Experience the epitome of luxury aboard the Grace Galapagos motor yacht, a vessel steeped in history and elegance. Originally gifted to Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco in 1956, this 16-passenger cruiser offers a regal ambiance reminiscent of the Golden Age of sea travel. Featuring eight cabins, including Master Suites and Twin Suites, all with private bathrooms and individual air-conditioning controls, the Grace exudes sophistication and comfort. Guests can unwind in the main salon, sundeck with a bar, or Jacuzzi area while enjoying personalized service from the attentive crew. Dining options abound, with buffet-style breakfast and lunch served in the interior dining room or al fresco on the sun deck. Dinner can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors, with special menus available upon request. The crew ensures an exceptional guest experience, with a high tour-guide-to-client ratio and specialized family departures tailored to younger guests. Explore the Galapagos Islands in style aboard the Grace motor yacht.

Highlights

Galapagos Islands, San Cristobal (Kicker Rock), Española, Floreana, Bartolome (Pinnacle Rock) & North Seymour Island

Tour Name Start Date End Date Spaces Left Price From

Boat Itineraries

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Bachas Beach

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



Bachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.


Day 2 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin Bay

Prince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.



Darwin Bay

Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.


Day 3 - James Bay - Espumilla Beach - Buccaneer Cove

James Bay

Santiago Island: James BayThere are many lava pools found here as well as caves and inlets home to an amazing variety of wildlife.



Espumilla Beach

Santiago Island: Espumilla BeachEspumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.

Buccaneer Cove

Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.


Day 4 - Vicente Roca Point - Tagus Cove

Vicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.



Tagus Cove

Isabela Island: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.


Day 5 - Espinosa Point - Urbina Bay

Espinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.



Urbina Bay

Isabela Island: Urbina BayIts waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you´ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.


Day 6 - Elizabeth Bay - Moreno Point

Elizabeth Bay

Isabela Island: Elizabeth BayAs enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath.



Moreno Point

Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.


Day 7 - Las Tintoreras - Isabela - Tortoise Breeding Center - Wetlands - Santa Cruz

Las Tintoreras

Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.

Isabela

Sucre's Cave

Tortoise Breeding Center

Isabela Island: Tortoise Breeding StationCreated to protect animals in their first years of life from the threats of foreign species.

Wetlands

Isabela Island: WetlandsThey consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.



Santa Cruz

Afternoon Navigation to Santa Cruz Island


Day 8 - Los Gemelos - Baltra Departure

Los Gemelos

Santa Cruz Island: Los GemelosSpanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Charles Darwin Station - Highlands

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.

Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 2 - Post Office Bay - Cormoran Point - Champion Islet - Devils Crown

Post Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.



Cormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Champion Islet

Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

Devils Crown

Floreana Island: Devil´s CrownArguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil´s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.


Day 3 - Suarez Point - Gardner Bay

Suarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.



Gardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.


Day 4 - Pitt Point - Isla Lobos - Leon Dormido

Pitt Point

San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.



Isla Lobos

San Cristobal Island: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.

Leon Dormido

San Cristobal Island: Leon DormidoThis island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.


Day 5 - Santa Fe Island - South Plaza

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.



South Plaza

South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.


Day 6 - North Seymour Island - Bartholomew Island

North Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.



Bartholomew Island

Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.


Day 7 - Sombrero Chino - Dragon Hill

Sombrero Chino

Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.



Dragon Hill

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.


Day 8 - Black Turtle Cove - Baltra Departure

Black Turtle Cove

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Itinerary Details

Day 1 - Baltra Arrival - Charles Darwin Station - Highlands

Baltra Arrival

Baltra IslandArrival in Baltra airport and transfer to the boat. Briefing onboard about the boat and the island.



Charles Darwin Station

Santa Cruz Island: Charles Darwin StationAn organisation that provides scientific assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galapagos.

Highlands

Santa Cruz Island: HighlandsThe highlands are located in the northern part of the island and can reach elevations up to 1500 mt.


Day 2 - Post Office Bay - Cormoran Point - Champion Islet - Devils Crown

Post Office Bay

Floreana Island: Post Office BayA white-sand beach where in the past sailors used to leave and receive their letters in a barrel.



Cormoran Point

Floreana Island: Cormorant PointCormorant Point offers a trail overlooking a saltwater lagoon that is a favourite of flamingos.

Champion Islet

Floreana Island: Champion IsletA small island located very near Floreana, snorkeling and diving around Champion can be excellent.

Devils Crown

Floreana Island: Devil´s CrownArguably the best snorkeling site in the islands, Devil´s Crown boasts an amazing variety of fish.


Day 3 - Suarez Point - Gardner Bay

Suarez Point

Española Island: Suárez PointSuarez Point is one of the most outstanding wildlife areas of the archipelago.



Gardner Bay

Española Island: Gardner BayGardner Bay has a magnificent beach with turquoise waters. The bay is home of a large colony of sea lions.


Day 4 - Pitt Point - Isla Lobos - Leon Dormido

Pitt Point

San Cristobal Island: Pitt PointHere there are endemic species such as lava lizards and red-footed boobies.



Isla Lobos

San Cristobal Island: Isla LobosThis small island is named after the sea lions that rest and play on its rocky shores.

Leon Dormido

San Cristobal Island: Leon DormidoThis island comprises two rocks which jut out of the ocean and is home to a large colony of sea birds.


Day 5 - Santa Fe Island - South Plaza

Santa Fe Island

Santa Fe IslandA volcanic uplift that hosts a forest of Opuntia and palo santo. Endemic land iguanas are often seen.



South Plaza

South Plaza IslandSouth Plaza has one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galapagos.


Day 6 - North Seymour Island - Bartholomew Island

North Seymour Island

North Seymour IslandExplore the rocky coast, passing colonies of blue-footed boobies and magnificent frigatebirds.



Bartholomew Island

Bartholomew IslandBartholomew is home of the Pinnacle Rock, the most famous view in the Galapagos, and a beautiful white-sanded beach.


Day 7 - Sombrero Chino - Dragon Hill

Sombrero Chino

Sombrero Chino IslandThe landing is on a beautiful crescent-shaped beach, home to sea lions and Sally Lightfoot crabs.



Dragon Hill

Santa Cruz Island: Dragon HillA hypersalinic lagoon frequented by flamingos, stilts, pintail ducks and other species of birds.


Day 8 - Black Turtle Cove - Bachas Beach

Black Turtle Cove

Santa Cruz Island: Black Turtle CoveThis shallow inlet is surrounded by mangroves and provides natural protection for a variety of marine life.



Bachas Beach

Santa Cruz Island: Bachas BeachA swimming beach and one of the few remnants of the U.S. World War II presence in the Galápagos.


Day 9 - Prince Phillip Steps - Darwin Bay

Prince Phillip Steps

Genovesa Island: Prince Phillip´s StepsAn extraordinary, steep path leads through a seabird colony full of life, up to cliffs that are 25m high.



Darwin Bay

Genovesa Island: Darwin BayA coral beach where a 750 mt. trail takes you through more seabird colonies.


Day 10 - James Bay - Espumilla Beach - Buccaneer Cove

James Bay

Santiago Island: James BayThere are many lava pools found here as well as caves and inlets home to an amazing variety of wildlife.



Espumilla Beach

Santiago Island: Espumilla BeachEspumilla Beach is a popular place for marine iguanas and Sally Lightfoot Crabs.

Buccaneer Cove

Santiago Island: Buccaneer CoveBuccaneer Cove is a testament to the fact that Santiago was once a refuge for British buccaneers.


Day 11 - Vicente Roca Point - Tagus Cove

Vicente Roca Point

Isabela Island: Vicente Roca PointThe remnants of an ancient volcano form two turquoise coves with a bay protected from ocean swells.



Tagus Cove

Isabela Island: Tagus CoveAn opportunity to see penguins as well as marine iguanas, Sally Lightfoot crabs and sea lions.


Day 12 - Espinosa Point - Urbina Bay

Espinosa Point

Fernandina Island: Espinosa PointA narrow stretch of land where hundreds of marine iguanas gather largely on black lava rocks.



Urbina Bay

Isabela Island: Urbina BayIts waters are a good place to see turtles and rays. Ashore you´ll find a short trail leading to a coral reef.


Day 13 - Elizabeth Bay - Moreno Point

Elizabeth Bay

Isabela Island: Elizabeth BayAs enter you the bay, hawks can soar overhear and schools of fish can be seen swimming underneath.



Moreno Point

Isabela Island: Moreno PointBeautiful rocky shores where penguins and shore birds, including blue herons, are usually spotted.


Day 14 - Las Tintoreras - Isabela - Sierra Negra - Wetlands - Isabela

Las Tintoreras

Isabela Island: Las TintorerasA short distance from Puerto Villamil is the small island known as Las Tintoreras.

Isabela

Sucre’s Cave

Sierra Negra

Isabela Island: Sierra Negra VolcanoOn the way up you can see lush vegetation and the summit offers a spectacular view of the lowlands.



Wetlands

Isabela Island: WetlandsThey consist of lagoons, swamps, and mangroves and are home to a variety of unique bird species.

Isabela

Leisure


Day 15 - Los Gemelos - Baltra Departure

Los Gemelos

Santa Cruz Island: Los GemelosSpanish for The Twins, they are two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz.

Baltra Departure

Baltra. Transfer to the Airport.


Explore Grace on video

Here, we invite you to embark on an exciting virtual journey to discover every corner of this magnificent ship. Immerse yourself in a series of captivating videos that will showcase the luxurious cabins, delicious dining options, and exciting onboard activities that make Grace an unforgettable experience. From stunning sunrises on deck to fun themed nights, each video will give you a vivid insight into life aboard Grace. Get ready to be swept away by the excitement and beauty of sailing with Grace on this thrilling virtual adventure!"

Boat specifications

Technical Specifications:

  • Length: 44 meters (145ft)
  • Speed: 12 knots
  • Crew and Staff: 9 crew members, 2 naturalist guides, 1 cruise director
  • Languages: English and Spanish
  • Safety and Navigation: EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon); two 18-person Viking open sea life rafts; life jackets; flares and signals; fire extinguishing system; 24-mile Furuno radar; 24-mile Si-tex radar; GPS Satellite Navigator; depth finders; speed and distance log; compasses; barometer; forward-looking echo sounder
  • Decks: 4. Sun Deck – top deck with loungers for sunbathing; Albert Deck – 2 Master Suites, 2 Ocean View Suites, captain’s bridge, al fresco lounge and bar; Monaco Deck – reception, interior dining area and main lounge, al fresco dining area, Jacuzzi; Carolina Deck – 5 Premium Staterooms.

Accommodations:

  • Capacity: 16 passengers in 8 cabins
  • Cabins: Albert Deck – 2 Master Suites (up to 18m2/194ft2, queen bed); and 2 Albert Deck Twin Suites (12.8m2/138ft2, twin beds) // Carolina Deck – 4 Premium Staterooms (up to 15.8m2/160ft2, 2 with queen beds, and 2 with twin beds)
  • Features: The Albert Deck Suites have ocean view windows, while the Premium Staterooms have ocean-view portholes. All cabins have individual climate controls, a safety box, a telephone, ample storage for luggage, and a private bathroom with hairdryer.

Facilities:

  • Main salon with bar, TV, video, and stereo system; interior dining room; al fresco dining area; Jacuzzi; sundeck; natural history library; sea kayaks, snorkeling gear; 5mm shortie-wetsuits; designated outside smoking areas; special menus (Lacto-Ovo, vegetarian, etc.); children’s menus on family departures.

Deck plans

Grace Gallery

Welcome to the "Grace" photo section! Here, you can explore every corner of this impressive ship through a collection of stunning images. Discover the elegance of our cabins, the sophistication of the restaurants, and the variety of activities that await you on board. Each photograph captures the essence of life on Grace, from relaxing days by the pool to exciting excursions in exotic destinations. Let yourself be inspired by the panoramic views and carefully designed details that make Grace a unique experience. Get ready to embark on a visual journey that will make you dream of your next adventure at sea!

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Ha sido un placer conoceros!! Volveremos!!

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