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Marella Explorer 2 Review

4.5 / 5.0
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90 reviews
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Exceeded our expectations

Review for Marella Explorer 2 to the Caribbean
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Margery daw
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
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We chose this cruise mainly for the itinerary as wanted somewhere warm .Having cruised many times before on different cruise lines ,we were a bit wary of Marella having read some of the reviews and my 3 girlfriends were very pro P and O . However that all changed as everything a bout this cruise was wonderful . We especially liked the all inclusive aspect, especially the drinks included part . This took away the constant bothering of waiters hovering over you all the time ,wanting you to order the very expensive drinks plus service charge ,

The entertainment was simply superb and we were lucky to experience the changeover of 2 troops of singers and dancers as one lot were finishing their 9 month contract, so were entertained by both .

Our cabin was the best I have ever had with plenty of storage and a larger than average shower . There were plug sockets for both European and American plugs plus a very useful USB port above the bed ,so do take a UK converter

Cabin Review

Excellent storage especially for 2 ladies sharing ,several drawers . Very good double shower with glass doors . Larger than average cabins on other ships . European and American plug sockets with useful usb socket above the bed

Port Reviews

Barbados

We embarked here having been transported by coach from the airport . Our luggage was taken at Gatwick and appeared very quickly outside our cabin late afternoon

Tortola

We decided to take a walk around the town which took us about 2 hours

St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Unfortunately we were unable to dock here due to excessive strong winds

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