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.
MSC Armonia has four gourmet eateries in addition to a 20-hour buffet. Each gourmet eatery has its own distinctive style and cuisine, but all share the same Mediterranean passion for fine dining, serving slow-food delicacies freshly prepared using the finest ingredients
Enrichment onboard MSC include Language lessons, dance classes, arts & crafts, and many more.
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.
MSC Armonia 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.
MSC Armonia now offers even more routes to relaxation, since the lavish MSC Aurea Spa has been enhanced to provide more space for its traditional Balinese massages. There's also a well-equipped gym with superb sea views and a power walking track.
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.
MSC brought in experienced partners from the world of children's play, like Chicco, LEGO® and Namco®, to help us design colourful new play areas on MSC Armonia for kids of all ages. The open-air spray park promises endless fun for the whole family.
Each day, MSC Cruises will debit the Service Charge to your onboard account. The charge covers the onboard hospitality services actually enjoyed and is calculated according to the itinerary chosen and the number of nights. For further details of the amounts payable in each currency, please refer to the table below.
However, should you wish to adjust or cancel any of the daily hotel service charges in the unlikely event that you did not receive a satisfactory service, you may do so on board.
MSC Cruises does not recommend tipping individual members of staff.
A 15% Bar Service Charge is automatically added to all food and beverage purchases, with the exception of the prepaid dining packages and beverage packages.