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Setting sail in 2027, Explora 5 is a luxurious ship with opulent amenities, accommodation and a wide range of activities to enjoy. Equipped with a range of onboard energy efficient equipment and powered by LNG (liquified natural gas), it sails to some of the world’s most incredible and unique destinations. Top highlights onboard include the elegant Anthology restaurant, the sumptuous Ocean Wellness Spa and the stylish Malt Whiskey Bar.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 2027
Tonnage 64000
Number Of Decks 13
Number Of Pools 4
Number Of Restaurants 6
Crew 640

Ship Facilities


Whether you’re looking for formal dining or to indulge in a quick bite to eat, Explora 5 will not disappoint. Boasting 9 culinary experiences, including the captivating Chef’s Kitchen experience, your tastebuds will be in heaven throughout your voyage. Craving French cuisine? Then head over to the stylish Fil Rouge. Or perhaps you’re in the mood for some fresh and mouth-watering Mediterranean food? No matter what mood you’re in, the restaurants and dining experiences available onboard Explora 5 will tick all the boxes.

Other dining highlights include:

  • Anthology - an opulent eatery with excellent wine pairings and an array of international food
  • Sakura - a contemporary restaurant with food that draws taste inspiration from Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Japan
  • Emporium Marketplace - enjoy a wide variety of world-class food at this casual all-day dining area


Explora 5 offers an incredible selection of entertainment options, catering to all tastes. On board, there are many activities to enjoy, including live performances within the Astern Lounge, magical productions in the Main Theatre and enriching talks in the Journeys Lounge.

In the evening, you can spend your time indulging in a cocktail or two in one of the bars, enjoying a cabaret performance in the Journeys Lounge or watching the latest movies on the huge outdoor screen. Whatever you spend your time doing onboard Explora 5, you’ll have a wonderful experience.

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Ocean Wellness Spa

If you’re looking to treat yourself whilst onboard Explora 5, there’s no better way to relax and unwind than with a treatment in the sumptuous Ocean Wellness Spa. From full body massages to scalp massages and lifting treatments, you’ll find a tranquil treatment to suit. What’s more, within the spa there isn’t only a calming hydrotherapy pool, but the following amenities:

  • Steam Room
  • Experience Shower
  • Finnish Sauna
  • Salt Cave
  • Steam Shower
  • Ice Fall Room
  • Heated Marble Loungers

Explora 5 Bars & Lounges

Whether you’re looking for a refreshing drink throughout the day or a pre-dinner aperitif, Explora 5’s bars and lounges offer something for everyone. Stylish, comfortable and boasting extensive menus, you’ll love to take in the ocean views whilst sipping on a tantalising drink.

There are 8 different bars to choose from, alongside the Gelateria & Creperie and Crema Cafe, including:

  • The Malt Whisky Bar
  • Astern Pool & Bar
  • Sky Bar
  • Atoll Pool & Bar
  • Helios Pool & Bar - adults only
  • The Conservatory Pool & Bar

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