Extraordinary Place. Extraordinary Ship. Celebrity Flora

By Celebrity Cruises  ·  January 2020

Celebrity Flora is the first yacht designed for this unique corner of the world, with the most luxurious suites in the islands, expert naturalists, and eco-friendly technology.

Celebrity Flora

Celebrity FloraSM, is the first ship of its kind to be designed and built specifically with this destination in mind. Every space, including the all-suites accommodations, features our innovative outward-facing concept, so the destination is the center of attention at every turn. By using natural materials inspired by the islands, we’ve created a ship that’s a true complement to the destination and merges seamlessly with the surroundings to create a greater connection between you, the ocean, and the breathtaking islands

In the spirit of continuous improvement and innovation, and to ensure that we protect the islands and the pristine waters that surround them, Celebrity FloraSM was designed with every state-of-the-art option and latest technology—from a dynamic positioning system that enables the ship to stay on station without the use of anchors, helping protect the seas, to solar panels that supplement electricity, helping reduce emissions. The result is one of the most eco-friendly and environmentally safe ships sailing the planet.

Our visionary outward-facing concept maximizes your sense of being in the destination—even when you’re on board. The indoor and outdoor spaces on Celebrity FloraSM are large sanctuaries that showcase endless ocean views and the extraordinary Galapagos Islands. These spaces are also designed to educate, inform, and easily connect you to the naturalists, other guests, and islands themselves. There are few places in the world where this innovative concept would benefit travelers more, and we’re proud to present them to you.

Experience the timeless islands that inspired Charles Darwin, and do it aboard the most advanced ship in the Galapagos Islands. We designed new Celebrity FloraSM especially for this wondrous place, and she’s already won Travel Weekly’s Magellan Award for Best Small Ship. Each day, you’ll travel back in time, led by our certified naturalists, to discover plants and animals that live only here. Each night, you’ll enjoy fascinating programs, relax in comfortable lounges with your favorite libation, dine on globally inspired, locally sourced cuisine, and recharge in stunning suites. Plus, it’s all included, from shore excursions to nightcaps


Aboard Celebrity Flora, you’ll indulge in the largest, most luxurious veranda suites—yes, they’re all suites—in the Galapagos, with numerous design features and amenities to help you unwind each evening. Control the air, blinds, lighting, even the Infinite Veranda, all from a touch screen. Receive seamless service from your Personal Suite Attendant, helping you unpack, stocking the minibar, and bringing your morning coffee just the way you like it. Enjoy the welcome bottle of champagne, king-size beds from our Cashmere Collection bedding, plush cotton bathrobes, unlimited Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, in-suite water filtration, and daily delectables for those afternoon cravings. One thing is certain: Your all-inclusive stay in these primitive islands will be anything but primitive.

Truly All Inclusive Vacation

A trip to the Galapagos Islands is so unique and full of monumental experiences that we don’t want you to waste a single moment thinking about logistics or details. Our Galapagos adventures are blissfully all-inclusive, worry-free, and well-planned, right down to the last detail. So you can immerse yourself in centuries-old landscapes, catch rare bird sightings, or hang out with a giant 70-year-old tortoise for the day. We’ve taken care of everything from hotel stays before and after your cruise, to flights, transfers, packages, meals, beverages, and shore excursions.


Galapagos Glamping is the first sunset-to-sunrise experience of its kind in the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy an exclusive and delectable dinner featuring campfire-themed delights and cocktails. Experience a naturalist-guided stargazing session under the constellations of both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, as you sail along the equator. Sleep under the stars in a cabana that transforms into a comfortable double bed. Wake up to the sunrise and a private breakfast before you leave for your daily island adventures.

Novurania Yacht Tenders

Celebrity Flora’s custom-built Novurania tenders will transport you in comfort and style. They feature stairs with a metal railing that fits flush against the open aft creating a seamless ship to shore transportation system that makes it even easier to go exploring the islands—a first in the Galapagos. Each tender also features a hydraulic ramp that makes wet landings in the islands much more convenient—and less wet. It can also be used as a platform that makes getting on and off for snorkeling much easier. Other features not found on the standard tender include storage space for snorkel gear and interior seating, in case you’re not comfortable sitting on the sides of the tender. They also feature rubber grips on the sides for a comfortable place to hold on while you explore the islands.

The Galapagos Islands

Located 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, this archipelago of unspoiled, isolated islands will welcome you with its rugged charms and evolutionary wonders. Consisting of 19 islands and 42 islets that all rose from the sea as the product of volcanic eruptions, these islands are between 3 million and 4 million years old.

Completely oceanic—meaning they’ve never been connected to the mainland—the Galapagos Islands are truly a world apart. Settlers have carved out their lives on the lava rocks, pirates have profited, and scientists have explored. The history of the Galapagos is rich and diverse, with tales of basic survival and extraordinary discovery. For almost any modern adventurer, a journey through time to the Galapagos Islands is a dream vacation.

The animals of the Galapagos are unlike any others on earth. Apart from having no natural fear of humans, they evolved in entirely unique manners, which are on full display daily for you to see. This includes enormous 100-year-old Galapagos giant tortoises, free-diving marine iguanas, the beautiful and animated blue-footed boobies, and a host of other exotic fauna found nowhere else on earth.

Leaving the World a Better Place

When you love traveling the planet as much as we do, being its steward is paramount. We're focused passionately on preserving the environment and partnering with local organizations on programs designed to improve the quality of life for residents of the Galapagos Islands. Since 2014, working in collaboration with the Galapagos National Park and our naturalists, our guests have introduced more than 50,000 plants in support of the Scalesia reforestation effort. We're not only helping the wildlife that rely on these plants for survival but also assuring that future generations get to experience this magical place—just as you can today.


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