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MSC Musica: Elegant design at sea
MSC Musica is the first of MSC Cruises' Musica-class vessels. She became the belle of the ball in Venice on June 29, 2006, when a display of lights and colors celebrated her inauguration. With Sophia Loren as her godmother, MSC Musica is designed with sophistication and luxury in mind. Whether you're cruising to South America, the Mediterranean or North Europe on MSC Musica, her Mediterranean style, hospitality and elegant surroundings make for an enjoyable cruise.
Traveling with children? Kids cruise free on MSC, making it a fun and affordable family vacation option.
Where the MSC Musica sails
Destinations: The MSC Musica winters in the Caribbean and summers in the Mediterranean. The South Caribbean cruise departs from La Romana, Dominican Republic and sails to Castries, Santa Lucia with many stops along the way. In summer, a short three-day cruise begins in Venice, Italy and sails to Kotor, Montenegro and Split in Croatia.
MSC Musica offers two main restaurants, Le Maxim's and L'Oleandro. Each one boasts a delicious gastronomic selection with a variety of dishes and high-quality foods, from choice Italian meats to fresh fruit. Even the bread is baked fresh on board with the knowledge of the boulangerie. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare to more refined international recipes. For a quick lunch, choose Gli Archi buffet restaurant offering variety in Italian and international cuisine.
On deck 13 aft, enjoy the views from Il Giardino, an a la carte restaurant. The dedicated chefs prepare contemporary Italian cuisine blended with international influences.
Kaito Sushi Bar
MSC Musica introduces a unique concept in which food is all prepared by hand by the experienced master sushi chefs in this authentic Japanese restaurant setting, providing a genuine taste of Japanese cold and hot dishes such as sushi, sashimi, tempura and more.
Entertainment & activities
The luxury cruise experience aboard the MSC Musica includes spacious staterooms and suites, the majority with private balconies for ocean views. She also offers guests a host of meeting areas and facilities such as the central foyer, aglow with a three-tier waterfall and piano suspended over a crystal floor above a pool of luminous water.
Other highlights abound in the Crystal Lounge, the fine Havana Club cigar lounge, stylish Kaito Sushi Bar and restful Zen garden, not to mention the Italian dining facilities. The facilities also encompass an Internet Cafe, library, casino and shopping arcade. And for more active pursuits, she offers a tennis court, jogging track and two swimming pools, plus a pool and play area for kids. And with MSC Musica journeying to exotic cruise destinations such as Greece, Croatia and Brazil, cruise passengers will have their fair share of excitement on land as well.
Bars & lounges
On MSC Musica, guests can choose from 16 bars, inspired by different themes. They feature an impressive wine and food selection, satisfying even the most sophisticated and demanding palates.
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Top highlights on this ship
- The central foyer, aglow with a three-tier waterfall and piano suspended over a crystal floor
- The tennis court, jogging track and two swimming pools, plus a pool and play area for kids
- Delicious sushi prepared by hand at Kaito Sushi Bar