Thinking in your next holidays? Galapagos could be a great idea! The Galapagos Islands are located 1000 Km (600 mi) west of continental Ecuador; its remote location, endemic nature and protocols in place offer the perfect scenery to plan your next travel escape.

On March 14, 2021 Galapagos authorities declare that the Galapagos Islands completed phase 1 od the Covid-19 vaccination schedule for strategic sectors. A total of 4500 persons received the vaccine; the schedule for Phase 1 of the Vaccination Plan continues according as planned.

Cruises, hotels, restaurants and local operators have implemented measures and biosafety protocols in place. We would like to share with you some of the protocols that cruises like Santa Cruz II are implemented; they are based on World Health Organization recommendations and measures established by our Ecuador authorities.


Employing electrostatic sprayers with hospital-grade disinfectant to sanitize surfaces. Electrostatic spraying technology uses the highest classification of disinfectants recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) to treat known pathogens. The sprayers rapidly clean and disinfect entire areas and can be used in a hotel or vessel setting to clean and disinfect guest rooms, lobbies, gyms and other public areas.

In addition, we are analyzing the use of ultraviolet light technology for sanitizing objects. UV filtering of air-conditioning systems.

Disinfection and sanitization equipment for surfaces.

Safe water-dispensing units.


Social distancing of 1.5 meters (5 feet) as much as practically possible at all times. Strict hygiene measures carried out according to our health and safety protocols (wearing of face masks, regular handwashing, etc.)

Disinfection spraying of all areas early in the morning and late evening.

Ample hand sanitization gel dispensers throughout the vessel (common guest areas and staff quarters).

All staff members are supplied with personal protection equipment for their activities. All guest will be provided with face masks. Their use in public areas and on excursions will be required.


All guests will continue to fill in a health status questionnaire on arrival in Ecuador or arrival at our vessel. This information will be reviewed by our medical staff at our on-board vessel.

Nomadic Ecuador understands that the health and safety will be critical to ensure clients feel safe when they are travelling. Our Product Manager and team will ensure that our suppliers and main partners comply with their protocols and biosafety measures.  For more information:

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