Providing access to the awe-inspiring Galápagos, La Pinta is ideal for those seeking a wildlife-rich holiday
Eco-tourism | Natural world | Wildlife
Exclusively cruising the Galápagos, La Pinta is a firm favourite for those visiting Ecuador's most treasured attraction. Its crew possess authoritative experience and knowledge of the islands and surrounding waters.
Aboard Metropolitan Touring's newest luxury yacht, 48 guests can be accommodated across 24 cabins, all with a sea view. Cabins are amongst some of the largest available on any Galápagos cruise ship. Double (queen), twin and triple cabins are offered, and all benefit from private, en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and floor-to-ceiling windows. Some cabins can be interconnected to cater for larger families.
Traditional Ecuadorian cuisine is served to a high standard, while there is a variety of international dishes on offer. Guests are free to dine out in the open on the sun deck or from the comfort of indoors.
Guests can take advantage of an excellent observation deck, towards the bow, from which to gaze upon the rich wildlife, while there is an on-board jacuzzi to relax in at your pleasure. There is also a cardio-gym for use – ideal for those looking to remain active throughout their holiday. A generous-sized sun deck, complete with loungers, allows you to soak up the warmth when not busying oneself with one of the many worthwhile excursions on offer. Indoor social areas feature large panoramic windows to provide an impressive backdrop to your conversation, book-reading or any other leisurely activity. Wi-Fi access is available, although is a little intermittent as befitting the remoteness of the islands.
Complimentary shore excursions are offered daily by the expert, naturalist guides. Meandering across the incredible islands, the guides will enrich your experience by providing substantial, relevant knowledge of the abundant and varied flora and fauna. Kayaking and glass-bottom boat trips are also offered, while wet suits and snorkelling equipment are available free of charge for the little more adventurous.
Stay here on these holidays
Take in the unique history of Peru's archaeological treasures before flying out across the Pacific for a four-night cruise exploring the wildlife-rich islands of Ecuador's Galápagos.
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