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MSC Opera

MSC Opera

Launched

2004

Tonnage

65,591

Length

824

Capacity

2,679

With its impressive array of new features and facilities, MSC Opera is now even better equipped to satisfy the needs of our guests. We’ve added spacious new cabins with balconies offering superb panoramic views and we have enlarged the restaurant and buffet areas to serve up an even greater variety of culinary treats. There is even a new 330 m² music and dance area for guests to show off their moves.

Bar
Cafe
Grill
Lounge
Mediteranean
Pizzeria

Gym
Jogging Track

Beauty Salon
Sauna
Steam Room
Sun Deck
Whirlpool

Duty-free shop
Security Safe
Shopping Gallery

Card Room
Library
Mini-golf course
Nightclub

Children’s Club
Disco
Theatre

La Caravella Restaurant

Situated on deck 5, La Caravella restaurant is the larger of our two main formal dining rooms on board MSC Opera. The restaurant serves a wonderful range of delicious international cuisines delivered to you by our talented gourmet chefs.
The restaurant hosts up to 681 guests serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and a gala buffet every night at 12am, perfect for our nocturnal cruisers!

L’Approdo

The L’Approdo restaurant is located on deck 6 seating up to 422 guests. As a formal dining room, L’Approdo is a formal venue and all guests have fixed seating. Dining included international gourmet cuisine with flair of traditional Mediterranean influences. All breads are baked freshly on board and all of our ingredients are sourced from the continents we sail through.
Along with our delicious menu we have an excellent wine and drinks beverages so accompany your meals! Be sure to expect a memorable experience you will cherish on board that will last you a life time.

Buffet Restaurant

The Buffet restaurant is an excellent cafeteria style establishment with a flair- brilliant to for no fuss dining! The Buffet is open for breakfasts, lunch and dinner.

Patio Pizzeria

The Patio Pizzeria is located on deck 11; this is great for fast food, no nonsense dining. If you fancy something that’s no fuss, then this al fresco diner is the best place to be. Take advantage of getting beer and a pizza- brilliant after a swim!

Venchi Ice Cream Bar

Gelato anyone? Grab a delicious ice cream made with the freshest milk and ingredients. The Venchi Ice Cream bar is classic and serves the most traditional gelato ice creams among other desserts. This is a wonderful place to go after basking in the sunshine! A genuine customer favourite- for all ages!

Vitamin Bar

We source our fruits and veg from all over the continent. Enjoy our wonderful range of delicious healthy beverages; perfect for those of our cruisers who are health conscious- this is a wonderful treat that’s healthy and complimentary!

Teatro Dell’Opera

Rest, relax and enjoy the spectacle before your eyes. The Teatro dell’Opera offers a magnificent exhibition of costumes play, comedies and tragedies. Let yourself be transported to a new world and dimension! Entry to the Teatro dell’Opera is by booking only- be sure to act as soon as you’re on board!

Casino

The Med Pearl Casino offers hours of fun and entertainment. With over 980 slot machines and other table games, you will be sure to enjoy a night out with Lady Luck!

Byblos Discoteca

Boogie the night away! Enjoy the brilliantly put together array of the latest and retro music! The Byblos Discoteca is a gem onboard as well is our resident DJ!

Virtual Arcade

Bring out the inner kid in you and enjoy an excellent selection of old and new games!

Lo Spinnaker Bar

Fabulous food, friendly staff and an amazing view

Cotton Club

Bar and dance floor- the Cotton club is used for various activities ranging from socialising area to Dance classes

The Card Room

The Card Room is located on deck 7 outside the Caruso Lounge inside the ship’s library and reading room. Enjoy classic card games with timeless style of fun!

La Cabala Piano Bar

Our exclusive Piano Bar- an excellent venue to meet and chill with new friends. La Cabala Piano Bar offers singing and dancing and karaoke! A perfect place to become a star!

Outdoor Bars

Sip on a glass of something refreshing – a cocktail, wine, beer or soft drink – in ultimate style at one of our Outdoor Bars, located both poolside and on the highest decks of the ships. Teaming glorious ocean views with enjoying a delicious drink has never been easier. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Lounges

Our elegant Lounge Bar is the perfect spot to enjoy leisurely hours in the company of friends. Let the special ambience work its magic on you while you relax in comfort and style with your favourite tipple in hand. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Night Bars

Whether you’re a regular night owl or simply fancy a tantalising night cap before turning in, our Night Bars are there to cater to your needs. Choose from a range of innovative alchemist cocktails, created to suit those moments when only the extraordinary will do. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Power Walking Track

Enjoying time off on your cruise doesn’t need to mean letting your fitness routine slide, so gear up and rendezvous with the power walking and jogging track on deck to get your daily exercise fix while also savouring outstanding ocean views. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

Mini Golf

You’ll need to combine hand-to-eye coordination with a deft, light touch to get around our entertaining open-air minigolf course on board the ship. Get together with your friends and family to see who has what it takes to be crowned the minigolf King or Queen.

Gym by Techno Gym

Fitted with authentic TechnoGym® equipment and featuring panoramic ocean views, the on-board gym is the place to be for all those who take their fitness regime seriously. Hone your physique with a full set of TechnoGym® apparatus every day of your cruise to look better than ever before. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

MSC Aurea Spa

MSC Aurea Spa boasts an exotic interior of natural stone, precious woods and rich mosaics, and is equipped with specific and massage treatment suites. Being pampered by a traditional Balinese Massage is a truly unique experience. Thanks to a blend of scented essences and aromatic oils, your body is enveloped in an endlessly peaceful and relaxing aura. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Medi Spa Centre

Relaxing on one of our ships will do wonders for you, but we also have a few secrets on board to help you look and feel even better. Make the most of our range of safe and effective Anti-Ageing treatments and return from your cruise visibly rejuvenated. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Thermal Area

Get a lasting sensation of absolute wellbeing that will accompany you well beyond your cruise. All our ships are equipped with a Thermal Area where you can enjoy a soothing sauna, a relaxing steam or an invigorating whirlpool bath. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Beauty Salon

You can enjoy the expertise of highly specialised staff in aesthetic treatments to offer you excellent results and improve the relaxing effects of your cruise. Customize your cruise with the best treatments for your body. Unwind and feel fantastic! Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Jean Louis David Hair Salon

Refresh your look with a new hairstyle from our Jean Louis David International Team. There are different packages which include a personalised shampoo & conditioning mask, a haircut and a single process colour treatment. Leave the salon styled and ready for a great evening onboard. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Shuffleboard

Shuffleboard A great opportunity to learn a new game on a Cruise ship!

Swimming Pools

If a bit of poolside therapy sounds like your idea of heaven, look no further than one of our numerous swimming pools to get your fill of sun and relaxation, while our pool attendants can cater to your every need. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

BABY CLUB 0-2

A dedicated area and a range of facilities for babies and toddlers to enjoy. The clubs include two special services: MSC Baby Time: babies can play with their parents MSC Baby Care: parents can leave their babies with the Youth Staff On several ships* kids under 3 age can play in Chicco Baby Club. Chosen by the Osservatorio Chicco Baby Research Centre, our selection of modern, fun and educational toys and games will entertain our smallest guests for hours. From learning to play in English, to music and rhythm. *available on: MSC Grandiosa, MSC Bellissima, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, and MSC Opera. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

MINI CLUB 3-6

Kids from 3 to 6 years of age will enjoy many fun activities specially catered for their age group. In addition, during the cruise little sailors can hold a special event called: LEGO® Experience On Board. On several MSC Cruise ships* kids can play with a great selection of LEGO® bricks and equipment in our Lego Clubs. And with a range of LEGO toys on sale on board each of our ships, you can give your kids the opportunity to express their creativity whenever and wherever they want! *available on: MSC Grandiosa, MSC Bellissima, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Opera, MSC Splendida. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

JUNIOR CLUB 7-11

Every day, kids from 7 to 11 years of age will enjoy experimenting with a vast choice of games and activities specially catered for their needs. Let your kids dive into a world of entertainment with our sport tournaments, hi-tech games and art & craft activities. In addition, during the cruise little sailors can hold a special event called: LEGO® Experience On Board. On several MSC Cruise ships* kids can play with a great selection of LEGO® bricks and equipment in our Lego Clubs. And with a range of LEGO toys on sale on board each of our ships, you can give your kids the opportunity to express their creativity whenever and wherever they want! *available on: MSC Grandiosa, MSC Bellissima, MSC Seaview, MSC Seaside, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Armonia, MSC Lirica, MSC Opera, MSC Splendida. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

YOUNG CLUB 12-14

Youngsters have a place of their own with fantastic supervised facilities where they can meet up and do their own thing. From themed games to sports and competitions, they will have a massive choice of activities to have fun and make new friends . Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

TEEN CLUB 15-17

Teenagers can look forward to having the time of their lives onboard, from sports and competitions, dance contests and social network games to Wii, Xbox and PS3 tournaments. And in the evening, they can enjoy the teen disco, karaoke, White Party, Flashmob and many other themed events. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

KELLY & KLOE

Kelly & Kloe Onboard is a web series that follows the story of two young girls – Kelly and Kloe – who spend time on board an MSC Cruises ship alongside their father – the Master. The full day of kids’ entertainment, designed around the “Kelly & Kloe” story, will allow children on board to explore the ship and play like “Kelly & Kloe” themselves, bringing to life the magic of the story. Kids will be able to learn the theme song and dance routine from the web series, take part in a selfie contest dressed up as characters from the story as well as have the chance to get creative by writing their very own episode to of the adventure story. Click here to find out more and watch all episodes. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

LEGO EXPERIENCE

Once during every cruise we hold a special entertainment event called the LEGO® Experience On Board: an entire day dedicated to fun LEGO activities for the whole family to enjoy. Thanks to this special activity your kids can spend hours building and creating whatever they want! Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Included

Shore Excursions

Choose among Active & Adventure, City tours, Culture and history, Scenic routes, Family fun, Natural wonders, Sea & sun, and Something Special categories.

Photo & Videos

Keep all your cruise memories forever! From the first day to the last, our photographers will catch all the highlights of your time onboard: embarkation day, meeting the captain, dining room moments, sail away parties, and all fun moments in between. Some packages are offered exclusively online, so don’t miss this opportunity. Book now and take advantage of our pre-boarding rates.

Photo Portraits

A dedicated Studio Photographer will provide you with a unique photo opportunity to capture the special moments of your cruise. During a private consultation you will be presented with the best locations around the ship so you can choose where your photoshoot will take place. Every photo will be taken with top of the line equipment by our highly-skilled, studio photographer using creative lighting techniques. Pictures will be re-touched and edited, and printed on premium photo paper. After your session choose from our different packages and take home lasting memories. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Shopping

Forgot something? Need to buy someone a present? Want to spoil yourself? Or you just like the idea of doing a bit of shopping? On our ships you will find a wide choice of premium boutiques and shops with brands like Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Ray-Ban, Polo Ralph Lauren and Swarovski. Why not treat yourself and look your best?

MSC Logo Shop

Infuse your cruise with gifts that spark magical memories of your voyage across the waves! Navigate the MSC Logo Shop for everything from gadgets to books and novelty gifts! You’ll also find MSC’s very own DOREMI Mascot right here in the MSC Shop. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Jewellery

A wonderland of all that sparkles; showcasing designs in gold, silver, precious and semi-precious stones and watches. You’ll love the wide choice of jewellery, perfect as a special gift or to treat yourself, and at prices that will put an extra sparkle in your eye. Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Duty Free

Discover everything the Duty Free shop has to offer, all at tax and duty-free prices*. You can choose between top-flight international tobacco products, technology products, fine wines, chocolate, make up and travel essentials. Our expert staff can provide you with all the help you need to make the perfect choice. * We always give you the lowest tax and duty-free prices applicable in accordance with local legislation Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Fashion Boutique

Browse the latest collections for men, women and children, plus an array of accessories for all tastes. Enjoy the expert guidance of our staff, here to help you find something for the special people in your life, whatever their age and taste! Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Accessories

Top Italian brands such as Armani, Coccinelle, Furla and Fusaro feature alongside international names like Radley London, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. Here you are sure to find serious sartorial inspiration for bags and accessories! Available on: all MSC Ships Type of service: Charges apply

Dress Code

Shore Excursions
Casual wear is advised

Informal Evening wear
Ladies: Seasonal Dresses
Gentlemen: Light weight jackets, Shirt

Formal Evening wear
Ladies: Cocktails Dresses
Gentlemen: Dinner Jacket
* Extra clothing such as coats and shawls are advised to bring for warmth.

Gala Evening and Party wear
Semi Formal dress code is advised for Ladies and Gentlemen.

Religious Sites
Modest clothing is advised
*Covered Knees/ Shoulders/ No low cut tops

Special Requirements

Any guest with a condition that may affect fitness to travel, or any other special need, is asked to provide full details by filling in the appropriate form at the time of booking, and may be asked to submit a doctor’s certificate. The Company can refuse the booking or the carriage of any guest who is deemed to be unfit for travel or whose condition may constitute a danger to themselves, the vessel, aircraft and/ or other Guest on the grounds of safety.
Any specific transport and/on lodging and/or assistance needs must be communicated at the time the reservation.
Our guests who are pregnant and have exceeded their 24th week are also not invited to sail. This is due to the lack of medical equipment needed to accommodate their needs.

Disabled Facilities

On board have accessible cabins for all our guests. We also have wheelchair availability, hearing and visual aids. Guests with hearing impairments can opt for TDD systems kits to be in their cabins. Guests with visual impairments are advised to travel with a Carer – we also allow healthy and travel-safe guide dogs on board.
We ask our guests with specific requirements to inform travel agents before booking so we can prepare accommodations.

Special Diets

Most special diets can be catered for on board if requested when booking your cruise. Kosher meals (pre-packaged) and Halal products (beef, lamb and poultry) are available if requested at least two months before departure. MSC Cruise is certified by Bureau Veritas to provide gluten free menus worldwide in the main restaurants on board. Pre-packaged gluten-free snacks, biscuits, croissants, sponge cakes and muffins are also available on board.

Cabins

Cabin Name / Grade Deck Position
Inside Bella – [I1] Deck 11 – Tosca Inside
Inside Fantastica – [I2] Deck 11 – Tosca Inside
Outside Fantastica – [O2] Deck 11 – Tosca Outside
Outside Bella (Partial Views) – [O1] Deck 11 – Tosca Outside
Balcony Bella – [B1] Deck 11 – Tosca Balcony
Balcony Fantastica – [B2] Deck 11 – Tosca Balcony
Balcony Aurea – [B3] Deck 9 – Norma Balcony
Suite Aurea – [S3] Deck 12 – La Bohème Suite
Super BINGO – [SBG] Suite
BINGO Inside – [BIN] Inside
BINGO Outside – [BOU] Outside
BINGO Balcony – [BBL] Balcony
Family 2 connecting balcony cabins – [FLA] Balcony
Superbingo Family – [323] Balcony
Outside Exp. Aurea – [O3] Deck 9 – Norma Outside
Acc. With Cab.Change During Cruise – [SPL] Cabin
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