La Pinta

La Pinta Galapagos yacht is perfect for those who enjoy their luxuries yet prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This luxurious state-of-the-art mid-size expedition yacht, inaugurated in 2008, leaves no room for improvement! 207 feet long and taking only 48 passengers allows for plenty of spacious social areas. Accommodations and facilities are stylish and tastefully appointed, yet provide an informal atmosphere. This yacht offers the highest standards of service with every amenity imaginable. Perfect for couples, families, and people of all ages who appreciate excellence.

La Pinta follows strict environmental rules while providing luxury, comfort and style. Her ample public areas feature a stylish and modern decor with a light nautical touch. All cabins are located on the middle deck, have panoramic windows, individual air-conditioning controls, generous storage space, desk, and several electric outlets for recharging photo, video, laptops, DVDs, etc. Bedding is made of fine cotton with down duvets and a choice of pillows. Bathrooms are complete with all accessories including hair dryer and plush towels.

Three public decks include a large bar-salon, dining room, library, sky bar and sundeck. Other amenities include Jacuzzi, whirlpool and Hydro massage, fitness gym, MD & infirmary, internet/conference room, boutique, telephone with direct international dialing, satellite internet connection and wireless in designated areas.

Glass bottom boat, snorkeling equipment and shortie wetsuits are available to guests at no charge. For young explorers. The “Young Pirates” program allows children 7 to 12 years old to fully absorb Galapagos --at their own pace. They’ll enjoy a different educational approach, with “children only” activities, special meals, interpretative recreational materials and books.

Along with the traditional international cuisine, and some Ecuadorian delicacies, La Pinta’s creative chef offers healthy, light and delicious meals. A choice of wines is available for dinner. Guests will thoroughly enjoy the variety of colorful tropical fruit juices every morning, and the generous buffet for lunch, with many fresh salads, cold cuts, cheeses, seafood and plenty of vegetarian options. Coffee, tea, crackers and biscuits are available for guests at all times. Weather permitting, meals are served al fresco and Bar-B-Q’s are offered on the Sun Deck. All meals are free seating with no dress code. The Captain and Officers will be happy to join you at your table.

The crew of multilingual naturalist guides, licensed by the Galapagos National Park, imparts their expertise and contagious enthusiasm, whether discussing geology or bird watching, snorkeling or stargazing, evolution or sports. La Pinta crew is made up of professionals, passionate for Galapagos and ready to cater to the needs of the most discerning guests.

2017

Departures: Mon, Thu & Fri, 5 & 7 Days 

2017 Rates, per person

Cabin / # of cabins

Eastern Islands

Thu-Mon, 5 Days/4 Nights

Northern Islands

Mon-Fri, 5 Days/4 Nights   

Western Islands

Fri-Thu, 7 Days/6 Nights 

Twin/Double (20) $4,136 $4,136 $6,204
Triple (4) $4,136 $4,136 $6,204

Peak Season Surcharge: additional $271/adult additional; $163/child. No other discounts apply.

Peak Season dates: Dec 21-29 & Dec 29-Jan 4

Single Rates: plus 100% of per person rate in double cabin

Triple Cabin for double use incur a 100% surcharge per person

Children’s discount: 25% for children 6 to under 12, not applicable during Peak Season, (one child per adult paying full fare)

 

ADDITIONAL FEES, applicable to all passengers:

Galapagos Airfare (from Quito or Guayaquil): $540 to $620, depending on the routing and the season, subject to change

Galapagos Park Fee & Entry Card: $124/person

 

(Note: Please contact Andean Treks for updated itineraries. Itineraries alternate and are subject to change by the Galapagos Park Department. )

5-DAY / 4 NIGHT NORTHERN ISLANDS ITINERARY

Monday to Friday

Day 1 Mon Baltra Island Arrival / Santa Cruz Island: Highlands

Day 2 Tue Santa Cruz Island: Eden Islet / Sombrero Chino Islet

Day 3 Wed Bartolome Island / Santiago Island: Sulliban Bay 

Day 4 Thu Genovesa (Tower) Island: Darwin Bay &I Prince Phillip Steps  

Day 5 Fri  Baltra Airport departure flight to Quito or Guayaquil

Included in the Cruise rate:

All meals on yacht, daily excursions led by experienced English-speaking naturalist guides, snorkel gear (mask, snorkel, fins, floating device & mesh bag),  bottled drinking water, transfers from main hotels in Quito or Guayaquil to the airport for Galapagos flights.

Not included:

Round-trip airfare (figured separately & prepaid); Galapagos Park Fee, Galapagos Transit Control Card; wetsuit rental, tips to guide, crew and staff; soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Length: 207’

Beam: 39.37’

Type: deluxe motor yacht

Safety: SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL, ISM COS 12

Crew: 24+ 3 naturalist guides

Cruising speed: 12 knots

Air Conditioning: throughout

Diving: No

Decorated in blue and white with light wood paneling, La Pinta’s staterooms are bright, cheerful, large, providing unparalleled comfort. The 24 outside cabins are located mid-ship, on the Upper Deck, and have a sizable panoramic window. Each cabin has a small deck, closet and storage space, and chairs.

Double cabins are 175 square feet, with private bathroom and air conditioning. Twin beds (32” x 79” inches) can convert to one Queen bed (64” x 79” inches.) Six cabins can be connected, suitable for families, and there are also 4 triple cabins of approximately 236 square feet (22 sq. meters).

Bed linens are a luxurious fine cotton, with down duvets and a choice of pillows.

Modern bathrooms have all the amenities, including hair dryer and plenty of plush towels. 

Quick Facts

  • 5 & 7 Days, Mon, Thu & Fri
  • 32 passengers
  • 207 feet long
  • Motor yacht
  • Naturalist cruises & family-oriented programs

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