Marella Cruises has announced it will homeport Marella Discovery 2 out of Limassol, Cyprus from 7th May 2025 for a series of summer sailings.
The cruise line will be returning to the Cypriot port for the first time since winter 2017, with the summer 2025 itineraries on sale to customers from 9th November 2023.
The new homeport will offer sailings on two itineraries; Aegean Gems, which calls at Kusadasi (for Ephesus), Turkey; Mykonos Town*, Mykonos; Piraeus (for Athens), Greece; Souda (for Chania), Crete and Rhodes Town, Rhodes.
The Grecian Discovery itinerary will visit Turkey and Greek destinations including Piraeus (for Athens), Santorini, Crete and Rhodes.
In addition, Marella Cruises will be offering guests ten Cruise & Stay destinations across all seasons, with more than 200 hotels to choose from in Palma, Corfu, Dubrovnik, and Cyprus.
The Cruise & Stay programme is a combined package holiday, with the chance to experience life at sea along with a stay at a hotel, which can be tagged on either before or after a cruise.
Chris Hackney, Managing Director of Cruise for TUI UK & I said: “We’re excited to be launching our summer 2025 itineraries and basing Marella Discovery 2 out of Limassol.
“We are always looking for new ways to improve and adapt our customer offering, whether that’s through new destinations, itineraries, or ships.
“Guests will be able to explore a wide range of ports and destinations, as well as the opportunity to take advantage of Marella’s Cruise & Stay programme, by enjoying a stay at one of TUI’s hotels pre- or post- cruise.”
Marella Cruises’ newest ship to the fleet, Marella Voyager which launched in June 2023 will continue to sail from Palma, Mallorca on four itineraries; Magic of Spain, Treasures of the Mediterranean; Mediterranean Secrets and Mediterranean Medley.
Limassol, Cyprus summer 2025 itineraries available to book from 9th November 2023:
Marella Cruises offers 7-night cruises on board Marella Discovery 2 on the Grecian Discovery itinerary, departing on 14 May 2025 from £1,501 per person.
This price includes return flights from UK airports, and is based on two adults sharing a deck 2/3 inside cabin on an all-inclusive basis, all tips and charges, 20kg luggage allowance and transfers.
Marella Cruises offers 7-night cruises on board Marella Discovery 2 on the Aegean Gems itinerary, departing on 22 October 2025 from £1,531 per person.
This price includes return flights from UK airports and is based on two adults sharing a deck 2/3 inside cabin on an all-inclusive basis, all tips and charges, 20kg luggage allowance and transfers.
For more information or to book, visit www.tui.co.uk/cruise
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