The MSC Opera will be arriving in South African waters for the 2012/13 season on the 20th November 2012, and returning to Italy on 05th March 2013. Packages
MSC Opera cruise ship certainly lives up to her name - classic, grand, opulent - and really is a luxury cruise ship with something to sing about! A true sense of grandeur and spaciousness prevails on the Opera, one of MSC Cruises’ most welcoming cruise ships.
The fine woodwork, marble floors, vibrant fabrics and panoramic windows with dramatic sea views, create the perfect environment for a multi-cultural cruise experience on the Opera. An experience accompanied by fine Italian and international cuisine and excellent resort facilities.
To travel on the Opera is to experience the best of old-fashioned elegance with the best of modern home comforts. Once onboard the Opera you can look forward to a truly magnificient experience: enjoy an espresso at the coffee bar or indulge in a typical handmade Italian treat at the ice cream bar. Take Italian lessons, stop by the Internet Café or catch up on news back home and make use of our Wi-Fi spots in select areas of the ship.
Why leave the kids at home, when MSC offers onboard entertainment in our complimentary kids club? What's more, kids cruise free on MSC, making it the ultimate & affordable family vacation! Spend quality time with the kids in a round of mini-golf, take classes at the health club and when evening falls, and join us for an elegant seven-course dinner followed by outstanding entertainment in our splendid Teatro dell' Opera.On your next vacation, we invite you to embark on a magical voyage with the Opera and venture to breathtaking destinations for the best in classic cruising.
Many of the staterooms (cabins) on the Opera feature private balconies and all are roomy and comfortable. Displaying the hallmark style found on all of MSC Cruises’ stately ships, the public areas are enhanced by a sweeping marble reception area and magnificent open spaces with glass walls in order to best exploit the fabulous ocean views.
Cabins / Staterooms
MSC Opera hosts 856 cabins of which 172 are balcony cabin sand 28 are balcony suites. The cabins are all equipped with televisions, air-conditioning, radio, mini-bar, en-suite bathroom, private safe and 24 hour room service.
MSC Opera offers 2 main restaurants, La Caravella and L’Approdo and an outdoor restaurant, Il Patio. Each one boasts a top gastronomic selection thanks to the variety of dishes and the high quality of the foods, from choice Italian meats, scrupulously controlled, to fresh fruit. Every product is fresh and carefully handled, such as bread baked on board with the passion and knowledge of the most distinctive boulangerie. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes. For a quick lunch choose Le Vele Cafeteria offering the utmost quality and variety in Italian and international cuisine.
Bars and lounges
On MSC Opera guests can choose from 8 bars, inspired by different themes and inimitable in their wine and food selection, thus satisfying even the most sophisticated and demanding palates.
MSC Cruises’ uncompromising dedication to its passengers is nowhere more evident than the unrivalled entertainment programmes and facilities offered on board MSC Opera, with its state-of-the-art 713 seat Teatro dell’Opera theatre, futuristic Byblos Disco and Montecarlo Casino with over 400 square metres of casino gaming and Virtual Reality Games, video games room.
The Opera Photo Gallery