M/V Origin

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originnueva1Launched in February 2016, the MV ORIGIN has set a new standard for sustainable cruising in the Galapagos Islands.  Blending understated luxury and tasteful design and decor with luxurious amenities, the 142-foot Premium Class vessel has been custom designed for both comfort and fuel efficiency, deliverying a sophisticated cruising experience while minimizing the impact on one of the most incredible yet fragile places on Earth.

Carrying just 20 guests, the ORIGIN features ten spacious, deluxe staterooms with large windows and private bathrooms with views of the ocean. Indoor and outdoor social areas provide ample opportunity for observation as we explore the archipelago that has enchanted so many visitors, including Charles Darwin.  Throughout the journey, an open bar and delicious cuisine prepared from locally sourced ingredients provide the ideal fuel for adventures off the yacht, which include guided nature walks, zodiac rides, snorkeling and kayaking as well as recently added stand up paddle boards.

Each deluxe stateroom measures 145 square feet and has panoramic windows, two twin beds convert easily to a king bed.  All staterooms are located on the main Beagle deck; two cabins can accommodate triples and two cabins have a connecting door.  Individual climate control, fine bed linens and memory foam pillows ensure a comfortable night's sleep. Nightstands, a sitting area with lighted mirror and ample sectional closet provide plenty of space for storing personal items.  Additional ammenities include Apple TV with pre-loaded movies, a universal docking station, Espresso and tea set up and a safe deposit box en suite. Each cabin has a private bathroom with a dual-flush toilet, modern sink and shower with ocean views. Plus towels, waffle bathrobes, slippers, hair dryers, and bio-degradable soap and shampoo, conditioners and body lotion are provided. Cabins are cleaned twice daily, and a light laundry service is available for an additional charge.

Our crew of 14 includes a high-level Captain, a Concierge to attend to your every need, two expert naturalist guides who passionately share their knowledge and love for one of the worlds most unique and special places, a dedicated bartender, waiter and two chefs, cabin steward, chief engineer, electrician and 1st, 2nd, 3rd mates.  Gourmet style meals are served indoors in our elegant dining room or al-fresco on our spacious deck, which is equipped with day beds, chaise lounges, tables, chairs, hammocks, a wet bar, BBQ and outdoor shower.  There is a an open bar policy and our intimate indoor bar is always open for hand-crafted cocktails, wine, beer, spirits, sodas, juices, coffee and tea.  Relax on deck in the four person Jacuzzi.  Interior social areas include a comfortable lounge for evening gatherings and relaxation, and a cozy library stocked with books on the Galapagos and Darwin, and a house computer. There is a boutique selling sundries and high-quality local handicrafts.  A fitness center is equipped with a treadmill, elliptical, free weights, yoga mats and more.  Wi-Fi (coming soon) is available (additional charges apply). 

The MV ORIGIN operates two unique comprehensive 7-night itineraries, departing every Sunday and visiting the spectacular outer islands of the archipelago.  Itinerary A follows a southern/central route and itinerary B follows a northern/western route.  The two itineraries can be combined for a longer, two week journey and you will not repeat the same sites twice.  Each day, explore the islands on two guided excursions led by an expert naturalist guide combined with snorkeling, kayaking and zodiac rides. There are Five double and one single kayaks as well as two stand up paddle boards on board for our guests to use at designated sites. Masks, fins and snorkels as well as wet suits are available free of charge.    

 

stateroom

Staterooms

Ten deluxe double staterooms all located on one deck with panoramic windows and private bathroom.

food

Our cuisine

Gourmet style menus creatively prepared by our culinary school trained chefs.

activities

Activities

Guided walks with our two expert naturalists guides (1 for 10 guests), snorkeling, kayaking and zodiac rides.

socialareas

Social Areas

Plenty of comfortable seating indoors and out, Jacuzzi and wet bar, cozy library, boutique, fitness center.