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The MSC Poesia is a Love Letter to the Sea
The MSC Poesia is the perfect ship on which to embark on your next cruise. This ecological cruise ship is a love letter to the poetry of the sea with its creative craftsmanship. You’ll be surprised by the serenity of the features aboard, such as the poolside cinema, Zen Garden, and mesmerizing foyer waterfall. And let’s not forget the MSC Aurea Spa wellness center — treat yourself to a Balinese or Thai massage after a stop in the steam room or sauna.
If you like staying active, the MSC Poesia has you covered with a number of activities, like basketball, tennis court, shuffleboard, mini golf, and the state-of-the-art gym. Kids and teens have their own dedicated play areas, clubs, and parties. They can enjoy video games, of course, and even a DJ disco! And then there are three swimming pools and four whirlpools to relax in.
The bars and lounges aboard the MSC Poesia vary in theme — the Mojito cocktail bar will have you toasting your good luck while Grappolo d’Oro will immerse you in the wonderful world of wine. When it’s time to eat, you’ll enjoy a variety of global palates, from the authentic Japanese Sushi bar Kaito to the dining rooms rooted in Italian and Mediterranean traditions.
Entertainment & Attractions
- Teatro Carlo Felice
- Pigalle Lounge
- The Zebra Bar
- Casino Royal
- Cards Room
Teatro Carlo Felice
The state of the art Teatro Carlo Felice Theatre spanning decks 6 and 7 has seating for 1240 guests, and is home to MSC Poesia’s shows ranging from singers and jugglers to shadow puppeteers and acrobatic gymnastics.
The Pigalle Lounge can be found on deck 7 of the ship and has its own bar and dance floor along with seating for 330 guests. It is a large cabaret style lounge with live shows and bands for guests' entertainment.
The Zebra Bar
The Zebra Bar, situated on deck 6 with seating for 439 guests, is the ship's second show lounge served by its own bar and dance floor. Entertainment and activities range from bingo, seminars, Italian lessons and salsa dance classes to audience participation game shows, karaoke and international dance music.
S32 is the ship's disco located on deck 14 and served by its own bar. It is open from 11.00pm until late and with a live DJ.
Casino Royal is the ship's 630 square meter casino, situated on deck 7 and accommodating 222 guests. It is served by its own bar and features games from roulette and blackjack to poker and slot machines. The Casino is open to over 18’s only.
The ship's card room is located on deck 7 and seats 28 guests.
- Aurea SPA (Gym, Jacuzzi, Beauty Salon, Sauna, Steam Room, Garden/Relaxation Area)
- Thermal Suite
- Turkish Baths (Steam Room)
- Cayo Levantado Pool
- Shuffleboard (Traditional Deck Games)
- The Hitchcock Lounge (Smoking Lounge)
Aurea SPA (Gym, Jacuzzi, Beauty Salon, Sauna, Steam Room, Garden/Relaxation Area)
The 1160 square meter MSC Aurea Spa can be found on deck 13 of the ship and opens from 8.00am to 8.00pm. Within the spa complex are three whirlpool baths, sauna’s, Turkish baths, a beauty parlour with hairdresser and beautician, solarium relaxation area, thalassotherapy baths, tanning showers, gym and bar and a number of treatment rooms. Treatments on offer range from massages with lava stones and facial treatments to Balinese massages and tanning booths, Aromatherapy and chromotheryapy.
The Thermal Suite on deck 13 within the spa comprises of three whirlpools overlooking the ocean, a Turkish bath steam room and Jacuzzi along with a small relaxation area. For Caribbean cruises the thermal suite is complimentary whilst for European sailings there is a charge of around €8 for 1 hour. The thermal suite opens from 8am to 8pm.
The ship has a total of 4 complimentary whirlpools which open from 7am to 6pm and are located by the pool areas, and three in the spa's thermal suite for which there is a charge.
Turkish Baths (Steam Room)
The ship's Turkish baths, located within the Spa on deck 13, form part of the thermal suite and open from 8.45am to 9pm. For some cruise destinations, the thermal suite is complimentary whilst for others there is a charge.
Cayo Levantado Pool
Cayo Levantado Pool is the smaller of the ship's two outdoor pools located on deck 13, featuring two whirlpools adjacent to it and open from 7.00am to 7.00pm.
Shuffleboard (Traditional Deck Games)
Shuffleboard is available on decks 14 and 15 of the ship with equipment available from either the Zebra Bar or poolside bar on deck 13.
The Hitchcock Lounge (Smoking Lounge)
The ship's smoking room and whiskey bar is situated on deck 7 and seats 32 guests. The Cigar Lounge offers elegant surroundings for guests to relax and enjoy a cigar accompanied by a drink selected from the range of fine spirits on offer.