9 Reasons Cruising In A Suite in MSC Yacht Club Worth It?


MSC cruise line has developed a premium ship within a ship concept that they describe as an onboard sanctuary that provides an all-inclusive experience. So what is included on MSC Yacht club and is it worth it?

1. Everything You Need to Know About MSC Yacht Club

Yacht club serving icecream
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Yacht club has its own private entrance that you can access with a cruise card through big sliding glass doors to a totally separate area. Here you will find all of the Yacht Club cabins interior and exterior cabins, Guest Services, Concierge desk, the Top Sail Lounge, pool area and bar all for Yacht club only guests. What are the benefits of travelling with Yacht club?

2. What’s Included in Yacht Club

Check in Yacht club
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These are the main benefits and extras you get when travelling within Yacht club:

  • Concierge service
  • Priority boarding
  • Priority Lifts
  • Butler service
  • MSC Yacht club Top Sail lounge
  • Yacht Club private restaurant
  • Yacht Club Cabins Suite with balconies
  • Interior Suites
  • First off of the ship
  • Priority excursion booking
  • Choice of pillows.
  • Luxury amenities in cabin
  • Access to the Aurea Spa
  • 24 Hour room service

3. Yacht Club Dining

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Dedicated access to free time dining at the private dedicated restaurant during your vacation. On larger newer ships, the restaurant is located in the top sail lounge area. If you are on a smaller ship the restaurant is a different location where your butler can escort you. You will receive All-inclusive lunches and dinners in the private MSC Yacht Club restaurant. This seated restaurant offers three course meals and drinks where nothing is too much trouble.

4. The One Pool on MSC Yacht Club

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The dedicated pool area on MSC Yacht club is called the One pool. Here is the outdoor area for Yacht club guests, this area includes:

  • Hot Tubs
  • Small swimming pool
  • Towels on beds
  • A Yacht club Bar
  • A snack bar serving breakfast and lunch
  • Hot cooked food station for lunch and breakfast
  • Lifeguard at the pool
  • Umbrellas
  • Sunglasses cleaning station by the pool
  • Towel exchange service
  • Occasional speciality open air dinners by the pool

5. Exclusive Suite Cabins

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All Cabins in the MSC Yacht Club are labeled as suites. However they are not all big suites. some are standard cabin size types and even interior cabins. Having a Yacht club suite cabin means access to the Top Sail Lounge, The One Pool and the Butler and concierge service.

6. Dedicated Concierge service

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Concierge are on hand 24 hours a day with highly trained Private Butlers and a Dedicated Concierge Service.  Concierge will look after and issues, arrange excursions and call for your butler. They also provide you with your newspaper delivery, speciality restaurant bookings and any special requests.

7. Which Ships Have Yacht Club?

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What MSC ships have Yacht club? These are the MSC ships that have a Yacht Club section onboard:

  • MSC Bellissima
  • MSC Divina
  • MSC Fantasia
  • MSC Grandiosa
  • MSC Meraviglia
  • MSC Preziosa
  • MSC Seascape
  • MSC Seashore
  • MSC Seaside
  • MSC Seaview
  • MSC Splendida
  • MSC Virtuosa
  • MSC World Europa.

8. Is a Drink Package Included in Yacht Club?

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Yacht Club is all inclusive all of the time with a MSC Premium Extra Package included as a Yacht Club benefit. The package has a wide selection of beers, cocktails, wines, champagne ,top-shelf liquor, and an array of non-alcoholic beverages. You can find out more about whats included in an MSC drinks package in our guide.

9. What’s in the Yacht Club Mini Bar?

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If you have booked a Yacht club Cabin on MSC you will be pleased to know that it includes a premium drinks package. It also includes a fully stocked mini bar and a choice of a bottle of alcohol delivered to your room. So what is in the Mini Bar in a Yacht club suite on MSC take a look at our Yacht club mini bar guide.

MSC Drinks Package Guide

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Check out everything we know about the MSC Drinks Package and drinks prices on MSC Cruises.

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Sarah Christie is a craft, food, cruise, and family travel blogger Extraordinary Chaos, Cruising For All and Mini Travellers. Known for her unique perspective and ability to find beauty in chaos, Sarah designs and creates craft projects as well as creating recipes for people who want to cook from scratch the easy way. Whilst also exploring family travel and how to navigate it.

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