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9 Nights Mediterranean
departing from Barcelona, Spain
Cruise Line Explora Journeys
Ship EXPLORA II
Departing Mon, 14 Apr 2025
Return Port Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Ports of Call Barcelona, Spain | Alicante, Spain | Ibiza, Spain | Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy | Marina Grande, Capri, Italy |...
Explora Journeys
Barcelona, Spain | Alicante, Spain | Ibiza, Spain | Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy | Marina Grande, Capri, Italy | Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Prices starting from
  • Inside
    Oceanview
    Balcony
    Suite
  • $7,862 NZD $873.51 NZD per day
Port charges, taxes, and fees included
Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Mon, 14 Apr 2025 Barcelona -- 7:00 pm
    Tue, 15 Apr 2025 Alicante 10:00 am 8:00 pm
    Wed, 16 Apr 2025 Ibiza 10:00 am 11:00 pm
    Thu, 17 Apr 2025 AT SEA -- --
    Fri, 18 Apr 2025 Sardinia/Cagliari 9:00 am 7:00 pm
    Sat, 19 Apr 2025 Tunis/La Goulette 8:00 am 6:00 pm
    Sun, 20 Apr 2025 AT SEA -- --
    Mon, 21 Apr 2025 Messina (Sicily) 8:00 am 7:00 pm
    Tue, 22 Apr 2025 Port of Naples 9:00 am 7:00 pm
    Wed, 23 Apr 2025 Rome (Civitavecchia) 7:00 am --
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Explora Journeys
General

An Ocean State of Mind

A state of mind that has helped create Explora Journeys.

A state of mind inspired by the blue waters of our seas and oceans.

Characterised by calm, unity, elegance and joy, that encourages inner and outer exploration and discovery.

One that appeals to our audience’s desire for mindful travel.

A state of mind that embodies a consciousness of how guests go, not just where they go.

This is what Explora Journeys will uniquely provide for our guests.


Ship
EXPLORA II
Overview

Immerse yourself in all of the detail behind the Explora Journeys ships, from design and architecture, to safety and technology features.

Exquisitely designed with the guest and relaxed, home-like comfort in mind - and in partnership with the world’s foremost superyacht and luxury hospitality designers - the innovative ship will seamlessly blend elegant Swiss precision with modern European craftsmanship and vibrant design.

With 461 oceanfront suites, penthouses and residences, guests will enjoy feeling closer to the sea and in port thanks to their floor-to-ceiling windows and personal private terrace. Suites will start at 35 sqm (377 sq ft) which makes them among the most spacious for the luxury cruise category.

Bars & Lounges

Crema Cafe

A thick luxurious layer of crema nods to the freshness of an espresso and aptly lends authenticity and sophistication to a café at the centre of life on board.

Inspired by modern European café culture, Crema Café has unpretentiously stylish interiors with comfortable lounge seating, featuring sophisticated reading material and art set against uninterrupted views of the sea. A place designed to meet, discuss, unwind, taste and indulge, where like-minded guests gather to mingle and converse.

Lobby Bar

A central gathering social bar and lounge, amongst high-end boutiques, provides the ideal spot to enjoy refreshments throughout the day and night.

Explora Lounge

Explora Lounge is a central meeting place bathed in natural bright light, where guests can watch the world sail by as they enjoy light meals, snacks, and traditional afternoon tea. Perfect for a quiet moment to read, work or sip a coffee, or simply admire the beautiful sea-facing views which instantly ease the mind into a calming space. 

Journey's Lounge

The most spacious onboard lounge features mixology specialists, enrichment activities and cabaret-style entertainment daily. This venue is designed to continuously evolve and transform throughout the day along with the ocean journey.

Malt Whisky Bar

Set within the Explora Lounge, Malt offers a refined tour of the global whiskey regions, including some of the rarest whiskies. Complete with a walk-in humidor, cigar expert and a dedicated outdoor cigar-smoking terrace.

Dining

Anthology

Anthology is defined as a collection of selected works of art or music reflecting the restaurant that acts as a culinary stage for guest chefs to curate menus showcasing global cuisines, along with unique wine pairings. 

Set in contemporary, refined elegance, with the opportunity to dine al fresco, lower light levels, and flawless service create an intimate yet elevated atmosphere.

Sakura

Named after the cherry blossom - the national flower of Japan - and symbolic of renewal and optimism, Sakura offers Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, and Malaysian flavours for a taste of Pan-Asian cuisine that is both authentic and energising.

The space takes inspiration from Japan’s rich cultural heritage of tradition and rituals blended with distinct Japanese design cues, to create an intimate and welcoming space.

Marble & Co. Grill

Inspired by the marbling found in only the finest beef, Marble & Co. serves exceptional cuts, personally sourced and sustainably farmed.

Taking subtle cues from the classic steakhouse, this European redefined experience is reflected through modern, understated yet sophisticated design with soft lighting and relaxed, attentive service.

Med Yacht Club

Inspired by sailings across crystal clear waters, the Med Yacht Club is influenced by sophisticated, beachside Mediterranean restaurants, embracing the varied cuisines of the region - infusing tastes and textures of Italy, Spain, Greece, France, and North Africa – while incorporating plant-based, vegetarian and wholesome ingredients.

Emporium Marketplace

Emporium Marketplace is an effortless all-day dining restaurant, bringing the global culinary talent and produce to the fore to offer diverse cuisines with a focus on quality produce, inspired by local destinations, and allowing guests total flexibility in what they choose to eat, and when.

Bathed in natural bright light, 18 separate cooking stations evolve throughout the day with cuisines representing every corner of the globe. Features include sushi, fresh seafood and a daily rotisserie offering grilled, roasted, and slow-cooked meats. Pasta is cooked to order, and freshly baked pizzas and bread are on offer as are home-made sandwiches. The charcuterie, fromagerie, boulangerie and patisserie stations enhance the experience. Fresh juices, smoothies and acai bowls are provided during breakfast.

Fil Rouge

A common red thread that unites international flavours with a French influence. Fil Rouge is a sophisticated and intimate restaurant, offering a global tasting tour of French-inspired international cuisine, where guests are encouraged to take their time to appreciate both the cuisine and the intimate ambience.

Spa & Fitness

The Spa

The Spa is where the pressures of daily life dissipate to insignificance amidst a sensory journey to the Ocean State of Mind. 

Fitness

A space that echoes the revitalizing power of the oceans. Each of the Ocean Wellness - Fitness spaces is designed to motivate guests helping them to lower stress levels, improve sleep quality and enjoy elevated energy.
Ship Facts
  • Year Built: 2023
  • Crew: 640
  • Length: 248m
  • Width: 32m
  • Tonnage: 63,900 grt
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • CO Cove Residence
  • CR Cocoon Residence
  • DP Deluxe Penthouse
  • GP Grand Penthouse
  • GT Ocean Grand Terrace Suite
  • OR Owner's Residence
  • OT1 Ocean Terrace Suite
  • OT2 Ocean Terrace Suite
  • OT3 Ocean Terrace Suite
  • OT4 Ocean Terrace Suite
  • PH Penthouse
  • PP Premier Penthouse
  • RR Retreat Residence
  • SR Serenity Residence
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Deck 14

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Destination
Mediterranean
History. It's everywhere you turn. Down narrow, cobble-stoned streets, atop rugged mountain cliffs just off the decks of your cruise ship. Escape all the pressures of civilization without missing out on any of its pleasures.

Your days ashore are invitations to adventure, education and the pure pleasure of seeing things you've only read about before. Visit castles, museums and galleries. Explore ancient cities through winding canals. From glorious gardens and gilded theaters to famous boulevards and fabled landmarks, you're in for a picture-perfect experience.
Ports of Call
Barcelona, Spain
City Barcelona

Barcelona is the cultural heartland of Spain, yet its first language is Catalan, the native tongue of the proudly independent Catalonia region. Stroll down the shady, tree-lined Ramblas between street musicians and elegant bistros. Then perhaps visit the venerable Gothic cathedral, Picasso Museum or enjoy the architectural genius of Antonio Gaudi's Church of the Holy Family.

Alicante, Spain
City Alicante

Ibiza, Spain
City Ibiza

...full of flea markets that are a shopper's paradise... great beaches, a zigzagging coastline, cliffs, and secluded bays. The nights on Ibiza are temperate in terms of degrees, but sizzling as far as the nightlife is concerned... Ibiza draws crowds of both conservative tourists and outrageously wild partiers.

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
City Cagliari

As Sardinia's capital, Cagliari is both a thriving modern city and a fine example of the varied history of this Italian island. Explore the Roman amphitheater, Spanish townhouses, and Pisan watchtowers. Antiquities from the native Nuraghi culture and from the Phoenician era onward are well-displayed in the National Archaeological Museum.

Marina Grande, Capri, Italy
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
City Civitavecchia

The port of Civitavecchia is the gateway to The Eternal City, where all roads lead. Mad traffic careens past monuments of the great civilizations of the past. You will want to see it all: the soaring inspiration of St. Peter's, the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel; the flow of life along the Spanish Steps, the Coliseum, the Via Veneto and Trevi Fountain. Be sure to leave time for la dolce vita in one of the piazzas.

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