20Ship Type: Motor YachtOperated by: Galapagos Network/Ecoventura
Blending the best of tasteful design and decor, luxury amenities, and environmental sustainability. These 20-passenger vessels were custom built to maximize fuel efficiency and comfort, and incorporated feedback from guests collected over the companies more than two decades as a leader in Galapagos expedition cruising. Origin, Theory & Evolve combines modern sophistication and a high level of comfort and service, with quality guided land excursions in small groups, gastronomical experiences, exciting physical activities and a dose of intellectual science providing guests a life-enriching experience.
The 10 staterooms are roomy and inviting, with large windows, private bathrooms, and plenty of storage space. The elegant dining room features marble table tops, with configurations from two to 10 guests for private or group dining. Lunch is generally served al fresco on the spacious sundeck, which is equipped with day beds, chaises lounges, tables, hammocks, a four-person Jacuzzi, outdoor shower and a wet bar. The intimate indoor bar is always open for hand-crafted cocktails, wine, beer, sodas, juices, coffee, and tea.
Interior social areas include a comfortable lounge for evening gatherings and general relaxation, and a cozy library stocked with books on the Galapagos and Darwin. Wi-Fi is now available (additional charges apply). The MV Origin also has a boutique offering high-quality local handicrafts, sundries, and gift items, as well as a fitness center equipped with a treadmill, elliptical, free weights, yoga mats, and more.
Origin, Theory & Evolve features:
-Experienced crew and high-level Captain
-Two expert naturalist guides
-Concierge to attend to your every need
-Gourmet style meals
-Indoor and al fresco dining
-Open bar policy
-Sundeck with Jacuzzi
-Spacious social areas
-Ten cabins with panoramic windows located all on one deck
-Fitness center with cardio equipment
-Masseuse (additional charge)
-Multiple kayaks and stand up paddleboards
-Glass bottom boat, ideal for viewing wildlife from the comfort of a zodiac
-Wetsuits and snorkeling equipment
-Cabin cleaned twice daily
-Laundry service available
-Wi-Fi available at an additional charge.