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Magellan – The naming Ceremony.

Once again I find myself in a privileged position having attending the naming ceremony of Cruise & Maritimes new flag ship “Magellan”.


It’s nice to welcome a new small ship into the world of travel. Magellan is a mere 46,000 tonnes and will carry (when full) 1250 passengers. Another strong point for Cruise & Maritime is the fact that they have decided to make the ship ADULT ONLY, which I think is a real asset to the whole holiday experience. I found the ship to be of a super standard throughout. Definitely great for a British audience and working alongside a product that offers clients a fantastic value for money product.

The restaurants were spacious and very well designed all very light and airy. The food in both the buffet restaurants and in the evening for waiter service were fab. A huge choice and of a good standard.
The cabins are large in comparison to many of the modern day cruise liners but many of the cabins are laid out as twins bedded and cannot be made into doubles so please check that this is what you want when booking. In the lower grade cabins the walls are very thin.


The lounges, casino and theatre all offer great entertainment facilities

The sun deck offers a good space for all. A nice pool area, with plenty of areas with nice chairs to enjoy the sun

I would recommend this cruise to those of you looking for exceptional value for money, whom enjoy the British feel to your holiday and to those who are not wanting too much glitz and glam! Don’t be fooled by what I have written, Magellan is a lovely cruise ship and will certainly provide you with a great cruise experience



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