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The opportunity to spend some quality time in Havana as well as explore Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Mexico. A fun and lively cruise experience suitable for families, sociable couples and lively groups

MSC Cruises are a Swiss based cruise company who offer year-round 7 and 14 night full-board cruises from Havana, with the chance to explore neighbouring Caribbean islands of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, as well as the choice of experiencing the fascinating Central American destinations of Belize, Honduras and Mexico.

Their newly-refurbished MSC Opera vessel serves Cuba between December 2017 and March 2018 and her sister ship the MSC Armonia will also be sailing from December 2017 throughout 2018 and currently up until the November 2018

Both cruise ships offer an excellent quality experience for all the family, including a fine choice of restaurants, variety of bars and coffee shops, full entertainment programme including disco, casino and theatre, duty free shopping, plus a pool and fitness centre/gym with classes.

Younger guests are well catered for with baby, mini, young and junior clubs with a full programme of activities designed with Chicco, Nanco and Lego and experienced staff on hand. There is even a teen club with daytime and evening action packed activities and events, as well as a Doremi spray park.

MSC Cruises offer a choice of drink and activity packages to suit everyone.  Enjoy unlimited drinks in selected bars, access to daily activity programmes, discounts on fitness classes, relax in the Aurea Spa or enjoy some retail therapy in one of the onboard shops.

The opportunity to spend some quality time in Havana as well as explore Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Mexico

  • Departure Port: Havana, Cuba
  • Arrival Port: Havana, Cuba
  • Departures: Every Saturday between 16 December 2017 and 17 March 2018
  • Duration: 7 nights / 8 days
  • Board Basis: Full board with an all-inclusive package available for a supplement
  • Extension: After the cruise why not spend a few nights at the amazing UNESCO museum city of Trinidad, the beautiful Vinales Valley, or relax at one Cuba’s finest beaches


With its impressive array of new features and facilities, MSC Opera is now even better equipped to satisfy the needs of our guests.

Itinerary Map. Cruises to Cuba. MSC Armonia. Captivating Cuba™


During a Caribbean cruise, it is difficult, in fact practically impossible, not to be moved by the incredible spectacle offered by these islands. Spend some quality time in Havana as well as explore Jamaica, Cayman Islands and Mexico.


Saturday | Day 1 | Havana, Cuba

Embark the MSC Opera, after spending perhaps a few extra nights in Havana, or on one of Cuba’s beach resorts. Overnight on board.

Sunday | Day 2 | Havana, Cuba

Free day in Havana, where we can tailor a range of private experiences to suit you. Perhaps a tour of Havana in an Old American car, a fun and professional personalised salsa lesson, or an old Havana specialised private walking tour.

In the evening why not take in the famous Tropicana Show or Buena Vista Social Club performance in the heart of Old Havana.

Overnight on board.

Monday | Day 3 | Havana, Cuba

On your second free day in Havana, why not explore a little further afield with a day trip to Vinales Valley.

Vinales is a UNESCO world heritage site characterised by spectacular natural scenery and unique landscapes and countryside. Enjoy a dedicated tour of the area, guided walk or a leisurely bike ride through the valley.

The ship will depart from Havana at 18.00 hrs. Overnight on board.

Tuesday | Day 4 | At Sea

At sea cruising towards Jamaica. Overnight on board.


Cruises to Cuba. MSC Opera & Armonia. Captivating Cuba™

Wednesday | Day 5 | Montego Bay, Jamaica

Arrive in Montego Bay, Jamaica at 08.00 hrs approximately. With unique culture, beautiful beaches, and amazing duty-free shopping opportunities, you will spend a full day exploring and shopping at leisure until 19.00 hrs when the ship departs for Cayman Islands.

Overnight on board.


Cruises to Cuba. MSC Opera. Captivating Cuba™

Thursday | Day 6 | George Town, Cayman Islands

Arrive in George Town, Cayman Islands at 8am.  The island’s capital is a traditional Caribbean city with its colourful houses, artisan workshops and rich colonial history.

Highlights you can visit today include the Mission House or the Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park located in the east of the island.

Depart from George Town at 15.00hrs.


Cruises to Cuba. MSC Opera. Captivating Cuba™

Friday | Day 7 | Cozumel, Mexico

Arrive into Cozumel, Mexico at 10.00am.  Isla Cozumel is a beautiful Mexican island famous for its crystal-clear waters, snorkelling and diving.

Why not explore the Museo de la Isla de Cozumel home to a display of flora, fauna and marine life or head across the island to San Gervasio, to the only excavated Mayan site on Cozumel.

Departing from Cozumel back to Havana at 18.30


Cruises to Cuba. MSC Opera. Captivating Cuba™

Saturday | Day 8 | Havana, Cuba

Arrive into Havana at 13.30hrs. We can arrange a further exploration of Cuba with special tailored experiences, a few nights on the beach, or perhaps join one of our very popular escorted tours.

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