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First time cruisers, so didn’t know what to expect. Smooth embarkation. All ports reached on time. Excursions very well organised. Loved the restaurants and bars. Waiters very attentive. Lovely selection of drinks. If you wanted to sun bathe there were plenty of sun beds. Cabin had lots of storage, shower lovely. Beds comfortable. Lovely nightclub, didn’t get to bed till 2 as dancing away. Shows very good - drinks laid on for this too. Captain and team very professional. There was a dress to impress night and it was lovely to see people dressed up. We have been really bitten by the cruise bug and are already thinking about the next one. Only negatives are that it is a refurbished boat and some of the windows shabby. A little disorganised when leaving ship to go to our hotel for the week. But we had an amazing time. Can’t wait to do it again.

First cruise, fabulous

Marella Explorer Cruise Review by Dobbyharry

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First time cruisers, so didn’t know what to expect. Smooth embarkation. All ports reached on time. Excursions very well organised. Loved the restaurants and bars. Waiters very attentive. Lovely selection of drinks.

If you wanted to sun bathe there were plenty of sun beds.

Cabin had lots of storage, shower lovely. Beds comfortable.

Lovely nightclub, didn’t get to bed till 2 as dancing away. Shows very good - drinks laid on for this too.

Captain and team very professional. There was a dress to impress night and it was lovely to see people dressed up.

We have been really bitten by the cruise bug and are already thinking about the next one.

Only negatives are that it is a refurbished boat and some of the windows shabby. A little disorganised when leaving ship to go to our hotel for the week. But we had an amazing time. Can’t wait to do it again.
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