MSC Fantasia: Your Ship Of Dreams
MSC Fantasia is the largest cruise ship ever built for a European ship owner. Greater in length than the height of the Eiffel Tower,she has 1,637 staterooms, 80% oceanview, many with private balconies. The flagship from MSC Cruises is a masterpiece of impeccable style: a perfect mix of advanced technology, elegance and exclusive services.
Built with the environment in mind, the MSC Fantasia cruise liner is constructed in a modern spirit, as we help preserve the environment without sacrificing guests' comfort.
MSC Fantasia is not only a voyage of pleasure, but one of discovery. For the very first time on a ship, guests will walk on Swarovski crystal stairs. A transparent ceiling allows passengers to experience all the magic of sailing as they gaze at the starlit skies. With 290,628 sq feet of public space, including the luxury MSC Aurea Spa with thermal cave for relaxation and rejuvenation., 6 restaurants, 5 swimming pools, 12 hydro-massage pools, coffee bars, shops, a children & teen area which includes a swimming pool with waterslide. And our Aqua Park features 150 illuminated musical fountains., a Formula 1 simulator and an interactive 4-D cinema, you can truly rediscover yourself as you relax into your vacation.
The MSC Aurea Spa offers ultra-modern treatments such as therapeutic mud packs, perfumed vapors, aesthetic massages and much more.
MSC Fantasia boasts an exclusive area: privileged passengers can sojourn in the MSC Yacht Club with 71 suites, a bar, solarium, 2 hydro-massage pools, 1 sky dome swimming pool, concierge and glass-walled Observation Lounge where guests can enjoy amazing ocean views. A butler service will offer assistance at check-in, transport luggage, unpack, serve traditional English afternoon tea as well as arranging cigars and beverages, booking tables at restaurants, treatments in the MSC Aurea Spa, ad hoc excursions and even arranging a private party!
Want to sunbathe in peace and privacy? Soak up the sun in style in this adults-only sanctuary of serenity. Top 18 boasts premium deck space and stunning sea views, not forgetting its own dedicated spa service, bar menu and complimentary fruit skewers. For groups of friends, couples looking for a romantic hideaway or parents looking for some quiet time, Top 18 is the perfect place to relax, unwind and watch the waves go by.
All staterooms are provided with an innovative digital television system that gives the guest access to several onboard services. This service is made possible using the most technologically advanced interactive system in the cruise market. Using your remote control you can follow the daily program, watch first-run movies (pay-per-view), purchase shore excursions, order room service, preview our ports of call, or buy items from the onboard shops - and finally checking your onboard account. This new service delivers not only a great freedom of choice from the comfort of your stateroom, but it also delivers extremely high video and audio quality.
MSC Fantasia takes luxury cruising to spectacular new heights - where all your cruise vacation fantasies come true. Please join us for a cruise vacation you won't soon forget.
MSC Fantasia Facts
Red Velvet Restaurant
Red Velvet restaurant is distinguished by the attention paid to the details of its furnishings, from red velvet cushions to Murano glass chandeliers, refined porcelain to crystal glasses and silver flatware. Every evening, Red Velvet offers a different menu to celebrate an Italian region with its typical cuisine and most renowned wines.
Il Cerchio d'Oro Restaurant
Il Cerchio d'Oro restaurant, on the ship's stern, features a breathtaking panorama which inspired the theme of transparency and light used in the restaurant design. This restaurant offers an assorted Mediterranean menu, including light choices and options that are always available, to satisfy those who know what they want each day.
L'Etoile, the private restaurant at the exclusive service of MSC Yacht Club members, provides guests with a gourmet dining experience principally inspired by the Italian and French culinary traditions. Refined ingredients such as foie gras, truffles and scallops combine with delicacies such as quail eggs, guinea fowl and pigeon breast to create dishes that are both sophisticated and minimalistic. The sparing use of decoration serves as foil to highlight the scrupulously selected raw ingredients.
The restaurant offers a connoisseur wine list of some fifty superb Italian, French and Spanish wines, including Louis Roederer Cristal Brut Millesime, Soldera Case Basse Brunello di Montalcino Riserva DOCG and Chateau Figeac Saint Emilion Premier Grand Cru. Ably assisted by the expert Head Wine Waiter who is always in attendance, MSC Yacht Club guests can choose the perfect accompaniment to the chef's creations, exploring some of the finest wines in the world.
Tex Mex El Sombrero restaurant
For lovers of spicy food, Tex Mex El Sombrero is the right choice. Sample all the tastes of Mexican cuisine: from Texas steaks to enchiladas, fajitas to burritos and tacos, guacamole to tortillas, all accompanied by Mexican beer, Tequila and Margaritas. The full-view kitchen completes the traditional atmosphere of this restaurant.
The fun is never-ending by day or night.
Italians are known for l'arte di vivere - the art of living and enjoying life. And so you will discover an endless array of pleasures and fun activities onboard.
Perhaps you'll begin with an invigorating yoga class, volleyball game, tennis or miniature golf. Stop by the Internet Cafe or international library while the kids enjoy the fun of our complimentary youth program that includes art, dancing and games for kids of all ages. Enjoy shopping in our onboard boutiques, or enrich your mind with an Italian lesson.
When evening arrives, la notte magica - the night is magical. Inspired entertainment brings standing ovations for our unique brand of exotic theatricality. We offer different shows in our theater each night, such as passionate flamenco dancers from Spain for a touch of the Mediterranean.
Your enchanted evening continues with dancing in our disco and live performances throughout the ship, from a classical string quartet to jazz and piano. Or have fun singing along to your favorite Italian songs. And in the European gaming tradition, we invite you to try your luck in our casino. Then end your evening with a romantic stroll on the pool deck where le stelle brilliano luminose - the stars shine bright.
La Cantina Toscana
True connoisseurs can find the most renowned Italian wines at La Cantina Toscana, a wine bar that welcomes guests into an environment inspired by the peaceful Tuscany hills and Chianti vineyards. Every day, special wine tastings are accompanied by different bites of food, such as fried polenta with cream cheese, bruschetta and other specialties.
A sports-inspired menu is available at the Sports Bar, featuring international dishes and imaginative snacks, such as grilled Yorkshire ham delicacies or Greek shrimp kebabs. It also serves a wide selection of the most popular international long drinks and beers.
The drinks list of the Manhattan Bar is inspired by jazz music: rare whiskies, cognac, aged grappa, the best brands of vodka and gin, and aged tequila.
Piazza San Giorgio
Sample the delights of Piazza San Giorgio. With its bar ice-cream parlour, pastry and chocolate shop, a world reminiscent of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory awaits our guests. Dishes include creme bavaroise with almonds and berries, chocolate semifreddo, vanilla and rose macaron cream, cannoli, baba and meringues.
At the Il Cappuccino Coffee Bar, the interior design is inspired by the scent of chocolate, evoked by the walls shaped like chocolate bars.
MSC Cruises' uncompromising dedication to its passengers is nowhere more evident than the unrivalled entertainment programmes and facilities offered on board MSC Fantasia, with its state-of-the-art 1600 seat L'Avanguardia Theatre, futuristic Liquid Disco, the Casino delle Palme with over 1000 square metres of casino gaming and Virtual World, video games room.