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Nautilus Belle Amie

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The beautiful Nautilus Belle Amie has 17 guest cabins and takes up to 32 guests.  She's big, bright, powerful & designed specifically for the work she's doing in both Socorro & Gudalupe.

 

A word from Dom :  "She's very new, sparkling, super spacious & does the Socorro & Guadalupe runs with grace.  My only caveat is for divers who aren't keen on big boats with lots of divers. Belle Amie has 17 cabins and takes up to 32 people.  If you're looking for that more traditional dive boat experience, cozy & intimate, take a look at Belle's sister-ship (& my old favorite) Nautilus Under Sea ." ..... Dominick Macan


ON BOARD NAUTILUS BELLE AMIE


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    stern view with shark cages for Guadalupe
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    sundeck
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    hottub
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    main salon
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    dining area
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    premium double stateroom
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    double suite
  • Nautilus belle amie superior twin PS
    superior twin stateroom
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    triple cabin
  • Belle Amie dive deck opt
    dive deck
  • Belle Amie shark cages PS
    shark cages Guadalupe
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    aerial view


  • CABIN TYPES
    6 upper deck DOUBLE/TWIN suites
    king bed or 2 adjacent twin beds & picture windows
    2 main deck premium DOUBLE/TWIN suites
    king bed or 2 twin beds, sitting area, TV & picture windows
    8 lower deck TWIN cabins
    2 adjacent twin beds 
    1 lower deck TRIPLE cabin
     2 upper twin beds & a lower double bed
    All cabins have individually controlled air conditioning & ensuite bathrooms.


  • DIVING

    up to 4 dives per day from tenders
    12 liter & 15 liter aluminium tanks (15 liter at extra cost)
    aqualung gear rental (request in advance)
    nitrox 
    rebreather support (request in advance)
    water temperature: 73 - 82F, 23 - 28C
    5 - 7mm wetsuit recommended

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    WHAT'S INCLUDED
    accommodation & diving
    meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages
    compressed air, tanks, weights and weight belts
    use of sea kayaks
    (except at Guadalupe)
    a lounge area in a local hotel until boarding time
    round-trip transfers from the hotel to the boat
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    EXTRAS
    international & domestic airfare
    airport transfers to & from the hospitality suite
    alcoholic beverages
    optional wifi
    Aqualung rental gear (please request in advance)
    nitrox, re-breather support & steel tanks
    15 liter tanks
    port fee & possible fuel surcharge


PELAGICS BY DAY, JACUZZI BY NIGHT


On the large & glorious partially-covered sun deck, you'll a Jacuzzi, a bar and, of course, everything you need for catching rays.  The bridge deck features 6 enormous suites while on main deck you find the air-conditioned dining room, interior lounge, another bar, 2 more suites (which connect and can be opened up into one enormous suite) and Belle Amie's fabulous dive deck. The lounge offers a small library plus a TV/stereo entertainment system and Sat phone, email & internet access will be available.On the lower deck, there are 8 standard staterooms and one triple cabin.

You can expect a fusion of Mexican and West Coast North American food with fresh baking, produce and vegetables. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, food allergy options, and quasi kosher menus are available with at least 30 days prior notice.  A pre-dive continental breakfast with fresh baked goods, a fruit plate, homemade granola, a choice of cereal, yogurt, toast, fresh orange or mango juice and oatmeal is followed by a cooked to order full breakfast.  Lunch is served with salad and soup of the day plus sandwiches, pizzas, fish tacos, burgers & fajitas. Snacks are served after each dive and dinner includes a nice array of both Mexican and American style meals. Tea, coffee, water, juice, soda are included in your trip price. You'll also find a wide variety of alcoholic beverages in the bar.

Nitrox is available at extra cost and Belle Amie is rebreather friendly.

VIEW THE DECK & CABIN LAYOUT, YACHT SPECS, EQUIPMENT & SAFETY FEATURES   .... open for details

 

DECK PLAN

SUN DECK

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UPPER DECK

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MAIN DECK

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LOWER DECK

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 SPECIFICATIONS

Length: 147-feet (45-meters)
Beam: 33-feet (10-meters)
Built: USA
Launched: 2015
Stabilized
ISM safety certified
17 ensuite staterooms and suites
Internet access & satellite phone
Caterpillar engine power
Air fills, nitrox, rebreather friendly


ITINERARIES


Guadalupe  (August - October)
5-night trips to Guadalupe with 3 full days of cage diving.

Socorro (November - May)
8-night Socorro trips are typical.  Specific itinerary will be subject to prevailing weather conditons each day but will almost always include San Benedicto, Socorro & Roca Partida.

ITINERARY MAP

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TRAVEL & CRUISE LOGISTICS


Guadalupe: Arrange your flights to the San Diego airport (SAN).  You will need to arrive at the Nautilus Hospitality Suite before 7pm.  From there you will be transferred (approximately 2.5 ours by coach) to the ship in Ensenada, Mexico.  At the end of your cruise the ship normally arrives back at Ensenada at 2:00pm or a bit later. You will be transferred back to San Diego Dive Center or San Diego Airport. The coach typically arrives in San Diego by 7:00pm. Please do not book return flights earlier than 9:00pm.

Socorro:  You will fly into the San Jose del Cabo airport (SJD) and proceed to the Nautilus dive center at the Tesoro Los Cabos in Cabo San Lucas. There you can leave your bags,  tour town and enjoy a nice dinner before boarding the ship. The crew works hard right up to boarding time to get the boat ready so please meet them at the hospitality suite and not at the boat. You'll be transferred to the boat for an 8:00pm departure time.   On the final day disembarkation is at 8.30am for transfer back to San Jose del Cabo airport (SJD). We recommend that you book your return flights for 10:00am or later.


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