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Costa Magica

Capacity
2716
Crew
1027
Tonnage
102 587
Length
271 m (889 ft)
First voyage
2004
Decks
17

Costa Magica is a cruise ship for the Costa Crociere cruise line. She debuted in 2004 as a sister ship to Costa Fortuna, built on the same platform as the Destiny class of the Carnival Cruise Line. Costa Magica pays homage to some of the most famous destinations in Italy including Positano, Portofino, Bellagio, and Sicily which are all incorporated into her public rooms and restaurants. At 102,784 gross tonnage (GT), she is one of... Read more

Costa Magica

Cruiseline: 
Capacity (DO): 
2716
Crew: 
1027
Tonnage: 
102 587
Length: 
271 m (889 ft)
Beam: 
34 m (112 ft)
First voyage: 
2004
Decks: 
17

Costa Magica is a cruise ship for the Costa Crociere cruise line. She debuted in 2004 as a sister ship to Costa Fortuna, built on the same platform as the Destiny class of the Carnival Cruise Line. Costa Magica pays homage to some of the most famous destinations in Italy including Positano, Portofino, Bellagio, and Sicily which are all incorporated into her public rooms and restaurants. At 102,784 gross tonnage (GT), she is one of the largest in the Costa Crociere fleet.

Design and description

The vessel was designed by the American architect Farcus and is the sister ship to Costa Fortuna. As built Costa Magica had a gross tonnage (GT) of 102,857 and 8,200 tons deadweight (DWT). This later increased to 102,784 GT and 9,859 DWT. The cruise ship measures 272 metres (892 ft 5 in) long overall and 230 metres (754 ft 7 in) between perpendiculars with a beam of 35.5 metres (116 ft 6 in).

The ship is powered by two diesel engines turning two fixed pitch propellers creating 34,000 kilowatts (46,000 hp). Ward states the ship has two azimuth thruster pods. This gives Costa Magica a maximum speed of 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph). The vessel is also equipped with seven electric generating sets creating 64,610 kilowatts (86,640 hp).

Costa Magica has 1,359 cabins total ranging in size from 16.7–44.8 m2 (180–482 sq ft). 522 have a balcony. The cruise ship has capacity for 2,718 passengers and has a crew of 1,068. There is a nine-deck atrium with a bar on the lowest level, a 1,300 m2 (14,000 sq ft) spa and a three-deck theatre.

Construction and career

The ship was constructed by Fincantieri in Genoa, Italy with the yard number 6087. The vessel's keel was laid down on 1 September 2002 and launched in November 2003. The vessel was completed on 26 October 2004 and entered service in November of that year. The vessel is owned and operated by Costa Crociere and is registered in Genoa.

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Attractions on Costa Magica


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Club Salute Saturnia

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Wellness centre with gym, sauna, rooms for Spa treatments, etc.
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Galleria Shops

Average: 1 (1 vote)
Shopping area with a variety of shops for your unforgettable shopping - duty free, souvenirs, clothing and much more other nice things.
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Squok Club

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Children Playground for the youngest travellers - kids from 3 to 11 years.
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Ristorante Costa Smeralda

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Chic restaurant, situated over two floors, which is ready to pleasure you with its delightful atmosphere, delicious dishes and service at the highest level.
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Piano Bar Capo Colonna

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What can be better than a cozy evening spent with friends with a glass of fine drink and live music?

Area Foto

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Cruises create so many happy and carefree moments: from cocktails by the pool to romantic dinners, evenings at the disco, children playing... It really is like in the movies. Luckily, our on-board ...
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Lido Maratea

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Swimming area with a whole lot of facilities and entertainment for your unique rest in the warm sun. And don't forget to freshen up in the nearby bar!
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Biblioteca Bressanone

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Can't imagine yourself without books? Then we invite you to visit our library where you will find a whole lot of diverse publications in different languages.
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Ristorante Buffet Bellagio

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The main restaurant with a buffet where you can absolutely for free choose your favorite breakfasts and lunches.
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Cappella

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Cozy chapel on board of the ship.

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