MSC Cruises to deploy six ships to South America for the 2022/2023 season

Dec 10, 2021

MSC Cruises has opened the sale of the regular cruise season, scheduled to run between November 2022 and April 2023, off the coast of South America. The company announced its new vessel MSC Seashore and five more ships for the season: four of them with departures from Brazil, one in Argentina and Uruguay and the sixth ship will sail on its Round the World Cruise, including visits of destinations in South America.

Here is a peak in the itineraries of each of them: MSC Seashore will offer 6 to 8-nights voyages from Santos, with rotating visits to Ilha Grande, Búzios, Maceió and Salvador, with a possibility to board in Salvador and Maceió; MSC Seaview scheduled to depart from Rio de Janeiro will make 3- and 4-night mini-cruises, and itineraries of 5 to 7 nights with visits to Ilha Grande, Búzios, Salvador and Ilhéus; MSC Fantasia and MSC Armonia departing from Itajaí, also cruising off the coast of Brazil; the MSC Musica will be cruising from Argentina and Uruguay, with itineraries of 7 to 10 nights, also including voyages in Brazil and finally, the one that will perform 117-day Around the World Cruise 2023, MSC Magnifica, scheduled to visit destinations in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile and Peru. The giant will lead the cruise season in South America alongside another five ships already confirmed.

The good news, according to Ardian Ursilli, general director of MSC Cruises in Brasil is that 25% more cabins. More than 146,000 cabins will be available than the season before the pandemic, the 2019/2020 season, and also, the sale includes a promotion, with the second guest free.

“This demonstrates once again our commitment to the local market to bring the best and most modern of our fleet, including our newest vessel MSC Seashore, and further reinforce our industry leadership position in Brazil and throughout South America,” said Adrian.

MSC Seashore’s features, as a highlight of this future cruise season: the 2021 Seaside class of ships has a large outdoor area, six pools, two infinity-edge whirlpools, 18 bars and lounges and many restaurants, including the new al fresco dining area at Butcher’s Cut Steakhouse; also in the entertaining features worth to mention are the main theater,  disco with high-tech equipment, Le Cabaret Rouge (the one to offer live entertainment every night), the planetary exploration theme for the children and many more. 

MSC Seashore has the highest proportion of ocean view balcony staterooms in the entire fleet and offers a wide range of accommodations. The ship has 12 types of cabins.