MSC Divina

MSC Divina is an MSC Cruises ship, built at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, belonging to the Fantasia class. She was baptized in May 2012 having as godmother Sophia Loren. The ship is quite luxurious with stair steps made with Swarovski crystals, lots of marble, statues here and there and lots of color in the different spaces, especially in the bars. There are a couple of specialty restaurants, Italian cafes, two main restaurants, a large buffet area, shops, a nightclub, a wellness center, a section for children and another one for teenagers, etc.


If you like personalized treatment, with private spaces (restaurant, swimming pool, etc.), do not hesitate to book your cabin in the Yacht Club sector. You will not regret it.

If you want a quick bite to eat anytime and don’t feel like doing it at the buffet, there is a cafe near the shops where you can choose from a variety of sandwiches or pastries. There is also a counter with a choice of ice creams.

MSC Orchestra

MSC Orchestra is one of the cruise ships of MSC Cruises company, which was christened in May 2007 in Civitavecchia with the presence of Ennio Morricone and Sophia Loren. There are three twin ships: MSC Musica, MSC Poesia and MSC Magnifica. The ship includes:

13 passenger decks
13 lifts
system to reduce vibration and noise reduction in public environments
18 suites with private balcony
809 outside cabins with balconies, including 3 for disabled
173 outside cabins including 2 for disabled
275 inside cabins, including 12 for disabled
interactive TV, minibar, safe, radio, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, fresh fruit basket every day, air conditioning, heating, wardrobe, telephone and wireless internet (fee) in all cabins
sports facilities (mini-golf, tennis, jogging track, gymnasium, aerobics, yoga center, swimming pools)
Wellness facilities (saunas, steam rooms, thalassotherapy, aromatherapy, color therapy, beauty salon, solarium, whirlpools)
entertainment facilities (teen area, disco, games room, children’s area, theater, cinema, casino, library, art gallery, photo gallery, shopping area)
dining room (sushi bars, Internet cafes, cigar room, wine bar, restaurants)
other services (photographer, medical center, duty free shops)

In this vessel, they made an Italian film, advertising and scenes of a Brazilian film.


To make a reservation, it is best to do it well in advance because it’s not a very big ship and MSC Cruises usually are the Italian favorite that are quite used to do one or two cruises per year.
As in all ships, you will have the night of the Captain so you must bring an elegant outfit and themed evenings like the Italian night or little surprises that may occur at different times of the year.

Radiance of the Seas

Radiance of the Seas is a cruise belonging to Royal Caribbean International; built in 1998 and designed in Germany by Meyer Werft. She makes part of the Radiance Class that includes three other vessels. This class is known by the quantity of glass it has on their ships. It has a bit more than 700 balconies. You can find ten dining choices and some of them aren’t included in the basic price of your cruise. The main dining-room has two levels. There is a mini-golf course, some pools and whirpools, a water slide, a rock-climbing wall as various bars or places to just relax. There are different pieces of art decorating all public areas.This ship operates cruising in Alaska during the northern summer season and in spring and fall she visits the Hawaiian Islands and during the winter northern season it cruises to Australia and New Zealand (southern summer).


If you want to relax in an adult area only, go to the solarium where you’ll find a pool with a whirpool under a retractable glass roof as a nice place where you can have a healthy snack and tea, coffee, water or juice for free.

If you want to buy the excursions, the drinks package or the wi-fi, you can do it before your cruise simply on line as your registration.