Explora Morocco

October 4, 2024 hosted by M&K, for 21 nights. Departing Barcelona for Tangier and Casablanca (overnight for 2 days), Gibraltar and much more! Explora Journeys is the floating 5 star hotel concept that is very inclusive and offers an elevated experience. Find out more on this video:

Itinerary (21 Nights)

October 4th, 2024: Two Pre-nights in Barcelona that includes airport to hotel transfers, your hotel, an Outlander welcome dinner, insider tour, and transfer to the ship on the 6th.

Depart on the Explora II, October 6th – 25th, visit Barcelona, Malaga, Ibiza, (Spain), Gibraltar, Lisbon, Portimao (Portugal), Tangier, 2 days in Casablanca (Morocco), Cadiz, Marbella, Motril, and Barcelona (Spain).

Step into a world of unparalleled luxury and cultural richness with our 21-night Mediterranean voyage, beginning with an enchanting pre-night stay in Barcelona. Your journey commences with a warm welcome dinner, an immersive city tour capturing the heart and soul of Barcelona, and seamless transfers that ensure your comfort from the moment you arrive. As you board the majestic Explora II, a canvas of vibrant cities and tranquil landscapes unfolds before you. From the rhythmic streets of Barcelona to the historical grandeur of Malaga, the blissful shores of Ibiza, and the imposing Rock of Gibraltar, each destination is a treasure chest of experiences. Marvel at the architectural wonders of Lisbon, soak up the sun in Portimao, and wander through the bustling markets of Tangier. A highlight of your journey, two days in Casablanca, offers a deep dive into Morocco’s rich heritage and bustling bazaars. The voyage continues through the scenic beauty of Cadiz, the upscale allure of Marbella, and the historical richness near Motril, culminating in a return to Barcelona’s embrace. Along the way, indulge in the luxurious amenities aboard Explora II, from gourmet dining to breathtaking ocean vistas, each moment onboard is as memorable as the destinations themselves


Cruise Itinerary

Starting after our stay in Barcelona:

Day 1: Sunday, 6 October 2024
Location: Barcelona (20:00)
Highlights: The vibrant city of Barcelona opens your journey with its architectural marvels by Gaudi, the allure of tapas in bustling plazas, and a cultural tapestry woven by Picasso and Miró.

Day 2: Monday, 7 October 2024
At Sea
Relax and enjoy the myriad of amenities and activities our cruise has to offer as we set sail towards our next destination.

Day 3: Tuesday, 8 October 2024
Location: Málaga, Spain (08:00 – 23:00)
Highlights: Uncover Andalusian treasures, from the majestic Alhambra in Granada to vibrant flamenco dances and charming villages nestled amongst lush avocado orchards.

Day 4: Wednesday, 9 October 2024
Location: Gibraltar (08:00 – 20:00)
Highlights: The imposing Rock of Gibraltar awaits, with its rich history, fascinating caverns, and the famous Barbary macaques.

Day 5: Thursday, 10 October 2024
At Sea

Day 6: Friday, 11 October 2024
Location: Lisbon (08:00 – 20:00)
Highlights: Delight in Lisbon’s dynamic atmosphere, exploring its cobbled streets, colorful buildings, and the serene Sado River.

Day 7: Saturday, 12 October 2024
Location: Portimão (08:00 – 18:00)
Highlights: Experience the quintessential Algarve in Portimão, with stunning beaches, Moorish architecture, and tranquil fishing villages.

Day 8: Sunday, 13 October 2024
Location: Tangier (08:00 – 22:00)
Highlights: Tangier, a city of bohemian charm and vibrant markets, invites you to explore its historic Kasbah and enjoy sunset views at Café Hafa.

Day 9: Monday, 14 October 2024
At Sea

Day 10: Tuesday, 15 October 2024
Location: Ibiza (11:00 – 21:00)
Highlights: The island of Ibiza offers an enchanting mix of relaxation and excitement, from serene beaches to boutique shopping and delicious dining.

Day 11: Wednesday, 16 October 2024
Location: Barcelona (08:00 – 19:00)
Return to Barcelona, this time as a port of call, for another opportunity to immerse yourself in its captivating energy and beauty. For those on the 12 night version, disembark this morning.

Day 12: Thursday, 17 October 2024
At Sea
Enjoy a day of relaxation and entertainment aboard our luxurious cruise ship as we journey through the Mediterranean.

Day 13: Friday, 18 October 2024
Location: Casablanca (14:00)
Highlights: Discover the mesmerizing city of Casablanca, from its bustling souks to the art deco elegance and the spiritual ambiance of its mosques as the call to prayer fills the air.

Day 14: Saturday, 19 October 2024
Location: Casablanca (Continued)
Experience the vibrant life of Casablanca as night falls, exploring its cosmopolitan allure and rich cultural tapestry.

Day 15: Sunday, 20 October 2024
At Sea
Spend another peaceful day at sea, taking the time to enjoy the cruise amenities, join activities, or simply relax with the ocean views.

Day 16: Monday, 21 October 2024
Location: Cadiz (09:00 – 22:00)
Highlights: Explore the soul of Cadiz, a city rich in Andalusian culture, from its equestrian traditions to the passionate flamenco, and the nearby wonders of Jerez, Seville, and three UNESCO sites.

Day 17: Tuesday, 22 October 2024
Location: Puerto Banus (Marbella) (08:00 – 20:00)
Highlights: Experience the allure of Marbella, from its Moorish castles and lush golf courses to the sophisticated charm of Puerto Banus and the vibrant local culture and cuisine.

Day 18: Wednesday, 23 October 2024
Location: Motril (08:00 – 23:00)
Highlights: Delve into the sub-tropical climate of Motril, surrounded by the Sierra Nevada, exploring its castles, sugarcane plantations, and the serene beauty of Salobreña.

Day 19: Thursday, 24 October 2024
At Sea
Enjoy your final day at sea, reflecting on the incredible journey and making the most of the cruise experience with our onboard amenities and activities.

Day 20: Friday, 25 October 2024
End of Journey: Arrive back in Barcelona (07:00)
Your unforgettable exploration of Iberian ideals and North African gems concludes as we return to Barcelona.

Inclusions

It’s very inclusive, including alcohol and all drinks, gratuities, dining, taxes, etc and all [but 1] of the specialty dining is included as well. This is probably the most beautiful ship I have ever been on. The lead-in category is called an Ocean Terrace, and is 300 square feet – so it’s actually a suite and it has a balcony. Learn more about Explora Journeys.


Not included: airfare, shore excursions, spa, or dining at Anthology.

Pricing

CategoryDescriptionTotal Cost
Per Person
OT1Ocean Terrace$16,995
OT2Ocean Terrace$17,648
Other categories are available, see below. Prices are Per Person, estimated and subject to change prior to deposit, based on availability and double-occupancy. They include cruise, land, taxes and fees. The picture below applies to OT1 and OT2. Call for SOLO pricing, if available.

Renewed for April! Book by April 30th in one of the above categories (while available), and get a $4600 per person discount!

Don’t have 21 nights? Ask about our 12 night version that starts on the same date (October 4th) and ends on October 16th in Barcelona. Book this shorter version at a lower price and still save $1700 per person!

How to Sign Up

Pricing includes Land and Cruise Portion, including taxes. Does not include Airfare. Optional insurance available (for residents of most states) but may need to be adjusted for airfare. Prices and fares are non-refundable so you will need the insurance to cancel. The insurance is not “cancel for any reason”; cancellation is only reimbursed for a covered reason. 

Call for limited Solo Traveler Pricing if available. Please note that until deposited, pricing is subject to change and based on availability.

Want to go? Simply complete this Secure Payment Form to authorize nonrefundable deposit of $2800 per person (plus recommended insurance, which will be quoted). For the name of the trip put “Explora Morocco”. Deposits for Solo passengers may be different. Final Payment is June 10th, 2024.

Unless we already have it, please complete this Secure Passport Form for each passenger. Questions simply call us 843-279-0310 or email office@mgatravel.com .

IMPORTANT: Please note that this is an Outlander Society trip and The Outlander Society Travel Club requires an invitation but you may request to apply with Michael Graham or ask another member to stand for you

Penthouses & Higher

Other categories, such as Premier Penthouse, are available, but the current promotion doesn’t apply to them. We may be able to get an Early Booking discount by paying in full at booking. Here is the pricing:

CategoryItineraryPrice Per Person
Premier Penthouse19 Nights$23,250

Here is the Premier Penthouse PP:

There are even more deluxe categories, please call for pricing for the largest suites (aka Residences).

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