With our collection of bespoke Finest Collection escapes, we can tailor your next cruise and land holiday to your exact needs, combining exciting voyages with immersive excursions and hotel stays in iconic destinations across the globe. Call 0203 993 3674 to order your free brochure today.
Travelling to an exotic, sun-drenched land with MSC Cruises is easy, fun and a great option travellers looking for fantastic cruise holiday. Middle East Cruises can take tourists far away from the miserable British weather, transporting them to the hot, desert climate found in the United Arab Emirates and the surrounding areas. Available on selected sailings:
The Arabian region offers Middle East Cruises passengers a chance to visit beautiful beaches, incredible architecture and have the experience of a lifetime taking in the fascinating culture. MSC Cruises will transport their guests in style, aboard an elegant cruise ship, the MSC Lirica. This vessel has a friendly, casual atmosphere and delivers comfort and hospitality to all its passengers.
The MSC Lirica is the ship aboard which guests will journey to the United Arab Emirates and Oman on their MSC Cruises’ Middle East Cruises. The vessel boasts a wide variety of excellent features and amenities to ensure that every passenger is happy and entertained at all times during their voyage. A range of cabins and suites are available, including a selection which have access to balconies and ocean views. Cabins and suites also contain amenities including televisions, air conditioning and mini bars. When guests decide to leave their cosy room, there is a choice of great entertainment available across the vessel. Up on deck, passengers will find great cruising games including shuffleboard and mini golf. For a more relaxing journey, sun loungers are available on deck or alternatively, the on-board Lirica Health Centre offers guests a range of rejuvenating treatments to help relieve any stress that may occur during the journey.
The vessel is also home to a range of communal areas, including 2 main restaurants serving a selection of delicious meals and smaller cafes serving quick dishes and snacks. Guests can also choose from a variety of bars and lounges, each with a unique wine and food menu inspired by different themes. For an entertaining evening, passengers can visit the excellent on-board theatre to take in a show, gamble at the Vegas-style casino or dance the night away at the Blue Club Disco. People aboard the MSC Cruises’ MSC Lirica cruise ship will never be short of activities to take part in or places to relax and unwind.
One of the Middle East Cruises most popular destinations is the city of Dubai, situated within the United Arab Emirates. Dubai is a region filled with modern progressive architecture and infrastructure, whilst also maintaining its rich culture and heritage. Notable sight-seeing opportunities within the city include the astonishing Burj Khalifa skyscraper, the world’s tallest building, and the Burj al-Arab, which is often referred to as the world’s only 7-star hotel due to its extravagant design and opulent interior. Dubai also boasts a range of traditional marketsplaces, or soukhs as they are known locally, selling a plethora spices, fabrics and jewellery.
Oman is another cruise destination in the region popular for its historic architecture, stunning beaches, mountains and lush oases, also known as wadis.
MSC Cruises’ Middle Eastern Cruises are an exciting and very popular option for travellers who wish to experience fascinating cultures with amazing climates, comfortably and conveniently.
At Cruise118, our dedicated Cruise Concierge provide first-class customer service and support from booking your cruise to returning home. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional standard to our customers, as proven with our awards and customer reviews below.