48Ship Type: Expedition Cruise ShipOperated by: Metropolitan Touring
Galapagos explorers can now enjoy an expedition adventure with comfort and safety aboard the 48-guest yacht La Pinta. This supreme yacht offers a relaxed yet lavish expedition atmosphere, complete with plush cabins; the highest standards of service; international cuisine plus celebrated Ecuadorian dishes, and all the amenities that make the Galapagos Expedition a trip of a lifetime.
After days filled with wildlife exploration, La Pinta provides a haven of relaxation and tranquility. English-speaking Naturalist Guides enhance their interpretative skills with the use of state-of-the-art-expedition equipment. The staff embraces a spirit of adventure, while at the same time ensuring that you always travel in comfort and safety.
On board Amenities
Three public decks include an ample bar-salon, dining room, natural history library, sky bar and sundeck. Guests will enjoy the on board briefings and daily lectures in the conference room with latest A/V equipment.
- Outside Sky Bar
- Natural History Library
- Conference Room
- Exercise Room
- Observation Lounge & Bar
- Dining Room
- Reception Area
- Doctor's Office
Accommodations on board the La Pinta
La Pinta's ample staterooms provide unparalleled comfort. 24 outside cabins are located mid-ship, in the Cabin Deck, with twin beds that can be converted into one bed. Six cabins are connected. Double Cabin size is 175 square feet, Triple Cabin size is 236 square feet with sofa bed.
All cabins feature private bath facilities and sitting areas, in room safety deposit boxes, multi-channel sound system for closed circuit music and connection for personal iPods, MP3, MP4. Closet and luggage storage space, telephone with direct international dialing & central air conditioning with individual controls are also in each cabin.
La Pinta guests will cover all aspects of the Galapagos: discovery, adventure, environmental interpretation, aquatic activities, relaxation, superb service and great dining. Naturalist Guides enhance their interpretative skills with the use of state-of-the-art-expedition equipment:
- Glass-bottom boat
- Snorkeling equipment: masks, snorkels, flotation vests.
- Shortie wet suits (used between June and December)
- Sea Kayaks