MSC Opera

Mediterranean Shipping Cruises
Former Names:  None

Opera is designed by Italians for Europeans and provides good passenger flow and tasteful décor in the good range of public rooms. It features a wide range of sporting, entertainment and dining options and is good for families.  Opera passengers tend to be All age groups and European. When all cabins have double occupancy, the ship provides a space ratio of 33.4 tons per passenger and a crew to passenger ratio of one for every 2.4 passengers. At full capacity the space ratio is 28.5 tons per passenger and the crew ratio is one to 2.8 passengers.
Size Medium
Rating
Built 2003
Refit 0
Tonnage 58600
Passengers (Min/Max) 1756/2055
Crew 730
Officers Italian
CABINS
Total  856
Suites are quite spacious and feature a sitting area and bath. Other cabins are medium sized, well equipped and have adequate storage. Bathrooms have a reasonably sized shower. 
Balcony  200
Ocean View  297
Inside  354
Single  0
Cabin Details Cabins Deckplans
FITNESS & LEISURE
Pools Out/In  2/0
There are two large pools. Sports include a jogging track, aerobics, golf simulator, mini golf, basketball, volleyball, table tennis etc. The fitness centre has a gym, sauna, treatment rooms and a beauty salon.
Jacuzzis  2
Fitness Centre  Yes
Sauna  Yes
Steam Room  Yes
Deck Space  Average
RESTAURANTS
La Caravella & L'Approdo restaurants offer good food and reasonable service. There is also a reservations only Italian restaurant. Self service dining is available in the Le Vele Cafeteria and the Il Patio offering outdoor eating. Main Dining Rooms  2
Sittings  2
Non Smoking  Yes
Alternative Dining  3
 ENTERTAINMENT
Professional and multilingual entertainment is provided in the tiered Del Opera Theatre. Other venues are the Caruso Show Lounge, the Byblos Disco, a virtual reality centre and the internet café.  Show Lounges 2
Cinema No
Library Yes
Casino Yes
DRESS CODE
Casual and comfortable during the day. In the evening dress is smart casual (shirt and trousers for gentlemen and casual elegance for ladies). Formal evenings require a suit or dinner jacket for men and a cocktail dress for ladies.
TIPPING
Allow up to £6 (10 Euros) per passenger per day in total.
 DISABLED
Wheelchair cabins 5
Wheelchair access is good. Although general access for wheelchairs is good, the top two decks cannot be reached.
Lifts 9
 CHILDREN
The rating for children is Good. There is a fully supervised children's recreation centre and programme of activities. 

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