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Marella Spirit, Marella Cruises

Ship Stats and Features
Maximum Capacity: 1774
Year Entered Service: 01/01/1983
Beam (Ship Width): 27 ft
Draught(Ship Depth): 25 ft
Length: 215 ft
Tonnage: 33930
Crew: 520
Cruising Speed: 18 kts
Number of Decks: 9
Number of Lifts: 7
Number of Pools: 2
Number of restaurants: 4
Formal nights: No
Adult Only: No
Kids Club: Yes

The swift Marella Spirit ripples through the waters of the Mediterranean with style and care. Expect the ship's spacious decks to provide with your most relaxing cruise yet.

Formally the Patriot and before that the Nieuw Amsterdam, Marella Spirit comes with plenty of history and, indeed, spirit. Having sailed around the Americas, Marella Spirit settles down for calming Mediterranean cruises, after receiving an extensive refit in Greece. Offering sizable public rooms, there's certainly no shortage of space onboard Marella Spirit. There's also a great range of restaurants, bars, facilities and entertainment for all ages, making the ship perfect for family cruise holidays.

Cuisine and Dining on Marella Spirit

By way of drinking and dining, Marella Spirit has more than enough to quench your needs. You could start the day by waking yourself up with a freshly cooked breakfast at The Compass Rose Restaurant, with open seating arrangements allowing you to wander in at any time, meaning you don't have to worry about rushing to get ready first thing in the morning. Lunch could perhaps be a BBQ at the Terrace Grill; there's nothing quite like lazing back with a bite to eat whilst the beautiful sun glistens off the waters around you. For casual, buffet style dining, head to the Lido Restaurant.

For a special treat, try the delicious a la carte options in Sirocco's Restaurant, with spectacular dishes such as lobster thermidor (Specialty restaurant charges apply).

Entertainment on Marella Spirit

As the long afternoon begins to set, it's time to perhaps build your appetite. Having a tipple at the outdoor Lido Bar will let you watch the sunset by the pool or you could even take a dip before dinner. To end the night, settle back in the trendy Horizons Bar and enjoy the serene ambiance with your favourite cocktail. Other bars include High Spirits with quizzes and bingo, and Raffles for pre-dinner drinks and live piano music.

Of course, Marella Spirit is also packed with plenty of other facilities. Take the Broadway Show Lounge for example, where you can relax back and enjoy the professional West End style shows and top comedy from your favourite UK acts. The sports deck is also an option for the more active cruiser. You can find all sorts of games from bigger sports such as football and basketball, to the smaller, such as table-tennis. Children are also well-catered for onboard Marella Spirit, with the dedicated Kid's Club allowing endless amounts of fun whilst adults potter about and explore the ship.

Spa & Fitness on Marella Spirit

  • Oceans Health Club is the spa and beauty salon that offers everything from hairdressing to Dead Sea mud and mineral wraps.
  • The fitness centre is fully equipped for cardiovascular and resistance training and separate male and female saunas are available.
  • Whirlpools, 2 swimming pools, wading pool.

Recreation on Marella Spirit

  • A range of shops sell a whole range of gifts and souvenirs, from cameras to casual wear, jewellery to perfume.
  • Kids Club is the perfect place for kids with an imaginative, entertaining, action-packed and new programme of activities every day.
  • For fun and games try out the dedicated sports deck with its football, basketball and table tennis facilities or video arcade with modern games for all ages.
  • Away from it all, you can head for the Card and Reading Room or the Browser's Corner with its library and internet lounge.

Customer Reviews

could not fault the ship or the crew. had a great holiday. shame the ship will not be used again by marella.
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