MSC Armonia joined the MSC fleet in May 2004. This Lirica-class ship underwent a facelift in August 2014 and now benefits from a host of unique and innovative features. Welcome additions include the Doremi Spray Park and a new play area with Chicco, Lego and Namco equipment; the enhanced MSC Aurea Spa and dining areas; new balcony cabins and the ultra-modern La Fenice Theatre. Savour a world of flavours at the four dining venues and be entertained in the twelve designer-themed bars, cafes and lounges. The modern and well-equipped cabins and suites are the perfect place to escape to both day and night.
Marco Polo main restaurant offers open-seating dining at breakfast and lunch and a classic two-sitting dinner with a daily-changing, multi-course menu of round-the-world favourites. Make your way to La Brasserie for casual, serve-yourself dining 20 hours per day or pay a visit to Il Girasole for grilled fast food fare, pizza and pasta, and open-air dining. Alternatively, reserve a table at La Pergola Restaurant for Italian gourmet specialities.
People-watch with your morning espresso at Caffe San Marco or chill out over a gin and tonic in Bar del Duomo. Cool off with an exotic cocktail at the poolside Il Lido Bar or watch the colourful sunsets at Top 13 Bar. Chat with new-found friends over a glass of ice-cold beer in the lively British-style White Lion Pub. Sip pre-dinner cocktails in the stylish surroundings of The Red Bar Piano Bar or unwind with vintage brandy and Cuban cigars in the Cigar Room.
During the day, you can sunbathe and swim at La Piscine pool area; while the children have fun at the Doremi Spray Park and kids' clubs. Enjoy an invigorating massage in MSC Aurea Spa or relax in the Thermal Suite. Up the tempo with a workout at the panoramic gym or a friendly game of mini golf. In the evening, pre-book your seat at La Fenice Theatre to watch the vibrant mix of entertainment on stage. Dance to the live band in the Armonia Lounge or dice with Lady Luck at the slot machines and gaming tables of Palm Beach Casino. End your day in style with late-night dancing and partying at Starlight Disco.
Day 1: UK to Miami, Florida
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Miami and make your way to your four-star hotel for a three-night stay.
Day 2 - 3: Miami, Florida
Be spoilt for choice on how to spend your time here. This vibrant city stretches from the serene Everglades to the stylish haunts of the rich and famous on Miami Beach. Indulge in retail therapy at Lincoln Road Mall or enjoy a touch of culture at Wolfsonian-FIU museum. Escape to the idyllic Miami Beach Botanical Garden or chill out on the white sand of South Beach. Explore the art galleries and elegant eateries at Miami's Design District or visit the historic and bohemian Espanola Way. If you're travelling with children, spend time at Jungle Island zoo and Miami Children's Museum.
Day 4: Miami, Florida (Embarkation Day)
After check out make your way to the port to board MSC Armonia for your seven night cruise.
Day 6: Isla de Roatan, Honduras
Today, step ashore at Isla de Roatán — the largest of Honduras' Bay Islands. Discover the region's colourful marine life on a deep-sea fishing and scuba-diving trip. View capuchin monkeys and exotic birds and fly through the jungle canopy at Gumbalimba Park. Enjoy close-up views of indigenous iguanas at Arch's Iguana Farm, meet playful monkeys at Victor's Monkey Business, and swim with dolphins at Dolphin Encounter.
Day 7: Costa Maya, Mexico
Costa Maya on Mexico's southern Caribbean coast is today's port of call. Spend the day relaxing on nearby Mahahual Beach or fish for local tuna, snapper and marlin on a fishing tour. Enjoy a diving adventure amongst the nurse sharks and moray eels or get up close to the local sea life on a dolphin swim. Venture inland to admire the turquoise waters of Laguna Bacalar - the Lake of Seven Colours - and the mystical Chacchoben Mayan Ruins.
Day 8: Cozumel, Mexico
Arrive on the Mexican island of Cozumel. One of Mexico's most popular ports of call, it's home to several natural parks and a rich coral reef surrounded by tropical fish. San Miguel, Cozumel's only town, offers a great selection of bars, cafes and restaurants alongside seafront shops and boutiques selling handmade Mayan souvenirs. Follow sightseeing jungle trails, wander botanical gardens with natural lagoons, or view dolphins and sea turtles in their natural habitat.
Day 9 - 10: Havana, Cuba
The capital of Cuba, Havana captures the imagination with its faded glamour and irresistible colour palette. Walk along El Malecón and view the stunning views of the bay. Take a tour of a live cigar factory or the Havana Club Rum Factory; both of which offer insight into local manufacturing. Listen to salsa music open-air bazaars in bohemian bars and cafes or escape to Museo Nacional de Bella Artes and engage with the variety of art collections. Attend a baseball game at Estadio Latinoamericano and soak in the atmosphere of the popular national sport.
Day 11: Miami, Florida to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and make your way to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.