Eye on the World: On Board MSC Divina

written by | Posted on December 3rd, 2013

This week, Recommend had the chance to step on board MSC Divina at its now home base, PortMiami. Inspired by the Italian screen diva Sophia Loren, this Mediterranean beauty sailing year-round in the Caribbean offers a taste of Italy with everything from a poolside gelato bar to Italian restaurants and decor hailing straight from Murano and Venice.

MSC Divina offers a grand entrance on Swarovski-lined staircases.

MSC Divina offers a grand entrance on Swarovski-lined staircases.

MSC Divina is just as glamorous as its godmother, Italian star Sophia Loren.

MSC Divina is just as glamorous as its godmother, Italian star Sophia Loren.

The ship features intricate details and designs, like this hand-blown glass artwork.

The ship features intricate details and designs, like this hand-blown glass artwork.

The glass and artwork onboard MSC Divina comes from Venice, Italy.

The glass and artwork onboard MSC Divina comes from Venice, Italy.

A balcony stateroom on MSC Divina.

A balcony stateroom on MSC Divina.

The indoor Le Sirene Pool Area.

The indoor Le Sirene Pool Area.

The Aqua Park.

The Aqua Park.

Guests can grab a nutella crepe poolside.

Guests can grab a nutella crepe poolside.

The high-end, 30-person Ristorante Italia.

The high-end, 30-person Ristorante Italia.

MSC Divina's Segafredo Coffee Bar.

MSC Divina's Segafredo Coffee Bar.

A few of the treats served at Caffe Italia.

A few of the treats served at Caffe Italia.

Piazza Del Doge features a gelato bar and patisserie.

Piazza Del Doge features a gelato bar and patisserie.

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The "Italian Square" and piano bar Piazza Del Doge.

Casino Veneziano on deck 6 features black jack, poker, roulette and more.

Casino Veneziano on deck 6 features black jack, poker, roulette and more.

MSC Divina's Venice-inspired casino-at-sea.

MSC Divina's Venice-inspired casino-at-sea.

The Pantheon Theatre seats up to 1,600 people and offers two seating times per evening.

The Pantheon Theatre seats up to 1,600 people and offers two seating times per evening.

The bowling alley at the American-style sports bar.

The bowling alley at the American-style sports bar.

For an extra fee, guests can ride the Ferrari Formula 1 racecar simulator.

For an extra fee, guests can ride the Ferrari Formula 1 racecar simulator.

A Himalayan salt crystal bed in one of MSC Aurea Spa's treatment rooms.

A Himalayan salt crystal bed in one of MSC Aurea Spa's treatment rooms.

MSC Divina offers a grand entrance on Swarovski-lined staircases.MSC Divina is just as glamorous as its godmother, Italian star Sophia Loren.The ship features intricate details and designs, like this hand-blown glass artwork.The glass and artwork onboard MSC Divina comes from Venice, Italy.A balcony stateroom on MSC Divina.The indoor Le Sirene Pool Area.The Aqua Park.Guests can grab a nutella crepe poolside.The high-end, 30-person Ristorante Italia.MSC Divina's Segafredo Coffee Bar.A few of the treats served at Caffe Italia.Piazza Del Doge features a gelato bar and patisserie.The "Italian Square" and piano bar Piazza Del Doge.Casino Veneziano on deck 6 features black jack, poker, roulette and more.MSC Divina's Venice-inspired casino-at-sea.The Pantheon Theatre seats up to 1,600 people and offers two seating times per evening.The bowling alley at the American-style sports bar.For an extra fee, guests can ride the Ferrari Formula 1 racecar simulator.A Himalayan salt crystal bed in one of MSC Aurea Spa's treatment rooms.