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Get a Detailed Look at New MSC Cruises Private Island

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A new video has been released providing a first look at MSC Cruises new private island in the Bahamas, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.

First Look at Ocean Cay!

The cruise line has released the first rendering video which provides a first look at what the private cruise island will look like once completed. Only guests from MSC Cruises will be able to experience this stunning new destination in the Bahamas once it opens this November.

Ocean Cay is located just 65 miles away from the coast of Miami, Florida and is part of the Bimini chain of islands in the western Bahamas. The 120-square-acre island is surrounded by a 64-square-mile marine reserve and four smaller cays. Let’s take a look:

Here’s what is included in the new rendering video from MSC Cruises:

  • Many of the Island’s unique beaches including the Great Lagoon Beach: Located in an inlet at the center of the island, this is the largest single beach area and offers a haven with shallow crystal-clear water perfect for swimming and water sports.
  • The iconic Lighthouse: A striking 98 ft. tall landmark that is home to a Hemingway-style bar and a terrace where guests can take in the incredible sea view, have a cocktail and enjoy live music. After sunset, guests can gather to watch a breath-taking light show.
  • Seakers Food Court: A buffet restaurant that offers freshly prepared meals from a variety of international culinary traditions.
  • Ice Cream Parlor: An ice cream shop and café that serves a wide variety of ice cream flavors and coffee drinks, the perfect cooldown just a short stroll from the nearby beach.

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The private island which will welcome its first MSC guests on November 9, 2019, is very much focused on the surrounding nature. One of the priorities for MSC Cruises on Ocean Cay is the restoration of the coral, an integral part of the marine ecosystem. Can you believe that the island was previously an industrial sand extraction site!

All MSC cruise ships will include calls to Ocean Call during Western Caribbean itineraries.

Rendering By: MSC Cruises

Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve Rendering

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