MSC Splendida: A Taste Of ''La Bella Vita''
MSC Splendida, the second in MSC Cruises'' luxurious "Fantasia" class of cruise ships was christened in Barcelona on July 12, 2009. Her cutting-edge technology combined with her luxurious features have produced a heaven where dreams become reality. MSC Splendida is a ship looking to the future but drawing from its past, where you will find golden bliss enclosed within one cruise ship.
MSC Cruises has laid out a 6-star service for highly-demanding guests who enjoy the pleasures of life with the MSC Yacht Club, a VIP area complete with 71 spacious suites and 24 hour butler service. In the Top Sail Lounge, with its Skydome, guests may also delight their palate under a dome of sparkling stars. Luxury cruising at it''s finest.
For their well-being, guests may partake in the MSC Aurea Spa with its highly-trained staff. In the spa, MSC Cruises combines the magic of Balinese massage with the traditional well-being that comes from water treatments, a legacy from ancient Roman times. Saunas, Turkish bath, solarium, relaxation room, thalassotherapy, massage room, whirlpool - guests may make use of all facilities in a relaxing and pleasant environment. For those seeking more sporty activities, there is a sun-kissed exercise room suspended above water. Every area was designed in order to re-balance the body''s harmony and let inner beauty shine through.
For entertainment, on-board MSC Splendida there are 4 swimming pools, a squash court, the possibility of living the thrills of Formula 1 through a simulator, and more...
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.
MSC Cruises has always been sensitive to environmental issues and MSC Splendida is at the cutting edge ecologically. It is equipped with the most innovative technological systems to guarantee savings in energy and protection of the environment, such as the water processing systems. All of this ensures that MSC Splendida may boast the title of ECO SHIP.
MSC Splendida: a splendid ship - after all, traveling well ensures a better life.
MSC Splendida Facts
La Reggia restaurant is distinguished by the attention paid to the details of its furnishings, refined porcelain to crystal glasses and silver flatware. Every evening, La Reggia offers a different menu to celebrate an Italian region with its typical cuisine and most renowned wines.
Villa Verde 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'Olivo offers select delicacies from a full 14 different Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey.
For lovers of spicy food, Tex Mex Santa Fe 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 Purple Jazz Bar
The drinks list of The Purple Jazz Bar is inspired by jazz music: rare whiskies, cognac, aged grappa, the best brands of vodka and gin, and aged tequila.
Sample the delights of La Piazzetta. With its bar ice-cream parlour, pastry and chocolate shop, a world reminiscent of Willy Wonkas 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 L'Espresso 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 Splendida, with its state-of-the-art 1600 seat The Strand Theatre, futuristic Club 33 Disco and Royal Palm Casino with over 1000 square metres of casino gaming and Virtual World, video games room.