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Which ships are in the Marella Cruises fleet?

“Which ships are in the Marella Cruises fleet?”

With six ships on offer, there's something for everyone…

  • Which ships are in the Marella Cruises fleet?

    Have you taken our quiz to find out which Marella Cruises ship is for you? We’ve got six in our fleet, and each has something a little different onboard. So, whether you’re cruising with the kids, fancy exploring the Norwegian Fjords, or are searching for a ship with a cosy feel, there’s a Marella Cruises ship for you. Read on to find out what’s on offer…

    1. Marella Celebration

    This ship is one of the smaller ones in the Marella Cruises fleet, so it’s perfect for those who prefer an intimate set up. The size of the ship won’t make any difference to how much fun you’ll have onboard though, as Marella Celebration is packed with entertainment, restaurants and facilities to keep you busy when you’re not exploring the ports of call on your itinerary. Head to Liberties, the lounge at the centre of the ship, for everything from live music and karaoke in the evenings, to line dancing and bingo during the day. When your stomach starts rumbling, you’ve got the laidback Lido Restaurant, which has its own outside dining area. Or, for dinner with a difference, call in at the Terrace Grill to tuck in to steak cooked as you like it on a hot stone. Pre-dinner tipples are served in Hemingway’s Bar, and you can grab a drink at the Lido Bar when you’re at the pool.

    Which regions does Marella Celebration sail to?

    • The Atlantic
    • Western Med
    • Eastern Med
    • The Middle East
    • Caribbean

    Find out more about Marella Celebration

    1. Marella Dream

    Marella Dream is a lot like Marella Celebration – loads of facilities on a smaller ship. There are two pools onboard, plus a couple of whirlpool baths on Deck 11, and an extra one just for kids. You’ll find all the staples of a Marella Cruises ship, including the Broadway Show Lounge – which shows off West End-style entertainment every night of the week – and The Coffee Port, where you can grab freshly brewed hot drinks by day, and pick up a cocktail in the evening. There are plenty of facilities unique to Marella Dream, too, including the Sirens Restaurant, where you can indulge in a spot of afternoon tea. Plus, there’s the Medusa Lounge & Bar. Here, huge windows offer up top-notch sea views, and live bands take to the stage after sundown.

    Which regions does Marella Celebration sail to?

    • The Atlantic
    • Western Med
    • Eastern Med
    • Caribbean

    Find out more about Marella Dream

    1. Marella Discovery and Marella Discovery 2

    These sister ships are packed with all the best bits of Marella Dream and Marella Celebration, plus a few family-friendly additions. They’re ideal if you’re cruising with your brood, as kids can burn off energy at the climbing wall – they’ll be raving about the views at the top for days – and put their thinking caps on at the Breakout Challenge, where they’ll need to solve puzzles before the time runs out. There’s a kids’ club for three to 11-year olds, Babytainment classes for little ones under three, and Hideout, which is just for teens. If that’s not enough, there’s minigolf and an open-air cinema for evenings watching films under the stars. While the kids are busy, parents can relax at the onboard spa, stretch their legs on the jogging track, or grab a drink at the Squid & Anchor – our pub at sea.

    Which regions do these ships sail to?

    • The Atlantic
    • Western Med
    • Eastern Med
    • The Middle East
    • Caribbean
    • Central America
    • Asia

    Find out more about Marella Discovery and Marella Discovery 2

    Marella Explorer and Marella Explorer 2

    The newest ships in the Marella Cruises fleet both come with a belt-loosening 10 restaurants and bars each. There’s a steak spot, sushi bar and Italian eatery to name a few, plus watering holes on both the inside and outside decks. Evenings onboard are packed with entertainment at the Broadway Show Lounge, live music at the Squid and Anchor, plus discos at the Indigo club, bar and casino. Marella Explorer and Marella Explorer 2 are also the first in the fleet to have a Champneys spa and gym, plus our signature ice-cream parlour, Scoops. The big difference between the two? Marella Explorer 2 is just for adults. Make the most of your child-free sailing at Flutes, our Champagne and Prosecco bar, where you can press a button and have drinks delivered straight to your table.

    Which regions do these ships sail to?

    • Canary Islands and the Atlantic
    • Fjords, Iceland and the Arctic
    • Baltics (Marella Explorer 2 only)
    • Northern Europe and the UK (Marella Explorer 2 only)
    • Western Med
    • Eastern Med
    • North Africa
    • Caribbean (Marella Explorer 2 only)

    Find out more about Marella Explorer and Marella Explorer 2

    Want to hop onboard and experience the ships for yourself?

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Author: Lizzie Butler

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