The 4,500-guest cruise ship, MSC Meraviglia (pronounced mare-a-veel-ya) debuts in the summer of 2017 on a Western Mediterranean itinerary. Meaning “wonder” in Italian, MSC Cruises’ gorgeous new flagship will combine sublime comfort with state-of-the-art technology. She is the first of the line’s ultra-modern 167,600-ton innovative Vista class and one of the world’s largest cruise ships – a destination by itself.
- Exclusive Cirque du Soleil at Sea
- Two-deck Amusement Park
- Outdoor Aqua Park
- 315-foot-long Promenade with LED Ceiling
- Enhanced MSC Yacht Club
- Duplex Suites with private whirlpools
- New Family Staterooms
MSC Meraviglia will feature several enticing new features and venues, including the specially designed Carousel Lounge, where Cirque du Soleil artists will perform shows exclusively created for MSC Cruises. Sure to become the ship’s hub, the 315-foot-long Mediterranean-style Promenade will run through its center. A breathtaking LED screen will transform the entire ceiling with changing visual shows, including a “digital” night sky with sparkling stars, sunrises and sunsets. Guests will be able to stroll along and enjoy the many shops, chic bars, restaurants and venues, with such tasty treats as the famous ice cream and crepes from Chef Jean-Philippe Maury. Nightly parades with performers add to the fun atmosphere. Delightful amenities also include a two-story aft lounge and a solarium with a pool.
Cutting-edge technology on this “smart ship” will allow guests to access staterooms, make payments, as well as geo-locate children, friends and onboard locations by using their cruise card or smartphone. Filled will alluring features, MSC Meraviglia is sure to thrill all age groups with a myriad of amenities and activities, a few of which are the incredible two-story indoor Amusement Park, 5D cinema and the full-size bowling alley. Action-packed waterslides, a splash pool and champagne bowl will bring thrills galore at the Water Park and so will the Himalayan Bridge, where you will be able to attach yourself to a rope and cross the ship about 200 feet above the water.
For the first time on any MSC Cruises ship, all kids and teen facilities will be concentrated in one super amusement park and children’s area. Fun-filled highlights include the DOREMI Studio Lounge, for kids who love everything “techie,” and other features created with popular toy companies LEGO and Chicco.
Dining aboard MSC Meraviglia will include 12 tempting venues, sure to please everyone’s palate. Gastronomic thrills will be served up at the Main Restaurant, Eataly, La Locanda Pizzeria and Ristorante Italia among others. Delectable fare will be offered at a vast lineup of eateries ranging from formal dining to casual selections such as an extensive buffet with a “visible kitchen,” open 20-hours a day and boasting an amazing array of international dishes and MSC Cruises’ acclaimed Mediterranean specialties.
Beautiful and comfortable accommodations offer guests 10 different options, so there will be the perfect stateroom to suit everyone’s needs. Multi-generational travelers will find new modular cabin configurations an ideal choice, as they allow up to three staterooms to be combined welcoming up to 10 guests. Lavish Duplex Suites will boast their own solarium, lounge, restaurants and even a swimming pool. Luxury also will be also offered at the enhanced MSC Yacht Club, a ship-within-a ship, complete with sumptuous suites, butler service, a private pool, whirlpools, a solarium, al fresco dining and more.
Electrifying entertainment will include two exclusive Cirque du Soleil at Sea shows that will run six nights a week at the specially designed Carousel Lounge with a 180° circular glass wall. Broadway-style shows and Las Vegas-like productions will be offered as well as live music and dancing. Enjoy exclusive world-class shows performed in innovative venues like the multi-purpose karaoke bar and comedy club.
Be one of the first to experience the many “wonders” of the beautiful new MSC Meraviglia.