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.