|Launched:||1st December 2008|
A palace on the seas
Welcome aboard the MSC Fantasia, the biggest cruise liner ever launched for European owners - with elegant, Italian-style features, modern technology, and amenities. Built to be environmentally friendly, but without stinting on comfort, MSC Fantasia will send you on a voyage of relaxation and discovery.
A ship for stargazers
For a first-in-the-world experience, take a stroll on MSC Fantasia's Swarovski crystal stairs, and the clear, transparent ceiling lets you stargaze the night away. MSC Fantasia has some of the largest public spaces afloat - 27,000 m2 for your use, inclusive of the MSC AUREA SPA, which offers all the modern treatments - aesthetic massages, perfumed vapours, mud packs and more.
As you should expect, there are restaurants - five of them! - four fantastic swimming pools, 12 relaxing hydro-massage pools - for body and soul. There are also coffee bars for that morning fix, shops, a kid's area, and even a simulator for Formula 1 racing fans and a 4-D cinema.
Try a taste of the high life
Splash out and experience the exclusive area for the discerning traveler. Relax in the MSC Yacht club with it's myriad of luxury features: a solarium, 71 comfortable suites, a bar, hydro-massage pools, the skydome swimming pool, and the observation lounge that is walled in glass for wonderful ocean views. A concierge and butler are available for your assistance and will even arrange an English-style tea, or cigars and beverages, table bookings and spa treatments.
MSC Fantasia is truly a voyage of self-discovery as you relax into your ultimate cruise experience.
- Children's Play Area
- Cigar Bar
- Fitness Equipment
- Sports Court
- Tennis Court
Food and Drink
- 24-hour Room Service
- Coffee Bar
- French Restaurant
- Ice Cream Bar
- Piazza Dining
- Sports Bar
- Yacht Club
- Business Centre
- Duty-free shop
- Medical Centre
- Observation Lounge
- Photo Gallery
- Security Safe
- Grand Prix Simulator
- Shuffle Board
- Aurea Spa
- Balinese Head Massage
- Beauty Salon
- Hydro Massage Pool
- Sun Deck
- Swimming Pool
- Thalassotherapy Pool
MSC Cruises have seen some amazing growth since their launch in 2004. The company is based in the Mediterranean and as such, are one of the world’s leading cruise lines for Mediterranean cruises. The company has a distinctly Mediterranean way of life and engenders a unique experience for holidaymakers worldwide. The region’s values of authenticity, humanity and warmth are at the heart of the MSC experience.
With headquarters in Geneva, MSC Cruises employ over 16,300 staff around the world and have a presence in 45 countries. The company has grown by 800 percent from 2004 to 2014 and their fleet comprises of 12 ships in three different classes. During this time, MSC have become one of the leading cruise lines in the Mediterranean, South Africa and Brazil, offering a luxury cruise line experience and some fantastic destinations.
MSC Cruises claim to have the most modern fleet in the world. With three different cruise classes and the oldest ship in the fleet only dating back to 2003, each MSC Cruise line offers up the perfect blend of craftsmanship, elegance and state-of-the-art design.
With a fleet of 12 cruise ships, there is a cruise line to suit all tastes with MSC Cruises. Their latest addition to the fleet is the MSC Preziosa, MSC’s flagship cruise liner which specialises in Mediterranean cruises. One of the most impressive features onboard is the genuine stone piazza, giving the cruise a distinctly Mediterranean feel.
Onboard MSC’s four leading cruise lines, the MSC Divinia, MSC Fantasia, MSC Splendida and MSC Preziosa you will also be able to access the MSC Yacht Club – an exclusive ship within a ship that offers the ultimate in luxury, privacy and personal service combined with world-class leisure and entertainment.
You can find out more about the MSC fleet here.
As you would imagine from such a modern fleet, MSC Cruises offer an amazing onboard experience with everything you could imagine and more. From the opulent casino to onboard activities including quizzes and a great enrichment programme there is something for everyone onboard. If you’re looking for a family friendly cruise, then MSC has got you covered. Children under 18 cruise for free with MSC when travelling with 2 paying adults and there is an exceptional programme of activities from early morning to early evening. Throw in some amazing leisure facilities, a library and card room and nightclubs and discos and you have everything you need to keep you entertained onboard, day and night.
In addition to these free facilities, there are also some premium activities that are available at an extra cost including access to the Aurea Spa and Spa Treatments, art auctions, personal fitness trainer and exercise classes. There is also great shopping onboard as well as a wide range of bars selling beer and wine from around the world.
Find out more about the onboard experience here.
With a large fleet of 12 modern cruise liners, MSC have got the world covered when it comes to cruise destinations. MSC specialises in cruises in the Mediterranean, a place close to the heart of the company but no matter where you choose to travel, you will always travel in style:
• Mediterranean • Italy • France • Spain • Abu Dhabi • USA
• UAE • Argentina • Brazil • Malta • Croatia • Uruguay
• Barbados • Trinidad and Tobago • Grenada • Dominica
• Caribbean • Belgium • Netherlands • Germany • United Kingdom
• Morocco • Portugal • Cuba • Honduras • Belize • Mexico
• Jamaica • Denmark • Finland • Russia • Estonia • Norway
• Poland • Sweden • Greece • Israel • Montenegro • Ukraine
• South Africa • Mozambique • Namibia • Senegal • Mauritius
Find out more about MSC Cruise destinations here.
Book your MSC Cruise
Here at iCruise we have fantastic offers on MSC Cruises throughout the world. We have an expert team of cruise advisors with experience of travelling the routes and we are available on the phone to talk you through the best cruise options for you. We make sure we know everything there is to know about MSC Cruise lines, helping us to recommend the MSC Cruise ship that meets your needs both in terms of destination and onboard facilities.
Find out more about the current cruises on offer with MSC Cruises and book your dream cruise today.
MSC Armonia, MSC Bellissima, MSC Divina, MSC Fantasia, MSC Lirica, MSC Magnifica, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Musica, MSC Opera, MSC Orchestra, MSC Poesia, MSC Preziosa, MSC Seaside, MSC Seaview, MSC Sinfonia, MSC Splendida