Award winning new catamaran offering the ultimate in luxury with fantastic wildlife experiences.

Category Length Guests Cabins
Luxury 31.4m 16 9

Category: Luxury

Length: 31.4m

Guests: 16

Cabins: 9

The Alya is known as the 'Jewel of the Galapagos' due to its unique and cutting edge design inspired by the colours of the earth and sea. It offers real luxury in its spacious cabins, each with panoramic windows and private balconies. You can relax in the on board jacuzzi and enjoy fantastic hospitality from the local crew. Group sizes are a maximum of 16 guests. The Alya was a World Travel Awards nominee in 2019 and is Smart Planet Certified, due to the efforts of its owners to seek environmental balance in their activities. This is a great option for those seeking a luxury cruise.

Start planning your Galapagos Vacation of a lifetime by calling Rachel or Santiago now on +44 1482 887453
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Alya offers three itineraries; a 5-day northern route, 6-day southern route and 6-day western route. If you have a particular interest in birds or reptiles and depending on the time of year of your visit, one could have the edge over the other – and we can help advise on this

Deck Plan/Spec


Sun deck with loungers, Jacuzzi, Kayaks, Paddle boards, Snorkel equipment, Unlimited purified water, tea and coffee


  • Length: 31.4m
  • Beam: 12.5m
  • Draft:
  • Tonnage:
  • Range:
  • Speed: Cruising speed 12 knots
  • Electric Power Supply: 110V and 220V


9 crew members + 1 bilingual guide


Snorkel gear and wetsuits available for free


  • 35 life jackets
  • 4 life buoys 9mm
  • Flare gun, smoke signals
  • SOS flashlights and other types of visual signals
  • 2 survival rafts, 25 passengers each
  • Fire extinguishers and hoses
  • Fire detectors and complete fire protection system


9 cabins for a maximum of 16 guests situated on the main and upper deck. Each cabin has personalised air-conditioning, a private balcony and ocean view panoramic windows as well as a writing desk and fitted wardrobes.


2023 Prices start at US$3300 per person for a 5-day cruise
  • 50% single supplement
  • 50% surcharge per person for Christmas and New Year departures
  • Children from 6 years old accepted
  • Rates include wet suit rental, snorkel gear, beach towels and use of equipment
  • Alya is available to charter
  • Including all accommodation, food, soft drinks, services of a top class naturalist, $20 Galapagos Migration Card.
  • Excluding flight to Galapagos, $100 Galapagos National Park entrance fee, bottled and alcoholic drinks, travel insurance, tips and personal expenses
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