About the hotel

Tour the breath-taking and culture-rich Paradise Islands from Bridgetown, Barbados and back again on an extensive 915-cabin cruise ship. Take a dip in the pool, try your luck in the casino and wind down at the tranquil Spa & Beauty Salon between visits to Antigua, Barbados, St Vincent and more. With countless entertainment and facilities available on-board, you'll never fall short of things to do as you await your next destination. Accommodation options include inside and outside cabins, balcony cabins and single cabins for solo travellers.

Take a look at the itinerary

  • Visit Antigua, Barbados, The Grenadines and more favourites among holidaymakers
  • Be pampered at the tranquil Spa & Beauty Salon with treatments from rejuvenating facials to glam up-do's
  • Enjoy accommodation from Family to Single cabins

At a glance
Paradise Islands Cruise location
Family Friendly

Day 1 - Bridgetown, Barbados

Pass through the idyllic underground caverns at Harrison's Cave, encounter once-endangered Hawksbill turtles with diving and Submarine tours or just kick back on the gorgeous sands of Carlisle Beach.

Day 2 - At Sea

Take advantage of the on-board facilities and culinary options.

Day 3 - Philipsburg, St Maarten

Despite being one half Dutch and one half French, this island is as Caribbean as it gets. Discover the ins and outs of this unique location with an island tour before an afternoon at the beach and a trip to Butterfly Farm & Marigot.

Day 4 - Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Enjoy a drive through Road Town, the island capital, before arriving at Stage Mountain National Park where striking panoramas of the area surrounding the British Virgin Islands' highest point await. Pastel-coloured houses and emerald backdrops decorate the expanse of Pusser's Landing's harbour. Visit the shops, sample the food and submerge yourself into the island culture.

Day 5 - Basseterre, St Kitts

Jump aboard the St Kitts Scenic Railway for unmatched views of the vibrant fields and forests on the double-decker train, previously used to transport sugar canes. After exploring the scenic routes of St Kitts, join the 'Best of' tour for a journey through Basseterre, the island capital, home to the National Museum and Independence Square. After being familiarised with St Kitts’ chaotic past, you'll be lead to the coast there Brimstone Hill Fortress sits, before visiting the 18th-century estate, Romney Tower, spread over 8 acres and home to artist Caribelle Batik.

Day 6 - St John's, Antigua

Join the whistle-stop ‘Highlights of Antigua’ tour and discover the destination's colonial past or cruise from the coast with catamarans and a lobster lunch. Between explorations, wind down with a beverage on the soft-sand beach.

Day 7 - Kingstown, St Vincent

Discover a quiet haven of untouched beaches and forests that stretch for miles as they tumble across cobbled towns and dormant volcanoes. Set off in search of the island's multi-coloured national bird, the St Vincent Parrot or follow in the footsteps of stars as you explore the filming location of one of the Pirates of the Caribbean films.

Day 8 - Bridgetown, Barbados

For the ultimate face-to-face turtle experience on your final day, take a motorised boat transfer to a sheltered bay where sociable sea life awaits. Hawksbill and green turtles reside peacefully in the clear waters after overcoming endangerment. Bring your incredible trip to a close with a 'best of Barbados' tour, where you're shown the ins and outs of the destination’s finest offerings.

Itinerary is subject to change

From Kids’ Clubs to Casinos, the Marella Discovery has enough facilities to keep everyone happy.

Spa & Beauty Salon

Pamper yourself with a range of treatments including heavenly facials and relaxing massages before visiting the beauty salon for a manicure and some hair TLC.

Oceans Gym

Work up a sweat at the gym as you overlook the vast sea.

Movies by Moonlight

Snuggle under warm blankets, nibbling popcorn and sipping hot chocolate as you partake of a Marella Cruises first and experience the thrill of an open-air cinema under the stars.

Mini Golf

The Sports & Family Deck offers opportunities to practice your put with a mini golf course.

Kid's Club

Younger guests can enjoy the company of fellow junior holidaymakers in the colourful Kid’s Club whilst partaking of a range of exciting activites including a trip up to the bridge to say hello to the captain.


Designed specially for teens this hangout spot is conveniently located by the games area and even features a karaoke booth where teens can record their own CD.


Containing games consules for adults and children, this fun, interactive space is perfect for all ages.

Splash Live

An interactive show like no other, this high energy performance includes songs and games perfect for little ones.

The Wall

Scale the heights of an onboard rock-climbing wall for a birds-eye view of the ship and ocean.

Breakout Challenge

Work as a team to find clues and solve puzzles in this real-life escape room challenge.


All complete with en-suite bathrooms and comfortable accommodation, the cabins on the ship cater for all holidaymakers, from solo travellers to families of 5.

Inside Cabin

2 single beds fit in this 16m2 space and can be joined to great a queen-size. Four-berth cabins are also available with the addition of extra fold-down beds.

Outside Cabin

All including a porthole or picture window, these 17m2 cabins include 2 single beds, combinable to become a queen-sized bed. Three and four-berth cabins are also available with the addition of extra fold-down beds.

Balcony Cabin

Choose between a 16m2 cabin with a large balcony, and a slightly more spacious 17m2 cabin with a smaller balcony. Both kinds of cabin, located on decks 9, 10 & 12, offer twin beds that can be pushed together for a queen, and charming views from your furnished private balcony. Three-berth cabins get a sofa bed, too.

Single Cabin

The Single Cabins are ideal for solo travellers. Choose from an inside or outside cabin when travelling alone or just having a room to yourself when travelling with friends.

Deluxe Cabin

Located on desks 7 & 8, Deluxe Cabins feature floor-to-ceiling windows and twin beds that convert into a queen-sized double bed. Extra space includes a sitting area with sofa bed and an en-suite WC with shower.

Deluxe Balcony Cabin

Featuring all of the added luxuries of a Deluxe Cabin, Deluxe Balcony Cabins also boast a balcony, perfect for taking in some of that fresh sea air, and the sea views that go along with it.

Executive Suite Cabin with Balcony & Premier Service

The five Executive Suites on Deck 8 accommodate up to 4 people and come equipped with a seperate living area with queen-sized sofa bed. The queen-sized bed provides ample space alongside an en-suite with WC, shower and bath and a private balcony with glass doors meaning you never miss a second of the fantastic sea views.

  • Premier Service included

Family Junior Suite Cabin with Balcony & Premier Service

Sleeping up to 6 people, Family Cabins come equipped with one bedroom with twin beds, a living area with double sofa bed and twin beds that convert to a queen-sized double bed if needed. Ideal for a spacious family retreat between explorations of the ship and island stop-offs, Family Junior Suite Cabins feature a well-furnished balcony allowing guests to overlook the dazzling waters during journeys.

  • Premier Service included

Family Suite Cabin with Balcony & Premier Service

Sleeping up to 7 people, Family Suite Cabin's with Balcony have two separate rooms for added space, one with twin beds that convert to a queen-sized double bed if needed and another with a fold-down bed. A living area with double sofa bed add extra sleeping options with a balcony perfect for soaking in some sea views.

  • Premier Service included

Grand Suite Cabin with Balcony & Premier Service

With twin beds that convert to a queen-sized double bed, these Suite Cabins boast elegant design and a convenient sitting area with sofa-bed. the bathroom features a WC and shower over the bath and the balcony allows for extra space to spread out.

Royal Suite Cabin with Balcony & Premier Service

Enjoy the comforts of the most luxurious cabin on the ship as you lounge in a separate living room with sofa bed or step into the bedroom featuring a king-sized bed. Elegant extras include a baby grand piano and a whirlpool bath for extra glamour. Glass doors leading on to the balcony allow for an abundance of natural light with the added extras of premier service making the ultimate onboard experience.

Premier Service

  • Express check-in, subject to availability
  • Priority luggage delivery
  • Free pressing service - up to 3 items in the first 24 hours on-board
  • Free continental breakfast in bed - 1 per week


From sizzling steaks to spicy tuna rolls, the Marella Discovery has something for every palate.


Indulge your taste-buds as you enjoy endless buffet spreads and show-cooking stations offering everything from omelettes to carvery roasts. Those on the go can also grab quick snacks in between meals for the ultimate convenience.

Surf & Turf Steakhouse

Meat lovers will struggle to pull themselves away from this steakhouse. Pork chops, lobster, grilled chicken and 28-day-aged steaks are just some of the superior dishes in this restaurant, appropriately decorated with leather and chopping board artwork. Vegetarians will also find something to suit their palate with a range of dishes to choose from.

  • Cover charge applies

Kora La

The ship's signature pan-Asian speciality restaurant certainly doesn't dissapoint as guest sample dishes created by renowned chef Ian Pengelley including the legendary duck and watermelon salad.

  • Cover charge applies
  • Reservation required

Sushi Bar

From seabass Nigiri to salmon sashimi, the onboard Sushi Bar pairs your favourites with beers from all over Asia.

  • Additional charge
  • Reservation required

Snack Shack

Grab ‘n’ go breakfasts, snacks and lunches are served at the food stalls and beach huts in this eatery with a selection of on the move delights.

The Glass House

Daeling in deli-style light bites during the day, by night, The Glass House offers you the chance to prepare your own steak on sizzling hot stones for an additional surcharge or sample delights from a tapas-style menu.


A mammoth, stylish venue, 47° pays homage to its location in a wash of colours inspired by the sea and sand and floor-to-ceiling windows making the most of the sea views. Climb the stairs leading upwards and you will find yourself in the trendy Gallery 47°, an Italian restaurant offering mouth-watering delights in a laid-back atmosphere adorned with the colours of the sunset.

Live Room

Spacious and modern, the Marella Discovery's flagship watering hole is the perfect place to sample the biggest selection of on-tap beers as the atmosphere builds pace from the sounds of the signature yellow piano to dance floor classics.

Broadway Show Lounge

This show lounge has a capacity to rival a Broadway theatre, seating up to 1,000 people. With brand new shows to offer and a waiter service, you won’t need to worry about missing a thing.

Live Casino

Feeling lucky? Visit the Live Casino and try your luck at the blackjack table or brush up on your skills with lessons from the croupiers.

Bar Eleven

Located on deck 11, Bar Eleven boasts some of the best views on the ship channeling contemporary cocktail bar by evening before transforming into a late-night disco ready for you to dance the night away.


Offering a standout bar and high-tech evening entertainment, Venue is the perfect base during your cruise. Mingle with fellow holidaymakers and take advantage of the laid-back entertainment or jump right in with family-focused game shows and the made-for-children Splash! Live interactive shows taking place throughout the high season.

Movies by Moonlight

Snuggle under warm blankets, nibbling popcorn and sipping hot chocolate as you partake of a Marella Cruises first and experience the thrill of an open-air cinema under the stars.

Gamer Zone

Located beside Hideout and fully stocked with a variety of consoles, the aptly named Gamer Zone offers endless entertainment for all ages.

From candy-coloured towns to swimming with stingrays in the Cayman Islands, Marella cruises take you on a tour of the some of the world's most captivating sights, all from the comfort of a luxuriously equipped cruise liner. Scale to new heights with onboard rock climbing walls or tantalise your taste buds with mouth-watering dining before retiring to comfortable accommodation ready for the next day’s adventures. Marella Cruises let you do it all and more.

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