Vessel Type: Catamaran
Length: 31.5 metres
Passenger Capacity: 16
Alya Catamaran is a Luxury cruise ship, built in Guayaquil in 2017. It has 2 life rafts, 2 Zodiacs and it has communication with the Galapagos, the Galagents office and the Ecuadorian Marine Service. Alya Luxury Catamaran offers: 9 comfortable cabins, eight of them have private balconies. The beds in the cabins can be king or twin. - There are many social areas for your comfort and relaxation. - Enjoy a drink from one of the catamaran’s two bars. - The nine crew members and bilingual guide provide for a safe and informative trip in the Galapagos Islands. - Certified bilingual naturalist guide - Snorkel equipment provided and wetsuit rental available. - Safety equipment (35 life jackets - 4 lifebuoys 9mm - Flare light, smoke signals, flashlights with SOS signals and other types of visual signals. - 2 survival rafts, 25 passengers each. - Fire extinguishers 10 lb and 2lb. - Fire hoses 15m. - Fire detectors and complete fire protection system.)
4 Cabins 172ft² / 16m² double cabins (all with private balcony & bathroom) - Bridge - Captain’s Cabin - Bar
5 cabins, One 205ft² / 19m² double cabin. Four 215ft² / 20m² double cabins with private balcony. - Guide’s cabin - Boutique - Porch - Dining room 27.58m² - Living room 27.58m² - Wine storage - Bar - Coffee station
2 Machine Rooms - Crew Dining - 4 Crew Cabins & 1 Double Crew Cabin - Laundry - Cruise Manager
Bar and Restaurant
Tasting the food on board the Alya Luxury Catamaran is a unique experience. The mixture of national and international dishes will surprise you. While on board, you can enjoy a cup of coffee, or cappuccino if you prefer. Our coffee machine is available to you during the day. If you prefer something stronger, you can choose from an assortment of cocktails or beer. We offer a variety of dishes, enough to satisfy the appetite of any guest, and we have a little more for those who want a second helping. If our guests have special dietary needs, such as: lactose intolerance, gluten-free, allergies, vegetarian, etc., we can accomodate their needs. However, keep in mind that we need to know about such needs in advance. Our buffet breakfast includes a variety of sausages; cheese and bread are available. On our buffet lunch, you will find accompaniments, along with hot and cold salads. Dinner is a served meal with two options to choose from. Juice or water will be included at each meal.
While you are sailing through the Galapagos Islands we have comfortable areas for your enjoyment. Have a good time with your family and meet new friends in the lounge and bar. In the dining room area we serve the most delicious food on the seas cooked by our professional chefs. You can also enjoy your food in the alfresco area; it’s a great idea to eat with the ocean view. On the sundeck area we have spacious sofas where you can enjoy the best views and sunsets of your life. Relax in the Jacuzzi while you have some drinks or simply take a rest.
Having entertainment in the Galapagos is important! We have available four double kayaks, two zodiacs for panga rides, and snorkeling equipment. Wetsuits are available for rent. Our complete itineraries are developed for the benefit of our passengers, who will have the opportunity to combine hiking, snorkeling, beach time, swimming, photography, kayaking and animal watching in their natural habitat. Our professional guides will introduce you to the most relevant sites on each island. If you want to do some extra activities while you are enjoying your cruise, such as diving, artisanal fishing, and more, we will be glad to organize something special for you.