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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.

Dining onboard MSC Virtuosa is as varied as it is 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 dining venues, all manner of different tastes are catered for in both the included restaurants and the speciality ones.

Indochine

Sit down for French-Vietnamese fusion cuisine at Indochine. Offering an array of authentic dishes, including vegan and vegetarian options, you're sure to be tempted by the tasty menu on offer.

Butchers Cut

For some of the best steak, seafood and sides at sea, don't miss out on the chance to visit Butchers Cut. A cosy and inviting restaurant, the friendly staff are on hand with recommendations and attentive service as you dine on mouth-watering dishes.

Hola! Tacos & Cantina

Head to Hola! Tacos & Cantina for delicious Mexican and Latin-American themed dining. Taking its inspiration from street-food, choose from flavour-packed nachos, tacos and more, all washed down with a selection of tequilas and mezcals.

Kaito Sushi Bar

Head to the contemporary Kaito Sushi Bar for made-to-order Japanese dishes. Watch your food being prepared right in front of you while you sip on an imported beer or try the famous Sake.

Kaito Teppanyaki

Sit back and admire the show as the expert chefs at Kaito Teppanyaki turn every meal time into entertainment. Cooked at your table, watch in awe as they pull out all the tricks to create authentic Teppanyaki dishes.

Marketplace Buffet

Take a trip around the world in just one meal time courtesy of the Marketplace Buffet. Included in your cruise fare, you can stack your plate again and again with everything from pizza, pasta and burgers to salads, curry, carvery and indulgent desserts.

In addition, 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 mouth watering 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

Found along the Galleria Virtuosa, L'Atelier Bar & Art oozes sophistication. Take a seat and enjoy the mellow sounds of live jazz music, or take a wander through the pop-up art gallery and admire the contemporary works on show.

Red Gem Casino Bar

Should you need a break from the casino, you won't have to go far to find refreshment. Choose from beer, wine, spirits and take a seat at the bar before heading back out into the action.

Sky Lounge

Boasting some of the best views onboard, the Sky Lounge is a must-visit during evenings onboard. Enjoy live piano music alongside ocean views courtesy of the floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

Sports Bar

Don't miss out on your favourite sports thanks to this lively bar. Plus, with its handy location close to the video arcade, bowling alley and 4D cinema, you're never far from fun entertainment.

Masters of the Sea

There's no better feeling than sitting down in your local pub for a pint or two, and inspired by British pubs, Masters of the Seas is sure to make you feel at home. Order your drink and settle in for an evening of chat, pub quizzes or live music.

Champagne Bar

Add a touch of luxury to your time on MSC Virtuosa with a trip to the Champagne Bar. Serving champagne and sparkling wines, as well as 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 watching people in a café on the promenade, or browse some beautiful pieces in the first contemporary art gallery at sea.

Pools and Hot Tubs

With 5 pools to choose from, as well as numerous hot tubs with fantastic views out to sea, you're sure to find somewhere to take a dip or relax on a sun lounger. Plus, with a large indoor pool, you can keep the holiday feeling going whatever the weather.

Waterpark

Perfect for kids and adults alike, make your way to the Waterpark for a few hours of splashing and sliding as you make your way down the exhilarating slides. There's even a dedicated space for younger kids so they don't miss out on the fun.

High-Ropes Course

Found on deck close to the water park, thrill-seekers will love taking on the high-ropes course. Make your way along the challenging bridges as you are rewarded with some of the best views onboard.

Bowling Alley

Perfect for families, the two-lane, full size bowling alley on MSC Virtuosa is the perfect way to while away a few hours on your cruise. Get competitive as you show off your skills with ocean views as your backdrop.

F1 Simulator

Fancy yourself as a race car driver? Take a spin on the F1 simulator and see how you can handle the twists and turns of the race course.

4D Cinema

Lose yourself in the action at the ship's 4D cinema. With a 3D screen, moving seats and special effects, you'll soon forget that you're even on a cruise ship.

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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