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Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) to Europe - Western Mediterranean Marella Explorer Cruise Reviews

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Cruising the Canaries the best post Covid medicine

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Si-Net C
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Like many the chance to get away cruising again post Covid was too good to miss. The aggressive pricing by Marella in the run up to Christmas 2021 made the risk of cruising much more attractive, despite the social media threads indicating you were destined for a quarantine hotel. We have sailed on the Marella Explorer before and new it was a safe, friendly and fun ship. Here are a few pointers ...
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Sail Date: February 2022


I’m standing on the helicopter deck please winch me off NOW!,,

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Lizzylouscoobydoo
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

THE FOOD =. Let’s start with the food. The main restaurant looks nice to lull you into a false sense of security ... order fish... pretty close to their natural environment what can go wrong?.... wet spongy bread crumbs with wafer thin fish floating on a bed of water .... breakfast a very strange lamb sausage and rubber egg..... cram everyone into one corner and if you have the utter cheek to ask ...
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Sail Date: February 2020


Poor conditions

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johnmunro
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Hi just back from a week on the Explorer the flight from Edinburgh was good Transfer was quick.When we got too our cabin the cabin had a bad spell reported too reception fixed straight away smell came back 2 days later and you could smell it a lot round the ship as if there was problem with drainage a few times the public toilets were closed. The food on the ship was not as good as Discovery 2 ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Superb winter break

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Lyns28
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise to escape the Scottish winter and cheer us up in hope of some winter sun in the Canary Islands just after Christmas and New Year I was apprehensive as we were going with 3 generations . Once onboard and we had familiarised ourselves with the ship it was evident there really was plenty going on and something for everyone ., We were so impressed with all the staff . ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Food poor, Flights delayed, staff were best asset

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Juliet Jones
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Wanted to go away for a family Christmas and get some sun. The flight from Gatwick was delayed by one day so missed first day of cruising. Tui conspicuous by their absence, no explanation to passengers for the delay. Relayed to local hotels and bussed back next day only to have to check in again and only one lady on check in desk for 200 people. Food in main dining room was very mediocre, ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


Amazing Cruise!

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AlexPlant
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

This was my first cruise, I was with 3 other people who had been on cruises before but not with tui. I found the whole experience amazing and very worth the money! There were special staff members who’s names are below; - Ian (Indigo) - George - Dindin (Rooms) - Jamie (DJ) - Paul (Latitude 53) - Dmitri x2 (Indigo) These staff members made sure we had the best experience by ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Average

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FlatPack12345
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We had cruised with Thomsons several times previously and really enjoyed the friendly, personal touch of their Ships. We had tried several other ones over the years and decided to give Marella a go, so booked a weeks cruise on the Explorer. Initial impressions were very good...very friendly staff, clean ship, great lounges/bars, spacious inside cabin..all good. The itinary suited us and even ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


Adventures on a rocky boat

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shaky boat
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We thought , why not cruise around the Canary Isles with Madeira thrown in for good measure . We chose a Junior suite no 10015 on 10th floor , impressed with the cabin and facilities ( except a shower cubicle that floods ) Sadly however we quickly realised we were directly under the Gym due to the continuous crashing of the dumbells from the weights onto the floor ( typically from 7AM onwards ) ...
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Sail Date: November 2019


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