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The Calipso Galapagos Yacht is the first of its kind, a first-class vessel offering departures for both Naturalist and Diving itineraries. Fully refurbished and reinvented in 2019, her large interiors were rebuilt with 10 stunning cabins accommodating up to 16 passengers. This modern vessel is outfitted with cabins on all its 3 decks, featuring 2 single cabins, and 8 regular twin or double cabins. The Calipso Galapagos liveaboard is the newest offering to cruise the islands, exquisitely designed for the discerning traveler! Outstanding itineraries provide passengers with in-depth and extensive programs, both inland and underwater. An enriching diving and land-based discovery of the archipelago is now within your reach.

Cabins of the Calipso Galapagos Yacht
In our opinion, the Calipso Galapagos liveaboard cruise cabins are unrivaled in comparison with other ships within its class. Completely redesigned in 2019, the Calipso is now the definition of Feng Shui, marrying chic design with well-appointed and cozy furniture.   Each spacious stateroom includes wall to wall panoramic windows affording the greatest of Galapagos views, and large flatscreen TV with an array of entertainment options. Most importantly, all beds are fitted with hotel-quality linens, and flexibility options for bedding can fit any situation, whether you are a single traveler or a family. The rooms are also built for utility, with plenty of storage space for clothing and belongings, and a safe for valuables. Each room is equipped with wall ports for charging, along with dedicated USB ports for any electronics. Enjoy the cabin at any temperature you like with the air conditioning system. Additionally, each suite has a private bathroom with a hot shower featuring a rainfall showerhead. As you get ready for the evening, you’ll find a vanity, blow dryer, and all amenities necessary for your stay. Throughout the week, the professional room service staff will keep your room spic and span while you are away on excursions.

Social Areas of the Calipso Galapagos Yacht
Stepping outside of the living quarters of the Calipso Galapagos Cruise, you’ll without a doubt be stunned by the social areas. Head up to the upper deck solarium for sunbathing and wildlife watching on the upper deck solarium, with a Jacuzzi to boot. This area provides both shaded and full sun areas with plenty of cozy furniture, along with a wet bar serving whatever cocktail, wine, or beer you desire. Lastly, the Al Fresco station is perfect for an outdoor picnic, which will undoubtedly have your mouth watering.

In the evenings, spend some time in the swanky and cozy salon area full of color, featuring a large rectangular couch with plenty of room for all guests of the Calipso. The massive flatscreen TV is perfect for settling down and watching a movie. This is also the where you will be provided with a 15-minute briefing on the following day’s activities. Lastly, the dining area is of restaurant size and quality, with plenty of room for your group. You will be served spectacular meals three times a day. Coffee and snacks are also available in this area 24/7. Closeby, enjoy a full bar stocked with premium international and national liquors, fine wines, and local beer.

World Class Staff of the Calispo Galapagos Yacht
A highly vetted and professionally trained crew, the staff of the Calipso Galapagos liveaboard cruise continue to impress with their friendly and knowledgeable presence. Among the crew, a veteran sous chef cooking delicious meals and snacks throughout the day, a bilingual Galapagos naturalist guide with knowledge of every inch of the park, room service, your captain, and a professional barman. For the diving excursions, rest assured you will be in the best hands with the best master divers of the Galapagos islands. For every eight guests, there is one guide.

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A sleek and luxurious twin-hulled cruise, the Elite Galapagos Catamaran is the newest Galapagos luxury cruise, with operation beginning in the summer of 2019. The Elite Galapagos cruise indulges the senses with exquisite social areas built with incredible attention to detail. Enjoy a seamless indoor and outdoor experience, with panoramic views at every turn.  Far-reaching itineraries lead you through an exhilarating adventure in one of the places of the planet with the richest biodiversity. Wind down in the evening in the Elite’s premium and golden cabins featuring wall to wall panoramic windows. Better yet, they lead to an outdoor private balcony affording visitors their own show of the breathtaking Galapagos landscapes.

Upper Deck Solarium, Bar, and Jacuzzi of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
In between excursions, likely the majority of your time will be relaxing on the beautiful upper deck. The Elite Galapagos Cruise exceeds all typical standards, with a salon and upper deck wet bar serving top-notch cocktails made from premium international and local spirits. The professional barman can quickly whip up a fancy cocktail or whiskey in a matter of seconds. Alternatively, those wine connoisseur can take their pick from a wide array of delicious Chilean, Argentinian, and international wines.

A fan favorite of the Elite Galapagos catamaran is the upper deck solarium. This area features a large floor cushion adjacent to the jacuzzi, perfect for sunbathing AND getting in a quick nap. Otherwise, guests can lay back and enjoy the panoramic views of the Galapagos. When nighttime rolls around, grab the blanket provided blanket in your room and head up to the upper deck for incredible stargazing. You are guaranteed a show full of shooting stars as long as the clouds are at bay. This is one of the most isolated places in the world, with no lights in the surrounding area for miles and miles

World-class Crew of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
The Elite Galapagos cruise contains a behind the scenes staff at your service, doing everything to maximize your Galapagos experience. Room service is provided twice daily, although you will never see them do their work. The onboard Sous chef prepares three exquisite meals per day, with options of international and national cuisine that will have your mouth watering. After dinner, enjoy a delicious dessert. The Elite Galapagos Yacht also provides free soda, coffee, and delicious snacks 24/7

In order to make sure your experience is everything you need it to be, the Elite onboard yacht manager is available at all times. These staff members go through extensive training to address any questions or situations onboard. Ask this staff member if you want to rent a GoPro before your snorkeling adventure or have any dietary restrictions

Cabins of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
Each stunning stateroom of the Elite Galapagos cruise features an ensuite private bathroom with a hot shower and all the amenities and toiletries needed for the duration of your stay. Each cabin of the Elite has a powerful hairdryer, so don’t worry about bringing one from home. Additionally, you will find a useful clothing line within the shower to dry your wet bathing suits.

The staterooms of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran are truly unrivaled in the amount of space provided, even allowing for an office desk, comfortable furniture, a gorgeous private balcony, and wall to wall glass windows. Each cabin has controllable air conditioning to set your room to your desired temperature. Lastly, The beds of the Elite Galapagos Cruise cabins are king-sized beds or two double beds for families, fitted with the finest linens for a night of quality sleep.

Itineraries and Class Three Galapagos Naturalist Guide
The Elite Galapagos Cruise itineraries incorporate a significant variety of Galapagos visit points and allow for a nice collection of destinations to choose from. Additionally, every step of the way you will have a world-class local guide at your side, multilingual and trained for years in Galapagos flora and fauna. The Elite Galapagos Catamaran guides are full of wisdom and experience. They truly create an environment of education, fun, and most importantly safety.

Bonus Features of the Elite Galapagos Catamaran
The Elite Galapagos cruise is is a child-friendly cruise. This includes offering interconnected cabins to keep everyone together. Additionally, the cruise provides various board games in the salon for entertainment. Additionally, alternate food options are available for children with specific tastes. However, the largest bonus is 25% discount children under 12 years of age. The Elite also carries multiple glass-bottom kayaks allowing you to close to the wildlife surrounding the islands.

 

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The Tip Top 5 Galapagos Catamaran is a brand new addition to the Tip Top Fleet. Built from the ground up in 2019 to cruise the islands, the Tip Top 5 is the perfect balance of modern facilities, unique design and outstanding itineraries. The Tip Top V features 10 gorgeous cabins dispersed throughout two decks, and her spacious interiors accommodate upper deck cabins with private balconies for the intimacy & wildlife indulgence of her guests. A few appealing traits of the Tip Top 5 Galapagos Catamaran are interconnected cabins, free use of kayaks, and the inclusion of round airfare to/from the islands. All-encompassing programs are seven nights in length, cruising the Northwest or Eastern Islands, catering to travelers looking for the ultimate Galapagos experience.

Cabins of the Tip Top 5 Galapagos Catamaran
Each chic and cozy stateroom of the Tip Top 5 Galapagos cruise is designed for guests to feel at home. Each features air conditioning, hotel-quality linens, large panoramic windows showcasing stunning Galapagos landscapes, bountiful storage space for belongings along with a safety box for valuables, charging ports for electronics. From the comfort of your bed, enjoy the large flatscreen television, or switch on the reading lights and dive into your favourite book. Each stateroom also includes an ensuite private bathroom with hot showers and rainfall showerheads, luxury toiletries, a hairdryer, and a vanity. For the ultimate upgrade, choose an upper deck cabin with double king beds and private balconies.

Social Areas of the Tip Top 5 Galapagos Catamaran
During the time spent on the Tip Top Galapagos cruise, you’ll have plenty of spaces to relax and enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the Archipelago. The Upper deck solarium features a great place to soak up the equatorial rays, spot wildlife, and enjoy the stars at night, Mere steps away is an outdoor shaded lounge area, with an arrangement of sofas and large flat-screen television.

On the main deck, enjoy the spectacular views from the outdoor wet bar area, where an attentive barman is ready to craft a delicious tropical cocktail at any moment. Nearby are a coffee and tea station, which is constantly replenished throughout the day. Heading into the main deck salon area, you’ll find a beautiful salon area lined with leather sofas, cork tables, a large flatscreen television and entertainment system, along with a variety of board games and books. This area is where your naturalist guide will provide an evening briefing on the following day’s activities, along with what you need to bring. Three times daily, enjoy world-class meals served by the onboard sous chef, professionally trained in culinary arts. The plates are a mix of international and national cuisine, guaranteed to impress. Upon your return from excursions, the chef always has a delicious snack and tropical fruit juice ready.

 

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Launched in the summer of 2018, the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran is a specialized megayacht custom designed especially for cruising the cerulean waters of the Galapagos Islands. Considered one of the most modern and luxurious ships in the archipelago, the Endemic Galapagos cruise is garnering stellar reviews month after month for its world-class service and unparalleled Galapagos exploration.  Spacious, comfortable, steady and eminently seaworthy, the Galapagos Endemic sets a new standard for luxury catamarans in its class. The Endemic features high tech computers for guest use, a large flat-screen television in the passenger lounge and Blu-ray player. A typical day on a luxury Galapagos yacht like the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran will include a morning expedition to a visitor point. You’ll witness the likes of Magnificent Frigate birds, Blue-footed boobies, sea lions, tortoises, iguanas, and Galapagos Penguins. Afterward, enjoy an exquisite lunch on board, relax in the Jacuzzi, and then enjoy an afternoon snorkel trip to world-class snorkeling destination. Lastly, enjoy another gourmet meal for dinner. Cap this off with a cold drink on the deck while watching a dazzling sunset and you have the perfect Galapagos day!

Upper Seck Solarium, Bar, and Jacuzzi of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
When you are not on your excursions, likely the majority of your time will be spent relaxing on the upper deck. The Endemic Galapagos cruise goes above and beyond, with both an upper deck wet bar and an interior salon bar.  The professional barman of the Endemic Galapagos cruise can rapidly whip up a fancy cocktail, pour a quality whiskey or glass of exceptional wine in a matter of seconds.

When nighttime rolls around, grab a blanket from your room and head up to the upper deck for a little bit of stargazing. With no lights in the surrounding area for miles and miles, you are guaranteed a show as long as the clouds are at bay.

 The World-class Crew of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
The Endemic Galapagos cruise has a friendly and impressive staff at your service, constantly maximizing your Galapagos experience. The onboard Sous chef prepares three exquisite meals per day, with options of international and national cuisine that will have your mouth watering. To cap it off, enjoy a delicious dessert. No need to bring snacks, as you will find free soda, coffee, and snacks 24/7.

The Endemic onboard yacht manager is available at all times to address any questions or issues onboard. Whether you want to rent a GoPro before your wildlife excursions or have any dietary restrictions, this professional staff member will assist you at every step of the way.

Luxury Estaterooms of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
Each cabin features a large private bathroom with all the amenities and toiletries you could need for your trip. Additionally, enjoy hot showers in the spacious bathroom, and don’t worry about bringing a hairdryer as the ship provides each cabin with one. Moreover, you will find a clothing line to dry your clothing and a hairdryer and a hot shower.

The rooms are truly unrivaled in the amount of space, even allowing for an office desk and gorgeous private balcony, and wall to wall glass windows. Each cabin has controllable air conditioning to set your room to your desired temperature. The beds of the Endemic Galapagos cruise cabins are spacious king-sized beds or two double beds for families.

Itineraries and Class Three Galapagos Naturalist Guide
The itineraries of the Endemic Galapagos cruise visit a significant number of Galapagos visit points and provide a wide array of options to choose from. Additionally, onboard you will have a world-class guide at your side. These Galapagos guides are full of wisdom and experience, creating an environment of education, fun, and safety to maximize your adventure.

Bonus Features of the Endemic Galapagos Catamaran
The Endemic is a child-friendly ship, offering interconnected cabins to keep everyone together, alternative food options for children with specific tastes, and 25% for your child under 12 years of age. There are also plenty of board games and a flat-screen television to keep children entertained while onboard. The Endemic also carries multiple glass-bottom kayaks to get up close with the wildlife surrounding the islands and the aquatic species swimming below.

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Piorly known as (Athala), the Celebrity Xploration Galapagos Catamaran is a luxury Catamaran built to excel in comfort and stability while cruising its passengers in the Archipelago. Every trait and feature aboard the Celebrity Xploration was designed to create an exclusive yet homelike atmosphere which will make your stay in paradise all the more enjoyable!

Celebrity Xploration Galapagos Catamaran Highlights:

With the best service possible in mind a cruise director is available at all times looking after guests needs. Facilities aboard the Celebrity Xploration Galapagos Catamaran feature interconnected cabins that have proven to be a great success among large families. Private balconies for all cabins on main deck, a large solarium, all fresco dining, spacious lounge areas and buffet meals are all part of the many services the Xploration has in store for its guests. Itinerary offerings run for 8 days only, predominantly called after its stellar Islands (Espanola & Genovesa).

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Cruise the Galapagos Archipelago in style and comfort aboard a megayacht designed specifically with Galapagos visitors in mind. The Letty Galapagos Yacht is a first-class vessel accommodating up to 20 passengers spread across three ample decks. The Letty marries all the essential elements to make a once in a lifetime Galapagos trip: luxurious and well-appointed living areas, out of this world itineraries full of hidden gems and Galapagos wildlife settlements, a world-class staff highly trained and vetted staff, state of the art technology, and a royal wining and dining experience. Know you are in the best hands with the veteran cruise line RELAIS & CHATEAUX, owners consistently pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the world of first-class cruising.

Cabins of the Letty Galapagos Yacht
The Letty Galapagos cruise contains ten ocean-facing cabins for all guests, with flexible rooming options fitted for any traveler. These include double beds for couples, twin and double beds for solo travelers, and a combination of beds with additional bunk beds for families.  Each suite is equipped with windows affording plenty of light and gorgeous views, bountiful storage space, a safe for valuables, personal climate control devices, and many charging ports to charge any electronics. Additionally, each room of the Letty Galapagos yacht contains a private ensuite bathroom with a hot shower, a marble vanity, amenities and toiletries, and a blow dryer.

Social areas of the Letty Galapagos Yacht
The Letty Galapagos cruise truly stands out with her spectacular living areas. Soak up the sun and spot Galapagos wildlife on the upper deck solarium featuring faux grass, chaise lounge furniture, full sun and shaded areas. The outdoor stern and forward decks of the Letty Galapagos yacht are wonderful places to find a private corner of the ship for intimate conversation or peace and quiet. As night falls, enjoy the spectacle of a million stars without light pollution to disrupt the marvels of the universe.

Within the interior of the Letty, enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Galapagos with wall to wall windows throughout the entire ship. The salon area contains a state of the art media center with an Apple TV and a curated library and board games to keep the children entertained. This is also the spot where your guide will also brief you on the following day’s activities. The bar area is fully stocked with premium and national liquors, local beers, and fine wines, along with an attentive barman ready to pour any drink you may desire. The spacious and dining area is fitted with many booths and tables, where you will be served three times per day exquisite meals crafted by the onboard sous chef, a master of his trade. The cuisine served on this Galapagos cruise is a wide assortment of international and national cuisine, with a delicious dessert to top it off. Additionally, the Letty Galapagos yacht contains a snack and coffee station replenished throughout the day and available 24/7

Bonus Features of the Letty Galapagos Yacht
With a unique guest ratio of 10 guests per national park guide, as opposed to the common 16 per guide, you will be getting a unique and personalized tour of the Galapagos islands. Less people within groups means the wildlife is easier to spot, and have more time to ask the questions about the processes occurring on the islands. Additionally, the Letty Galapagos cruise carries multiple kayaks for an extra excursion during your trip, great for getting close to sea lions, various booby species, and more! Lastly, enjoy 15 percent discounts for children.

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The Origin and Theory Galapagos cruises redefine luxury, twin yachts tailormade for comfort and relaxation in the Galapagos Islands. Sustainable cruising & fuel efficiency on seven-night voyages caters to guests searching for that unique and all-encompassing Galapagos experience. Common areas feature expansive interior and exterior observation areas, affording guests unrivaled observation of the islands and the incredible wildlife within. The Origin and theory Galapagos cruise are 20 passenger mega yachts, each accommodating guests in ten deluxe staterooms with panoramic windows; showcasing scenic ocean views. An ideal choice for family travel with triple accommodation and interconnected cabins. Understated luxury awaits with gourmet style menus, an extensive sun deck with day beds, a fitness center, and a crew of 13 looking after each and every need. Additionally, by booking with the Origin and Theory Yachts, you will be supporting the sustainable foundation pioneered by Ecoventure, the Galápagos Biodiversity & Education for Sustainability Fund.

The Crew of the Origin and Theory Galapagos cruises
With a crew of 13 and only 20 guests, you will be getting the ultimate experience in terms of having every one of your needs met.  Need a cocktail? Your professional barman will be manning the bar, awaiting your order of a fancy tropical cocktail or quality spirit. While you out having the time of your life on excursions, your room will look brand new and stocked with toiletries upon your return.

However, one of the ultimate highlights is the 20 guest capacity that the Origin and Theory contains. Why is that an advantage? Most ships only have 16 guests. With every 16 guests, a ship must add a new Galapagos naturalist guide. With 20, you will have two onboard, meaning a guide for every ten guests rather than one per sixteen! These guides are professionally trained, with in-depth knowledge of the wildlife and ecosystems of the Galapagos islands.  Lastly, enjoy thrice daily incredibly crafted meals made by the professionally trained sous chef. Eat a smorgasbord of international and national cuisine, all ingredients of sustainable and fresh origin. Additionally, enjoy an alfresco barbecue on the upper deck solarium, a meal that guaranteed blow your mind.

Unrivaled Estate Rooms of the Origin and Theory Cruises
There is nothing better than waking up to a fantastic view afforded by the grand estate rooms of the Origin and Theory yachts. With wide panoramic windows in every cabin, enjoy the best views of the Galapagos, a picturesque view every moment you step into your sun-lit room. Sleep on clouds with beds fit with memory foam topping and high-quality linens, and the softest pillows. Set the room temperature to your liking with the air condition controls, so you are never uncomfortable.

Additionally, every cabin includes a private bathroom running hot water, where the ocean view continues. Each room contains a blow dryer, a safe box for your valuables, and all the toiletries you could need.  Every room is convertible, whether you are a couple looking for a king bed, or guests that want twin beds. Moreover, for families, there is the option of three beds in one room, so everyone is all together.

You won’t find these perks on any other yachts of the Galapagos fleet.  Within every stateroom on the Origin and Theory yacht, enjoy an Apple TV with a pre-loaded movie selection on a nice flat-screen television. Additionally, every cabin is equipped with a universal docking station for mobile devices, and in-room Espresso machine and tea kettle.

Sophisticated Social Areas of the Origin and Theory Cruises
While many luxury ships have around 113 feet, the origin and theory boast 140 feet. With this size to expand social areas, you will have plenty of places to wander around the ship enjoying the wonderful Galapagos views.  The salon has a classic layout with comfortable and fashionable furniture, where your class three naturalist guides will brief you on the following day’s activities.

On the upper deck solarium, soak in the hot waters of a six-seater jacuzzi.  This is the perfect spot to relax between excursions and warm up after snorkeling sessions. The large deck, wet bar, and comfortable deck furniture set the perfect environment for mingling with other guests, or catch up on that book you haven’t found the time for. Lastly, if the excursions don’t tire you out enough or you need to get in a nice stretch,  get in a few workouts during the week. The origin and theory have the perfect small gym, full of weights and cardio equipment.

Bonus Features of the Origin and Theory Cruises
Enjoy the great discounts and family options available on these twin Galapagos yachts.  Children aged 6 to 11 receive a 25% discount, and teens aged 12 to 17 receive a 15% discount off the cruise rate (excluding holiday weeks). On both the Origin & Theory, college-age students get a 10% discount from age 18 to 21. These discounts cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions.

Travelers with children, teens, and young adults have the option to choose dates with designated family departures, crafted to cater to families with similar-aged children. Family departures are during major school breaks and feature exclusive age-appropriate activities that bring the magic of the Galapagos to a multi-generational audience. For example, teen family departures have a faster pace and are more physically demanding. This includes longer hikes, kayaking, and more snorkeling opportunities. Lastly, travelers with teenagers who book on summer family EPI departures can participate in a cultural exchange with local Galapagueño students through Ecology Project International.

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Introducing the Yolita Galapagos yacht, a renowned 110-foot superyacht cruising the beautiful Galapagos seas. This spacious yacht within the superior class cruise line features numerous appealing traits typically only found in the higher categories, including gorgeous upper and main deck cabins with ocean views, a gorgeous upper deck solarium, a full bar, and much more. Cabins feature lower beds for all 8 cabins with private bathrooms in 2 decks and air conditioning. All-encompassing itineraries range from seven to ten days, maximizing visit points to various hotspots throughout the islands with a huge focus on close up views of the unique wildlife of the Galapagos islands. A warm and welcoming staff await your arrival, full of talented individuals ready to make your trip unforgettable.

Cabins of the Yolita Galapagos Yacht
The staterooms of the Yolita Galapagos Yacht elevate the standard of expectation of superior Galapagos cruises, featuring spacious rooms both tastefully furnished and built for utility. Each cabin of the Yolita Galapagos cruise includes bountiful space for storing belongings, charging ports for your electronics with North American style configuration, and beds are fitted with the finest of linens. This is topped off with a reading light and side desk for a hotel-style experience. Large panoramic windows flood in light during the day, providing some of the best views of the Galapagos right from your room. Large private ensuite bathrooms feature a hot shower, high-quality toiletries, and a porcelain vanity.

Living areas of the Yolita Galapagos Yacht
The excellent living areas aboard the Yolita Galapagos Yacht have made themselves clear within reviews. Among them, the appealing upper deck solarium with outdoor chaise furniture, perfect for lounging in the sun. Enjoy the best of the Galapagos’ breathtaking views from this spot, and witness wildlife all around. In the evening and night, don’t forget to observe the most amazing sunsets and the stars. Once you have had enough of the sun, continue enjoying breeze and views in the outdoor shaded deck, fitted with cozy furniture.

Moving into the Interior, the Yolita Galapagos Yacht features a stunning salon area with an eclectic and relaxed atmosphere. Before lounging on the large extended couches in the evening, head to the full bar stocked with premium and international liquors, fine wines, and local beers. Behind the bar is an attentive and professional barman ready to craft any cocktail you desire. Nearby you’ll also find a coffee and tea station, constantly replenished with high-quality ingredients. Within the living area of the Yolita Galapagos cruise, enjoy the flat-screen television and entertainment system, curated library, a variety of board games.

One of our favorite parts of this cruise is the fine dining experience, where you will wine and dine on exquisite meals prepared by the onboard sous chef. This is typically a mix of international and national cuisine s sure to bring your taste buds into another world. Additionally, the chef is constantly preparing scrumptious snacks and refreshing fruit juices on your return from excursions.

Experience of a lifetime
The Yolita Galapagos Yacht provides visitors with the highest quality itineraries of Galapagos cruise lines, featuring itinerary options running between eight and ten days. Each route is packed with world-class snorkel sites, treks through stunning wildlife settlements and volcanic landscapes, gorgeous beaches, and fascinating historical sites. Guiding you throughout the islands is a bilingual Galapagos national park guide, knowledgeable of every region of the Galapagos and with interesting lessons of the animals and their life history. Their mission is to provide an entertaining, safe, and educational experience as you explore the islands, and they make the trip truly remarkable.

Encantada Galapagos Sailor
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Difficulty: Easy
Length: 5 - 15 Days
Places: Galapagos - Ecuador
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The Encantada Galapagos sail boat is a beautiful and charismatic red schooner, popular for its small size that can accommodate up to 12 passengers. It provides guests with a unique personalized service, enhancing their cruising experience. On board services are limited, but available staff will go above and beyond to make guests feel at home. A seamless tour while exploring the islands, the perfect fit those looking for a small group. The smallest yacht we currently offer in the islands, the Encantada has tailored extensive and complete itineraries covering the most relevant and best islands in their 5 & 6-day programs, or all inclusive when combined for longer itineraries.

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The Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos Ship succeeds its predecessor with the highest standards in sustainability and comfort. Leading with decades of experience, exceptional guided expeditions and the utmost care for the delicate Galapagos ecosystem guarantees unrivaled experiences for guests aboard the Santa Cruz. Chic interiors and 5 spacious decks with a unique approach of stylish simplicity, the Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship emanates a luxurious ambience; whilst showcasing breathtaking views of the surroundings. Hosting up to 90 guests, Santa Cruz 2 features a variety of cabin layouts which include singles, twins, doubles, and triples. Interconnected cabins are available for families, and Darwin Suites offer the highest standard of comfort. With an incredible three to two guest to crew ratio and veteran Galapagos guides, you’ll experience an incredible level of service on board.

Beautifully appointed living areas of the Sants Cruz 2 ship
Previous guests of the Santa Cruz II are constantly providing positive feedback on the design and features of the Santa Cruz. The contemporary decor marries Scandinavian design –clean lines, light-coloured woodwork, and neutral fabrics – with modern and state of the art technology and facilities. With only 90 guests dispersed across five decks, the Santa Cruz II provides an intimate atmosphere with the amenities of a full-size cruise liner.

This includes the Panorama Bar and Lounge, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows on all sides affording guests the perfect spot to wind down with a delicious cocktail, witness stunning wildlife, and enjoy breathtaking views. a pre-dinner drink in comfort and still see everything the Islands offer. Head down to the expedition lounge and curated library for a moment of peace and quiet, a cozy spot with leather sofas and stylish decor. The stunning upper deck solarium features two hot Jacuzzis, along with breathtaking views and a place to relax in the sun or witness the cosmos at the fullest. Got a little extra energy? Check out the ship’s fitness center and get some exercise with the ocean in the background!

Family-Friendly Adventure
Traveling as a family to the Galapagos is one of the best decisions to make, and the Santa Cruise 2 Galapagos ship aspires to make family vacations in the Galapagos unforgettable. Every excursion includes children’s events in an open multi-purpose room and young travelers get to partake in the special “Pirates Aboard” program which provides each child with their very own kit with various family-friendly activity ideas. Moreover, enjoy the board games, puzzles, within the library. As for dining, child-sized meals are available and are served with a child-friendly program. Going a step further, the Santa Cruz 2 cruise ship affords youngsters the chance to get fully immersed in the adventure. Children have the chance to learn snorkel techniques with the extra naturalist guides, and special pangas ride just for the kids.

Wining and Dining like royalty
The Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship culinary experience is truly unforgettable. The dedicated Director of Gastronomy Byron Rivera, who graduated within the Cordon-Bleu culinary art school, crafted a world-class menu that expertly combined international and Ecuadorian cuisine. The menus regularly include fresh local seafood, along with locally grown fruit and vegetables. The grand majority of the dishes are sourced locally, and organic. More than just the delicious flavor is the magnificent presentation, with plates that will have you taking your phone out for a picture. One of the best parts about the dining experience is the choice for eating either indoors in the Beagle dining room or Alfresco on the panorama deck.

Unlimited adventure on the Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship
During your stay, enjoy multiple daily excursions taking you through the very best visit points of the Galapagos islands. The dedicated team of naturalist guides take you safely to each point, providing entertaining and fascinating commentary along the way about the flora, fauna, and history. Additionally, snorkeling and sea kayaking are available, along with glass-bottomed dingy rides. Uniquely, the land excursions of the Santa Cruz 2 has exclusive destinations not available to 99% of the other boats in the Galapagos fleet!

Home Sweet Home
Each cabin of the Santa Cruz 2 includes bountiful storage space for belongings, a safety box, an ensuite bathroom with a hot shower and toiletries, reading lights, and hotel-quality linens. There is a wide array of rooming options, perfect for any traveler. Design is based on Scandinavian-inspired decor, and large picture windows afford the best views. Family cabins are available, keeping everyone together with triple accommodation. Upgrade to the generous suites offering extra space, double windows, additional furnishing, bathrobes, and slippers.

Extras of the Santa Cruz 2
The Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship holds many amenities and services not found among other vessels of Galapagos. One of the best perks, the availability of wifi for $46 per device, with the service included with premium cabins. Additionally, the ship has two cloth dryers for guest use. Guides of the Santa Cruz 2 Galapagos ship are bilingual, and briefings of the following day’s activities are held in different languages at different times. This means no waiting your turn to hear the briefing as which occurs on other ships. Lastly, excursion groups are smaller, with 11 to 12 guests per guide as opposed to the normal 16. This affords guests a less crowded tour with more time to ask questions!

 
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