The 46 cabin M/V
Santa Cruz, built exclusively for Galapagos Islands cruising was completely
renovated in 1998, having been redesigned and refurbished inside and
out. The SANTA CRUZ has gained worldwide recognition for its excellent
standards, including superb service, expert crew, the most knowledgeable
multilingual naturalist/guides and menus that feature the very best
international cuisine and
celebrated Ecuadorian dishes.
the Boat Deck, there are two master suites with double beds (plus a sofa
bed for a child) and a private balcony, and two junior suites with twin
beds (plus a sofa bed for a child). Six Superior-Class cabins have twin
or double beds, that together with the remaining Standard Cabins on the
Upper and Main decks offer a variety of accommodations, all meeting the
same high standard for comfort and style. Family guests have ample choice
among single, double, triple and quad accommodations.
The Sun Deck features a bar and Jacuzzi, along with the observation platform for dolphin and whale watching. The dining room, lounge and bar are elegantly appointed, as is the well-stocked library/reading room. As an alternative to snorkeling, the glass-bottom boat offers another opportunity to observe the marine life.
The entire ship is air-conditioned. A carefully planned itinerary includes the Galapagos' main highlights plus a flexible program allowing guests to enjoy several alternatives for their daily activities. In essence, an expedition to the best National Park, aboard the only ship exclusively built for exploring the Galapagos.
|CABINS AND DECK PLANS|
Deck: 2 Master suites double bed + sofa bed, 2 Junior suites twin beds
+ sofa bed,
4 Superior cabins twin beds, 2 Superior cabins double bed, 5 Standard cabins twin beds,
1 Standard cabin double bed, 1 Standard single cabin, 2 Standard Plus Twin beds
|Main deck: 13 Standard twin cabins|
|Upper deck: 12 Standard twin cabins|