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MSC Virtuosa

Ship statistics;

entered_service
2020
tonnage
167600
number_of_decks
18
number_of_pools
5
number_of_restaurants
10
kids_club
maximum_apacity
6786
number_of_crew
1400

MSC Virtuosa

MSC Cruises' Meraviglia Plus Class ships offer passengers many fantastic onboard features where dining, entertainment, and activities are concerned. MSC Virtuosa shares many of the same features as her sister ship, MSC Grandiosa, and is of a similar size and style. At just over 1,000 feet, MSC Virtuosa has 2,240 cabins and can cater for just less than 6,000 guests, offering each and every one impeccable service and a great array of choice. From Asia to the Middle East, adventure is at the heart of your unforgettable cruise holiday.

Embark on short break and week-long UK staycation cruises with MSC Virtuosa this summer - now on sale with cruises from Southampton, cruises from Liverpool and cruises from Greenock.

Dining onboard MSC Virtuosa is varied and delicious. With a wide range of local and international dishes being served in the main restaurant, and seemingly no end of different cuisines in other restaurants, all manner of different tastes are catered for in both the included restaurants and the speciality ones.

  • French-Vietnamese fusion cuisine at Indochine
  • Mouthwatering American steakhouse-style dining at Butchers Cut
  • Latin American and Mexican-style streetfood at Hola! Tacos & Cantina
  • Made-to-order Japanese dishes at Kaito Sushi Bar
  • Authentic dishes made at your table at Kaito Teppanyaki
  • Tempting international cuisine at the Marketplace Buffet

For those with a sweet tooth, Jean-Philippe Crepes & Gelato and Jean-Phillippe Chocolat & Café are bound to delight. Serving everything from gourmet ice-cream to freshly made crepes and mouthwatering chocolate delights, there's no better place to enjoy a holiday treat.

No evening onboard MSC Virtuosa has to be the same thanks to the array of venues available onboard.

One of the most exciting entertainment opportunities is the Cirque du Soleil performance. This world-famous circus company has collaborated with MSC Cruises and created two bespoke productions to delight guests. Let your jaw drop as you watch the incredible skill and strength of acrobats before you.

As well as these productions, there are plenty more ways in which the crew onboard MSC Virtuosa will keep you entertained. Head to the TV Studio & Bar for all kinds of interactive fun including games, talent contests, live music, comedy acts, karaoke and quizzes. Meanwhile, the onboard theatre and Carousel Lounge and two fantastic entertainment venues with live performances throughout your cruise.

In the evenings you can't go wrong in the main indoor promenade, which is covered with an innovative digital sky ceiling which creates a spacious, airy atmosphere. Here, there are shops, restaurants, and cafes, and the space transforms in the evening into a central party hub. Join in and dance with live musicians and entertainers in the background. Those looking for a party scene will also love the onboard nightclub - Attic Club. For a truly unique experience, be sure to head to the MSC Starship Club where Rob, the first ever humanoid, robotic bartender at sea, will be on hand to serve up your drinks. Other bars onboard include:

  • L'Atelier Bar & Art - live jazz music and pop-up art gallery
  • Red Gem Casino Bar - choose from beer, wine, spirits and more as you take a break from the casino
  • Sky Lounge - enjoy live piano music alongside ocean views
  • Sports Bar - don't miss out on your favourite sports thanks to this lively bar
  • Masters of the Sea - a traditional British-style pub
  • Champagne Bar - from sophisticated champagne to oysters and caviar, get ready for a luxurious evening

Staying active and keeping up with health and wellness onboard an MSC Cruises vessel is simple. MSC Virtuosa boasts a state-of-the-art gym complete with an inspiring sea view ahead. Plus the ship also has a sports venue called Sportsplex, where you can play a few games of football as well as various other games. The large pool also offers another chance to get the blood pumping.

As well as fitness facilities, MSC Virtuosa has a gorgeous spa area, MSC Aurea Spa, where guests can relax and soothe aching muscles. Make use of the sauna, steam room, and loungers in a tranquil environment, or why not indulge in a treatment such as a massage or facial?

Onboard MSC Virtuosa there are plenty of things to keep you entertained while at sea. If you simply want to relax and take time away from stresses at home, enjoy time spent people watching in a café on the promenade, or browsing some beautiful pieces in the first contemporary art gallery at sea. You can also spend time lounging by the pool area which also has a big tv screen where a variety of films are shown.

If you're looking for some more excitement, check out what else the ship has to offer:

  • 5 swimming pools, including a waterpark complete with exhilarating slides
  • Bowling alley
  • Polar Aquapark
  • F1 Simulators

Family

Thanks to the fantastic facilities, entertainment and dining options, families can have fun and make memories together as they travel to fantastic destinations. What's more, when parents and kids want some time apart, the kids clubs are on hand:

  • 0-3 Years- the youngest guests onboard can spend time in the Baby Club, either playing with their parents or in the safe hands of the Babycare crew
  • 3-6 and 7-11 Years- thanks to the Mini and Junior Clubs, children onboard can spend time playing and having fun with others their age, with activities including arts and crafts and sports. What's more, thanks to MSC Cruises' partnership with LEGO, kids can enjoy stimulating toys, as well as LEGO Experience Onboard events once each cruise.
  • 12-14 and 15-17 Years- for the teens and tweens onboard, the Young Club and Teen Club are the place to go. These dedicated spaces are the perfect way to meet you friends and make the most of their time onboard, from sports competitions to games consoles and evening events.

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