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Highlights of the Alya Catamaran

Category: Deluxe
  •  The Alya yacht is a modern & stable catamaran, that began Galapagos cruising in 2017.
  •  Nine very comfortable cabins are available, of which 8 have private balcony for fabulous sea views.
  •  All Alya yacht cabins can be used as double or twin, and are equipped with private bathroom, cold/hot water, air conditioning, safe box, hair dryer and other amenities.
  •  Social areas are elegantly and tastefully decorated, including a huge sun deck with Jacuzzi & bar, and a library with DVD movie collection.
  •  The Alya carries kayaks on board for guest use, be sure to reserve in advance if interested.

Alya Catamaran Galapagos Cruise

Itineraries and pricing 2023

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  • $3500Per person

5 days - Itinerary A

  • THU Black Turtle Cove
  • FRI Darwin Bay & Barranco
  • SAT Sullivan Bay & Bartolome: Bartolome
  • SUN Chinese Hat & Mosquera
  • MON Charles Darwin Station
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  • $4400Per person

6 days - Itinerary B

  • MON Highlands
  • TUE Moreno Point & Elizabeth Bay
  • WED Urbina Bay & Fernandina: Espinoza Point
  • THU Tagus Cove & Vicente Roca Point
  • FRI Espumilla Beach & Egas Port
  • SAT Bachas Beach
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  • $4400Per person

6 days - Itinerary C

  • SAT: Seymour
  • SUN: PlazasSouth Plazas & Santa Fe
  • MON: San Cristobal:Interpretation Center / Kicked Rock & Lobos Island
  • TUE: Española:Gardner Bay & Suarez Point
  • WED: Floreana:Cormorant Point/Devil’s Crown & Alieri Hill
  • THU: Santa Cruz:Highland

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Alya Catamaran Specifications

  • Length: 105 ft. (32 m)
  • Beam: 12.50 mts / 41.01 ft (not 17.2ft)
  • Speed: 12 knots max
  • Crew: 8 + 1 naturalist guide
  • Capacity: 16 passengers


  • Private bathroom
  • air conditioning Air conditioning: central
  • toiletries Toiletries
  • room towels Room towels
  • beach towels Beach towels
  • hair dryer Hair dryer
  • electricity 110v Electricity point in cabin
  • save deposit box Safe deposit box
  • sundeckSundeck
  • lounge area Lounge area
  • barBar
  • jacuzzi Jacuzzi
  • reading material Reading Material
  • v TV/DVD: Communal
  • phone Emergency Satellite Phone
  • wetsuits Wetsuits for hire
  • kayaks Kayaks
  • PaddlesPaddle boards
  • Snorkel GearSnorkel Gear: included
  • BalconyBalcony in each cabin

Diving - Snorkeling

  • Snorkeling: equipment and wetsuits included
  • Diving possible: No

Included Services

  • Meals: From lunch on Day 1, until breakfast on the final day.
  • Accommodation with private bathroom.
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary, with a certified naturalist bilingual guide (Spanish/English).
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Wetsuits
  • Use of kayaks & paddleboards
  • Unlimited purified water, tea, and coffee .

Excluded Services

  • Entrance fees Galapagos:
    • Galapagos National Park $100 pp (subject to change).
    • Galapagos transit control card $20 pp (subject to change).
  • Flight: International Flights + Quito/Guayaquil - Galapagos - Quito/Guayaquil.
  • Important Note: The Alya cruise obligates Happy Gringo to buy Galapagos flight tickets directly through them; failure to do so will unfortunately result in a penalty fee of US$60 per person, being charged to you by the yacht operator.
  • Airport transfers in Quito or Guayaquil.
  • Child discount: 10% (between 6-11 yrs old)
  • Singles supplement: 50%
  • Alcoholic beverages (there is a bar on board).
  • Tips for Guides and crew.
  • Any other personal expenses.

About Itineraries

  • On day 1 there is only time for an afternoon visit to be included; similarly, on the final day, there is only a brief morning visit. The reason for this is to connect with the Galapagos flight arrivals and departures at the airport.
  • High season rates apply during Christmas and New Year
  • Contact us for information about which itineraries will run on different dates through the year, and to check tour availabilities. We often have special Galapagos offers too!
  • All yacht information is correct at time of publishing but may be subject to change by the yacht operator or Galapagos National Park authority. Published prices may be subject to change without prior notice

About Cabins

    Cabin Distribution:

  • 4 Upper Deck Cabins (6,7,8 & 9) : 18m2, convertible double matrimonial bed or twin beds, with balcony and panoramic windows.
  • 4 Main Deck Cabins (2,3,4 & 5) :22m2, convertible double matrimonial bed or twin beds, with balcony and panoramic windows.
  • 1 Main Deck Cabin (1) : 19m2, double matrimonial bed, panoramic window
  • It is possible to request the cabin of your choice at time of booking – just let us know your preference. Final decision on cabin allocation is always in the hands of the yacht operator.

Deck Plan


Outdoor Space

Social areas, sundeck, restaurant & bar area and boat design.

Cabin Space

Type and size of cabin, type of beds, windows and access to the cabins.

Comfort and Amenities

Special features, beach towels, air conditioning, jacuzzi, TV, toiletries.

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