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MSC Yacht Club: An overview of what’s included

Yacht Club Lounge

MSC Yacht Club is a special tier of rooms and services within MSC cruise ships. Termed a ship within a ship, MSC Yacht Club is the ultimate in luxury for MSC cruisers.

This all-inclusive style of cruising includes ungraded suites, personalized service and dedicated venues onboard such as a private lounge, restaurant and deck area. 

The premium experience also extends to customized port experiences as well as unique amenities at Ocean Cay Reserve, MSC’s private island in the Bahamas.

Here is what to expect with MSC Yacht Club.

Booking a MSC Yacht Club Cabin

Yacht Club suite

When booking a cruise, MSC offers guests several options to enhance their cruise experience, and the top level is MSC Yacht Club. Available for select cabins on many cruise ships across the fleet, it provides cruisers with upscale rooms, with more of an all inclusive type experience.

MSC Yacht Club is not a benefit on all suites but rather a select set of cabins within the ship. Surprisingly, there are even some interior cabin options in the MSC Yacht Club level, as well as spacious suites and balcony rooms.


Cabin options in the MSC Yacht Club tier are bigger than the standard ones. For example, an MSC Yacht Club interior cabin is 50% larger than a regular one, although it is three times the price. These cabins tend to be grouped together on the higher level decks of the ship, close by to dedicated MSC Yacht Club amenities.

Overview of MSC Yacht Club Cabins


There are several different cabin options within the MSC Yacht Club, although it varies from ship to ship.

MSC Yacht Club cabin categories:

  • MSC Yacht Club Owner’s Suite is one of the best suites in the fleet, with an expansive 1,055 square feet of space, including a separate living and dining area. Its 269 square foot balcony has a private hot tub and lots of room to lounge.
  • MSC Yacht Club Royal Suite has 667 square feet of space, with separate living and dining space. Its spacious balcony is 355 square feet with a private hot tub. 
  • MSC Yacht Club Duplex Suite has two levels, with separate dining and living areas. It is 635 square feet, in addition to a 248 square foot balcony.
  • MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Grand Suite varies from 269-463 square feet, has a separate living area, and a balcony (86-129 square feet).
  • MSC Yacht Club Deluxe Suite ranges from 269-366 square feet, plus an 86 square foot balcony.
  • MSC Yacht Club Interior Suite has a sitting area with a total of 226 square feet of space.

What to expect with MSC Yacht Club?

msc yacht club

Even before guests step onboard, they will be greeted at the pier by their butler who will provide a guided tour of the ship and escort them to their cabin.

Need help unpacking? No problem, the butler can help with that. Arranging restaurant reservations, a special tour in port, or private shopping, there is no end to the personalized service.

MSC Yacht Club shopping

Guests booking MSC Yacht Club cabins can expect elegant decor, with Egyptian cotton sheets, a selection of pillow options, and a stocked mini-bar, all in a cabin in prime locations.

Outside of their stateroom, guests enjoy private, MSC Yacht Club guests only venues. Signature perks include a private restaurant and the Top Sail Lounge, which has panoramic views. A dedicated deck area, the One Pool deck has a swimming pool, hot tub, sun deck and bar.

MSC Yacht Club Benefits

MSC Yacht Club pool

The MSC Yacht Club experience offers a wide arrange of benefits, most included in the cruise fare:


  • Dedicated priority check-in and check-out, along with priority departure and return on port days
  • 24-hour butler and room service as well as a dedicated concierge
  • MSC for Me wristband (where available)
  • 1 free cruise booking change
  • Custom experiences including onboard shopping and port excursions
MSC Yacht Club butler


  • In room welcome package (Prosecco + chocolate)
  • Memory foam mattresses, selection of pillows, bathrobe and slippers 
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Luggage packing/unpacking service, newspaper directly delivered in cabin on request

Packages / Services

  • Premium Extra Drink Package (includes all drinks up to 13$ in all ship areas)
  • Premium Internet package (Browse - 2 devices Unlimited Internet Package)
  • 20% discount on a dedicated specialty restaurant prepaid package
MSC Yacht Club dining

Private Venues

  • Dedicated, private area of the ship accessible only to MSC Yacht Club guests
  • Panoramic Top Sail Lounge with bar, afternoon tea service, snacks and live entertainment in the evening
  • Private and spacious pool deck, whirlpool baths, sunbathing area and an outdoor bar
  • Gourmet, Yacht Club restaurant with a la carte dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner
MSC Yacht Club pool

MSC Aurea Spa – MSC’s Balinese style spa

  • Complimentary access to Thermal Suites at MSC Aurea Spa
  • 40% discount on a dedicated Spa prepaid package
  • 10% discount on all spa treatments purchased on board
MSC Yacht Club pool

MSC Aurea Spa – MSC’s Balinese style spa

  • Complimentary access to Thermal Suites at MSC Aurea Spa
  • 40% discount on a dedicated Spa prepaid package
  • 10% discount on all spa treatments purchased on board

MSC Yacht Club - Ocean Cay Reserve

Guests of MSC Yacht Club also enjoy special access at Ocean Cay Reserve, MSC Cruises’ private island in the Bahamas. An idyllic paradise that offers cruisers the opportunity to get an authentic island experience with 8 beaches and water activities that feature the restored marine life of the area.

MSC Yacht Club guests enjoy access to Ocean House Beach, an exclusive area with a private bar. premium food with butler service. Guests can also rent Ocean View and Beachfront cabanas for the day, which includes lunch and snorkeling equipment.

Ships with MSC Yacht Club 


MSC Yacht Club experience is available on most of the newer ship classes, although cabin options and locations vary:

Seaside Class

  • MSC Seashore
  • MSC Seaside
  • MSC Seaview
  • MSC Seascape (to be launched in November 2022)

Meraviglia Class

  • MSC Bellissima
  • MSC Grandiosa
  • MSC Meraviglia
  • MSC Virtuosa
Fantasia Class

Fantasia Class

  • MSC Divina
  • MSC Fantasia
  • MSC Preziosa
  • MSC Splendida
MSC World Europa

World Class

  • MSC World Europa (to be launched in December 2022)
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