MSC Opera

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Fine woodwork, marble floors and acres of vibrant fabrics compliment the dramatic sea views onboard.

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Dining

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.

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Main Restaurants

MSC Opera offers 2 main restaurants, La Caravella and L’Approdo and an outdoor restaurant, Il Patio. Each one boasts a top gastronomic selection thanks to the variety of dishes and the high quality of the foods, from choice Italian meats, scrupulously controlled, to fresh fruit. Every product is fresh and carefully handled, such as bread baked on board with the passion and knowledge of the most distinctive boulangerie.

Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes.

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, tables seat anywhere from 2-8 guests.

A Gala Buffet is held every night at midnight with the exception of the first and last night of the cruise.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Varies
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Buffet Restaurant

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A cafeteria style, self-service buffet.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Buffet
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Patio Pizzeria

Alfresco restaurant, serving pizza and fast-food styled dishes.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Casual
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Venchi Ice Cream Bar

MSC Cruises is proud to bring the very best in artisanal gelato to our travellers. Venchi has been making superlative desserts since 1878 and owes much of its success to the use of 100% natural ingredients and exclusive recipes, from its intense extra dark chocolate to luscious gianduja and refreshing fruit sorbets.

Freshly made daily on board

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Gelato
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Vitamin Bar

Bar with vitamin drinks made from fresh fruits and juice such as Orange Delight and Carrot Fantasy.

Features

  • Experience: Complimentary
  • Food type: Healthy

Entertaining

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.

Teatro Dell'Opera

713 seat theatre, and the main show lounge onboard. Offers tiered seating, and features small-scale production shows and cabaret performances.

Features

  • Theatre

Casino

Full gaming casino which offers roulette, poker, blackjack, and slot machines. It is open until late at night whilst at sea. Tournaments are regularly held onboard, and there are surprise promotions offered for those who play the slots - the winners are picked at random.

Features

  • Casino

Byblos Discoteca

Late-night bar and nightclub with a 450 square foot dance floor.

Features

  • Nightclub
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La Cabala Piano Bar & Lounge

Show lounge, with piano and bar and 193 square foot dance floor.

Features

  • Bar

The Card Room

The ship's card room is located on deck 7 and seats 28 guests.

Features

  • Games Room

Bars & Lounges

On MSC Opera guests can choose from 8 bars, inspired by different themes and inimitable in their wine and food selection, thus satisfying even the most sophisticated and demanding palates. These include the Caruso Lounge and The Cotton Club Bar.

Features

  • Bar

Enrichment

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

Health and 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.

MSC Aurea Spa

The Luxurious MSC Aurea Spa is an exotic paradise with superb sea views. It is a sanctuary of tranquility where a team of expert masseuses and beauty therapists will take care of your well being. Choose from a wide range of treatments and facilities which include:
20 different types of massage, 19 body treatments, 19 facials, aromatherapy treatments, manicure and pedicure spa.

A spa doctor and team of specialist masseuses, manicurists, pedicurists, hair stylists, personal trainers and yoga instructors.

Thermal area, sauna, and steam bath.

Exclusive beauty treatments in partnership with renowned international beauty brands.

Further exclusive facilities, including a beauty centre with hair salon and bar.

Exclusive Top 18 Sun Deck, offering selected express treatments in a reserved area.
Also includes a fully equipped fitness centre. In addition to this, qualified fitness instructors can be found here.

Features

  • Spa
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Power Walking / Jogging Track

Located on Deck Twelve.

Features

  • Jogging or Walking Track
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Shuffleboard

215 square foot court. Located on Deck Twelve.

Features

  • Sports Court
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Minigolf

Located on Deck Thirteen.

Features

  • Golf

Le Piscine & Children's Spray Park

Pool area with separate children's Spray Park. Located on Deck Eleven.

Features

  • Water Park
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Solarium

Exclusively for adults, this calm, quiet and peaceful retreat can be found on the Sun Deck.

Features

  • Solarium

Kids and teens

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.

Accommodation

There are six types of cabin available onboard- Suites, Family Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Ocean View Cabins, Inside Cabins, and Accessible Cabins∘. Each cabin comes with 24-hour room service, and benefits from a number of amenities including spacious wardrobes and interactive television.

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Ocean View Cabin

Features a porthole∘ and a double bed, which can be converted into two singles. Also includes; air conditioning, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, towels, shampoo & shower gel, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Inside Cabin

Features a double bed, which can be converted into two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, bathroom∘ with shower, hairdryer, towels, shampoo & shower gel, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Suite

Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, spacious wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, TV, telephone, cable internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Lounge Area
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • Suite Benefits
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Super Family

Features a bedroom with separate living area with up to four berths. Double bed can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, TV, telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Balcony

Features a double bed, which can be converted in to two singles. Also includes: air conditioning, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, shampoo & shower gel,TV, telephone, cable internet connection (for a fee), mini-bar, safe deposit box.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk
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Outside with Partial View

Window with sea view, comfortable double or single beds (on request), relaxing armchair, TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar, bathroom with shower, vanity area with hairdryer, surface approx. from 11 to 13 sq.m.

Features

  • King or Twin Configuration
  • Shower
  • Toiletries Provided
  • Room Service Available
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi (Additional Cost)
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Desk

Deck plans

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Deck 13 - Sun Deck

  • Sun Deck
  • Mini Golf
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Deck 12 - La Bohème

  • Jogging Track
  • Shuffeboard
  • Video Games Area
  • Byblos Discoteca
  • Suites
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Deck 11 - Tosca

  • Buffet Restaurant
  • Pizzeria Patio
  • Le Piscine Pool Area
  • Spray Pool Area
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • Vitamin Bar
  • MSC Aurea Spa
  • Gymnasium
  • Steam Room & Sauna
  • Children's Playroom
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Deck 10 - Turandot

  • Inside Cabins
  • Ocean View Cabins
  • Balcony Cabins
  • Accesible Cabins
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Deck 9 - Norma

  • Inside Cabins
  • Ocean View Cabins
  • Balcony Cabins
  • Accesible Cabins
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Deck 8 - La Traviata

  • Inside Cabins
  • Ocean View Cabins
  • Balcony Cabins
  • Accesible Cabins
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Deck 7 - Rigoletto

  • Inside Cabins
  • Ocean View Cabins
  • Medical Centre
  • Show Lounge
  • The Card Room
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Deck 6 - Otello

  • Main Restaurant
  • Cyber Cafe
  • Piano Bar & Lounge
  • Casino
  • Coffee Bar
  • Teatro Dell'Opera
  • Baby Club
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Deck 5 - Aida

  • Shopping Area
  • Reception
  • Shore Excursion Centre
  • Teatro Dell'Opera

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Ship facts
Passengers
2150
Crew
728
Launched
2004
Last refit
2015
Tonnage
65591t
Length
275m
Width
32
Speed
20kts
Decks
9
Wheelchair cabins
No
Currency
EUR