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Asia and Far East Cruise Deals with £100 Discount Code

Have you ever fancied spending your Christmas break, feeling the sand between your toes on a beach in Thailand? Or sipping a Singapore Sling in the Long Bar at the famous Raffles Hotel? These are a few destinations you can visit on one of the Far East and Asia Cruises onboard Marella Discovery. Enter discount code ASIA100 at checkout. Offer ends Monday 15th April at Midnight GMT. Read on for more information on the ship and destinations. Otherwise you can go straight to the website and start browsing here.

Flavia Gray holding a Singapore Sling in the Long Bar at Raffles Hotel, Singapore
The Long Bar at Raffles Hotel, Singapore – 2010

The Ship

The ship offers plenty to do onboard, with a selection of great restaurants and bars; a casino; a giant poolside movie screen; fitness, sport and spa facilities and more. The three deck high atrium is the centrepiece of this magnificent ship, with glass elevators and floor to ceiling windows.

The grand atrium onboard Marella Discovery
Image Credit: Marella Cruises – Grand Atrium, Marella Discovery

Dining and Bars

Guests can choose from seven dining options.  The main restaurant is spread over two storeys with two speciality restaurants located on the top floor.

Marella Discovery Main Dining Room
Image: Marella Cruises – Main Dining Room, Marella Discovery

Surf & Turf Steakhouse is a meat lover’s paradise. It’s also the place to enjoy lobster tails and other meaty dishes. If you are travelling with vegetarians, there is plenty on the menu for them too.

Steak and Lobster served onboard Marella Discovery
Image: Marella Cruises – Surf and Turf, Marella Discovery

The Glass House offers deli-style light snacks and freshly-squeezed juices. In the evening, the venue becomes a casual restaurant with a tapas-style menu. You can even try your hand at cooking your own steaks on hot stones.

Marella Discovery Al Fresco Dining
Image: Marella Cruises – Al Fresco Dining, Marella Discovery

The onboard Sushi Bar serves everyones favourites. Spicy tuna rolls, salmon sashimi and seabass nigiri are on the menu. They also serve Asian beers such as Tiger, Cobra and Singha.

Sushi Bar - Marella Discovery
Image: Marella Cruises – Sushi Bar – Marella Discovery

Wellbeing

There are two pools onboard. One outdoor pool with two large hot tubs, and an indoor one.

Marella Discovery Pool Deck
Image: Marella Cruises – The Pool Deck, Marella Discovery
The indoor pool onboard Marella Discovery
Image: Marella Cruises – The all-weather pool, Marella Discovery

The Ocean Spa and Beauty Salon offer a wide range of treatments and services.

The Ocean Spa and Beauty Centre onboard Marella Discovery
Image: Marella Cruises – Ocean Spa and Beauty Centre, Marella Discovery

Entertainment

Enjoy high energy entertainment in the 800-plus capacity Broadway Show Lounge. With 11 different shows, you can see something different every night.

Broadway Lounge stage show onboard Marella Discovery
Image: Marella Cruises – Broadway Lounge, Marella Discovery

Special Offer

This weekend, Marella Cruises are offering £100 Discount for Asia and Far East Cruises on Marella Discovery departing between 1st November 2019 and 30th April 2020. Simply enter the discount code ASIA100 at checkout, or let your travel agent know at time of booking. You will have to be quick though, this offer expires on Monday. Search the deals here

Destination Highlights

These culturally rich, adult only cruises are the perfect way to tick off your bucket list. Here are some of the amazing places you can visit.

Muscat, Oman

One of the world’s largest mosques, the Grand Mosque can be found in Muscat.  Pay a visit to Barkha Fish Market, where locals haggle for the catch of the day. Take one of the shore excursions to Al Thowarah hot springs and the Nakhl Fort, an enormous castle that sits on a rocky outcrop surrounded by palm trees.

Muscat, Oman.

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Bangkok, Thailand

Ornate temples and delicious Thai cuisine are the order of the day in the city of Bangkok. Head to Chinatown for an abundance of both. A huge reclining statue of Buddha is a must see at the Wat Pho Temple as well as the vibrant colours and fragrances at the flower market.

What Pho Temple Bangkok
Image: Marella Cruises – Wat Pho Temple, Bangkok.
Street Food Boats in Bangkok
Floating Food Stalls in Bangkok

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Langkawi, Malaysia

Anchored off the west coast of Malaysia, in the Andaman Sea, this laidback town has an element of paradise.

Stunning views Langkawi’s most popular attraction is the mountain-top cable car. This is accessed at the entertainment and shopping complex, Oriental Village which has been themed like a local settlement. For those who prefer to keep to stay grounded, there is the Rice Garden Museum which gives an interesting look at the history and tools used for rice farming.

View from Langkawi Cable Car
Image: Marella Cruises – Langkawi Cable Car

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Colombo, Sri Lanka

The busy streets of Colombo are a fusion of classic architecture and modern skyscrapers. The city is home to many Colonial buildings such as the Town Hall and the Old Parliament, as well as tranquil temples and gardens.

 

Deities in Colombo Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Cochin, India

Experience the hustle and bustle of one of the largest ports in India. Visit St Francis Church, the  first European church in India and see wall-sized Hindu murals at the Dutch Palace.

For a more serene experience, take a tour to Alleppey, known as the “Venice of the East”. Take a boat ride along serene waterways lined with palm groves and paddy fields.

Alleppey, near Cochin, also known as the "Venice of the East"
Image: Marella Cruises – Alleppey, near Cochin, also known as the “Venice of the East”

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Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui is most famous for it’s picture perfect beaches, and has the most beaches out of all the Islands in Thailand. Relax on Chaweng Beach, the island’s longest belt of sand lined with coconut trees. A real tropical paradise.

The explorer types will have plenty to discover with Koh Samui’s abundance of temples. The Big Buddha Temple has its own island and is connected to Koh Samui via a causeway. For far reaching seaviews, climb the hundreds of steps where the huge, golden Buddha statue sits.

Koh Samui Beach
Image: Marella Cruises – Koh Samui
The Big Buddha Koh Samui
Image: Marella Cruises – The Big Buddha Temple, Koh Samui

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Whether it’s sightseeing, shopping or culture, you will find an abundance of it in Dubai. Visit the iconic Burj Khalifa, which stands at 828 metres tall. From the observation deck of the World’s tallest tower, the sights are breathtaking.  If it’s shopping you like then try haggling for gold at one of the traditional Souk’s, or take a trip to the Dubai Mall.

Dubai Palace
Image: Marella Cruises – Dubai Palace
Dubai Skyline
Image: Marella Cruises – Dubai Skyline

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Singapore

From the colourful streets, temples and markets of Little India to the famous Raffles Hotel in the Colonial District, Singapore has a lot to offer.

Talk a walk around the Gardens by the Bay nature gardens. The incredible floral displays and supertrees are a must see.

Singapore's Landmarks
Image: Marella Cruises – Singapore’s famous landmarks
Ornate Dome of Sri Mariamman Temple, Chinatown, Singapore
Image: Marella Cruises – Sri Mariamman Temple, Chinatown, Singapore

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Terms and Conditions

USE CODE ASIA100 TO SAVE £100

£100 off per booking: Offer valid on Marella Discovery sailings from 1st November 2019 – 30th April 2020. No minimum spend applies. Use discount code ASIA100 on the booking page of our website or tell your holiday travel advisor if booking in a TUI holiday store. For bookings made via your local travel agent, save £100 off per booking using discount code ASIA100. Offer is not valid on cabin only bookings. Offer must be selected at time of booking and applies to new bookings only, is subject to availability and may be withdrawn without prior notice. The code is not combinable with any other offer. Please see www.tui.co.uk/cruise or the relevant brochure for full booking terms and conditions that apply. Some of the flights and flight-inclusive holidays are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services. Our website and/or brochure will provide you with information on the protection that applies in the case of each holiday and travel service offered before you make your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all the parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking conditions for information, or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.caa.co.uk. Marella Cruises is a trading name of TUI UK Limited, a member of TUI Group. Registered Office: Wigmore House, Wigmore Lane, Luton, LU2 9TN. Registered in England No: 2830117. ATOL No: 2524. ABTA No: V5126.

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1 comment

  1. Hi Flavia This cruise is ideal for anyone wanting to try an eastern trip for the first time . The places they will see are very extensive indeed and will give them a great insight into the culture of this part of the world .
    Also they will be on a wonderful ship with an amazing range of choices from eating to entertainments and also being able to just relax if they wish.
    Thank you for a fantastic blog full of useful information and good advice well done .

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