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MSC Cruises Announces a New Home Port

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Galveston, an island city on the Gulf Coast of Texas, becomes MSC Cruises’ fourth U.S. home port, following New York City, PortMiami and Port Canaveral, and allowing for close-to-home year-round sailings to stunning destinations in the Caribbean, Mexico and Honduras, and offering countless outdoor activities ranging from snorkelling, bird watching, fishing, and serene paddle boarding when you extend your trip with an independent pre- or post- cruise stay. Visit Moody Gardens, where giant pyramids house sharks, monkeys and other exotic animals; Pleasure Pier with its amusement park rides and restaurants lining the island’s south shore; bird-rich State Park with trails, kayak-launches and quiet fishing spots; as well as long sandy beaches perfect for days spent in the sun. 

Seven-night Sunday departures aboard the innovative MSC Seascape will surely attract families with an astonishing 7,500 square feet of dedicated kids’ facilities and cutting-edge amusement options. Guests can indulge in the state-of-the-art ROBOTRON robotic arm amusement ride, two LEGO® rooms for ages 3-6 and 7-11, three different concept spaces for teens, a VR 360° Flight Simulator, VR motorcycles and the immersive MSC Formula Racer, perfect for racing enthusiasts ready to get their adrenaline fix. Ashore, MSC Cruises offers a range of shore excursions to immerse guests in culturally renowned, vibrant coastal destinations, from tours of the ancient Mayan Ruins and shipwreck snorkelling to glass bottom boat rides and museum tours.

MSC Seascape
7-night Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
November 9, 2025 – November 1, 2026

Itinerary Highlights include:

Costa Maya, Mexico – Home to the ancient Chacchoben and Kohunlich Mayan Ruins, where you can uncover Costa Maya’s 4,000-year history, the story of the Mayan population, and thriving wildlife with guided tours from the ocean to the jungle
Isla de Roatán – Located off the coast of Honduras, a largely untouched island known for its incredible barrier reef. Guests will find white sand beaches, shipwreck snorkelling tours and glass bottom boat excursions. For the more adventurous traveller, guides offer an extensive hiking and archaeology tour through the ancient world of Mayan culture and the capital city of Coxen Hole.

Cozumel, Mexico – Globally recognized for its incredible diving excursions, Cozumel offers snorkelling trips through an ancient Mayan cave, clear bottomed Kayaking and and up-close-and-personal experiences with dolphins, manatees, and other wildlife. 

MSC Seascape offers an immersive experience that connects guests with the sea through her beautiful design and her impressive outdoor spaces that can be enjoyed for relaxation, al fresco dining and entertainment. The ship’s cutting-edge design brings you closer to the sea than ever before with 13,000 sq. m. of open decks, a stunning seafront boardwalk lined with places to eat, drink, swim and sunbathe, a coveted Infinity Aft pool, panoramic lifts and the breathtaking glass-floored Bridge of Sighs, making the MSC Seascape an ideal ship on which to sail the warm Caribbean sea. Beyond that, the new immersive high-tech entertainment with innovative technology provides guests with endless options when not exploring ashore. 

If you are looking for an elevated cruise experience, MSC Seascape offers one of the largest and most luxurious MSC Yacht Club facilities in MSC Cruises’ fleet, with approximately 32,000 square feet of exclusive space featuring sweeping ocean views from the front of the ship. Enjoy spacious suite accommodations, dedicated lounge and restaurant, private pool and sun deck facilities, complimentary access to the Thermal Suite in the MSC Aurea Spa, premium drinks and internet packages, 24-hour concierge and butler service available to MSC Yacht Club guests only.

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