For a trip in the Galapagos, you have the choice between several types of yachts & levels of comfort.
Four type of vessels can be distinguished: i) motor yachts, ii) sailing ships, iii) catamarans & iv) luxury cruise vessels. Every yacht has its own level of comfort and you can choose which type of yacht and comfort class suits your holiday best.
ECONOMY CLASS YACHTS (8 - 10 PERSONS)
These small yachts have a dining room, one deck and cabins with berths for 2 to 4 persons. Most cabins do not have private facilities; showers and toilets have to be shared. These yachts are especially for people who aren't interested in luxury or those traveling by budget, and whose main interest is to enjoy their trip to Galapagos.
TOURIST CLASS YACHTS (10 - 16 PERSONS)
These yachts offer comfort and privacy. They have larger dining rooms, a bar, sometimes TV with VHS and the decks are more spacious. The cabins have upper and lower berths and private facilities, no air-conditioning. For people who are looking for a little bit more comfort, this is a good choice.
TOURIST SUPERIOR CLASS YACHTS (12 - 20 PERSONS)
These yachts are of a medium size and offer better comfort and more luxury than a tourist class yacht. The majority of these yachts are air-conditioned, the rooms, social areas and decks are more spacious, and the food and service are good.
FIRST CLASS YACHTS (16 - 50 PERSONS)
These are the bigger yachts with a lot of comfort, large dining rooms, bar, spacious cabins with lower berths, private facilities and air-conditioning. Large decks for sun bathing and relaxing. These yachts are for people who are looking for comfort, privacy and service during their unforgettable trip to Galapagos.
LUXURY CLASS YACHTS (16 - 110 PERSONS)
These are in some cases the largest yachts with a lot of luxury, privacy and comfort. These are provided of multiple bars, dining rooms and other public rooms, a large sun deck and other decks with different types of cabins. Cabins equipped with a lot of extras like television, air conditioning and a lot more. These yachts are perfect for people who desire the best in comfort, privacy, food and personalized service.
High season: From November 01 - April 30 and from June 15 - September 14.
Low season: From September 15 - October 31 and from May 01 - June 14.
Please note that the high season period of some yachts may differ.