Sister to the Archipel 2, the Archipel 1 Galapagos Catamaran is a luxurious double haul made especially for cruising the Galapagos Islands. Onboard, you’ll find ample sundecks to enjoy beautiful landscapes, and spacious interior lounge areas to settle down in the evenings. Carefully compiled itineraries are all-encompassing and full of adventure, taking guests on treks through volcanic landscapes, breathtaking wildlife settlements, pristine beaches, and world-renowned snorkel sites. The Archipel accommodates up to 16 passengers in eight cabins, with double and twin cabins suitable for all type of guests: paired travelers, couples, and single travelers. Run by professionally trained and friendly staff, including a bilingual Galapagos naturalist park guide, sous chef, and veteran captain, your trip will be certainly unforgettable.
Cabins of the Archipel 1 Galapagos Catamaran
During your stay on the Archipel 1 Galapagos Catamaran, you’ll sleep within one of eight air-conditioned and cozy staterooms. Each is reminiscent of a luxury hotel room, with lovely white bedding and quality linens, bountiful space for storage, charging ports for electronics, an ensuite private bathroom with all necessary toiletries and a hot shower. Accommodation is flexible, with an option between double beds, or two twins. Beds fitted with quality linens and equipped for reading lights. Each cabin features large picture windows
Living areas of the Archipel 1 Galapagos Catamaran
For getting the best views of the Galapagos Islands, head up to the upper deck solarium of the Archipel 1 Galapagos cruise. This area is arranged with comfortable chaise outdoor furniture and showcasing a breathtaking 360-degree panoramic view. Head up in the evening for a spectacular sunset, and again at night to participate in the rare opportunity to watch the stars in one of the most isolated places on the planet with a unique placement on the equator. Heading down to the main deck, the outdoor shaded lounge and dining area is the perfect place for intimate conversation, feeling the sea breeze, and enjoying a nice glass of wine. Throughout your stay, enjoy delicious luncheons in the outdoor dining area while seizing the best views.
Heading inside for a respite from the sun, lounge in the large salon area, fitted with cozy sofas. This area includes a large flat-screen television, small library, and board games. Your naturalist or diving guide will provide a brief 15-minute presentation every evening on the following day’s activities and all things you need to bring. Nearby, a full bar stocked with premium liquors, fine wines, and local beers. Three times daily, enjoy world-class meals prepared by the professional sous chef, always a delicious array of local and international cuisine for every guest to enjoy. For any dietary restrictions, the chef will surely work with you. Upon return from excursions, enjoy delicious snacks to keep your energy up for all the entertainment.
World-Class Crew of the Archipel 1
With a crew to passenger ratio of 10 crew to 16, the level of service is unrivalled. Staff are always nearby for any needs or requests, yet provide you time for yourself to enjoy the setting in peace. Snorkelling equipment is onboard, so no need to purchase any equipment and lug it around on international flights. Additionally, onboard kayak allows for extra adventure to get up close and personal to the wildlife. Lastly, your bilingual naturalist guides, wise in every aspect of the Galapagos, will take you safely to each destination.