First Class yachts listed here can be counted on to offer a quality experience in the Galapagos Islands. Larger and more comfortable than tourist superior class yachts, all of these yacts offer spacious and comfortable cabins and common areas, excellent food, and quality, professional service with top quality guides. Yachts in this class generally meet or exceed the highest standards of safety and maintenance, and all offer private bath, hot showers, and nearly all provide cabin controlled air conditioning. Some offer additonal luxury features such as in cabin safes. Prices can vary widely in this category, not necessarily corresponding to differences in service or guide quality. Most of the yachts listed carry 16 passengers; the smallest group size is 12 on the Nemo, and the largest of these yachts (the Eric, Letty and Flamingo) carry 20 passengers.
For those looking for a unique and even more memorable experience in the Galapagos Islands, some of these yachts are stunningly beautiful and distinctive in character. For those concerned about seasickness, the catamarans and the largest sailing ships in this category provide an exceptionally smooth cruise.
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