Tropical Delights Cruise
About the hotel
Explore some of the most incredible destinations in the Caribbean, from the gorgeous vistas of Aurba to the exhilarating experiences at Curacao Island. Meet tropical wildlife and gaze upon natural wonders as you embark on your 8-day journey, either as you step off the cruise ship, or from your very own balcony, should you chose to have one. During your time on the ship, indulge in spa treatments, energy-infused bars and sumptuous dining between mini golf, console games, family entertainment and more. Whether you're travelling as a single passenger or a family of up to 5, this cruise ship caters for all.
Take a look at the itinerary
- Stop off at destinations like no other, including Curacao Island
- Enjoy sophisticated dining as you overlook the ocean
- Have fun as a family with mini golf, games and more
At a glance
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 - Oranjestad, Aruba
Explore the depths of De palm Island's waters on your third day, in the private reef that homes an abundance of exotic sea life. You can also uncover the castle-like ruins of the Burshiribana Gold mill. The Medieval-looking Gold Mill was at the centre of Aruba’s 19th-century gold rush.
Day 4 - Willemstad, Curacao Island
Trolley train tours, Ostrich Parks and guided jet-skiing are just a few examples of the broad range of experiences here. Get to know the island through weird and wonderful activities.
Day 5 - Kralendijk, Bonaire
A tuk tuk tour will take you around the historical sites of Bonaire if you so wish it. The eerie 19th prisoner of war camp is just one of the things to discover from the destination's past
Day 6 - St George's, Grenada
Here, the astonishing Annadale Falls wait and make the ideal spot to take a dip and cool down. When it's time to dy off, the Grand Anse Beach is the ideal sunny spot with it's white sands and turquoise waters, but not before getting involved with the first-class water sports.
Day 7 - Castries, St Lucia
Combine scuba diving and snorkelling in a 'snuba' experience if you can't quite choose between the two or, if you'd prefer to stay dry, explore the amazing authentic crafts and hidden treasures in the Castries market before finding stunning bird's eye views of St Lucia's rainforests at the Treetop Adventure Park from a series of zip lines and look-outs.
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
Whether you want to maintain our daily routine, or disconnect and indulge during your journey, the Marella Discovery has got you covered.
Oceans Spa & Beauty Salon
Manicures and hair styling are both on offer at the beauty salon, prepping you for the weekly dress to impress night. You can also spoil yourself in the spa, where treatment cabins allow you to indulge in massages and facials.
An alternative way to work up a sweat is at the gym as you overlook the vast sea, or in the sauna.
The nine-hole mini golf green offers wide-screen sea views and fun for all ages.
Work as a team in this real-life room escape game to find clues and solve puzzles before your time is up.
Younger guests can enjoy the company of fellow junior holidaymakers in the Kid’s Club as they take part in arts and crafts, movie nights, games and more.
All cabins include en suite bathroom and comfortable accommodation and cater for all holidaymakers, from solo travellers to families of 5.
The Single Cabins are ideal for solo travellers. Choose from an inside cabin or an outside cabin with a sitting area when travelling alone or just having a room to yourself when travelling with friends.
These cabins come in at around 16m2. 2 single beds fit in this space and can be joined to great a queen-size. Four-berth cabins are also available with the addition of extra fold-down beds.
All including a porthole or picture window, these 17m2 cabins include 2 single beds, combinable to become a queen-sized bed and a sitting area with sofa. Three and four-berth cabins are also available with upper berths for additional sleeping space.
Measuring 17m2, these cabins 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. Downsize to a 16m2 cabin and receive an even bigger balcony.
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.
- 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
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
From seabass Nigiri to salmon sashimi, the onboard Sushi Bar pairs your favourites with beers from all over Asia.
- Additional charge
- Reservation required
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.
From high energy shows to laid-back entertainment, the Marella Discovery has something to keep every type of holidaymaker entertained.
Broadway Show Lounge
With the capacity to rival a Broadway theatre, the Broadway Show Lounge has brand new shows to offer and with waiter service provided, you won’t need to worry about missing a thing.
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.
The perfect base during your cruise, Venua offers high-tech evening entertainment and the chance to mingle with fellow holidaymakers. Take advantage of the laid-back entertainment whilst sipping drinks at the bar 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, as you nibble popcorn, sipping hot chocolate as you partake of a Marella Cruises first and experience the thrill of an open-air cinema under the stars.
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.
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.
Garb a seat at this stylish venue and sip on your favourite tipple with perfect views of the entertainment in the atrium.
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.