The delightfully modern MSC Orchestra made her debut in May 2007 and has gone onto to become an extremely popular ship within the fleet. Taking her place in the Musica class of MSC ships she offers an exceptional variety of facilities for relaxation and entertainment, presenting cutting edge design.
MSC Orchestra operates a series of exciting itineraries to some of the world’s most attractive destinations. Her open deck spaces provide the ideal spots to soak up the glorious sunshine and she never fails to impress when it comes to delivering a fantastic cruising experience.
MSC Cruises provide cruises that revolve around you and MSC Orchestra is no different. The facilities on board are excellent and your cruise can be whatever you want it to be. If you love the idea of relaxation and tranquillity, then you will love the Body and Mind Spa on board. This venue is truly superb and provides an absolute haven to unwind and recharge. Experience a fabulous range of treatment options here for a well-deserved break. Right next door you also have the state of the art gym and fitness facilities so if you feel like working up a sweat before you relax then you’re in the right place. Those who prefer a more leisurely approach to fitness may enjoy a Turkish bath or even a programme of massages.
Few things compare to the simple pleasure of lazing the day away and watching the world go by. For this, the ideal location is at the peak of the ship on the open decks. The pool areas provide guests with the perfect place to bask under the stunning sunshine with adult only to family friendly pools so all passengers are catered for.
During the evening MSC Orchestra continues to impress with an amazing choice of 16 different bars and lounges. From refined whiskey tasting and wine bars MSC Orchestra never fails to deliver a great night of entertainment. For production shows night after night head for the magnificent Covent Garden Theatre which seats up to 1,240 guests at a time. For a quiet and cosy evening there’s the Amber Bar, Shaker’s Lounge has a large dance floor and over at the futuristic R32 Disco you can dance the night away and keeping the party going into the early hours of the morning.
Children will love this ship as there is just so much to see and do. The video gaming centre on board has to be one of the best ever developed at sea whilst their own private areas give them a sense of exclusivity and freedom on board. The excellent MSC children’s crew always keep the fun going and parents can relax knowing children are safe and sound whilst having the time of their lives.
There are two main restaurants on board, L’Ibiscus and Villa Borghese, are the heart and soul of MSC Orchestra with the choice of either traditional dining or anytime dining. Traditional offers the pleasure of the same table each evening at a sitting time of your choice and the chance to develop a wonderful camaraderie with your waiting staff. Alternatively, anytime dining allows complete flexibility and the chance to dine whenever you wish during the evening. No matter your choice, the cuisine is always tasty and the Italian flare shines through.
MSC Orchestra also boasts a beautiful à la carte dining venue perhaps to celebrate a special occasion. The ‘Four Seasons’ à la carte restaurant provides a superb experience with the dedicated MSC Chefs delighting your taste buds with exquisite Italian cuisine combined with subtle international influences to form a charming evening on board.
For a taste of Asia, dine in the speciality restaurant of Shanghai and treat your palate to flavoursome fusion cuisine that combines the culinary creativity of China, Japan and Thailand. From Sushi, Pad Thai to authentic Dim Sum make the most of three Asian food experiences in one.
For a casual dining experience, dine in the 24-hour buffet restaurant known as La Piazzetta serving a wide range of divine Italian and international dishes.
The dress code during the day is casual. Comfortable attire is recommended for when taking excursions in port but whilst on board resort casual is the main dress code. During the evening the dress code will vary and you will be instructed of the night’s attire in your daily newspaper, delivered to your stateroom each evening. Evening attire ranges from smart casual to formal evenings when gentlemen are required to wear a dark suit or tuxedo whilst ladies often opt for evening gowns.