Fun and Entertainment
Theater and Shows
Where originality meets talent; a dazzling extravaganza of shows all in one vacation. Our theater provides a truly magical ambiance for our own unique brand of surreal theatricality and outstanding world-class performances each night. Look forward to shows every night to suit every taste from old-style variety, popular opera and acrobatics to classic pop and sensual dance performances. Complemented by special effects and dynamic staging, you’ll be calling for an encore. A richly talented international cast of singers, dancers and acrobats will create moods from the mythical to the ultra-modern. From French illusionists to Italian tenors, this is where quality steals the show.
Casino and Nightlife
Fun is in the air as sleight of hand meets Lady Luck. Invite friends for a night of thrills; try your chances at Roulette, chemin de fer, punto banco and Trente et Quarante, Europe’s most popular casino game.
Whether you’re a novice or an old hand, we have cards rooms dedicated to the world’s favorite card game including Texas hold ‘em, live games, tournaments as well as (international) Bingo.
Round off a great day’s sightseeing with a fun night out. In sleek, stylish surroundings with the night skies sailing past, you can party ‘til dawn as our skilled DJs spin your favorite tracks and the spirit of celebration fills the air.
Onboard art auctions are a fun form of entertainment; from fine prints to lithographs, water colors and oils, our professional auctioneers welcome you with a glass of champagne for a fun afternoon of bidding and bargain hunting. Why not view, bid and learn about some of the most unique works of art of this century? Simply raise your hand to bid on a range of artwork by International artists, which are charged to your onboard account and shipped to your home from our fulfillment center.
A truly modern company, MSC Cruises moves with the times. This ethos is reflected in our cutting-edge onboard entertainment. A fun, young spirit permeates our onboard games and arcades such as the Formula 1 simulator, 4D cinemas and state-of-the-art sports consoles.
Our mini ten-pin bowling alleys don’t require a change of shoes and have been scaled down with smaller-sized bowls suitable for youngsters while still presenting a challenge for all. Large screens with animated Ten Pin Tour and Turkey Shoot complete the ambiance.
Try your racing skills in our high-tech Formula 1 simulator. Step into the sleek, powerful body of a Formula 1 car as you live out the thrills of a fast-paced race thanks to the superior onscreen track.
4D cinema takes the thrills of film to new heights, enhancing our sensory perception and creating a ‘virtual reality’. Another example of our commitment to the latest technologies. Join us for a movie that will literally move you
As a family owned and operated company, not only do kids sail free with us, but they can partake in our complimentary kids program for our guests 3-17 years of age. Our experienced Kids Club staff will keep kids entertained all day, every day.
Mini & Junior Club
All cruises offer two clubs for children (Mini Club 3 to 8 years; Junior Club 9 to 12) offering age-focused kids’ activities from arts and crafts to swimming, sports tournaments, treasure hunts, parties, live shows, talent contests and onboard adventures.
From treasure hunts to talent shows and the Virtual World Arcade, trivia, crafts, chess and dance contests…there’s something for everyone. The program changes daily to keep it all endlessly entertaining.
Outdoor fun includes miniature golf, tennis and basketball, shuffleboard, football and designated children’s pools and outdoor play areas. Some pools feature an aquaslide, and most have a water park with fountains and waterfalls to splash in as well as pool games!
Our Teen Club is the perfect place for kids 13 to 17 year olds to meet and have a good time with planned activities and parties. You can chill out or join in everything from sports and games tournaments to MTV-style dance classes or the Virtual World Arcade. Nighttime brings trivia and dance contests, live music and dancing.
All of our ships offer something for teens. Teens onboard MSC Splendida, for example, will love the I Graffiti teen disco, with its urban style design including multi-colored graffiti, atmospheric lighting, casual couches and scattered stools surrounding dance and karaoke areas.
A complete list of teen-orientated activities is available to keep everyone happy. Choose from treasure hunts and swimming games, teen trivia, talent shows and karaoke, to volleyball, basketball, football, tennis and table-tennis tournaments as well as dance lessons in hip-hop and Latin-style.
MSC Aurea Spa
Relax and Rejuvenate
Enter the Zen-like atmosphere of our tranquil spas and your mind will transform to a state of pure relaxation. Don a plush robe and relax on a teak bed in our meditation area, surrounded by glass walls with spectacular views from the top of the ship. Just next door, private spa treatment rooms await. Strewn with delicate flower petals and soft, warm lighting, you can enjoy rejuvenating treatments such as a Balinese massage with lava stones, shiatsu and reflexology. Follow up with the total relaxation of our spa’s sauna, steam room and whirlpool bath.
Devoted to wellness, even the ambiance promotes feelings of peace and regeneration, with exotic woods, natural stone and golden mosaic tiles. It hits the senses with the opulence of the orient and hi-tech science in the treatment rooms and ultra-modern gym.
Full make-up application and new beauty treatments nourish your skin and sculpt your body. You will also find familiar favorites such as manicures, pedicures and numerous moisturizing treatments to show off your hair to the best advantage with a different look every evening. Partake in our wide selection of facial and body treatments. The MSC spa has been tailored to meet your every need. It is a magical place, where you can indulge in your beauty in an ideal setting.
Our fabulous instructors offer Pilates, aerobics, Latin American dance courses and Yoga to regenerate you mind and body. Choose the one most suited to your needs! There’s even a resident Spa Specialist who can provide tailored diet, health and fitness programs. Endless ways you can take care of your body and feel truly in shape, toned, energized and find harmony within yourself.
Spa Treatments and Packages
Inspired by ‘the timeless secrets of the elements’, our luxurious onboard spa offers the latest pampering treatments from therapeutic, aromatherapy, Thai, sports or hot stone massages to detox programs, sauna, and spa specialist who can answer your health and fitness questions.
The range of massages offered is immense, from Balinese four-handed massages, reflexology and Shiatsu to hot lava stone, Thai, lymphatic drainage, detox, herbal and candle massages, as well as a special massage for couples and cranial massages.
Soothe and Revitalize
Discover a range of sophisticated treatments, including targeted facials, sea salt peeling, thalassotherapy, advanced Q-Age treatments for water retention and cellulite, Q-Frequency radio frequency treatments for toning and treating wrinkles, and the revolutionary Mya Advance as a real alternative to liposculpture.
Sports and Fitness
The luxury of time means a cruise is ideal for maintaining fitness or getting back in shape. Choose from a range of activities including jogging tracks, tennis, basketball, volleyball, gym and squash, not to mention the many pools onboard each ship.
Our fitness instructors are on hand to guide you through equipment and classes such as aerobics to tone, circuit training to sculpt or yoga to regenerate...endless ways you can take care of your body and feel truly in shape.
Duty-free is the hub of MSC shopping thanks to competitive prices and huge selections, especially for tobacco and spirits.
Enjoy our accessories and jewelry shops where you can pick up a special little something with which to remember your vacation. Treat yourself and loved ones to certified 18-carat gold jewelry set with diamonds, rubies or emeralds and pieces set with semi-precious stones. Our watch brands include Bulgari, Mont Blanc, Tissot, Baume & Mercier and Longines
In the Perfumery guests will find over more than 600 fragrances from the most popular Italian, French and American brands including Armani, Bulgari, Dior, Chanel, Hugo Boss and Carolina Herrera.
Stock up on favorites at duty-free prices.
Boutiques and Jewelries
Our boutiques offer a wide range of clothes and accessories for women, men and children where you can find quality and competitive prices. Enjoy discounts on brands such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and many more.
In addition to our duty free shopping area and our collections of designer clothes and accessories, guests will find smaller boutiques and outlets for one-off gifts of accessories such as the handcrafted Antica Murrina Veneziana glass jewelry.
If you’re indulging in a shopping spree on your cruise, why not visit the onboard MSC logo shop, a great place for wonderful souvenirs of your cruise vacation and gift items emblazoned with our stylish nautical emblem.
Products embellished with the MSC logo include MSC t-shirts and polo-shirts for men, women and children in an array of colors as well as baseball caps, mobile phone holders, mugs, etc. history
The compass logo symbolizes the diversity of the horizons reached by our ships. The company initials at the center represent our commitment to placing guests at the center of the MSC Cruises world.
Video and Photo Shop
Essential for capturing vacation memories, the onboard Photo Gallery and Photo Shop displays pictures taken by staff photographers during your cruise and stocks digital cameras, film and accessories. We’ll help you capture the moment.
Celebration and Romance Packages Onboard
Take a romantic stroll along the Cali of Venice. Watch the world’s most amazing wildlife in South Africa. Or simply spend the day doing nothing on board the cruise ship. When night falls, sip champagne and nibble on gourmet hors d'oeuvres as you meet new friends and other couples embarking upon their new lives together, just as you are. To find out more about our special ceremony packages, including pricing and availability, please call your travel counselor.
1 bottle of Champagne Moet & Chandon Brut
2 flutes MSC (souvenir to take home)
1 tray of chocolate covered strawberries (10 pieces)
Served in Stateroom
1 bottle of Champagne Veuve Clicquot Brut
2 MSC souvenir flutes
Tray of chocolate-dipped strawberries and Captain's welcome letter on the embarkation day.
Fresh fruit basket in cabin every day and invitation for a dedicated VIP cocktail.
Asti & Strawberries
1 bottle of Asti spumante + tray of chocolate covered strawberries (10 pieces) SERVED IN CABIN
1 bottle of Champagne Moet & Chandon brut
2 flutes MSC (souvenir to take home)
2 freshly squeezed orange juices
1 tray of selected croissanteries
1 bottle of Asti spumante + special fruit basket (7 kinds of season fruits)
Sweet Sparkling Wine & Chocolate Strawberries
1 bottle of Italian sweet sparkling wine + 1 tray of chocolate strawberries (10 pieces) served in cabin
Dry Sparkling Wine & Cold Canape
1 bottle of Italian dry sparkling wine + 1 tray of cold canape (10 pieces) served in cabin
Bon Voyage Package Deluxe
1 bottle of sparkling wine PONGRAZ CAP CLASSIQUE + 1 tray of cold canapé (10 pieces)
Bon Voyage Package Classic
1 bottle of sparkling wine J.C. LE ROUX LE DOMAINE + 1 tray of cold canapé (10 pieces)
Standard Birthday Cake
Sponge cake with filling and decoration. SERVED IN RESTAURANT
Special Moments Package
1 bottle of sparkling wine J.C. LE ROUX LE DOMAINE + standard birthday cake. SERVED IN RESTAURANT
Non-alcoholic1 JAR of freshly squeezed orange juice
2 flutes MSC (souvenir to take home)
Platter of cut season fruit
tray of selected croissanteries
Served in Stateroom
Wedding Packages Onboard
For pricing and availability, please call your travel agent.
* The reception includes cake and Asti Spumante for up to 8 participants (i.e. couple and 6 passengers; guests aged 3 and above count as guests). A supplement of €5 shall be payable in advance for each participant above the total number of 8.
** If the package is intended as a surprise ceremony, the couple will be invited to attend a Captain’s cocktail as a cover. The exact date, time and lounge for the ceremony are confirmed on embarkation day by the Onboard Wedding Planner. Bouquets and boutonniere are normally of roses and orchids, though requests for alternatives can be validated at booking time. The ceremony is of symbolic value only, with no legal validity (the same applies to the certificate issued at the end of the ceremony). The above packages can be purchased at any time by filling in the dedicated form available at your travel agency.