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Alia Cruise Ship Liveaboard
The Overall Review
We spent 7.6 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Alia Cruise Ship Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:
4 reasons to dive
- Some people said that the boat is in immaculate condition and very spacious
- People commended the crew on being attentive and professional
- A couple of divers said they got to see a diverse array of marine life
- Many people were happy with the land excursions that lead them to giant tortoises
2 reasons NOT to dive
- Some people noted that the food served was a bit repetitive
- A couple of people said they had a difficult time acclimatizing
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Description and details
Diving on the Alia Cruise Ship in Galapagos
This catamaran is 32m/105 feet in length with a total speed of 12 knots per hour. Alia started its journey in 2017 and also gained experience in giving the best holiday to every passenger that comes aboard.
The luxury and stylish interiors of this yacht blooms in every corner. It can welcome 16 guests to its nine comfortable cabins located on the upper and main deck. Most cabins have a private balcony and large windows suitable for ocean viewing including en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, telephone, and safety deposit boxes. Housekeeping services are given daily to maintain cleanliness and to provide guests a more pleasant stay. The saloon has an audio and video entertainment system with the latest movie collection. The sun deck is the best place to relax and feel the sun plus you can enjoy the Jacuzzi while hanging out with other guests. There is a small library filled with books and magazines fit for those who want to learn more about marine life.
There is a wide selection of delicious local and international cuisines that varies in different dishes to suit everyone’s appetite. Guests can choose to enjoy their meals at the indoor or alfresco dining areas. The fully stocked bar serves hot and cold drinks including alcoholic beverages. These drinks are complimentary except alcoholic drinks and spirits. Snacks are available between meals. Guests can add their dietary restriction requests on the booking form to serve them well onboard. We advise limiting these requests on food allergies or religious beliefs.
There are tons of activities to be enjoyed on this boat and every destination. Snorkeling is the best way to explore this paradise and see the wonderful creatures that live within. Discover white-sand beaches with extraordinary landscapes and volcanoes. Other activities include hiking, star gazing, surfing and wildlife watching. Each activity makes everyone want to stay and makes their holiday out of the ordinary.
Our management’s topmost priority is to deliver a safe journey. We make sure that this boat follows the Boat Safety checklist before sailing. It has the complete necessary equipment for boat navigation and safety including life vests on every level of this boat, life rafts, emergency oxygen, fire extinguisher, and first aid kits that are accessible in an emergency. Our staff members are well-trained to give first aid, and they can manage any situation that might occur on board.
The itinerary packages have three to eight days of accommodation that includes full-board meal plans, airport transfers, and rental snorkeling gears. The staff welcomes guests with refreshments and snacks upon boarding. A short briefing and introduction are given to provide guests with safety guidelines as well as the itinerary plan. You can choose the best itinerary that consists of destinations around the Galapagos island. Learn more about the volcanic origin of the archipelago and the interesting historical events. Enjoy snorkeling at San Cristobal Island with crystal clear water and capture various types of fish, turtles, rays and healthy corals. Galapagos Island is open all year and the best time to visit is between December to June.
- Daily housekeeping
- Audio & video entertainment
- Air Conditioned saloon
- Aircon Cabins
- Sun Deck
- Indoor Saloon
- Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
- Warm Water Showers
- Outdoor Dining
- Charging stations
- En-Suite bathrooms
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Seaview Cabins
- Rooms with Balcony
- Kayaks On-Board
- Naturalist Itineraries
- Dedicated Local & International Crew
- Nearly 1:1 Crew-to-Guest Ratio
- Naturalist Guide
- Leisure Deck
- Observation Deck
- Jacuzzi / Hot Tub
- Naturalist Guide