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Fully renovated to cruise the islands, the Lonesome George Galapagos Catamaran, also known as Solitario Jorge – provides both naturalist and diving activities throughout its expeditions, a rare commodity among Galapagos vessels. Guest can partake in optional diving with up to 3 immersions per day. Complying with sustainable practices, the Lonesome George features a solar panel; making it an Eco friendly vessel. A crew of 8 plus guide will tend to all guest needs & comfort. Cabin arrangement is available with different layouts and can accommodate families in triples, couples in doubles or other guest in bunk beds. Common areas include a bar, briefing-lounge area, al-fresco dining, and sunbathing in the mesh bow. Itineraries A & B are available in their full 8 days length, or short 4 & 5 day programs that can be taken individually or combined for longer reach of the islands.

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The Grace Galapagos Yacht is an impressive 18 passenger cruise named after Princess Grace of Monaco who honeymooned on this vessel in the 1950s. Like her namesake, the impressive Grace Galapagos yacht is a ship built with charm, prestige, and elegance. The Grace Galapagos Yacht until this day is reminiscent of the early 1900s, boasting an exquisite and unique atmosphere with elegant architecture and distinctive features of the past that blends with modern technology and luxuries including air-conditioned rooms, an onboard Jacuzzi, telephone communication, and more. This yacht boasts an impressive history, with ownership by millionaire tycoons, the royalty of Monaco, visits by Winston Churchill, and even a short stint in the British Navy patrolling for U boats during WWII. Grace is the ideal yacht for the traveler who seeks exceptional experiences, superior services, and luxurious accommodation. Guests boarding the Grace Galapagos cruise will be part of a unique mission: to bring to life the natural living legacy of the islands through an experience unlike any other in Galapagos. Come to the Galapagos and follow in Darwin’s Footsteps or go Beyond Darwin’s Footsteps with a front-row view of this unparalleled ecosystem like only the Grace Galapagos yacht can showcase.

Construction Optimizes for Viewing Pleasure
You come to the Galapagos islands to witness the spectacular, and the Grace Galapagos yacht accommodates this desire. The architects of this vessel limit viewing obstructions on every section of the vessel, affording guests breathtaking panoramic views of the Galapagos.  From the sun deck to the social areas, to the fine dining area to the deluxe cabins, every seat is made for your viewing pleasure. Observe the endemic wildlife, relish in the fresh sea breeze, and take in the breathtaking landscapes of the islands. Each cabin additionally features two large windows for your viewing pleasure.

Gorgeous Cabins of the Grace Galapagos yacht
Wind down in immaculate and spacious room stocked with all the necessary luxuries and amenities for life at sea. Before dinner and between excursions, bathe in hot showers with included quality conditioner, shampoo, and body wash. Each room of the Grace Galapagos cruise contains air conditioning, blow dryers, numerous electricity ports for electronic devices, reading lamps, and a desk with an abundance of space for your belongings. Unique to all cruises, the Grace includes a telephone in each room in case you need to reach out to your loved ones.

Social Areas and Sun Deck aboard the Grace Galapagos Yacht
The Grace Galapagos Cruise contains ample social areas to relax between exciting excursions. Soak in the equatorial sun on the impressive solarium, where you may enjoy a hot Jacuzzi to soothe your muscles after adventure. Sip on a tropical cocktail, exceptional whiskey, or local Galapagos beer as you relax in the afternoon. The professional barman has a premium international selection to experience to craft any drink you desire.

Wine and dine on the Grace like a prince and princess in the royal dining room, featuring cozy and contemporary furniture. The expert chefs will prepare thrice daily exquisite meals. In the afternoon, enjoy mouthwatering dishes, exquisite desserts, and a glass of wine to top it off. Choices for meals include a diversity of international and national cuisine, and chefs can work around any dietary restriction you may have.

Bonus Features of the Grace Galapagos Yacht
For those considering a honeymoon in the Galapagos, look no further. Two master suites are available, each containing a queen bed, grand teak decking, and excellent panoramic windows setting the ambiance for romance and passion. With only 18 guests on board at any time, the ship has an intimate setting perfect for a getaway into a destination overflowing with adventure and beauty.

With the 16 guest per guide ratio, the 18 guests number allows for 2 natural park guides. Rather than groups of 16 per guide, you will be in groups of nine allowing for more attention, answered questions, and less crowding. For families, the 15% discounts of up to three children under the age of 15 allow for lots of savings for the Grace Galapagos Cruise.

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The Evolution Galapagos Ship along with its sister yacht (Grace) take on a completely different approach to the comfort and style in cruising, unparalleled by other vessels navigating the islands. Reminiscent of a steamer of the early 1900s, the Evolution Galapagos cruise boasts an exquisite and unique atmosphere with elegant and distinctive features that blend with modern facilities such air-conditioned cabins, phone communication over satellite, and a spacious jacuzzi among others. A Charming 32 passengers expedition ship broad enough to provide spacious staterooms, along with several social areas – including inside and outside dining – yet small enough for guests to be able to experience nature up-close in remote locations. An exquisite combination of factors yields a ship offering outstanding service, exceptional comfort and attention to detail, all the while minimizing environmental impact. Come visit the archipelago and take some steps back in time following in the path of Pirates & Charles Darwin for a front-row show to the Galapagos Islands extraordinary ecosystems.

Staterooms of the Evolution Galapagos Ship
The Evolution Galapagos cruise elevates the guest experience, designing luxurious staterooms that have every need met. Bountiful storage space is available for all guests, and flexible accommodation provides every type of traveler –solo, groups, families – the perfect placement. Each cabin includes air conditing, charging ports for electronics, an ensuite private bathroom with hot showers, eco-friendly toiletries, a white marble vanity, and a hairdryer. Choose between cabins with two twins or a double, or upgrade to the premium or master suite with extra-sized beds, additional living space, large picture windows with ocean views, and cozy furniture.

Social Areas of the Evolution Galapagos Ship
The 200-foot Evolution Galapagos ship affords guests plenty of spaces to find their own corner to relax and enjoy the Galapagos views. This vessel maximizes the outdoor living space for guests enjoyment. One of the guest favorites, the upper deck solarium with chaise lounge furniture and a big hot jacuzzi perfect for soaking in in between excursions.  There is no better place to witness the wildlife and volcanic landscapes, and experience special moments with the backdrop of a miraculous sunset. Perhaps the best of all, grab a blanket at night and enjoy the showcasing of the stars in one of the most isolated places on the planet sitting on the equator. 
Once you’ve had enough sun from the upper deck, head down to the shaded dining area where there is plenty of cozy furniture to relax. One of the best parts of the Evolution Galapagos cruise is the alfresco dining area, where guests can enjoy the sea breeze and views while supping on five-star meals.

Interior areas of the Evolution Galapagos cruise are beautifully appointed, with a large living room with gorgeous teak flooring, lined with windows flooding in light, bordered with cosy couches and arranged with plenty of lounging furniture. Nearby, a TV/DVD entertainment system, library, and a full bar stocked with international and national liquors, local beers, and fine wines. Make sure to ask the attentive barman for an impressive tropical cocktail or a delicious bottle of champagne to celebrate those special occasions. Additionally, feast on delicious meals indoor dining area prepared by the professional sous chef and assistants, a variety of mouthwatering local and international dishes.

Itineraries of the Evolution Galapagos Ship
The Evolution Galapagos Cruise has two itinerary options of eight days, the perfect amount of time two get a great sample of the magic held within the islands. Both routes are masterfully prepared, packed with captivating visit points full of unique wildlife settlements, pristine beaches, world-renowned snorkel sites, fascinating historical sites, and more.  Leading you on these adventures, a friendly and knowledgable Galapagos guide. He will take you throughout the journey, with safety and entertainment as the first priorities. Speak with our travel guides to find guidance in which route is right for you or head to our blog section full of helpful information.

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Explore the Galapagos Islands like never before aboard the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht, one of three vessels run by the veteran cruise operator Tip Top cruises, veterans and pioneers within the Galapagos cruise industry since 1982. The Tiptop 4 is a 125-foot first class M/Y yacht comprised of well-appointed interior/exterior areas, ten luxurious cabins fitted with high-quality amenities, all-encompassing itineraries packed with Galapagos wildlife hotspots, and a dedicated staff of eight professionally trained in their trade. Flexible accommodation options are perfect for all adventurers, including solo travellers, families, and couples. If you are ready for the adventure of a lifetime, look no further than the Tip Top 4.

Cabins of the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht
10 Cabins are available on the Tip Top 4 Galapagos cruise, with five on the lower deck and four on the upper deck. Each stateroom features bountiful storage space including a personal safety box for valuables, charging ports for electronics, air conditioning, and bedding fitted with hotel quality linens. Additionally, each bedroom contains a private ensuite bathroom with hot showers, luxury toiletries, a porcelain vanity, and a hairdryer. The upper deck cabins feature large panoramic windows affording guests breathtaking panoramic views. Lower deck cabins contain portholes style windows and have increased stability due to the lower to the water location. Lastly, the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht provides refillable water bottles for all guests, furthering the mission of sustainability and reducing plastic waste.

Living areas of the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht
Beginning from the top down, the tour starts with the gorgeous upper deck solarium affording guests a place to relax and lounge on chaise deck furniture with the option of sun or shade. On this deck, you’ll also find a useful multi-purpose weight machine for those that want to get in a workout. This area seamlessly blends in with the Galapagos scenery, affording guests a 360-degree panoramic view of stunning volcanic landscapes, wildlife passing by, and out of this world sunsets. A little tip, come out at night for a showcasing of the stars; the isolation of the Galapagos along with the unique angle from the equator provides a spectacular show of constellations, stars, and planets from both hemispheres. On the main deck, numerous shady spots with cozy furniture looking out toward the best Galapagos views are dispersed throughout, perfect for finding a private corner all to yourself.

Moving into the interior of the main deck, wind down in the air-conditioned salon area lined with leather couches. Within, enjoy the use of a flat-screen television, a small curated book selection, and board games. Don’t forget to ask to use the Personal computer, where you can upload your pictures taken during the trip! Within the dining area, enjoy three expertly crafted meals prepared by the onboard sous chef. Throughout the day, the chef prepares delicious snacks to enjoy upon your return from excursions. Nearby is a full bar stocked with a wide array of international and national liquors, along with a coffee and tea station replenished throughout the day.

Itineraries of the Tip Top 4 Galapagos Yacht
The Tip Top 4 Galapagos cruise has four itinerary options, two short duration of 4 and five days, and two eight-day options. Each route has been carefully assembled to include the best wildlife settlements, volcanic treks, snorkel hotspots, and pristine beaches. Your adventure will include a professionally trained bilingual national park guide, knowledgeable of everything Galapagos. if you have any questions of which option is right for you, contact our team of professional travel expert or read up on the blog section!

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The Samba Galapagos sailboat is a true European Dutch classic, optimized and refined to sail the Galapagos Islands; she is now well regarded as an experienced Motor Sail yacht, among the best in her class. A great seafaring vessel with remarkable design, she provides unparalleled Galapagos cruise programs and boasts a special stabilizing sail. Accommodating up to 14 guests, she provides its passengers with the perfect number of fellow travelers to enjoy the magic of the Islands with privacy and flexibility. A highly experienced and friendly crew paired with a knowledgeable naturalist guide on board; are all devoted to providing guests with an exceptional experience for a trip of a lifetime. Itineraries are outstanding, covering uncommon and vast parts of the archipelago in their Northwest programs such as Marchena Island. Expect walks through volcanic landscapes, pristine beaches, otherworldly wildlife settlements, and fascinating historical sites.

Cabins of the Samba Galapagos sailor
Decorated with bright and airy colors, and appointed with luxury fittings for guest comfort, the cabins of the Samba Galapagos sailor have it all. Six staterooms are laid out bunk style with a double bed on the bottom and twin on top, and the seventh cabin has a single double bed. Each air-conditioned room has 110v charging ports for electronic devices, reading lights, a porthole flooding in light – the seventh with a large picture window – and an ensuite private bathroom with toiletries and towels.

Social areas of the Samba Galapagos Sailor
Soak up the equatorial rays from the front deck solarium where you can enjoy the sea breeze, spot wildlife, and enjoy the incredible Galapagos views. The upper back deck also has a lovely circular booth style couch for enjoying the outdoors in comfort with other guests. Heading into the interior, the air-conditioned living and dining area is the perfect place to recharge your energy between the many daily excursions. Enjoy the use of a flat-screen television and DVD player, and the mini library. Thrice daily, enjoy delicious meals prepared by the professionally trained sous chef. Our favorite, the excellent seafood selection provided fresh by local Galapagos fisherman. Additionally, a bar full of local and international spirits, fine wines, and local beers is available at any time throughout your stay, along with a talented barman ready to craft your beverage of choice.

Adventure of a lifetieme
Guiding you on your adventures, an entertaining and knowledgable Galapagos naturalist guide. This important member of the crew consistently goes above and beyond to make your trip safe, fun, and memorable. The Samba Galapagos sailor itineraries are eight days and are all-encompassing trips full of adventure and hidden gems. To learn more about the routes in detail, don’t hesitate to head over to our blog section or speak with our professional travel team.

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Sail seven nights and eight days on the Beagle Galapagos sailboat, a unique and intimate Galapagos Islands experience. Reconnect with the ancient method of transportation, using the winds to transport you to the next breathtaking destination. The Beagle Galapagos sailboat balances luxury, fun-fuelled adventure, and intimacy through its striking design, incredible itineraries, and friendly staff. Its namesake, the Beagle, pays homage to the famous evolutionary scientist Charles Darwin, who came to the Galapagos Islands on the HMS Beagle. This imposing 105-foot motor sailor is designed with teak decks and beautifully designed interiors; cruising guests through carefully crafted programs for unique experiences in the Galapagos. Onboard facilities feature private cabins with air conditioning, private bathrooms with cold-hot water and a salon that holds a small library of Galapagos literature. Spacious exterior decks provide comfortable lounge areas to interact with fellow travelers or observation of the archipelago. Beagle’s islands programs alternate on 8-day itineraries covering the North-Western and Center-Southern islands.

Cabins of the Beagle Galapagos
Each cozy cabin of the Beagle Galapagos features air conditioning, a private bathroom with a hot shower with all necessary toiletries and plenty of storage space for your luggage. The bunk style layout has a double bed on the bottom and a single above, perfect for families that want to keep close. Each room has electric sockets with both 110 and 220v for any cameras, laptops, or cell phones that need a charge.

Social Areas of the Beagle Galapagos
Within the living areas of the 110 foot Beagle Galapagos Yacht, there is ample room to find the perfect relaxation spot. The ship is composed of extra-wide teak decks and plenty of comfortable furniture for all guests to enjoy. Additionally, various areas afford guests a choice of sunshine and shade for both lounging and Galapagos observation.  Our favorite is the half shade half sun front deck with cushions to lay on as you witness the breathtaking landscapes of the Galapagos. Need to get a stretch in? There is plenty of room to do exercise routine or stretch on the provided yoga mats.

Head to the indoors of the Beagle, and relax in the dining or living area to play a game of cards or have a respite from the sun. Nearby you’ll find a wonderful library and game station full of entertainment. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner served by the professional onboard sous chef. These meals are a blend of Ecuadorian and international cuisine, guaranteed to impress. Coffee and tea are always available on deck, or better yet grab a delicious cold drink such as beer or a selection of wine and cocktails. The bar is full of premium spirits of both international and national liquors. Between excursions, enjoy delicious snacks to fuel the next adventure.

The Staff of the Beagle Galapagos
The 5 member crew of the Beagle Galapagos is what makes your cruise truly magical, composed of the cook, captain, steward, helmsman, and bilingual certified Galapagos national park guide. Your veteran guide will put words and explanations into what you witness as you explore new areas, including the numerous evolutionary processes, unique animal behaviors, and fascinating history.

 

 
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