Curving around a majestic caldera, Santorini is one of the prettiest of the Greek Isles. Hop on the tender boat ashore, where the cable car will whisk you up to the cliff-top village of Thira with its quaint streets filled with restaurants, bars, and shops. Pay a visit to the cave houses at the beautiful village of Oia before heading down the steps to Amoudi Bay to feast on fresh seafood. Taste the unique beers at the Donkey Brewery close to the black pebbled sands of Kamari Beach. Explore the island's history at the Akrotiri archaeological site or admire the dramatic coastline by catamaran.
The Port of Rhodes sits on the northern edge of Rhodes Island — 12 miles off the coast of Turkey. With just a short walk you’ll reach the Citadel of Rhodes and its various boutiques, cafes and souvenir shops. Immerse yourself further in Rhodes’ fascinating history and visit the Palace of the Grand Masters. You can take a short 50-minute taxi ride to Lindos and witness the breathtaking Acropolis of Lindos. There are also an abundance of beaches on Rhodes to chill out and relax.
Mykonos sits in the Aegean Sea with traditional white-washed houses and bright-blue waters. Wander the twisting narrow lanes, which were originally designed to confuse pirate invaders, and discover quaint shops and boutiques. Visit stylish beach bars, modern restaurants and see the iconic 16th-century Venetian windmills which overlook Mykonos town — the island's capital.
Chania is a thriving city with beautiful Venetian buildings. Located on the north coast of Crete, the city is picturesque and it main attractions are situated close to the harbour. Explore the waterfront and stroll along the harbour wall to be greeted by the iconic Venetian Lighthouse. Discover the ancient buildings and admire the Venetian and Turkish architecture. Take a walk down the narrow shopping streets to soak up the local culture, or dine in one of the many waterfront restaurants and cafes to taste the flavours of the local cuisine. Head to the Naval Museum where you can gain insight into Crete's maritime history.
The sleepy fishing port of Katakolon sits on the west coast of the Peloponnese, close to Pyrgos. The port is gateway to one of Greece's most famous landmarks - Olympia. Visit the ancient ruins of the Olympic Stadium where the sacred flame is lit each Olympic year. Pay a visit to the remains of the 7th-century BC Temple of Hera and the Temple of Zeus. Admire the classical, Roman and Greek treasures at the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Pay a visit to the Mercouri Estate Winery to enjoy a wine tour and taste the wine.
Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
£100pp deposit followed by 20 monthly direct debit payments of £89pp
Add 3 nights in Corfu for £7pp
While in Santorini pay a visit to the cave houses at the beautiful village of Oia before heading down the steps to Amoudi Bay to feast on fresh seafood
Immerse yourself further in Rhodes’ fascinating history and visit the Palace of the Grand Masters
Relax along the popular waterfront or join in the lively evening entertainment of Mykonos, Greece
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Part of the TUI fleet, the Marella Explorer cruise ship promises an array of state-of-the-art facilities. This includes 10 restaurants and 10 bars, as well as an indoor cinema and a Sport & Family Deck. You can expect fleet favourites like Snack Shack and Kora La, plus brand new spaces like Indigo – a swanky bar, club, and casino.
Food & Drink
Marella Explorer’s dining scene is worth shouting about. On top of a load of new waiter service restaurants and an around-the-world buffet, you’ve got speciality places like Surf & Turf, Umi Sushi, and fine dining restaurant The Dining Club.
The entertainment onboard Marella Explorer doesn't disappoint. Not only does it have the biggest ever Broadway Show Lounge, it also boasts the flash, Indigo bar, club and casino. Alternatively, you can listen to live music in The Lounge - a stylish space with a bright-pink piano and colour-changing bar.
Health & Fitness
For when you need to step away from the glitz and glamour of the bars and restaurants, the Marella Explorer welcomes you to embrace the wellness facilities on offer. Far from the hustle and bustle, stress, and everyday, guests are encouraged to disable the body and mind to relax and re-energise in the spa areas.
For those who wish to keep active, there are a wide variety of sporting activities and classes taking place either in a group or with a personal trainer that are sure to get the blood pumping.
Kids & Teens
Marella Cruises have worked on every last detail when it comes to getting the kids onboard. That means family-sized and interconnecting cabins, buffet lunches featuring favourites like pizza and spaghetti bolognese, and a great mix of activities.
Enjoy table tennis and football tournaments, fun quizzes, and early evening shows during sea days. And when the ship is in port, children up to the age of 12 get discounted rates on some of their exciting shore excursions.
Every ship has a free Kids’ Club, too. So mum and dad can have time together while the little ones fill their days with treasure hunts, face-painting, and stories.
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