting on with your day.


Deck 5
Your helpful hand for any queries, currency exchange, assistance or a simple wake up call. Reception is located on deck five and is open 24 hours a day.

Broadway Show Lounge

Decks 6 & 7
A top drawer for evening entertainment, the Broadway Show Lounge rivals that of a Broadway theatre. There’s brand new shows especially for Marella Explorer 2, with two performances each evening! Seating runs across both decks 6 and 7 and is complete with waiter service. You’ll have no worries here about missing any parts of the show in order to top up your beverage!

Indigo Casino

Deck 12
Indigo Casino is found within Indigo on deck 12. With its own night club and bar in the same vicinity, Indigo Casino is prime for evening entertainment. Find both slot machines and card tables, come try your luck and have a little bit of fun. Not too sure how to play? Not to worry, Marella Cruises Casino handlers are always willing to show you the ropes! You can also come here during the day and soak up those panoramic views from its top of the ship setting! Grab a drink at the neighbouring bar in-between games whilst the evening livens up with cocktail making and flare demonstrations!

Medical Centre

Deck 4
It may seem a little daunting, the possibility of becoming unwell whilst out at sea. But not to worry, Marella Explorer 2 has a medical centre located on deck 4. In the unfortunate events that you may need this service, you’ll be met by an English speaking doctor, who’ll be able to carry out a full consultation and prescribe any needed medication.

The Coffee Port

Deck 7
The Coffee Port has become a firm favourite across many of Marella Cruises fleet. On Marella Explorer 2 you’ll find this on deck 7, just along from the Broad Street Shops and the Atrium. The place onboard for your caffeine fix, get your Lavazza coffee with a side of something sweet and if you’ve upgraded to premium All Inclusive, this speciality coffee is already paid for! Another great place for simply relaxing at any point of your day, Marella Explorer 2 houses the biggest Coffee Port with lots of comfy seating, books and board games and you can even charge your phone through many available USB points.

Photo Studio

Deck 4
We all love capturing memories and sometimes a selfie just doesn’t quite cut it! Marella Explorer 2 has her own photo studio with resident photographers ready and waiting to get that perfect shot of you and your family, or just anyone and everyone who you may be cruising with! Shoots can be in the studio or for a more natural feel, photographers can follow you around the ship to capture those amazing sea views along with your beautiful faces. You’ll also find kiosks in the studio where you can then view and buy all your photos captured by Marella Cruises onboard photography team!
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