Yolita Yacht 2

The prominent vessel Yolita Yacht II has a vast experience of cruising in the turquoise blue waters of the gorgeous islands of the Galapagos. What makes it different from the other liveaboards of its kind are the world-class facilities and comfort it offers, which are not available in most of the higher categorized liveaboards. Get ready to enjoy an intimate trip with comfort.

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Yolita Yacht 2 Liveaboard

The Overall Review

We spent 7.2 hours reading reviews from experts and divers about Yolita Yacht 2 Liveaboard.
In summary, this is what divers think:

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Yolita Yacht 2
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 24-08-2019

4 reasons to dive

  • Many people were happy with the large cabins and spacious environments on-board the Yolita II.
  • Several divers reported that the diving instructor presented the safety procedures very well and made everyone feel at ease.
  • Many divers said they have not experienced such diversity of marine life in one location.
  • Some people mentioned that in the evening they indulged in a variety of board-games presented to them by the crew.

2 reasons NOT to dive

  • Some divers said that the noise of the engine kept them awake at night.
  • A few people claimed that the air-con was off for a half a day while some of the travelers were on a hike.

Key facts

Year (re)built:N/A
Max divers16
InternetNo
NitroxNo
Rental equip.No
Camera stationNo
Min. logged divesNo minimum
AirconYes

Prices

The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
$423$
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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Highlights

  • Yolita Yacht II is a prominent liveaboard that sails in the Galapagos Archipelago
  • Opportunity to encounter hammerheads, ocean sunfish (mola-mola), giant whale sharks, manta and eagle rays, and Galapagos sharks
  • Marine iguana, turtles, penguins, fur seals, dolphins and a variety of fishes are also visible
  • Main itineraries of Yolita Yacht include Darwin and Wolf Islands
  • Plenty of beach excursions including North Seymour, Santa Cruz or Isla Isabela
  • On the upper deck, there is a large sundeck and a bar
  • Nitrox for certified divers
  • 8 crew members (7 + 1 bilingual naturalist guide)
  • Rental equipment available
  • Wetsuits and snorkel available
  • Camera Stations
  • 16 vacationers are lodged in 9 spacious cabins

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Description and details

Diving on the Yolita Yacht 2 in Galapagos

Yolita Yacht II – high level of comfort with fair rates

The 33 meters (approx. 110 feet) liveaboard was constructed in 2007 and was refurbished recently to provide maximum comfort and luxuries to the travelers onboard. The motor yacht has a powerful engine, which makes it cruise with stability at a top speed of 9 knots per hour. There are 8 crew members (7 + 1 naturalist bilingual guide), who are well-trained to face and solve any primary emergency situation.

It is difficult to choose between comfort and a reasonable price, but the elegant Yolita Yacht II combines them both. The main itineraries include the Darwin and Wolf islands. Diving at these sites, you will get an opportunity to meet giant whale sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, mola-mola (also known as ocean sunfish), silky sharks, Galapagos Sharks, marine iguanas, and sea lions.

Boat Interior – attractive interior with comfortable facilities

The splendid Yolita features 9 cozy cabins, which can accommodate 16 guests. There are four Twin Bed Cabins on the main deck, and 5 Deluxe Cabins (2 Matrimonial, 2 Twin and 1 Single) are located on the upper deck. The twin beds can be joined into a double bed if required. All these cabins are perfectly designed and well-furnished. They are incorporated with private bathrooms, basins, showers, toiletries, bathrobes, air-conditioning with temperature control and storage areas where guests can keep their belongings. The communal areas of the boat include a sun deck, indoor saloon, and a dining area.

Deck Area

All the dives are conducted under the supervision of expert dive guides and a bilingual naturalist guide. The dive deck is fully equipped with diving gear. Snorkel equipment, wetsuits, and towels on the beach are also provided without any additional cost. The open-air sun deck on the upper deck has plenty of deck chairs, cushioned sun beds and wooden sofas, which makes it a perfect place to relax in the lazy afternoon or the fresh morning. You can enjoy the sea breeze while gazing at the beauty of the archipelago.

Food and Entertainment

The air-conditioned saloon on the upper deck has a pleasant seating area of sofas with cushions. The wooden staircase heads upwards to the spacious lounge, which offers entertainment activities like a big flat screen TV, DVDs, music, mini library, and a bar. Guests can socialize here with the fellow travelers and exchange their views and stories. When it comes to satisfying the hunger, the chef onboard knows well how to treat the hungry divers with delicious meals. A fusion of Ecuadorian and Western food is served in a buffet thrice a day. Snacks and beverages are available all day long.

When to go

If you wish to dive in the breathtaking Galapagos dive sites, 2 seasons are considered to have better conditions. It is absolutely the preference of the passionate divers, which season they choose to plan their marine vacation for. June to November is said to have an abundance of shark species with a good visibility.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4 stars
  • 80%

  • Yolita Yacht 2
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 24-08-2019
Boat features
  • Audio & video entertainment
  • Library
  • Air Conditioned saloon
  • Aircon Cabins
  • Sun Deck
  • Indoor Saloon
  • Non-Diver (Snorkeler) Friendly
  • Warm Water Showers
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Charging stations
  • En-Suite bathrooms
  • Seaview Cabins
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Naturalist Itineraries
  • Dedicated Local & International Crew
  • Naturalist Guide
  • Leisure Deck
  • Observation Deck
  • Bar
  • Naturalist Guide

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