MSC Seashore, the first Seaside Evo class ship will launch in just six months, in August.
The ship will start with an inaugural season from August to November in the Mediterranean and will head to Miami in November 2021 to sail the Caribbean Sea.
MSC Seashore is introducing a number of new features and is designed around the theme of bringing the guest closer to the sea. Taking this into account, MSC Cruises has increased the public spaces and outdoor areas.
To the delight of the MSC Yacht Club guests, the ship will also have a more generous outdoors area and new luxurious suites for passengers.
Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises commented: “With each new ship we build, MSC Cruises continues to innovate and push design boundaries. MSC Seashore represents an evolution of the Seaside class as an extended and further enriched ship. 65% of the public areas have been reimagined to create something truly unique for their guests. The new aft design has allowed them to introduce a brand-new lounge, Cabaret Rouge, spanning two decks with panoramic views of the sea, offering new entertainment experiences.
The specialty restaurant experience has been completely redesigned with the Chef’s Court on deck 8, making this a go-to destination for bars and restaurants. Each of the pools have been enhanced including an impressive double-deck extended magrodome pool and an incredible infinity pool at the aft.”
Butcher's Cut Outdoor area
13,000 sqm (+- 139,900 sq. ft) of outdoor areas with a wide choice of outdoor dining and bars, pools and deck areas for relaxing and suntanning.
A total of six swimming pools, including a new infinity pool and two new infinity whirlpools. All pools have enlarged poolside areas.
The largest and most luxurious MSC Yacht Club in the MSC fleet. The area is 3,000 sqm (32,300 sq. ft.) over four decks.
11 different cabin categories: 50 suites with terraces offering up to 15 sqm (160sq. ft.) of private terrace. In addition to 32 suites with private outdoor whirlpools.
As part of the outdoor theme, an expansive 540-metre-long waterfront promenade, giving guests a real seaside experience: take a stroll under the stars, grab a drink or enjoy al fresco dining - this is a true Mediterranean experience.
The MSC Seashore will become the longest MSC Cruises ship and is the largest build by the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy.
The Mediterranean themed ship includes a glass-floored Bridge of Sighs on deck 16 – 22 metres (72ft) above the infinity pool on deck 8.
Infinity pool on deck 8
“The pool experience on MSC Seashore has been taken to a whole new level with enhancements and new features for all six pools offering everything from thrills and adventure for younger guests through to stylish poolside relaxation for those looking to unwind on board.” says the cruise line.
Fabulous pool features:
The infinity pool on deck 8, offers a variety of different depths. The pool extends right up to the very back of the ship. For those who like sunbathing, you will find sunbeds sunken in the water.
On each side of the deck 8 infinity pool, guests will find two 20 seat whirlpools.
In the main pool, on deck 18, there is a 360 degree water fountain island in the centre. The pool is connected to the aquapark with a Pirate Cove theme. This space will delight families.
For kids, the Jungle pool can be closed to create an indoor area.
Dining and bars
MSC Cruises states “As part of the vision to enable guests to enjoy the outdoors and bring them closer to the sea, the ship offers a wide array of outdoor bar and cafe areas, with some new brand-new areas.”
A couple of the main dining and bars features:
A new extended outdoor dining area at the aft of the ship, as well as a bar, will be part of the ship’s buffet offering.
On deck 8, all five speciality restaurants will be grouped under the Chef’s court. The Butcher’s Cut, will feature, for the first time, an outdoor seating area.
Sky Bar outside the Buffet area
MSC Seashore will enter into service in August 2021 and will spend her inaugural season in the Mediterranean, calling on Genoa, Naples, Messina and Valletta, as well as Barcelona and Marseille. In October 2021 the ship will leave Europe to relocate to her home port in Miami. From there she will be sailing the Eastern and Western Caribbean.