Review of MSC Explora 1 deck 5 (Spa-Lounges-Restaurants)
Deck 5 houses the ship's wellness complex (sized 700+ m2 / 7500+ ft2) featuring an indoor-outdoor Spa consisting of 9x Treatment Rooms (for massages), Thermal Suites, Beauty Salon (manicures, pedicures, hairdresser and barber services).
Midship are the Concept Restaurant (portside), the Coffee Lounge (patisserie), and the Steakhouse.
Midship-aft are positioned Art Gallery (with original artworks on display and also hosting art auctions) and the MSC Foundation (a venue dedicated to the established by the Aponte family independent not-for-profit organization that manages MSC Group's conservation and humanitarian activities).
Aft are positioned the Pan-Asian Restaurant (portside), the Aft Lounge & Bar, and the Lower Aft Plunge Pool & Lounge (outdoor swimming pool with a sundeck area).
Deck 5 is accessed via 8 lifts (2x forward and 2x aft elevators) and indoor staircases.