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Encantada MOTOR SAIL BOAT

The Encantada yacht is one of our most recommended Galapagos cruise options! Extremely popular for it`s striking red sailing yacht style, attentive service, and original itinerary choices to match - as of 2012 there are also dive options on some of their 8day trips. Past Galapagos clients have always loved this boat!

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ENCANTADA Yacht Specifications

  • Length: 69ft, 21m
  • Beam: 17ft, 5.2m
  • Speed: 7 knots
  • Crew: 5 + guide
  • Level of guide: II
  • Capacity: 12 passengers

Snorkelling / Diving

  • Snorkelling: Equipment rental fee - $15 for 5 days, $25 for 8 days
  • Diving possible: immersions may be possible on Friday / Saturday of 8day trips - at extra cost.

Accommodation

  • Number of cabins: 5 twin cabins with bunk beds, 1 cabin with double bed
  • Private bathroom: yes
  • Air conditioning: yes
  • Hot water: yes
  • Sundeck: yes
  • Other: TV/DVD, dining area, dive platform

ENCANTADA GALAPAGOS CRUISE ITINERARIES 2014

6 DAYS - ITINERARY A
SUN Baltra, Bachas Beach
MON plazas, Santa Fe
TUE San Cristobal: Leon Dormido, Interpretation Centre
WED Española: Punta Suarez, Gardner Bay, Islets Gardner & Osborn
THU Floreana: Post Office Bay, Baroness Lookout, Punta Cormorant, Islet Champion
FRI Santa Cruz: Charles Darwin Station, Baltra Airport
5 DAYS - ITINERARY B
FRI Baltra, Charles Darwin Station
SAT Genovesa: Darwin Bay, Prince Phillip steps
SUN Bartolome, Santiago: Sullivan Bay
MON Santa Cruz: Bainbridge islet, Sombrero Chino, Black Turtle Cove
TUE North Seymour, Baltra Airport
6 DAYS - ITINERARY C
TUE Baltra, Santa Cruz: Dragon Hill
WED Isabela: Tintoreras, wall of tears, wetlands, tortoise breeding centre
THU Isabela: Punta Moreno, Elizabeth Bay
FRI Fernandina: Punta Espinosa, Isabela: Tagus Cove
SAT Santiago: Puerto Egas, Rabida
SUN Daphne, Baltra Airport

The 5 and 6 day Galapagos cruises can also be combines into longer itineraries - please ask our sales staff to explain before booking.

2014 ENCANTADA YACHT PRICES PER PERSON
5 days
$1350
6 days
$1600
10 days
$2625
11 days $2890
15 days $3940

Encantada Deck plan

Important Note: We are more than happy to request the cabin of your choice at time of booking - just let us know. But please be aware that but the final decision on cabin allocation is always in the hands of the yacht operator so Happy Gringo cannot be held responsible if the operator decides to allocate you to an alternative cabin.

PAST CLIENTS ENCANTADA YACHT FEEDBACK

"The Encantada yacht is small - definately among the smallest of the other Galapagos cruise yachts we saw - but very cozy. The crew were helpful, provided good food/drinks, and attended to every need that we had." (Jean Lee, USA)

"Both of us had a wonderful time and the whole Galapagos experience was amazing! The chef made delicious meals that catered especially for my food allergies, our guide had lots of experience and was funny and entertaining too, and the cosiness of being on a small yacht helped us to develop many new friendships." (Pamela Retamal, Australia)

"Our recent trip to the Galapagos was in my opinion EPIC ... ENCHANTING ... MAGICAL. The Encantada boat was the perfect craft to explore the islands." (Nick Harding)

"Fantastic. It was a real pleasure to land in wild places with only a dozen people - this is the advantage of a smaller yacht at Galapagos. The crew were very attentive to us and respectful of the wildlife, the food was varied, fresh and tasty, and the itinerary kept us busy and engaged. Highly recommended!"
(Kevin Kelly, USA)

"Great passengers, crew, boat, itinerary, nature, weather & destination. My 40th birthday could not have been more special and I will never forget being sung happy birthday in 7 different languages. Many thanks to all for making this such a special occasion!" (Simon Jones, UK)

"The Encantada is by far the prettiest boat in Galapagos - I would recommend the 8 day tour to anyone!" (Anne Plummer)

* Prices may increase if Galapagos yacht operators put prices up for certain popular dates (especially July / August)
or other Galapagos agencies sell their charter spaces to us at higher prices.

* All boat information is correct at time of publishing but subject to change by the yacht owner or Galapagos National Park authority.