Why an MSC Cruise

Your holiday with us

MSC is proud to offer unique voyages of exploration, continuing a 300-year family seafaring tradition.
Our 12 ultramodern ships have been conceived to deliver a superior holiday experience. They're superbly designed and lead the industry in volume of Balcony Cabins per ship with interiors beautifully decorated by master architects. Passengers on an MSC Cruise can enjoy a whole world of discovery opportunities, outstanding entertainment, gourmet dining and indulgent pampering in the MSC Aurea Spa. At MSC Cruises we’re passionate about sharing our love of exploration by sea and this passion shines through in everything we do.

Our excursions

Unforgettable experiences ashore

Discover a world where unique sea views of world-renowned destinations come as standard. Where you can enjoy tailor-made tours of the spectacular sites that each new destination has to offer. Our consultants (we have over 100)  can provide personal guidance on an exciting variety of over 2,000 carefully-designed excursions and custom tours of 190 destinations in 73 countries worldwide.

Our dining

Skilful creations from fresh natural ingredients

A tempting array of food is at the heart of each and every MSC cruise, from formal dining in a choice of restaurants to an extensive buffet with a visible kitchen and dedicated sections offering everyone’s favourite foods, freshly prepared by highly-trained chefs 20 hours a day. 

For MSC Yacht Club guests, we offer personal waiter service and a dedicated restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Our entertainment

Fantastic fun, day and night

We love to see travellers wide-eyed and amazed by our rich programme of spectacular shows, impressive Broadway and Las Vegas-style theatrical performances, live music and dance-'til-dawn nightlife. There’s no limit to the fun you can have on board an MSC cruise and there’s never a dull moment for those who want to be entertained throughout the day.

Whatever your interests, you’ll love the exciting world of big-city shows, games, music and activities that’s waiting to be discovered aboard.

Our MSC Aurea Spa

A haven of pampering, wellness and beauty care

Take time out for wellbeing at MSC Aurea Spa, a truly authentic Balinese Spa at sea where expert hands and exotic floral scents will transport you to a world of sensual pleasure and inner calm. Revitalise with hot stone and deep tissue massages, aromatherapy and acupressure or relax with a Thermal Experience.

A wide array of beauty treatments for men and women complete the picture, including body treatments and facials, Medi Spa anti-aging treatments, manicures, pedicures, Shu Uemura Art of Hair Ceremonies and special Teen Treatments. For the perfect finish, sip a luscious health drink in the Spa Bar.

Our sports and fitness

Have fun, keep fit and feel refreshed

A wide choice of sports and gym amenities with fully-qualified instructors and personal trainers make an MSC cruise a luxury holiday you can return from even fitter than when you left. Take your game to a new level with outdoor tennis, volleyball and basketball courts. On deck you can enjoy the outdoor walking track whilst admiring the stunning sights.

Inside there’s a panoramic state-of-the-art gym with Technogym® cardio and strength training equipment, plus yoga classes to bring body and mind together.

Family Fun

Activities designed for children and families

Kids simply adore their MSC voyages, with so many attractions aboard including partnerships with leading brands like Lego® and Chicco and clubs for all ages where they can make friends in ice-breaking group activities - constantly supervised by our experienced trained staff.

Completing the picture, we offer great parents and kids activities, events and competitions for memories that last a lifetime. And for total peace of mind we give each child a security wristband when they first come aboard.