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Cabins

13

Length / Width

40 m / 8 m

Year built / renovated

2009  / 2014

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

FREE

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • The MY Andromeda offers diverse itineraries bringing you the very best of dive sites across the bio-diverse Red Sea, including unique adventures in the ancient waters around Sudan
  • Dedicated shisha room at the heart of the boat, designed like a classic Arabian café, offering a unique evening experience for relaxing, having fun and sharing stories
  • Huge range, with the boat heading to Angarosh and Abington in the North to as far as the most southern site of Dahrat Ebid near the Eritrean border
  • Dive incredible wrecks including the WWII vessel Umbria, overgrown with colourful soft and hard coral and offering a rare chance to dive a wreck that is almost free of collision damage

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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

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Payment terms

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  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 30% (downpayment)
  • 90 days before trip start: 70% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 30% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 60 days prior to arrival
  • 75% will be charged if you cancel between 60 and 31 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 31 days prior to arrival

Cabins

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Twin Bed Cabin - Lower Deck

On the lower deck there are 8 more Standard twin bed cabins, with portholes. All the cabins have: Air-conditioning- individual climate control En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower and hand basin Towels Windows or portholes Cabinet, mirror & shelves Bedding -pillows, comforters, bed sheets. 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin plugs Fire warning system Life jackets & fire extinguishers Space for luggage

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  • Size:  6 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Queen-bed cabin - Main Deck

2 Queen cabins on the main deck. There are also 2 Standard twin bed cabins on the main deck. All these cabins have windows. All cabins have private en-suite bathroom facilities All the cabins have: Air-conditioning- individual climate control En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower and hand basin Towels Windows or portholes Cabinet, mirror & shelves Bedding -pillows, comforters, bed sheets. 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin plugs Fire warning system Life jackets & fire extinguishers Space for luggage

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Honeymoon Suite - Main Deck

There is 1 Honeymoon cabin with a queen size bed on the main deck. All the cabins have: Air-conditioning- individual climate control En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower and hand basin Towels Windows or portholes Cabinet, mirror & shelves Bedding -pillows, comforters, bed sheets. 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin plugs Fire warning system Life jackets & fire extinguishers Space for luggage

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  1 Queen
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  No
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes
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Twin Bed Cabin - Main Deck

There are also 2 Standard twin bed cabins on the main deck. All these cabins have windows. All cabins have private en-suite bathroom facilities All the cabins have: Air-conditioning- individual climate control En-suite bathroom with hot-water shower and hand basin Towels Windows or portholes Cabinet, mirror & shelves Bedding -pillows, comforters, bed sheets. 24-hour, 220V electricity supply European-style 2-pin plugs Fire warning system Life jackets & fire extinguishers Space for luggage The photograph shows a twin room but on the lower deck. The Main Deck Twin Cabin will have windows not portholes

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  • Size:  10 m²
  • Beds:  2 Twin
  • Max occupancy:  2
  • Shareable:  Yes
  • Private bathroom:  Yes
  • Air Conditioning:  Yes

Description

If you are looking for a top-quality liveaboard in the Red Sea, whether it's in Sudan or Egypt, the MY Andromeda is a great choice.

Turquoise sea as far as the eye can see, coral splendour in thousands of colours, white sandy deserted islands, a picture postcard-like dream, an infinite aquarium! These are some of  the delights the Red Sea in Egypt has to offer. While Sudan’s unique atmosphere is for dreams and underwater adventures - a real diving rarity where ancient legends come to life. This is the home of Cousteau’s Underwater Empire of  the wreck - Umbria, resting in her watery grave and of Shaab Rumi teeming with Hammerhead Sharks.

Devote a week to nature and tranquil relaxation on a 5 Star Diving Safari.

What you can expect

Andromeda, the 5 Star Diving Safari liveaboard, was built based on a unique design, meeting the needs of every Diver and Guest. Spacious, tastefully decorated cabins with en-suite bathrooms, a roomy dining room, salon and sun deck make the 1 week diving safari comfortable for everyone. The heart of the boat is the Shisha Room, reminiscent of the East where stories can be told every night in the shadow of the lingering delicious waterpipe smoke. A well-travelled, cohesive crew, speaking various languages, awaits all the guests who wish to dive and relax. See you onboard!

Completed in 2009, the steel hull MY Andromeda is almost 40 metres long with a sleek, stable design and high-quality interior. Accommodating up to 26 guests, she runs 7 and 14 night Red Sea diving cruises to the best sites in Sudan as well as Egypt. 

The European Salon is an air conditioned spacious lounge, well equipped with an LCD TV, VCR, DVD and CD player and furnished in a European style. We also have a satellite telephone, a library of movies, magazines, fish books, novels and games. 

The comfortable 100-square-metre Sun Deck provides plenty of space for sun seekers, as well as a shaded area. Comfortable deck chairs and cushioned seats make time more pleasant. There is a smaller sun deck in front of the Captain’s Bridge. In front of the salon is a comfortable open but covered area for resting and chatting between dives and in the evening.

The large Dive Deck and Dive Platform area ensures more than adequate space for Divers preparing for their next plunge into the Red Sea. 2 hand-held showers on the platform allow for a rinse after diving or snorkeling. A bathroom with shower and marine head leads directly off the dive deck. Rental of diving equipment can be arranged but should be booked well in advance.

Food on this Red Sea liveaboard consists of both local and International dishes served buffet style.

You can expect a large range of dishes with each sitting and a good standard of cuisine. In addition to the 4 meals a day, snacks, cookies and fruit are always available to make sure you never go hungry. International, Italian and local Egyptian cuisine are served on board. The menus are not fixed and meals are served as a buffet. Complimentary meals consist of pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tea & coffee, drinking water, soft drinks, fruit, biscuits, candy bars, toast are free of charge. Beer and spirits are available for purchase on board. Vegetarians are catered for on this boat. Catering begins on arrival on the first day.

How to get there: 

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

Deck Plan

DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Diving Facilities

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Fire Alarm
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Rafts
  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio
  • Nautilus Lifeline
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Boat Amenities

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Halal Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

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