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Marella Cruises to Host 80s Weekend Cruise

clock 26th July 2018 | comment0 Comments

Embrace all things 80s this September on a fantastic themed itinerary with Marella Cruises. You can get as involved as you like with fancy dress, music, and dancing, with plenty of opportunities to strut your stuff and show off those moves you’ve never forgotten!

 

 

Highlights Onboard

 

  • The brilliant Trevor Nelson will be live onboard playing the best of 80s soul
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  • Guilty Pleasures party at which DJ Sean Rowley will play some 80s pop greats
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  • Sara Cox’s Just Can’t Get Enough show, where there’ll be not only more 80s classics but also a T’Pau’s Carol Decker will give a live performance
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  • Ministry of Sound’s sunset sessions will create the perfect pool party atmosphere
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  • DJ Brandon Block’s mix of the most popular 80s tunes
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    As well as these special guests, your ship – Marella Discovery – will also play host to a silent disco, 80s karaoke session, various tribute acts, and will also screen some of the best 80s movies.

     

    The Cruise Itinerary

     

    This all-inclusive cruise is a four-day adventure, departing from Newcastle before heading to the European mainland, and then back to Southampton. You’ll visit two amazing cruise ports along the way;

     

     

  • Amsterdam. Spend the daytime exploring this great canal city, taking in famous sights such as Anne Frank’s house, or simply relaxing and enjoying the scenery with a crisp Dutch beer.
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  • Bruge. Wander the quaint cobbled streets and take in some impressive architecture, or while away your afternoon in one of the many cafes devouring some Belgian waffles!
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    The Ship: Marella Discovery

     

    Designed to give plenty of opportunities to cruisers who are looking to let loose and have fun, Marella Discovery is stock full of activities and entertainment choices. Challenge yourself in the onboard escape room, take on the climbing wall, or try your luck in the casino for starters.

     

     

    There is also a wealth of choice where cuisine is concerned too. The main restaurant, 47 Degrees, can always be relied upon to offer a range of great meals, or speciality venues include the Sushi Bar, Surf & Turf Steakhouse, and Kora La, a pan-Asian restaurant.

    Find out more about this exciting Electric Sunsets 80s Cruise, or about other themed cruises in general.



    Discover Marella By U

    clock 11th July 2018 | comment0 Comments

    Marella Cruises take great pride in being able to offer all kinds of different cruisers a wide variety of things to do, both onboard and when in port. Whether you prefer relaxing with a book, getting to know different cultures, dining on new cuisines, or having an active holiday, this popular cruise line have you covered with Marella By U.

     

     

    Marella Cruises recently invited ex-S Club Juniors singer Frankie and her ex-football player husband Wayne Bridge onboard, for them to create their very own cruise itinerary. The pair were taken on a Norwegian Fjord cruise, exploring stunning parts of the country like Bergen and Geiranger. With a real love of fitness and well-being, it will be no surprise to learn about the kind of activities Frankie and Wayne chose.


     

    Making the most of the local scenery, the pair chose an active excursion of kayaking in the beautiful waters of Geirangerfjord, where they could bask in the incredible views all around. While onboard their cruise ship Frankie and Wayne spent time doing an upbeat couples work out, as well as taking on the onboard rock-climbing wall together. With a little playful competition the two of them were able to work on their well-being and had some fun doing so.

     

     

    After well and truly working up a sizeable appetite, Frankie and Wayne explored the dining opportunities onboard. The enjoyed a special evening together at the Surf & Turf steak house where they relaxed and re-energized for the next day’s adventure!

    Take a look at our wonderful range of holidays with Marella Cruises, and begin planning your own Marella By U cruise.



    Exciting New Cruise Ships

    clock 21st March 2018 | comment0 Comments

    Many exciting new ships are on the horizon in the cruising world, and we can’t wait to get onboard each and every one. Find out more about some of the upcoming vessels that will be seen on shores all over the world within the next few years. 

    P&O Cruises: P&O Iona

     


    The Nation’s favourite cruise line has released details of their upcoming vessel that is scheduled to grace the seas in 2020. The design has a brilliant focus on the sea, with plenty of opportunities to view the surrounding, gorgeous ocean scenery. Some of the best features onboard will be:

    The Dome – an adaptable space that doubles up as a pool and a dining and entertainment venue, thanks to the retractable stage.

    The Atrium – a spectacular area with an elegant, grand staircase, and extensive art gallery. This will be a centre of entertainment and socialising for all to enjoy.

    The Lanai Deck – at half a mile long, guests can spend time here sunbathing, socialising, dining, and soaking up those beautiful views.

    Sign up here to register for more information about P&O Iona.

    MSC Cruises: MSC Seaview

     

     

    June 2018 will see MSC Seaview make her inaugural cruise in the Mediterranean, where she will spend the season before across the Atlantic to South America. The design of the ship seeks to place the sea at the centre of the guests’ attention, with ample chance to admire the view. There are panoramic glass elevators, glass-floored walkways, and the brilliant Bridge of Sighs – a glass-bottomed bridge located at the aft of the ship, at 40 metres above the sea.

    Other features onboard include MSC’s well-loved F1 simulators, a full-sized bowling alley, arcade games, a zip line, and 7 original West End style shows. As well as entertainment opportunities, there are a number of great places to dine. Butcher’s Cut for superb steak, Teppanyaki for a range of Asian cuisine, and Ocean Cay for creative seafood dishes are just a few of your choices.

    Carnival Cruises: Carnival Panorama

     


    This new Vista-class ship will be a sister to Carnival Vista and Carnival Horizon, and will boast a lot of the same fabulous onboard features;

  • The SkyRide – an elevated pedal-bike that enables riders to see a panoramic ocean view
  • WaterWorks Aqua Park – a family friendly water park with a range of slides and pools
  • Havana Cabana – a Cuban themed bar and pool area glowing with holiday atmosphere
  • Family Harbor – an enclosed area with family suites and a lounge
  • The ship will be able to accommodate up to 3,960 guests, and is due to grace shores in 2019. Carnival Panorama’s home port will be Long Beach, California, from where she will embark on sailings along the beautiful Mexican Riviera.

    Marella Cruises: Marella Explorer 2

     

     

    Marella Cruises’ latest addition has been superbly designed for its purpose as an adult-only ship. The prime social spot on Marella ships – The Veranda – is twice the size as on other ships, and will be the place for sunbathing, meeting fellow cruisers, and sipping on cocktails. Marella Explorer 2 will also boast the brilliant Champneys Spa onboard – a perfect venue for cruisers to relax and treat themselves to a little pampering.

    Cruisers can choose from destinations like Venice, Rome, Dubrovnik, Livorno, and Croatia among others; all fabulous places where it’s possible to indulge in delicious local food, learn about history and culture, or simply relax in a café by the water.

    Marella Explorer 2 will accommodate up to 1,814 guests, and 40% of its cabins will have balconies. This all-inclusive ship will surely provide many adults with the ideal holiday to escape and recharge.

    MSC Cruises: MSC Grandiosa

     

     

    MSC Grandiosa will debut in November of 2019, with a maiden season in the Mediterranean. Destinations including Valletta, Genoa, Barcelona, Rome, Palermo, and Marseille will all be featured on itineraries.

    Built to accommodate almost 6,300 passengers, it should come as no surprise to learn that MSC Grandiosa will be stock full of exciting and exhilarating things to do onboard. Some of our favourite features include:

  • 2 Exclusive Cirque du Soleil shows
  • A large, Mediterranean style promenade
  • L’Atelier – a new bar/lounge venue complete with dance floor and stage
  • 2 F1 Simulator cars
  • Guests will experience never a dull day on a cruise on this fantastic new ship, with these facilities paired with such memorable destinations.

    For more info on all new cruise ships coming out in future, check out our up-to-date blog!



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