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Discover the New MSC Opera

Enjoy your getaway even more with a spacious new balcony stateroom with panoramic views aboard the MSC Opera. Kids love the fun Spray Park, new play areas, and LEGO®, Namco®, and Chicco programs. There’s also the Virtual Arcade and teen and kids’ clubs. Want to send emails and photos to the folks back home? You can do so easily by using free onboard wi-fi.

The enhanced MSC Aurea Spa aboard the MSC Opera offers more space for spa treatments, from hot stone and Swedish therapies to Thai and Balinese massage. Love to shop? The new Walk Through Shops offer just about anything you need on deck 6.

When the sun goes down, dance the night away in the Byblos Disco or try your luck in the casino. The ultramodern Teatro dell’opera Theatre on the MSC Opera delivers Broadway-style shows. Hungry? L'Approdo Restaurant, Le Vele Cafeteria, and La Caravella Restaurant serve up fresh global cuisine.

Entertainment & Attractions

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  • Teatro dell'Opera
  • Caruso Lounge
  • Discoteca Byblos
  • Montecarlo
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Teatro dell'Opera

The Teatro Dell’Opera, with seating for 713 guests, spans decks 5 and 6 and is home to MSC Opera’s shows ranging from singers, classical music and jugglers to shadow puppeteers and acrobatic gymnastics.

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Caruso Lounge

The Caruso Lounge, with its large picture windows, is located on deck 7 and is served by its own bar and dance floor. It is the ship's second main entertainment venue.

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Discoteca Byblos

The ship's disco, Byblos on deck 12, is served by its own bar and seats 322 guests in plush pink chairs and settees. The disco opens around midnight and continues into the early hours.

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Montecarlo

The Montecarlo Casino (open to over 18’s only), is situated on deck 6 of the ship, with a selection of gaming tables and slot machines and served by its own bar. Smoking is permitted within the casino.

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Dining Options

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  • La Caravella
  • L'Approdo
  • Le Vele
  • Lo Spinnaker
  • Piazza di Spagna
  • Sotto Vento Pub
  • Cotton Club
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La Caravella

La Caravella, featuring large picture windows and seating 681 guests, is located on deck 5. It is the larger of the ship's two main dining rooms and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast and lunch are both waiter service open seating whilst for dinner guests are allocated a set table and fixed dining time of either early or late dining (usually 6pm and 9pm although this is subject to change dependent upon the cruises sailing itinerary).

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L'Approdo

L’Approdo on deck 6 is the smaller of the ship's two main dining rooms, seating 422 guests and open for fixed seating dinner only.

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Le Vele

Le Vele, the ship's self-serve buffet restaurant, seating 380 guests is located aft of deck 11 and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For breakfast, guests can choose from both continental and cooked food ranging from bread, pastries, cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, cold cuts of meat and cheeses to bacon, sausages, scrambled and boiled eggs, tomatoes, beans and toast.

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Lo Spinnaker

Lo Spinnaker is the ship's pool bar, located on deck 11 serving, along with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and vitamin drinks, soft scoop gelato ice cream for which there is a small charge.

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Piazza di Spagna

Piazza Di Spagna is the ship's second larger piano bar seating 259 guests and located midship of deck 5. Along with piano music for entertainment, activities such as bingo are sometimes held here.

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Sotto Vento Pub

Sotto Vento Pub, located behind the theatre on deck 5, is the ship's pub style venue with long wooden bars, video music and TV screens airing some sporting events. Seating 172 guests, it is also the main smoking area of the ship.

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Cotton Club

The Cotton Club, seating 155 guests and situated on deck 6 of the ship with a bar and dance floor, is one of the ship's two main dancing venues with music each night for guests to enjoy. It is also the location for the ship's art auctions along with other ‘at sea’ events.

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Other Features

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  • MSC Aurea Spa (Gym, Beauty Salon, Sauna, Steam Room, Garden/Relaxation Area)
  • Gym
  • Turkish Baths (Steam Room)
  • Le Piscine
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MSC Aurea Spa (Gym, Beauty Salon, Sauna, Steam Room, Garden/Relaxation Area)

The MSC Aurea Spa, located forward of deck 11 contains the ship's fitness centre along with saunas, Turkish baths, a hairdressers and beauty parlour, relaxation room with sea views and a number of treatment rooms.

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Gym

The Fitness Centre on deck 11 within the MSc Aurea Spa overlooks the sea and has around four treadmills, two step machines, two exercise bikes, a free weights area and separate area for aerobic classes.

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Turkish Baths (Steam Room)

A complimentary male and female Turkish bath steam room is available for guests' use within the MSC Aurea spa on deck 11.

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Le Piscine

The ship's outdoor pool, midship on deck 11, features two identical pools separated in the middle by two raised whirlpools (accommodating around 12 guests at a time). The pools range in depth from 1.95m (6’4”) to 1.90m (5’10”).

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Departing From: Abu Dhabi

Duration: 4 nights

Ship: MSC Opera (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates (Itinerary Details)

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Departing From: Abu Dhabi

Duration: 6 nights

Ship: MSC Opera (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates, , Muscat, Oman, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates (Itinerary Details)

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6 NIGHT ARABIAN GULF Cruise

Departing From: Abu Dhabi

Duration: 6 nights

Ship: MSC Opera (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates, Sir Bani Yas,u.arab Emirates, , Muscat, Oman, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates (Itinerary Details)

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Departing From: Dubai

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: MSC Opera (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates, Sir Bani Yas,u.arab Emirates, , Muscat, Oman, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates (Itinerary Details)

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7 NIGHT ARABIAN GULF Cruise

Departing From: Dubai

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: MSC Opera (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Sir Bani Yas,u.arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi,u.arab Emirates, , Muscat, Oman, Dubai,u.arab Emirates, Dubai,u.arab Emirates (Itinerary Details)

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