For those of us that love a cruise holiday, this new addition to the world of cruising, is going to be ‘turning heads’ in awe. She is so impressive, so beautiful and so sleek.

The MSC Bellissima will carry 5,686 passengers who will be looked after by 1,536 dedicated crew. The cruise ship has 19 decks and offers passengers the choice of 12 restaurants and 20 bars. The 985-seater theatre will host a variety of stunning performances.

Bellissima, which means “possessing intense beauty, delighting the senses,” sets sail this month from Southampton and will spend the summer season stunning guests with Awesome cruise itineraries around the Mediterranean.

The MSC Bellissima was launched in Southampton on 2nd March 2019 amidst a stunning array of live entertainment and performances. With celebrities such as the MSC Cruises fleet godmother, Sophia Loren at the glittering event. Other specially invited guests included Andrea Bocelli & his son Matteo Bocelli; Nile Rodgers and Chic, to mention few.

MSC Bellissima

So, what does a cruise holiday on this magnificent ship offer you?

The MSC Bellissima comes with a raft of updated technology, beautifully created features and luxurious accommodations. You can be one of the first to sail on this beauty and here are some of the stunning features, activities and venues that you could be enjoying:

Balcony cabin


“MSC for Me” 

The MSC Bellissima will offer a stunning array of features to rival those of her sister ship, MSC Meraviglia.

The new state-of-the-art “MSC for Me” technology provides an enhanced onboard experience, connecting you to your fellow guests, the crew and the ship itself. 

Furthermore, as a passenger on MSC Bellissima you will experience the world’s first digital cruise assistant, Zoe, a voice-enabled Artificial Intelligence device fitted in every cabin.

The impressive two-deck inside promenade features a spectacular 80-metre-long LED dome, and is lined with places to shop, eat and drink. 

Restaurants and Bars

MSC brings a variety of restaurants to suit everyone’s palate. From speciality restaurants to full service dining rooms and exceptional buffet style restaurants.

There are 20 bars and 10 restaurants to choose from, including speciality restaurants like the Butcher’s Cut steakhouse and Kaito Sushi & Teppanyaki, as well as a Bistro and street food market.

Kaito Sushi


Be prepared to be entertainment with a host of world-class performances. Here are some of the attractions, venues and experiences that this magnificent cruise liner will offer you on your cruise holiday.

Passengers will be able to enjoy two brand new Cirque du Soleil shows designed especially for MSC Bellissima. Twice every night, six nights a week, guests on MSC Bellissima can choose from two original shows by the world-famous Cirque du Soleil, while enjoying a superb dining experience in the same technology-packed venue, the purpose-built Carousel Lounge.

Formula 1 simulator

MSC Bellissima offers a cruise holiday where the whole family can have fun. There is so much happening from full-sized bowling alleys and Formula 1 simulators. Then there’s the interactive Grand Canyon-themed Aqua Park, sports centre and various state-of-the-art zones for the youngsters.

Be honest, the children will probably welcome a break from you too. The kids cruise holiday comes alive with various innovative areas specially designed for kids and teenagers. There are fully staffed, interactive mini and juniors club.

Atmosphere Pool

The pool is Awesome. By day it’s an incredible area to soak up the sun and the ambiance. By night, shows screened on the giant screen under the stars, sets the tone for a relaxing and fun evening.

MSC Aurea Spa

Nothing like being pampered at sea and the MSC Bellissima’s Aurea Spa offers a luxurious Balinese spa with a variety of treatments to revitalise your body and soul. Complete with a thermal area, beauty salon and nail boutique, the MSC Aurea Spa will leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised.

The Galleria Bellissima

This is undoubtedly one of the most impressive features on the ship. This 96 metre central promenade is filled with shops, boutiques, restaurants and tranquil areas to chill out and watch the world go by. At night, the Galleria comes alive with musical performances, parties and a host of other entertainment activities. It’s a great spot to be in.

Upgrade to the MSC Yacht Club

If your budget can stretch, you should consider upgrading to the MSC Yacht Club. This exclusive haven is literally a ‘ship within a ship’.

The MSC Yacht Club is a place where you can savour exclusivity and privacy in a world of choice. Where you can indulge in the luxury of a private club, while enjoying access to the myriad recreation and entertainment possibilities that the rest of the ship affords.

Cruising onboard MSC Bellissima

The cruise liner will spend this summer season in the Mediterranean with some cracking itineraries to choose from. In the winter she will be moving to the Emirates and then onto Asia in 2020.

Be prepared to be amazed, MSC Bellissima has so much to offer.

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