MSC Armonia, MSC Cruises’ Miami-based ship sailing the Caribbean, will start off its winter season (November 2019 – April 2020), with its maiden call to Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve just one week after the island opens.
As part of an enrichment of her itineraries for winter 2019 and summer 2020, MSC Armonia will visit this exclusive natural island destination every week, as well as other exciting ports across the Western Caribbean.
“As we continue to grow our presence in the region, we have enriched MSC Armonia’s itineraries to offer our guests an even more immersive Caribbean experience," said Gianni Onorato, MSC Cruises’ CEO. "Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve will be a key highlight, with a 14-hour call to let our guests explore and enjoy this beautiful island, and its surrounding waters, during the day and into the night. MSC Armonia will also visit other gems across the Western Caribbean, in Jamaica, Mexico, the Cayman Islands and beyond.”
From November 2019 to April 2020, MSC Armonia will depart on one-week cruises from Miami every Monday, giving long-haul travelers a unique opportunity to spend the weekend in one of North America’s most vibrant cities. Then, from April to November 2020, MSC Armonia’s departure from Miami will be moved to Sunday.
MSC Armonia will regularly visit a range of exciting ports and destinations across the Western Caribbean region, including Jamaica, stopping in Ochos Rios, Montego Bay, and as of January 2020, Falmouth on Jamaica’s north coast.
In addition to Ocean Cay and Jamaica, MSC Armonia will regularly visit Costa Maya, in Mexico’s Caribbean coast, and weekly visits to George Town, Cayman Islands. Next summer season (April to November 2020), Key West (Florida, USA) will become another regular feature in MSC Armonia’s itinerary
About Ocean Cay
Founded on a deep commitment to ecological principles, Ocean Cay will be a private island destination like no other, surrounded by protected waters rich in marine and coral life. It has been developed to immerse travellers in the natural beauty of the Caribbean and The Bahamas.
Snorkeling tours, scuba diving, stand up paddle boarding and kayaking are among the outdoor activities that MSC Armonia’s guests will be able to enjoy at Ocean Cay.
Guests looking to relax can choose from eight white-sand beaches, or select a treatment at the island’s new luxurious spa concept. Families will also have plenty to do, with a dedicated family beach and activities for all ages to not only have fun, but also learn about the environment.
MSC Armonia will stay docked at the island from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., allowing guests to easily enjoy activities during the day, retreat to the ship to freshen up, and then enjoy sunset and evening activities, like a traditional junkanoo parade.
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