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MSC Explora I cruise ship visits Greencastle 31.08.23

GREENCASTLE is today hosting the MSC Explora I cruise ship. This luxurious vessel has 922 passengers at double occupancy with 700 staff members onboard. The ship left Isle of Skye in Scotland yesterday evening and arrived at Greencastle this morning at 8am. It is due to depart this evening for Liverpool.

The Explora I is currently on a 12 day cruise, from Hamburg to Greenock, Glasgow. The trip started on the 21st August and ends on 2nd September, 2023.
The MSC Explora I anchored off Greencastle Golf Club. A tender boat returns from dropping passengers off at Greencastle Harbour.
The Explora I has 461 all-terrace (balcony) suites. Each stateroom has floor-to-ceiling windows that open onto a step-out veranda. The crew to passenger ratio on the ship is a high 1.25 to 1.

The 18 food and beverage venues on board include five all-inclusive restaurants featuring global cuisine. Food inspired by destinations visited will be showcased at live cooking stations in the Emporium Marketplace, such as sushi, pasta cooked to order and freshly baked pizza. This venue is also be open for breakfast.
Reflecting the line's Mediterranean heritage, the Med Yacht Club replicates a beachside restaurant with seafood sharing plates and other dishes from Italy, Spain, Greece, France and North Africa.
The MSC Explora I anchored off Greencastle Golf Club.
The ship has four swimming pools, including one with a retractable roof, and more than 27,000-square-feet of outdoor deck space with 64 private cabanas, hot tubs, and a large LED screen for Movies Under the Stars, images and videos. There is also a spa and fitness centre, with a separate studio for group classes and personal training sessions.
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