MSC Opera

Opera is designed by Italians for Europeans and provides good passenger flow and tasteful décor in the good range of public rooms. It features a wide range of sporting, entertainment and dining options and is good for families.  Opera passengers tend to be All age groups and European. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 33.4 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.4 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 28.5 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.8 passengers.


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unique features

Onboard Experiences: MSC are the first line to implement their unique experience system. There are four different 'experiences' to choose from when booking the holiday, each comes with specially designated rooms and benefits.

The options are:

Bella: Experience a dream cruise with the people who know the seas better than anyone. 'Bella' experiences are the great-value way to enjoy the comforts of life onboard an elegant, modern cruise ship. Relax in a well-equipped cabin and savour the wide variety of superb specialities onboard, with the chance to request your preferred dinner sitting. What's more, you can spoil yourself with the delights of a gourmet buffet that's open 20 hours a day. Enjoy Broadway-style entertainment and a packed programme of daily activities organised by our multilingual team of friendly personnel. Take advantage of the pool, cutting-edge panoramic gym and open-air sports facilities to stay in shape and earn MSC Club points, so you can enjoy even more benefits on your next cruise!

Fantastica: Savour the Mediterranean way of life with a cruise dedicated to comfort and flexibility. 'Fantastica' experiences offer all the benefits of 'Bella', plus a variety of extra privileges. Choose from prestigious cabins (including SuperFamily where available) located on the upper decks, with rapid access to lifts and lounges. Make use of the freedom to change your booking details if necessary, including passenger names and departure dates: even cancellation is flexible. Enjoy 24-hour-a-day room service with free delivery and priorit choice of dining times in the gourmet restaurants. Have fun with dedicated activities for children, like foreign language games and Master Chef cooking sessions with our staff all while earning MSC Clup points!

Aurea: Put well-being, pampering and peace of mind at the heart of your cruise. In addition to all the features of 'Bella' and 'Fantastica', the 'Aurea' experiences offer a series of relaxing benefits for body and soul. Embark smoothly with priority boarding then relax in an elegant cabin where you'll find a set of complimentary well-being products and a bathrobe and slippers. Dine at the time of your choice in a reserved area of the restaurant, enjoying unlimited free drinks with every meal. Bask in the exclusivity of a private sun deck (available only for adults) and, best of all, take advantage of a fantastic spa package including a welcome cocktail, Balinese massage, solar shower, private consultation and unrestricted use of the Thermal Area throughout your cruise. Set sail for pure relaxation.

MSC Yacht Club: The epitome of elegance and luxury at sea, MSC Yacht Club offers a cruise experience like no other. Lavishly appointed suites, an exclusive 24-hour butler service and a dedicated concierge are only the start. All-inclusive à la carte meals served at your preferred time in the private restaurant, unlimited drinks in all MSC Yacht Club areas or from your mini-bar and exclusive access to The One Sun Deck and Top Sail Lounge are just some of the other privileges. So, if you're looking for exclusivity and privacy in a world of choice, the MSC Yacht Club is the ultimate solution.


15% is automatically added to all Bar and Spa Services


  • Adults only
  • children facilities
  • smoking (some)
  • nursery




There are a variety of restaurants available onboard, including two main dining rooms, a self-service buffet, and a number of casual snack or lunch options. Two traditional sittings, flexible and casual dining options are all available.


Whilst en route to a number of beautiful destinations around the world, be dazzled by the choice of entertainment options onboard. MSC Opera offers a rich programme of spectacular shows, impressive theatre performances, live music, and dance until dawn nightlife.
MSC offer a rich entertainment programme with music and activities, day and night. There are a wide variety of theatrical performances, from circus shows to opera and international musicals, showing six shows a week with 25 stage artists. A great variety of music is on offer, from live performances to club nights with DJs. Theme days and nights are also hosted on the ship, which include White Parties, beer festivals, MSC Factor, Hollywood Nights and karaoke.

health fitness

MSC Opera is well equipped to ensure her passengers stay active whilst travelling. From a fully-equipped gym with panoramic sea views, to an outdoor jogging track, to the MSC Aurea Spa.
The Aurea Spa offers a range of treatments, including massages, facials, aromatherapy, as well as the only Balinese Spa at sea.

kid & teen

MSC pay special attention to the needs of families travelling with them, and it is easy to spend time together onboard Opera. There are comfortable, purpose-built family cabins, and a variety of experienced staff onboard to look after the younger passengers will parents disembark upon shore activities or make use of the onboard facilities.
The Kids Club comes in five different age groups, and there are dedicated menus for kids in the restaurants. A special Edutainment programme is laid on as well, allowing children to express their creativity, alongside themed parties, and an adult-free zone for teenagers.


Enrichment onboard MSC include Language lessons, dance classes, arts & crafts, and many more.