10 things you’ll find on-board the new MSC Bellissima
Today is the inaugural sailing of the MSC Bellissima . A sister ship to MSC Meraviglia, she boasts innovative technology, exciting entertainment, extensive dining options, and superb family facilities.
The earliest itinerary available to book through Barrhead Travel is a 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise on the 26th of May. She’ll stop in Genoa, Naples, Messina, Valletta, Barcelona and Marseille, before returning to Genoa. Prices start from £1,099pp and includes exclusive return flights from Glasgow with British Airways, transfers, and all-inclusive board.
As part of the all-inclusive board you’ll enjoy unlimited spirits (except premium brands), liqueurs, aperitifs and cocktails from the bar list; a dedicated selection of wines by the glass, draught beer, sodas, fruit juices, mineral water, espresso, cappuccino and other classic hot drinks. Even better, it includes take away ice cream in a cone or cup. The drinks included in this package can be consumed in all bars, self-service buffet, and restaurants - including the speciality restaurants!
Here are just 10 of the incredible facilities and features you’ll find on-board.
1. Artificial Intelligence
Passengers on-board the MSC Bellissima will experience the world’s first digital cruise assistant, Zoe, a voice-enabled Artificial Intelligence device fitted in every cabin. She can keep you up-to-date with your cruise balance and you can check dinner times.
2. Cirque du Soleil at Sea
Twice every night, six nights a week, guests on MSC Bellissima can choose between two original shows by the world famous Cirque du Soleil, while savouring a superb dining experience in the purpose-built Carousel Lounge.
3. 96m central promenade
The Galleria Bellissima is filled with boutiques, restaurants and tranquil spots for shopping, eating and relaxing. Then in the evening, it comes alive with music, parties and entertainment.
4. 10 square metres of public space per guest
And there’s a 1:5 staff to guest ratio.
5. A Balinese spa
The MSC Aurea Spa is a luxurious Balinese spa offering signature relaxation treatments to revitalise body and soul. Fitted with a thermal area, beauty salon and nail boutique, there are dozens of treatments here to keep you looking tip-top during your holiday.
6. MSC Yacht Club
MSC’s beautiful ship-within-a-ship concept has made it to the MSC Bellissima. Away from the majority of other passengers, you’ll enjoy lavish suites, an exclusive 24-hour butler service, and a dedicated concierge.
7. Polar AquaPark
An established MSC favourite that the children will love. It is home to three twisting slides, a ‘Himalayan Bridge’ and a range of pools, features and activities for all ages.
8. 12 dining venues
Including two new speciality restaurants: HOLA! Tapas Bar by Ramón Freixa and French l'Atelier Bistrot. As well as old favourites such as Butcher’s Cut, Marketplace Buffet, and Kaito Teppanyaki Restaurant and Sushi Bar.
9. Mini and Juniors clubs
Kids from 3 to 11 years of age can participate in fun activities thanks to MSC’s partnership with LEGO®. What's more, every cruise includes a special event, the LEGO® Experience On Board: an entire day dedicated to fun LEGO activities for the whole family to enjoy.
10. F1 Simulators
Compete head-to-head with your family members with two Formula 1 virtual-reality racing cars. You’ll find it on the Meravilgia Deck.
Which feature on-board the new MSC Bellissima is your favourite?
Edited by Morag@BarrheadTravel