Ocean Cay is a private paradise in the heart of the Bahamas. This pearl of the Atlantic Ocean owned by MSC was obtained from a former industrial site and, after being completely restored, has become a real dream destination.
Not only tourist offer characterize this tropical paradise. MSC Cruises has in fact, in line with its sustainable philosophy, developed a project to create a positive and long-term impact on the environment and on the Bahamas community, using materials and local suppliers and hiring local staff.
Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve was a unique project that required three years of work to reclaim and transform the island, making it today possible to offer the best possible experience to cruise passengers.
During the reclamation process 7,500 tons of metal waste were removed and a team of expert and marine biologists carefully removed individual colonies of hard coral from the debris at sea, transferring them to more suitable and uncontaminated seabed.
An innovative naturalistic program involved the island, having taken actions to promote an environment with high biodiversity and sustainable impact, and having planted more than 75,000 plants and shrubs throughout the island. is to offer its customers a complete tourist offer in full contact with nature.
Once arrived on this exclusive paradise on earth, guests can admire breathtaking views, infinite blue shades of the sea, white beaches and unspoiled nature.
Also available to guests is a planning of exceptional activities: from snorkeling to the vision of great timeless classic movies on maxi screens under the starry Caribbean sky, from paddle boarding or kayaking in the crystal clear sea to naturalistic excursions. Those who want can also enjoy a magnificent spa treatment or relax in a private cabana on the beach.
The island has seven white sand beaches for a total of two kilometers; each with its own particular characteristics will allow guests to try all the experiences of seaside tourism. Around the island there are 64 square miles of protected waters along which a coral nursery is being created.
The iconic 30-meter lighthouse host a bar and a terrace, and among the dining options there are the Sneakers Food Court, a rich buffet restaurant with international dishes, or the Ice Cream Parlor, a few steps from the beach.