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MSC Splendida Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Fantastic ship, interesting itinerary, great trip

Review for MSC Splendida to the Middle East
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Eastboundanddown
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Jan 2019
Cabin: Balcony Stateroom

So this is only the 2nd time sailing with MSC (First time was on the Magnifica) and we've sailed previously with NCL, RCI, HAL, Princess, Celebrity, Costa and P&O.

Overall it was a fantastic cruise! The ports visited were all really interesting (See reviews later on..), the food was great and the ship fantastic.

Pro's:

Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom

Cabin B1

Huge cabin and floor space.

Really nice size balcony aft facing.

Quiet and always clean

Port Reviews

Dubai

Absolutely love Dubai!!

We did the desert safari, the Frame, Burj Khalifa, the old Souks, gold souks. So much to do!! You need at least 3-4days minimum

Abu Dhabi

We did the grand mosque in the morning which was unbelievable. Huge and an incredible experience.

Yellow Boat RIB tour in the afternoon which was really good fun! Definitely recommended

Sir Bani Yas Island

We did the "safari". It was actually really good, but expensive as it was only 1.5hrs.

The beach area is really nice and it's a great island

Bahrain

Did a taxi tour for 4hours. Visited a lot of interesting site, plus some great souks.

Slightly odd place and very insular, but nice to see

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