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Cabins

12

Length / Width

35 m / 7 m

Year built / renovated

1980  / 2006

Rental equip.

YES ($)

Internet

NO

Nitrox

YES ($)

Highlights

  • Solmar V offers world-class large pelagic diving around Socorro and Guadalupe, with the largest dive deck and camera table of all boats operating in the area
  • Gorgeous, rich mahogany and brass interior with granite table tops, with free-flowing, ice-cold margaritas, beer and wine after diving and three-course lunches starting with home-made soup
  • Experience the thrill of Great White shark cage diving in Guadalupe, followed by more relaxing dives with friendly mantas, dolphins, schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, tiger sharks and perhaps a snorkel with humpback whales in Socorro
  • Discover the advantages of the new Self Propelled Ocean Cage Ideal for filming every single angle of the shark 
  • The boat actively supports ocean conservation through its relationship with the Pelagic Life organisation, which aims to protect marine eco-systems through both conservation and education

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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: 15% (downpayment)
  • 120 days before trip start: 55%
  • 90 days before trip start: 30% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 282 days prior to arrival
  • 20% will be charged if you cancel between 282 and 187 days prior to arrival
  • 35% will be charged if you cancel between 187 and 97 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 97 and 67 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 67 days prior to arrival

Cabins

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Standard Stateroom

Four standard double cabin for two people. Each mahogany-detailed stateroom features air conditioning with individual controls, a private head, sink and shower and a TV/DVD player for your enjoyment. All staterooms have top-of-the-line "Pillow-Top" mattresses and down pillows and and new carpet. You must bring all biodegradable toiletries with you. as well as a hair dryer if desired.

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Single Standard Staterooms

Two standard single staterooms cabins available for single use. The Standard Single it’s exactly the same as the standard double except for a few inches. The design and look is exactly the same. One single bed, no double bed. Each mahogany-detailed stateroom features air conditioning with individual controls, a private head, sink and shower and a TV/DVD player for your enjoyment. All staterooms have top-of-the-line "Pillow-Top" mattresses and down pillows and and new carpet. You must bring all biodegradable toiletries with you. as well as a hair dryer if desired. Please note that photos show a twin bunk, but a single standard will be a similar size.

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Superior Stateroom Twins

The superior rooms are larger than the standard rooms and feature air conditioning with individual controls, a private head, sink and shower and a TV/DVD player for your enjoyment. All staterooms have top-of-the-line "Pillow-Top" mattresses and down pillows and new carpets. You must bring all biodegradable toiletries with you, as well as a hairdryer if you want one.

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Description

The Solmar V combines a true expedition and seaworthy vessel with the most experienced and knowledgeable crew in the area to provide you with the absolute best large animal diving on the planet.

Size and accommodation

Fully renovated and coming in at 37m (121 feet), Solmar V whisks you away in luxury to the experience the best large animal diving on the planet.

Maximum occupancy is 22 divers. Each of the 12 mahogany-detailed, individually-controlled air-conditioned rooms includes a private head, sink and showers. Relax and sleep in true comfort on the top quality “Pillow-Top” mattresses and down pillows.

Solmar V knows it’s all about the diving experience and it shows on the super spacious dive deck, large camera table, and powerful 22ft inflatable tenders.

What will I see?

Cage dive in Guadalupe with the Great White Shark, mingle with the magnificent manta rays, and be mesmerized by the ethereal song of the Humpback Whale. You may also encounter galapagos sharks, dolphins and schooling hammerheads.

Your all-encompassing experience with large schools of spectacular sea life will stay with you forever.

What about food and drink?

When it comes to meals, you are in for a treat from the moment you arrive until you depart. 

Chef Tony greets guests with tasty treats and Solmar V Margaritas. Before each dive, guests may choose a continental or full breakfast. Between lunch and the three-course dinner (served with red or white wine), snacks are provided including homemade pizza, sushi and fresh fruit. Vegetarian and special diets are happily accommodated.  

Complimentary drinks are included on the Solmar V, including Mexican beer and Chilean wine.  Tequila is also provided as well as the secret recipe for the world-class Solmar V Margaritas. 

How to get to the Solmar V

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

 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving gear

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)
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Diving Facilities

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

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Emergency Positioning Radio Beacon

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Other Languages On Request

Boat Amenities

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating
  • Us Power Sockets
  • Power Socket Adapters

Great for families

  • Movies

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Discover
  • Cash

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking

Amenities & services

  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Spacious Diving Platform
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

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