Colourful Coasts

Marella Dream

Colourful Coasts Overview

Departs: 14 Dec 2018, 04 & 18 Jan, 01 & 15 Feb 2019

7 Nights Full Board

Flights available from Gatwick, Luton, Stansted, Exeter, Cardiff, Bristol, Bournemouth or Birmingham

What's included

Price Includes:

  • All meals
  • A varied and professional entertainment programme
  • Gratuities
  • Flights, cruise & airport to port transfers
  • Baggage Allowance

Ports of call

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife • Las Palmas, Gran Canaria • Santa Cruz de La Palma, La Palma • Funchal, Madeira • Agadir, Morocco • Arrecife, Lanzarote • Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife 

 

 

Day 1

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife

Santa Cruz is one of the Canary Islands’ biggest hitters. It shares its capital city title with Las Palmas, on the neighbouring island of Gran Canaria, and more than lives up to the role. In the space of just a few streets, the bustling port area melts into an inviting old town. A century-spanning mix of church towers and hotels peeks above the rooftops, and the whole town’s backed by the silhouette of a mountain range. You’ll find one of the Canary Islands’ most futuristic buildings by the harbour – the Auditorio de Tenerife, which looks like an edgier version of the Sydney Opera House. At the more historic end of the scale is the Basilica of Candelaria, which is dedicated to the patron saint of the Canary Islands. Further afield, you’ll find beaches hugging the south coast and the mighty Mount Teide rising up in the island’s centre.

Day 2

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Golden dunes drenched in year-round sunshine. Rugged mountains hiding pretty whitewashed villages. Bays and coves linked together like a magnificent sandy necklace. Nature’s been kind to Gran Canaria so little surprise it lures sun-worshippers back year after year.

Day 3

Santa Cruz de La Palma, La Palma

Mother Nature had a field day with La Palma. All rolling mountains, plunging valleys and sweet-smelling pine forests, the little island certainly isn’t short on breathtaking scenery. Things are just as good looking along the coast, where dramatic black-sand beaches give way to hidden coves. Another great thing about the island is its relaxed, laid-back vibe. It offers up a more authentic picture of the Canaries than its bigger neighbours – one of quaint whitewashed houses, grand colonial buildings and sleepy squares. It’s no wonder the locals call it La Isla Bonita – the beautiful island.

Day 4

Funchal, Madeira

Sweeter than wine, Madeira’s a fine excuse to binge on beautiful scenery to your heart’s content. Funchal is the island’s capital, a bewitching collection of cobbled streets, quaint museums and buzzing café and restaurant life.

Day 5

At Sea

 

 

Day 6

Agadir, Morocco 

Glittering sands that disappear into the distance. Souks brimming with sparkling trinkets. Medinas that ring with snake-charmers’ melodies. Morocco is a spice-scented corner of the world that thrills the senses. Sun-drenched Agadir is the country’s premier beach resort, with a 9km stretch of toe-tickling sands. It has all the appearance of a European resort but with an unmissable North African twist.

Day 7

Arrecife, Lanzarote

Its lunar landscape is legendary, its sun-soaked beaches loved worldwide, and its all-round postcard prettiness powerful enough to draw people back year after year. In fact, there’s not much to dislike about Lanzarote. Soaked in sunshine and dotted with whitewashed villages, it’s got a charm all of its own. 

Day 8

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife

Santa Cruz is one of the Canary Islands’ biggest hitters. It shares its capital city title with Las Palmas, on the neighbouring island of Gran Canaria, and more than lives up to the role. In the space of just a few streets, the bustling port area melts into an inviting old town. A century-spanning mix of church towers and hotels peeks above the rooftops, and the whole town’s backed by the silhouette of a mountain range. You’ll find one of the Canary Islands’ most futuristic buildings by the harbour – the Auditorio de Tenerife, which looks like an edgier version of the Sydney Opera House. At the more historic end of the scale is the Basilica of Candelaria, which is dedicated to the patron saint of the Canary Islands. Further afield, you’ll find beaches hugging the south coast and the mighty Mount Teide rising up in the island’s centre.

Welcome aboard Marella Dream

At a glance....

  • 4 restaurants
  • 6 bars
  • 3 lounges
  • Nightclub
  • Casino
  • 2 whirlpools
  • 2 swimming pools

Plenty of space and a brilliant selection of facilities - that's what you can expect on the Marella Dream.

This Platinum ship is well-known for its plush show lounge and fantastic West End-style entertainment, with performances and games geared up for the whole family.

Dining - waiter service

  • Orion Restaurant: Offering breakfast, lunch and six-course dinners, this stylish waiter service eatery has an open-seating policy so you can dine where and when you like.
  • The Grill: A posh take on surf'n'turf is the house speciality at The Grill, where steaks, seafood and fresh fish are cooked to order. A cover charge applies and onboard reservations are required.
  • Gala night: The weekly Captain's Gala Reception and Gala Dinner is an event worth dressing up for.

Dining - flexible options

  • Lido Restaurant: Help-yourself buffets. Plus there are themed nights twice a week.
  • Sirens Restaurant: Booths, tables for two and space for the whole family - Sirens offers the ideal setting for buffet breakfasts and lunches.
  • Terrace Grill: Lunchtime BBQs, pizzas and salads served in the sunshine.

Entertainment

  • Broadway Show Lounge: West End-style musicals and comedy from UK guest acts are staged in this two-storey show lounge.
  • Medusa Lounge: Live bands, game shows and spotlight cabaret take to the floor here.
  • The Water's Edge: This venue is home to late night themed discos and the dance floor.
  • Argo Lounge: Live classical music sets a relaxing scene in this laid-back venue.
  • Casino: Roulette, blackjack and slot machines are just a taste of what's in store in the casino.

Bars and lounges

  • Lido/Pool Bars: For al fresco drinks, head to one of these poolside bars.
  • Medusa Bar: This window-lined bar is the best spot for watching the world go by.
  • Delo Bar: Drinks are served shaken and stirred in the ship's classy cocktail bar.
  • Ocean Bar: Set in the centre of the ship, this is the ideal place to meet your friends for pre-dinner tipples.

Other activities

  • Sports Deck: Courts kitted out for basketball, tennis, volleyball, and 5-a-side football.
  • Beauty Salon: Treat yourself to a new hairstyle, a revitalising facial or a muscle-melting massage.
  • Fitness Centre: A well-equipped gym complete with free weights, state-of-the-art machines and space for aerobics.
  • Other: Onboard extras come in the shape of Marella Kids' Club, library with internet access, card room and shops.

Amenities

4 restaurants, 6 bars, 3 lounges, nightclub, casino, 2 whirlpools, 2 swimming pools, card room, beauty salon, boutiques, health club, sports deck, Thomson Kids' Club, sauna, library, medical centre, internet access, air-conditioned throughout, stabilised, worldwide satellite telephone, telex and fax.

Vital Statistics

Tonnage 54,763 GRT
Length 243 m
Beam (width) 30 m
Speed 19 knots
Decks 12
Lifts 7
Cabins 753
Cruise passengers 1506
Crew and staff 600
Electrical current 110v/220v
Registry Malta