Cruise from Southampton with MSC Cruises aboard MSC Splendida for a taste of the Mediterranean!

Welcome to Mediterranean Style Cruises from Southampton!

MSC Cruises is the market leader for cruises in the Mediterranean, South Africa and Brazil.

Now the largest privately owned cruise company in the world, MSC Cruises has it's origins firmly based in shipping and in recent years has seen huge growth in it's cruise passenger business.



Splendida Ship Stats

Built 2009
Tonnage/Size 137,936 - Large
Total Passengers


Total Crew 1370
Length 333.3 m (1,092.2 ft)
Beam 37.9 m (124.6 ft)
Sister Ships MSC Fantasia, MSC Divina, MSC Preziosa
Fellow Passengers? Typically European passengers with more Brits when sailing EX-UK.
Currency Onboard Euro
Tipping 8.5 Euros per person per day (14 years +) will be added to your onboard account.
Smoking Smoking is permitted in areas of bars and lounges around the ship but not allowed in cabins or on balconys.


All included in the your cruise:

Bella - 'Basic Cruise Fare'
"Bella" fares are the great-value way to enjoy the comforts of life on board an elegant, modern cruise ship.
Balcony Cabins, Ocean View and Inside


Gourmet dining with sitting preference*
Multi-gastronomy buffet open 20 hrs a day
In-cabin breakfast**
24-hrs room service**


Unlimited access to the Fitness Centre
Free use of all Open-Air Sports Facilities


Elegant cabin with all comforts
Unlimited use of pool area
Broadway-style theatre shows and varied live music for adults
Participation in all entertainment events with a constantly-changing choice every day***

* Sitting preference is subject to availability and confirmation on board.
** Delivery for Room Service and In-cabin breakfast charges apply (fee € 3.50 / US$ 3.50).
*** Special events for children are not included. Contact the Mini Club for full information.




Discover what's aboard Splendida:

Featuring Italian style at sea:
MSC Splendida, one of the ‘Fantasia’ class of cruise ships features cutting-edge technology and exceptional comfort.

Futuristic, yet retaining Italian style and elegance allows passengers to truly ‘voyage’ rather than simply ‘travel’!

MSC Splendida has a total of 1637 cabins, 1143 with a balcony. There are alos 43 cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility.

Balcony cabins feature beds which can be both single or double (on request), a spacious wardrobe, bathroom with shower or tub, interactive TV, telephone, wi-fi (on payment). mini bar and safe, air conditioning. 

Approx: 22 sq.m. to 26 sq.m.

On board you will find a variety of bars and restaurants.

La Reggia serves traditional Italian in refined suroundings. Villa Verde & L'Olivo offer authentic Mediterranean specialities.

For lovers of spicy food, Tex Mex Santa Fe offers all the tastes of Mexican cuisine


Complete the night with a world-class show in The Strand Theatre, a winning streak in the Royal Palm Casino or dancing ‘til dawn in the Club 33 Disco.


The MSC Yacht Club, is an exclusive area of the ship offering guests 5-star service with all-inclusive food and drinks

Accommodation is provided in 71 spacious suites complete with 24-hour butler service.

The concept is to 'offer a ship within a ship' - think the luxury of a private yacht whilst still having access to all the things a big ship can offer.

The MSC Yacht Club also boasts a range of superb private areas, from the elegant Top Sail Lounge with its panoramic views to the stylish restaurant and One Pool Deck complete with private swimming pool, whirlpool baths, sun deck and bar.


MSC Splendida will leave you spoilt for choice:

4 swimming pools
Exercise room
Squash cour
Formula 1 simulator
and more...

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