The MSC Splendida started sailing in 2009. It is the second of MSC Cruises Fantasia-class ships, together with Divina, Fantasia and Preziosa. The ship cost USD $550 million to build. The MSC Splendida has 1637 cabins. 76 percent of the staterooms on board have balconies.
It has between 3274 to 3929 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) MSC Splendida has a good space ratio of 35.1
The MSC Splendida has 1370 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board.