MSC Meraviglia, or “wonder” in English, is the flagship of MSC’s Meraviglia generation. With a gross tonnage of 167,600 the ship can accommodate 5,700 passengers. MSC Meraviglia is the first of two identical ships on order from STX France. In June 2017, the MSC Meraviglia was delivered and since then sailed parts of the Mediterranean and Western and Northern Europe. The new flagship of MSC Cruises has 33,000 square meters of space for public areas where guests can spend their time. The MSC Meraviglia also offers a number of technological innovations, such as near-field communication technology (NFC), that allow passengers to pay with their shipcards, smartwatches, wristbands or smartphones on board, open their cabins or locate their children. Thanks to its extreme maneuverability, the MSC Meraviglia can easily dock in almost every cruise port in the world, allowing guests to discover even more of Europe’s most beautiful destinations.
All 2250 cabins on the MSC Meraviglia are furnished very modern, equipped with a bathroom (shower and WC), mini bar, safe and Air conditioning. Standard cabins measure about 15 up to 18 square meters (inside and ocean view), 19 square meters (balcony cabin) and 28-38 square meters (suite with balcony). The MSC Meraviglia features cluster cabins for families travelling together. This new concept allows up to 3 passenger staterooms to be linked together and opened up. Guests can also experience a new level of luxury with the enhanced MSC Yacht Club, entirely self-contained with restaurants, a solarium with its own pool, a private lounge and fascinating suites with private whirlpool baths.
On board, Mediterranean joie de vivre awaits you on one of the most modern ships. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual and invites you to socialize on board. With good food, a wide range of sports, comfortable cabins and many entertainment options you can spend wonderful days aboard the MSC Meraviglia.
Food and Beverages
The main restaurants L’Olivio d’oro, L’Olive dorée and the Waves restaurant serve a mouthwatering blend of freshly prepared Mediterranean cuisine and international specialities in elegant surroundings. The Marketplace Buffet restaurant is an alternative to the main restaurants and is opened 20 hours per day. Furthermore the guests can enjoy Asian specialities in the Kaito Teppanyaki Grill as well as in the Kaito Sushi Bar. American delicacies are waiting for the guests in the Butcher’s Cut.
Entertainment, Sports and Relaxation
The cutting-edge MSC Meraviglia is packed with extraordinary features that make them ideal for cruising in summer and winter, including wide dining options and entertainment choices, stunning panoramic spaces, a large theatre and a spectacular amusement park linked to an outdoor aqua park, as well as a three-deck interior promenade. The picturesque Promenade Deck includes the ship’s shopping arcade (with duty-free priced boutiques and shops), various bars, specialty restaurants, live street entertainment, ample seating. The whole area is covered by a huge LED-screened dome ceiling, serving as digital sky. Besides the real sky webcam views, the Promenade LED screen above shows various images, vistas, special-effects and visual shows. Another highlight is the cooperation with Cirque du Soleil. The guests are entranced by an unique and extraordinary show.
The sophisticated combination of state-of-the-art-technology, a love of the sea, bold design, extraordinary features and comfort makes the new flagship MSC Meraviglia to a ship of superlatives. The ship is recommended for those who want variety, entertainment and a colorful life on board. Also families will have a good time on board. Travelling with MSC Meraviglia is a true maritime marvel.