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MSC Divina Returning to Europe in 2015
posted April 28, 2014
MSC Cruises is sending the MSC Divina back to the Mediterranean for the summer of 2015. According to the line this move is "a strengthening its commitment to serving the North American market with the deployment of the MSC Divina to the Mediterranean." Read more...
MSC Divina Arrives in Miami
posted Nov. 18, 2013
The dazzling MSC Divina made cruise history this morning, when it was escorted into PortMiami by a fleet of high-powered FIAT personal watercraft. With today’s arrival, MSC Divina becomes the first MSC Cruises ship to sail year-round from North America.
Solarium, One Pool, MSC Yacht Club
Passenger staterooms, Virtual World, Skys & Stars, Shuffleboard, F1 Simulator, Sports Area, Solarium, Spa
Top Sail Lounge, Passenger staterooms, MSC Yacht Club, Jogging Track, Whirlpools, Graffitis, Puffi, Teen Club, Le Muse, The Garden Bar, The Garden Pool and Zen Area
Manitou Cafeteria, Calumet Cafeteria, Tritone Bar, Poseidon Bar, Aqua Park, Sirene covered pool and bar, Pool Shop, Aurea Spa
Pantheon Theater, Luna Piano Bar, Art Gallery, Golden Jazz Bar, Sports Bar, Italia Caffé, La Cantina di Bacco, Sacramento Tex-Mex, Photo Shop, Black & White Lounge cabaret-style
Pantheon Theater, Casino Veneziano, Piazza del Doge, Silver Lounge Main Foyer, Silver Lounge Bar, Excursion Office, The Black Crab Restaurant, Villa Rossa Restaurant
Passenger staterooms, Reception, Cyber Cafe, Divina Bar, Black Crab Restaurant
MSC Divina, named in honor of screen legend and MSC Cruises “godmother” Sophia Loren, was christened in Marseille in May 2012. Special features, like the Sophia Loren suite and the library, were designed with the glamorous screen icon in mind. The Divina is modeled from her sister-ships, MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasia, with some remarkable enhancements.
The Infinity Pool in the aft of the ship, with its “beach zone” adjoining the glass balustrade, offers a unique view of the ship’s wake fading into the sunset. And if you’re travelling in the expanded MSC Yacht Club, you can relax in style in the panoramic Top Sail Lounge.
Ship Class: Fantasia
Length: 1,092 ft.
Draft: 27 ft.
Speed: 23 Knots
Air conditioning, telephone - Availability of Internet connection on your own lap top (not included in price), bathroom with shower, mini bar, and safe. Wi-Fi service available in select rooms. All staterooms have satellite TV, mini-bar, safe, radio and 24-hour room service.
Additional Suite amenities include spacious wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, and internet availability. Suite guests enjoy a balcony or panoramic window.
MSC Yacht Club
There are 99 MSC Yacht Club suites ranging between 247 and 570 square feet, furnished as a luxurious yacht. Personal butlers will provide the most exclusive services such as taking care of the luggage, booking excursions, in-suite dining, choice of cigars, liquors and champagne. Club members have an exclusive large lounge with a breathtaking view of the sea, a Concierge with Swarovski crystal stairs, and other reserved spaces such as a private deck and pool and an elegant restaurant.
|Balcony||148-200||Sq. ft. w/veranda|
|Suite||220-574||Sq. ft. w/veranda|
Main Dining Rooms
Photo: Filet mignon on MSC Divina
The Black Crab Restaurant and Villa Rosa are for main dining. Chef’s selections include regional Mediterranean specialties and classic American favorites.
Manitou Cafeteria, Calumet Cafeteria
Pick up fresh food choices presented in a visible kitchen. Chefs prepare your meals in front of you while open 20 hours a day. Four specialty corners are available. The Wellness Corner provides nutritious drinks and dining items based on the guest's area of focus.
Galaxy Lounge Restaurant & Club
The Galaxy Lounge is a stylish supper club mixing panoramic views with great music, Mediterranean fusion cuisine for brunch and dinner, and a special cocktail list.
Sample the many tastes of Mexican cuisine at the onboard Tex-Mex restaurant. Wash it all down with a Mexican beer or Tequila.
Restaurant exclusively for MSC yacht Club patrons, Le Muse is pirate fine dining with international gourmet cuisine, complimentary wines and beverages, and opulent surroundings.
The Eataly Steakhouse will be serving modern Italian and traditional Piemontese beef dishes. The popular 115-seat restaurant is inspired by the Manzo restaurant at Eataly's Manhattan location.
Exclusive 30-seat Ristorante Italia will offer evening dining with a different ultra-high-quality ‘table d’hôte’ menu every night, specially conceived by Eataly chefs with dishes made from Slow Food Presidia products created to protect small producers and to preserve the quality of artisan products.
Enjoy an espresso or cappuccino at the coffee bar, with top quality coffee beans from Brazil, Costa Rica and Peru. You can also savor rich hot chocolate and a luscious assortment of pastries and desserts.
La Cantina Di Bacco
Each Italian region is represented by a specialty pizza at this pizza and wine bar. Mediterranean aperitifs, other beverages, and tapas are available.
Sports bar featuring sporting events when available on ESPN. Other American sports grill favorites, like buffalo wings, mozzarella sticks, and sliders, will be available for surcharge.
High-tech 4D cinema is a motion ride experience unlike any other.
The main show lounge will present seven different shows during its Caribbean voyage.
Silver Lounge Bar
Music and dancing just off the Main Foyer.
Onboard Candy shop.
Golden Jazz Bar
Relax beneath the bubble chandeliers of the Golden Jazz Bar with a drink menu inspired by jazz music itself. Sip a rare whiskey, or enjoy cognac, aged grappa and more.
Good meeting place before or after dinner located just off the Black Crab Restaurant.
Onboard pub with piano.
Slots, cards, Blackjack, roulette, PokerPro tables, and more.
A well-stocked humidor to suit cigar aficionados and a bar featuring a connoisseur’s selection of fine spirits.
Black & White Lounge
Cabaret-style venue for music and dancing.
Top Sail Lounge
The Top Sail Lounge is the perfect place for panoramic views of the sea. For MSC Yacht Club members only.
Tritone Bar, Poseidon Bar, Aqua Park, Sirene covered pool and bar, and Pool Shop on Afrodite deck.
Top 18 Exclusive Solarium
The adults-only sunning space includes fresh fruit skewers and a specially tailored menu of express spa treatments to relax and re-energize.
Garden Pool Area
Relax in MSC Divina's infinity pool. Watch the ship's wake stretch out into the distance while listening to the peaceful sounds of wind, waterfalls, and birds, reproduced by the four resounding sculptures in the pool area.
Sports and Fitness
Jogging track, fitness area, sauna, mini-golf, shuffleboard, basketball, Formula 1 Simulator, and video arcade located on Michelangelo deck.
Fitness buffs will appreciate the Aqua Cycling class, presented for a small fee.
MSC offers dedicated indoor areas for the kids including a video game room. All entertainment activities, both for younger guests and adults are conducted in all languages to cater to the needs of every guest. As ships vary in size and facilities, kid’s activities are not restricted to the Mini Clubs.
MSC kid’s club leaders organize great activities, shows, and games such as treasure hunts, a mini-Olympics, painting courses, dancing, arts, and crafts. Each ship has a cheerful, spacious and safe playroom. Knowing your children are with our expert cruise staff, you can relax and enjoy the pool or unwind with an aromatic massage.
When parents are on excursions ashore, the Mini Club and Juniors Club will remain open for children 3-12 years of age. If parents are ashore or involved in other activities, the kids club leaders will also take youngsters to the buffet or the ship’s restaurant for children’s meals available from a dedicated Children’s Menu.
Italian favorites like pasta and pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs and delicious pastries and desserts. The My Teen Card makes it convenient for kids 12 -17 to make pre-paid purchases while onboard.
Smurf Play Area
Kids can play in the exclusively designed Smurf-themed Mini and Juniors club. Kids can participate in the Smurfs Live Talent Show, Smurfs Master Chef, and more engaging onboard programs.
Virtual Formula-1 Simulator
Speed around world famous tracks in a virtual forumla-1 simulator.
Blending the magic of Balinese massage with the benefits of the latest technology, this sumptuous wellness center offers a plethora of options for unwinding, from saunas and Turkish baths to a fitness center, beauty salon, Thalassotherapy room, relaxation area and massage rooms. Here, in the heart of MSC Divina, highly trained Balinese personnel offer traditional Balinese massages and a wide variety of beauty treatments.
Other features exclusive to the MSC Divina include a deeply relaxing Himalayan salt crystal bed and a water bed for "l'Aurea del Mare," or "shell therapy." Onboard is an original barbershop with a vintage feel and the Art of Hair cabin with rituals developed by Japanese masters of beauty.
MSC Divina gives guests the perfect opportunity to relax and restore their natural balance, emerging refreshed and reinvigorated. The "Five Colors of Well-being" spa menu provides dining and spa options designed to promote the ultimate synergy in health and well-being. Guests can choose options based on their area of focus: Blue/Violet for cleansing, Green for relaxing, Red for Anti-aging, White for purity, and Yellow/Orange for skin.