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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
  • Offering the largest dive deck and camera table on all Socorro and Guadalupe boats
  • Gorgeous, rich mahogany and brass interior with granite table tops
  • Complementary bar: free-flowing, ice-cold margaritas, beer and wine after diving
  • Three-course lunches starting with home-made soup
  • Experience Great White shark cage diving in Guadalupe
  • Dive with friendly mantas, dolphins, schooling hammerheads, whale sharks, tiger sharks and galapagos sharks
  • Snorkel with humpback whales in Socorro
  • Rental equipment, nitrox and nitrox certification available

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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24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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Payment terms

  • 33% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 67% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 275 days prior to arrival
  • 15% will be charged if you cancel between 275 and 180 days prior to arrival
  • 30% will be charged if you cancel between 180 and 90 days prior to arrival
  • 50% will be charged if you cancel between 90 and 61 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 61 days prior to arrival

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Standard Stateroom

There are two cabins available for single use and four 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. Please note that photos show a twin bunk, but a single standard will be a similar size.

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Superior Stateroom [Two People]

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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DIVING SERVICES

Equipment

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

  • Battery Charging Station
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Spacious Dive Deck
  • Separate Zodiac/Dhoni

Safety

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Boat Amenities

Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Heating
  • Us Power Sockets

Entertainment and family

  • Movies

Activities

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking

Food and drink

  • Buffet
  • Fine Cuisine
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Payments

  • Cash

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