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Cabins

11

Length / Width

36 m / 9 m

Year built

2019 

Rental equip.

NO

Internet

NO

Nitrox

NO

Highlights

  • M/Y Yacht Solaris offers an incredible non-diving naturalist cruise on a first-class yacht, with all the luxuries of a floating hotel
  • The two routes are packed with unforgettable wildlife experiences from snorkeling with whitetip reef sharks, seals and sea turtles to visiting tortoise breeding sanctuaries
  • A more intimate experience. With a maximum of 16 passengers, the yacht offers personalized experiences in a relaxed environment
  • The expert naturalist guide brings to life the magic of nature even more: a real privilege for anyone interested in the natural world
  • Sail through the night and visit two sites each day to make the most of your precious time in the Galapagos!
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Sep 8, 2020

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Upon international arrival, our field staff will inform you of any protocols and make you feel safe and welcome! Our guides have the necessary knowledge and tools to tackle any situation: they all have training as first responders, have a solid knowledge of the local areas and key locations (such as healthcare centers), and are in constant contact with our local office for the latest updates. The transfer vehicle will have been deep cleaned, and there are disinfection procedures that will be applied to the travelers and their luggage before departing. There will also be hand sanitizer and disposable masks available at all times. Our guides and drivers will be using face masks based on local guidelines. Upon arrival, all passengers will also receive our local 24/7 support phone numbers. When arriving on their own, our local staff will contact the travelers upon arrival at the hotel to welcome them and answer any questions they might have. During the trip What’s better than knowing the travelers had a lifetime experience? This has always been our goal, and to continue providing it, we have implemented the following safety protocols throughout the trip. All surfaces of our vehicles are extensively cleaned once per day. The vehicles have their maximum capacity reduced to facilitate physical distancing and there will be daily assigned seating for groups. The use of hand sanitizer will be mandatory every time passengers board the vehicle. Depending on the current guidelines, facial coverings will be recommended. Our boats undergo daily deep cleaning, with higher intensity on the more frequented areas. All our staff has been trained in biosecurity protocols, and we have also rearranged mealtimes, briefings, dinghy occupancy, and use of common areas to support physical distancing. Hand sanitizer or handwashing will be required every time when boarding and at mealtimes (before and after). All our activities are planned well beforehand to avoid unnecessary contact.All the equipment will have been cleaned thoroughly beforehand and disinfected between uses.
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Dates & Prices

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 25%
  • 90 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

STANDARD CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel more than 128 days before the start of your trip you will lose 15% of your total booking, 25% for more than 68 days and 100% if you cancel within 68 days or less prior to your arrival date.

SPECIAL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) CANCELLATION POLICY: 10% deposit balance 30 days prior to departure  date.  Flexibility to reschedule without additional charges up to 30 days before your arrival date.


Cabins

Description

Yacht Solaris is a beautiful motor yacht offering unforgettable naturalist cruises around the most exceptional islands of the Galapagos.

The Galapagos Islands are recognized as one of the most impressive eco-destinations in the world due to their diverse and abundant wildlife. You will be constantly surrounded by opportunities for spotting, approaching and photographing all the incredible life forms.

Yacht Solaris will take you around the remote and most exceptional islands of the Galapagos archipelago. All the naturalist cruise programs include a wide range of activities such as guided hikes, inflatable dinghy-rides, snorkeling, as well as interesting visits to giant tortoise breeding projects, interpretive botanic trails and visitor centres.

A more intimate nature experience  

Yacht Solaris has been specially designed for cruising the Galapagos; with its 36 meters of length and 9 meters width for a comfortable journey in total safety. With only 11 cabins sleeping a maximum of 16 guests, you'll enjoy a much more personalized trip.

Large, bright cabins with panoramic sea view windows

All cabins are very spacious, are located on the main and upper decks and each has an ocean-facing window. This cruise is great for solo travellers and larger groups, as there are single cabins (without additional cost) and triple cabins. 

The yacht features good sized social areas with an indoor dining area, a passenger lounge with a TV, a bar, an uncovered sun deck and one fully shaded outdoor deck with loungers.

Exquisite cuisine and an expert naturalist guide on board

A combination of international and Ecuadorian dishes are served daily in buffet style. Special dietary requirements can be catered for if advance notice is given.

The trained crew and cruise director, assisted by naturalist guide, will be ready to serve your every need making your stay as comfortable as possible.

How to get there

Please refer to logistics section of each itinerary to find detailed info on how to get there.

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Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Diving Facilities

  • Warm-Water Showers

Boat Amenities

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Activities

  • Land Excursions

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking

Food & drink

  • Buffet

Payments

  • Cash (Usd)

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Us Power Sockets

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