Silver Galapagos was launched in 1990 as an expedition cruise ship under the management of Silversea Expeditions (Siversea Cruises). It was refurbished in 2014, with interiors styled like a mega-yacht. The main lounge functions a double lecture room during the day. The 4,077 tonne boutique expedition ship carries up to 100 guests and 75 crew on cruises around the Galápagos archipelago. Complimentary exploration activities include Zodiac tours, snorkelling, kayaking and nature hikes.
Silver Galapagos suites range from 230 to 361 square feet. Some suites have large windows, while higher categories have private balconies. All suites have a mini-bar and fridge stocked with the guests’ preferred beverages, marble bathrooms, wood flooring, flat-screen televisions and custom-made linens.
The Restaurant is the main dining area on Silver Galapagos and has open seating with tables for two, four, six or eight. It provides guests with international and contemporary cuisine, including Ecuadorian meat and delicacies. The Grill serves outdoor meals, coffee and tea.
There is a small sauna on board, along with a massage room, beauty salon, for hairstyling, pedicure and manicure, and a fitness room with a treadmill, elliptical trainer, stationary bike and weight machine. Snorkelling equipment is available.
Silver Galapagos is suitable for multigenerational families. It has eight connecting suites and 25 suites that can accommodate a third person. However, there are no facilities or programs specifically for children.
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