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MSC Divina Review

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  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars 3.5
  • Expert Rating:3.5-stars 3.5
  • Traveler Rating:3.5-stars 3.7
    • Couples: 4.2
    • Families w/ young children: 2.0
    • Families w/ older children: 4.5
    • Singles/Friends: 3.3
    • Groups: N/A
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Price: $$$$
  • Year Built: 2012
  • Ship Size: XL
  • Total Cabins: 1,751
  • Restaurants: 5
  • Pools: 3

How it Ranks: MSC Divina ranks #1 out of 12 MSC Cruises Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

Introduced in 2012, MSC Divina offers year-round sailings to the Caribbean, meaning travelers can enjoy leisurely sea days at one of the ship's numerous public spaces, including five pools and five outdoor lounges, en route to sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Among the largest of the MSC fleet (sharing that title with the MSC Fantasia), MSC Divina can accommodate up to 4,345 guests and 1,388 crew members, and maintains a 1-to-3 crew-to-passenger ratio. Though recent cruisers said the disproportionate staff-to-guest ratio didn't translate to poor customer service, some reviewers do caution that the ship feels crowded due to the high passenger capacity. Still, MSC Divina offers plenty of amenities and activities to keep guests entertained. Standout facilities include a mini-golf course, a 4-D theater and three pool areas, including a 22,508-square-foot Aqua Park (which includes 150 fountains and water jets). Dining is on just as grand a scale: The ship contains six restaurants, plus 13 lounges, bars and cafes. Passengers looking for ample space in their accommodations should consider booking a room in the MSC Yacht Club. Suites in this exclusive area of the ship range in size from 295 to 562 square feet (including balconies) and include extras like butler service and 24-hour concierge service. You'll pay more for these staterooms, but past cruisers said the splurge is worth the additional privileges. Interior and Oceanview staterooms are slightly larger compared to other MSC ships, measuring 138 to 169 square feet, and come equipped with a TV, minibar and safe. 

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MSC Divina Cabins

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MSC Divina Deck Plans

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 22 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.