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Marella Explorer Review

4.0 / 5.0
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218 reviews
7 Awards

Marella has upped its game

Review for Marella Explorer to the Western Mediterranean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020

Arriving in Tenerife after our flight from Manchester we embarked on Explorer. Our first impressions were good. Although the ship is around 25 years old, it is in good condition and has recently been refurbished. Happily, we were given a our first upgrade by TUI. As cruise veterans we have sailed with half a dozen cruise companies, large and small. So TUI , thanks for treat of a cabin upgrade.

A key feature of the refurbished ship is the electronic excursion booking system which does away with hoards of passengers waiting in line. A great feature, and time saver..

The cabin was kept tidy by our busy stewards. It was a decent size, that would suit most couples. It did have overhead beds for two, which we had to be careful not to bang our heads on getting out of bed.

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Frankly Agadir is not the most exciting place we have been too. A trip to the town is worth it if you have never been before. Agadir's saving grace is the long wide sandy beach.

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