7 Reasons to Charter a Small Yacht Kontiki Expedition

Aug 26, 2021
Kontiki Expedition will set forth on a chartered exploration of the seldom-visited Ecuadorian coast, allowing for a rich cultural adventure and an exclusice voyage. With only nine staterooms for 18 people and stops at unpopulated coastal ports, social distancing is the norm rather than the exception.

Reason 1

Kontiki Expeditions offers a small-ship, luxurious experience with no fear of crowds either on-board or during water or land activities.

Reason 2

Ecuador is home to 302 miles of coastline. Kontiki Expeditions drop anchor at seldom-visited ports where locals welcome visitors with a deep cultural inmersion, sich gastronomy, and beautiful flora and fauna. Additionally, Kontiki visits islands and inland areas, not accessible to larger ships, where indigenous blue-footed boobies, howler monkeys, cuzumbos, silver rays and hummingbirds abound.

Reason 3

The privileged group size allows for extensive interpersonal connection with small local communities, hands-on experiences and observations of lifestyles, handicrafts, cuisine and traditions.

Reason 4

The yacht's small size and small passenger size ensure personalized attention, in-depth experiences and the apportunity to enhance any interes during the voyage be it water activities, wellness, land activities or education.

Reason 5

Health precautions are paramount on a small yacht. With its nearly 1:1 staff to guest ratio, attention to detail is maintained at all times. Health precautions prior to boarding, on ship, and land are strictly maintained.

Reason 6

Sustainability is more important than aver given the effects of overtourism. With a small yacht epedition, protocols for environmental protection are carefully maintained and giving back to the communities visited is a prioriry.

Reason 7

A small yacht is perfect for a multigenerational, multi-family, or private getaway. The yacht can also be booked as a charter for a private escape with bespoke activities easily arranged
Andre Robles
Andre Robles
Andre Robles is an expert in everything South America, his passion for the region and exploring off the beaten path makes his travel writing both useful and interesting. He has written for several mainstream publications and you can read his guides on Ecuador, Peru, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon. Andre is also an accomplished photographer and has been recognized as one of the best wildlife photographers in the region, his photos have been featured in National Geographic and other journals. As a travel agent Andre specializes in curating unique experiences, crafting tailor made itineraries and helping visitors make the best of their vacation, always putting the experience first
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