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Isabela II

Ship Overview

Operated by: Metropolitan Touring

The yacht Isabela II promises an intimate and stylishly-appointed base from which to explore Charles Darwin's Galapagos Islands, Traditionalists will enjoy feeling at home with a crew that has remained mostly unchanged for years, leading to seamless attention to detail that will make your stay extra special.

With just 20 guest cabins accommodating no more than 40 travellers, Isabella II's convivial atmosphere leads to a close-up experience of this unique destinaiton. On board, guests find delicious cuisine, faultless service and excellent facilities, including a Hut Tub, fitness room, bar and outside deck for al fresco meals, drinks, and sunbathing.

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Key Facts

Crew
26
Officers
South American
Guests
40
Tonnage
1025
Length
183 Feet / 56 Metres
Width
38 Feet
Speed
10 Knots
Passenger Decks
3
Built
1979
Registry
Ecuador
Room Grades

Owner's Cabin

SIZE:19m2 / 170sqftSLEEPS:2

Isabela II's exclusive Owner's Cabin is located adjacent to the ship's social areas and is best for guests wishing to avoid stairs. The most spacious cabin on the ship, the Owner's Cabin features a double bed, two armchairs and coffee table, individually-controlled air conditioning, desk, ample storage space and a private en suite. There's also good size windows for external views.

Classic Cabin

SIZE:13m2 / 140sqftSLEEPS:2

A total of 16 Classic Cabins are located on the Cabin Deck. Compact in size, they feature two single beds, individually-controlled air conditioning, built in one person sofa, armchair and a private en suite.

Classic Family Cabin

SIZE:13m2 / 140sqftSLEEPS:3

The two Classic Family Cabins are reserved for triple-share use. Similar in size to regular Classic Cabins, they feature a double bed along with a sofa which converts to a single bed in the evenings. There's also air conditioning, ample storage space, two arm chairs and en suite.

Standard Cabin

SIZE:12m2 / 128sqftSLEEPS:2

Isabella II's compact Standard Cabin features a double bed, arm chair and built-in desk, individually-controlled air conditioning and a private en suite.

Dining

Isabella II's culinary team source as much of their produce locally as possible - this means freshly caught fish and seafood and organically grown fresh vegetables and fruit, all prepared by a team passionate to provide sybaritic delights through Ecuadorean and international cuisine under the creative lead of the Gastronomic Director, a Le Cordon Bleu chef. Meals are served in the Dining Room and snacks are served after expeditions, whether in the bar, in the library or on the outdoor terrace, where you can take in the fabulous vistas and marine breezes of the Galapagos. A 24-hour coffee station located in the library provides free coffee, tea, and water.

 

Isabela II galapagos dining

Features

Facilities & Amenities:

  •  Intimate Galapagos experience (just 20 couples - only 40 guests)
  •  Small groups - average just 13 guests or less per qualified naturalist guide
  •  2 naturalist guides and 1 expedition leader
  •  State-of-the-art technology for multimedia presentations and natural history lectures; onboard library
  •  Gourmet meals created by a Cordon-Bleu gastronomy director
  •  Sustainable cruise technology, including low emissions and a wastewater treatment plant, reduces guests’ environmental footprint
  •  Glass-bottom boat, kayaks, snorkelling, swimming, panga coastal exploration (all aquatic activities authorised by the National Park)
  •  Medical doctor on board for free consultations
  •  BBQ and al-fresco dining
  •  Experienced, tightly-honed crew with an excellent sense of teamwork and dedication, providing a warm welcome for guests
  • Jacuzzi and sun loungers.

 

Isabela II cruise jacuzzi

Isabela II Expeditions

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Southern Galapagos aboard Isabela II

From USD $3332.00 Per Person

DURATION:5 Days/ 4 Nights REGION:South & Central America SHIP:Isabela II

Discover the best of the southern Galapagos Islands on this five day adventure cruise aboard the 40 passenger Isabela II. Discover Floreana and Espanola islands and the Charles Darwin Research Station.

Central Galapagos aboard Isabela II

From USD $3332.00 Per Person

DURATION:5 Days/ 4 Nights REGION:South & Central America SHIP:Isabela II

Over five days experience the best of the central Galapagos Islands aboard the 40 passenger Isabela II. Explore Santa Fe island, snorkel at North Seymour and take in incredible views from volcanic Bartolome Island.

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