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MSC Meraviglia Cruise Bookings 2017

Don't miss your chance to cruise on MSC Cruise's new flagship, the MSC Meraviglia, or "wonder" in English. And in wonder you will be when you see the sheer size, state of the art technology and comfort that this ship offers. She will be built and ready to start her inaugural season in July 2017 with some exciting itineraries planned in the Mediterranean.

We are now taking cruise bookings up to April 2018 on the MSC Meraviglia. You can check availability by filling in the form below (email cruises@southafrica.to if you're experiencing difficulties, or phone 021-531-7453).

Cirque du Soleil

MSC Meraviglia guests can look forward to the once in a lifetime experience of two new Cirque du Soleil shows which have been put together especially for MSC Cruises.

The MSC Meraviglia will become the first cruise ship to have an entertainment lounge designed in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil to host their shows on board. The carousel lounge will seat 500 guests who can enjoy this unique experience 6 nights per week along with dinner and cocktails.

A CGI render of the MSC Meraviglia cruising on the ocean

Inside the MSC Meraviglia

MSC has increased the entertainment areas on this ship and there is a fun park and water park as well as loads of areas offering breathtaking panoramic views. Guests can enjoy a comedy club, casino, karaoke bar, a tv studio, open air ballroom, panoramic sports centre and loads of live music venues. The pool area offers ample sunbathing space, and there is a spa for ultimate relaxation as well as a fully equpped gym for the more active passengers. The ship also has an American style sports bar where you can watch the game with a cold beer and a snack and also race your friends in one of the formula one simulators or play a round of ten pin bowling in the bowling alley.

There is an exclusive area for the teenagers to play games, watch films and attend teen discos. For the younger kids, there is a lego play room and a baby club.

One of the novel features of this ship is the 96 metre long Mediterranean style indoor promenade which boats a digital LED sky dome, the longest of its kind at sea. The screen can transmit images of landscapes, sunrises and sunsets and the starry night sky. Under the dome, passengers can enjoy live music, restuarants, boutiques and shops - you'll think you are in a Mediterranean town, not on a ship!

CGI render of the Meraviglia's port side

Cabins & suites

The ship offers 10 different cabin types to choose from, to suit every passenger's needs and budget.

Inside cabins consist of single beds which may be converted into double beds, spacious wardrobe, a bathroom with a shower, interactive TV, telephone, mini bar, safe and wifi connection is available. The surface area of the cabin is approximately 16 sq.m.

Ocean view cabins are the same as inside cabins, but have a window with a view of the sea.

Balcony cabins have a double bed & a bathroom with a shower or tub. It is some 19 square metres in size.

Family balcony cabins comprise of two connecting cabins - one inside cabin and one balcony cabin with 2 bathrooms and one balcony. This cabin type can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people.

Family ocean view cabins comprise of two connecting cabins - one inside cabin and one ocean view cabin with 2 bathrooms. This cabin can also accommodate up to 6 people.

Superfamily cabins are also two connecting cabins accommodating up to 6 people, but both are balcony cabins. One of the bathrooms has a bathtub.

Superfamily plus ocean view cabins comprise of three connecting cabins (1 Inside cabin + 2 Oceanview cabins), with 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 10 people.

Superfamily plus balcony cabin comprise of three connecting cabins (1 Inside cabin + 2 balcony cabins), with 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 10 people.

Suite with angle balcony - Double bed which can be converted into two single beds, air conditioning, large wardrobe, bathroom with shower, interactive TV, telephone, wifi connection available (for a fee), mini bar and safe. Large angle balcony with private whirlpool bath. Surface approxim. 28-38 sq.m.

Duplex suite - Two-deck-high stateroom. On main level, open living/dining room with sofa that converts to double bed. On second level, master bedroom with double bed which can be converted into two single beds (on request). Air conditioning, 2 walk-in wardrobes, 2 bathrooms (one with bathtub, one with shower), interactive TV, 2 telephones, wifi connection available (for a fee), mini bar, safe. Ample balcony with whirpool bath. Surface approxim. 52 sq.m.

MSC Yacht Club Inside cabins consist of single beds which may be converted into double beds, spacious wardrobe, a bathroom with a shower, interactive TV, telephone, mini bar, safe, Nespresso type machine and wifi connection is available. The surface area of the cabin is approximately 16 sq.m.

MSC Yacht Club deluxe suite consists of single beds which may be converted into double beds, spacious wardrobe, a bathroom with a large shower, interactive TV, telephone, mini bar, safe, Nespresso type machine and wifi connection is available. The surface area of the cabin is approximately 28 sq.m. with balcony.

MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite - Double bed, spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with tub and shower, interactive TV, telephone and safe. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Bar setup, refrigerator and Nespresso type machine, air conditioning. Surface approxim. 65 sq.m., with a balcony of 40 sq.m. with dining table and private whirlpool bath.

A GGI render  of the MSC setting sail

Technical specifications

Gross tonnage

167.600 tons

Height

65m

Length

315,83.

Breadth

43m

Maximum speed

22,7 knots

Number of cabins

2244

Number of Passengers

5714

 

Dining on the MSC Meraviglia

Passengers will be spolit for choice with the option of 12 dining venues on the MSC Meraviglia. All tastes will be catered for with a sushi bar, a teppanyaki restuarant, an American style steakhouse and a chocolaterie. There is also a traditional Italian restuarant, Eataly, where you can eat delicious Italian food and shop for fresh Italian produce which you can take home with you. The buffet area is open 20 hours a day so the night owls and early birds can all fill their tummys in a more casual dining environment.

The ship for all seasons

The MSC Meraviglia will be able to dock at any cruise port around the world, making it possible for exciting itineraries to be planned for her in the years to come. With this she is also built for any season, featuring a new layout of internal and external areas, so that guests can enjoy cruising in any weather conditions.

MSC Yacht Club

Experience the epitome of luxury in the MSC Yacht Club, your own ship within a ship. If you book a cabin in this area, you can enjoy exclusive and private areas of the ship including a private club and dining areas as well as a 24 hour butler service.

CGI render of the starboard side of the MSC Meraviglia

 

MSC Sinfonia's pool on the deck

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