M/Y Stella Maris

The Stella Maris is the finest luxury yacht in the Galapagos.

This is a true charter yacht, designed for exclusive use by an extended family or a group of close friends—up to twelve guests, served by a crew of ten.

Stella Maris began its service in the Galapagos in 2014.

Luxurious king bed with fine linens in Gold accented suite onboard Galapagos Charter Yacht Stella Maris

Stella Maris features a steel mono-hull with an aluminum superstructure and two Caterpillar engines, each delivering 625 horsepower.

These large twin engines enable a cruising speed of 11 knots, with a maximum speed of 14 knots.

Stella Maris is also appreciably equipped with stabilizers—a rare feature in the Galapagos.

Large, white octagonal hot tub on deck of Stella Maris Galapagos Yacht, overlooking the ocean around the Galapagos Islands with white lounge chairs in background

Stella Maris Cabins

Stella Maris houses six air-conditioned en-suite staterooms:

  • (1) Master Cabin—(312 sq. ft,  king-bedded, on bridge deck)
  • (2) Elegant VIP Cabins—(193 sq. ft each, on main deck)
  • (3) Additional Staterooms—(129 sq. ft each, below main deck)

The staterooms below the main deck can be configured with a double or twin-bedded layout.

Wet Bar, Professional Kitchen & More

Stella Maris also features a beautiful Central Staircase, separating the formal dining room from the ample living room.

Elegant dining room onboard Stella Maris Galapagos Charter Yacht

The living room is equipped with television, DVD library, and Bose audio.

On the main deck, aft doors lead to a large shaded social area, perfect for dining alfresco.

Diverse Onboard Menu

The Stella Maris culinary staff prides themselves on catering to all dining preferences.

Accordingly, this Galapagos charter yacht serves imaginative Ecuadorian cuisine, featuring “the best accents of the Pacific Ocean”.

Wines onboard are carefully selected by the owner from the best vineyards in South America.

Other Stella Maris amenities include:

  • Jetted Tub
  • Wet Bar
  • Professional Kitchen
  • Barbecue

Wi-Fi, Internet, and satellite communication are also available.

Available Exclusively for Galapagos Charter

The Stella Maris is available exclusively as a Galapagos charter for eight days / seven nights, Monday to Monday.

Closeup of white lounge chairs on deck of Stella Maris Galapagos Yacht Charter vessel

Stella Maris Galapagos Tour Itineraries

The “A” itinerary concentrates on the eastern and central islands of the archipelago.

The “B” itinerary navigates in the central and western islands.

Each day of your Stella Maris Galapagos voyage, you’ll enjoy a different opportunity to discover the unique landscapes and amazing wildlife of the islands.

View of bar and alfresco dining table onboard Galapagos Charter Yacht M/Y Stella Maris

Active Galapagos Adventure

Kayak, stand-up paddle board, and snorkeling equipment are provided, as are wetsuits.

Diving tours can also be arranged.

In need of more information on yachting in the Galapagos?

Check out our free guide.

One of the popular Galapagos Luxury Yachts available for charter in the islands; Large white Charter Yacht Stella Maris,

Galapagos Yacht Charters can be combined with pre- and post-cruise touring in mainland Ecuador, Peru, Panama, Colombia, or Costa Rica. Contact LANDED at 801.582.2100 for full information and availability. We will respond to your request the same day.

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The whole rhythm of the trip was perfect, and leaving one place for the next worked perfectly. This trip definitely made me want to experience other great spots in South America.

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