ECOVENTURA – GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR

The only Relais & Chateaux boats in the Galapagos, Theory and Origin are both 20-passenger yachts, the ultimate Galapagos cruise vessels. Custom-designed for sustainability and comfort, their state of the art design allows for minimal environmental impact as well as less travel time between islands, meaning guests have more time for exploration. Two 7-night itineraries showcase the very best Galapagos has to offer: the magnificent wildlife, stunning landscapes, rich marine environment, and fascinating history. The experienced 13-member Ecuadorian crew includes a high-level captain, a full-time concierge, and two expert naturalist guides – one for every 10 guests, the lowest ratio in the Galapagos.

www.ecoventura.com
www.origintheorygalapagos.com (unbranded site)
info@galapagosnetwork.com


Quick Facts

Number of Rooms: 10 cabins on each vessel

Room Categories: All cabins measure 145 square feet (13.5 square meters). There are two twin-size beds that convert into a king-size bed. Two sets of cabins have interconnecting doors, and two cabins have a pull down berth to accommodate triples

Booking Options: All-inclusive with all activities, accommodation, meals and an open bar policy

Rates: From $1120 USD per person per night ($7850 USD per week based on double occupancy)

Minimum Stay: 7-night itineraries

Dates of Operation: Year round

Membership: Relais & Châteaux

Spa Services: On-deck jacuzzi

Amenities: Jacuzzi hot tub for up to six guests, gym equipped with a treadmill, elliptical, free weights and yoga mats. Laundry service available. Cabins have flat screen TVs with pre-loaded movies, universal docking station, clock and safety deposit box. There are also coffee machines and kettles in each cabin. A pair of waterproof binoculars provided in each cabin for guests to use during the cruise.

Internet: As of September 2019, there will be free wifi aboard Origin and Theory (one pin per cabin)

View online departure dates: www.ecoventura.com/galapagos-yachts/2019-departure-dates/


RATES & KEY INFO

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“The chic minimalist decor allows the wildlife and haunting beauty of the rugged volcanic islands to hold center stage. Expect panoramic views, rainfall showers, and the option for king beds, along with the hospitality, fine dining and distinctive character of a Relais & Châteaux member.”
Amanda Castleman for Robb Report


Crew Aboard Origin and theory

13 crew members including:

Captain
First mate/ panga driver
Second mate/ panga driver
Chief Engineer
Electrician
Concierge
Naturalist guides x 2 (one guide per 10 guests, the lowest ratio in the Galapagos)
Head Chef
Assist Chef
Bartender
Waiter
Cabin Steward

SPECIALTY DEPARTURES

NEW – Two PHOTOGRAPHY departures offered in October 2019 on the THEORY
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NEW – CULINARY departure with Relais & Chateaux October 27-03 November 2019
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Health & wellness departures for November has been announced with a new yoga instructor – Carolina Larrea
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Join marine biologist and author Jack Grove on our hosted departures on the THEORY in December 2019
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PROMOTIONS

Special offers for Fall: www.ecoventura.com/galapagos-yachts/special-offers/


CONSERVATION

Custom-designed for sustainability and comfort, Origin and Theory are the ultimate Galapagos cruise vessels, offering luxurious amenities while minimising environmental impacts. The state of the art design also allows for less time travelling between islands, so guests have more time for actual exploration. Here are details of Ecoventura’s Ecoventura’s Conservation Efforts.


FAMILIES

Children from 7 years of age are welcome. There are special Family Departures during which one or both yachts will be designated for families travelling with children. We do not recommend these weeks for adult couples who are travelling without children. Children age 7 to 11 receive a 25% discount on cruise rates; whilst teens age 12 to 17 receive a 15% discount (apart from on holiday weeks). This cannot be combined with other discounts.

Private Charter

One of the best ways to experiencing the Galapagos Islands is from your own private motor yacht, accompanied by a group of friends, family or colleagues. Our on-board naturalist guides will accompany your explorations, and customize the level of activity according to your profile. The trip is designed to cater exclusively to your interests and those of your companions. Our yachts are popular for multi-generational families, friends, schools or business associates for the experience of a lifetime in the Galapagos. See charter rates here


Property Location

Getting there: Flights to Galapagos (SCY) for Ecoventura passengers are serviced by AVIANCA Airlines from Quito and Guayaquil to Galapagos (San Cristobal). Flight reservations for confirmed passengers are made automatically through our allotment of seats. Passengers who purchase their tickets through Ecoventura for the Avianca flights noted below will receive assistance with the check in procedure and the option to pre-pay the transit card and park entrance fee. A representative from Ecoventura accompanies our passengers on this flight.


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