Alya

A luxury catamaran with 9 roomy cabins, 8 with balconies, and spacious indoor and outdoor social areas

Alya

Prices from: £4,815pp for 8 days

Alya offers 4,5 and 8 day cruises in the Galapagos Islands, and is a spacious and elegant catamaran that makes a comfortable home.

Interiors are light and air conditioned, and include a large lounge and dining area on the main deck, and a bar on the upper deck. The sundeck has several loungers, a jacuzzi and a bar, ideal for resting between shore excursions.

The 9 cabins include both twins and doubles. All have large windows and 8 have a private balcony. Each has an en-suite shower room, and air conditioning for optimum comfort, lots of storage space, a safe, hairdryer and phone for on board communication.

Highlights

  • Light, bright, air conditioned cabins
  • Relax on your private balcony
  • Spacious lounge and library
  • Large sundeck with loungers and a jacuzzi
  • 2 bars
  • Choice of 4, 5 and 8-day cruises

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Itinerary A – 7 nights / 8 days

  1. MON: Fly to San Cristobal. La Galapaguera
  2. TUE: San Cristobal: Lobos Island and Punta Pitt
  3. WED: Espanola: Punta Suarez and Gardner Bay
  4. THU: Santa Cruz: Punta Carrion. North Seymour
  5. FRI: Genovesa: Darwin Bay and Prince Philip’s Steps
  6. SAT: Santiago: Sullivan Bay. Bartolome
  7. SUN: Santa Cruz: Cerro Dragon and Black Turtle Cove
  8. MON: Santa Cruz: Highlands. Depart San Baltra

Itinerary B – 7 nights / 8 days

  1. MON: Fly to Baltra. Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Research Station
  2. TUE: Isabela: Punta Moreno and Elizabeth Bay
  3. WED: Isabela: Urbina Bay. Fernandina: Punta Espinosa
  4. THU: Isabela: Tagus Cove and Punta Vicente Roca
  5. FRI: Santiago: Espumilla Beach and Puerto Egas
  6. SAT: Rabida: Santiago: Sombrero Chino
  7. SUN: Santa Cruz: Bachas Beach. South Plaza
  8. MON: San Cristobal: Interpretation Centre. Depart San Cristobal

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Double cabin

There are 5 cabins on the main deck. 1 is a double towards the front of the vessel, the other 4 can be arranged as doubles or twins, have picture windows and a balcony.

 

Twin cabin

The 4 cabins on the upper deck can also be configured as twins or doubles and each has a private balcony. All are equipped with air conditioning, ample storage space and an en-suite shower room with hot and cold running water.

En-suite shower room

Technical Specifications

Year of construction: 2017
Type: Motor catamaran
Capacity: 16 passengers
Accommodation: 9 cabins in total, of which 5 are on the main deck, 1 double of 19sqm and 4 that can be configured as twins or doubles. These last 4 have balconies and cover 20sqm. The remaining 4 cabins are on the upper deck. Each is 16sqm, and can be made up as a twin or double, and has a balcony. All cabins are air conditioned, have a wardrobe and bedside table, safe, hairdryer, phone for on board communication, and an en-suite shower room. Quoted cabin areas include balconies.
On Board: On the main deck there is a lounge with a large corner sofa, TV and selection of reference books and DVDs, a dining area, and an air open sitting area to the rear. There is a bar on the upper deck. The sundeck has a large open area with a jacuzzi set into a raised part of the deck, and room for several sun loungers, and a bar. Alya carries snorkelling equipment, wetsuits, kayaks and an underwater camera for passenger use.
Cruising speed: 12 knots
Crew: 9 including a naturalist guide
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