Created especially for operations in remote areas like the Galápagos Islands, the Santa Cruz II boasts five spacious decks with modern interiors designed by renowned Swedish ship designer Richard Nilsson. Just over 70 meters long, the new vessel sleeps 90 guests in 50 contemporary designed staterooms – 36 of which can be interconnected, offering flexibility for families and single travelers. Guests can choose from luxuriously appointed double and triple Explorer cabins, or opt for the more exclusive Darwin Suite, an exceptional standard of accommodation on the Panorama Deck. All staterooms are equipped with air conditioning, a large picture window, hair dryer, iPod / MP3 docking station, numerous electrical outlets, in-room safe, reading lights and more.
From top to bottom, Santa Cruz II features ample, indulgent spaces crafted from choice materials, including wide hallways and broad stairwells. Passengers can truly relax in the beautifully designed communal areas and viewing platforms, including indoor and outdoor dining options, two lounge bars, a well-stocked library, two indulgent ocean view hot tubs and a state of the art gym. Creative Ecuadorian and international cuisine featuring freshly caught fish and seafood and locally grown organic fruit and vegetables is spotlighted on menus served in the colorful Beagle Dining Room and al fresco on the Panorama Deck.
Explorer Cabins: Santa Cruz II’s Swedish-designed cabins reflect the latest in cruise trends. Comfortable spaces and large picture windows illuminate the interior spaces and allow guests to take in the views, offering elegant relaxation areas after a day of active exploring. Guests will enjoy 64% more cabin space than on the vessel’s predecessor. Explorer Cabins are located on the Expedition, Horizon, and Panorama Decks.
Explorer Double Cabins (163.2 sq. feet / 15.2 sq. meters)
Explorer Triple Cabins (191.9 sq. feet / 17.8 sq. meters)
Darwin Suite: The Darwin Suite, located on the Panorama Deck, measures 325 square feet (30 square meters), with double picture windows, providing superb comfort and deluxe amenities for more discerning guests. Additionally, the suite can be interconnected with an Explorer double cabin to increase space by another 163 square feet (15 square meters).