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Marella Explorer 2 Cruise Review to Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Marella Explorer 2

Venetian Vistas followed by Greek Mystique

Sail date: June 26, 2019

Ship: Marella Explorer 2

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 1235

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Explorer 2 was lovely. I’d go back tomorrow if I could.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Restaurants great, especially Surf & Turf

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Watched some but didn’t join in.


5 out of 5
All very good indeed.

Children's Programs

Adults only cruise

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Exemplary served on board from all staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Always someone cleaning. Ship layout good.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good size, clean, comfortable, very good storage.

Ship tip

Get a balcony, lovely retreat from the pool.

Ports of call

Naples, Italy Did not visit port

Embarkation only.


4 out of 5
Did the Barcelona excursion.


4 out of 5
Toulon typically French, lovely.


3 out of 5
Sunday and a public holiday. Virtually nothing open.

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

4 out of 5
Went to Rome on an excursion. Bonkers!


4 out of 5
Very hot, but lovely destination.

Messina, Sicily Did not visit port

Not on the schedule

Dubrovnik, Croatia Did not visit port

Not on the schedule.

Venice, Italy Did not visit port

Not on the schedule.

Split, Croatia Did not visit port

Not on the schedule.


4 out of 5
Ok. Sad to leave the ship.
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