Silver Origin debuts in 2020 with extraordinary features

By Patti Pietschmann Pavlus BlogMaster

Silversea’s Silver Origin is one of the most environmentally friendly cruise ships ever built. The destination immersive expedition ship features uniquely immersive Ecuadorian-themed shore and on board experiences led by Silversea’s Expedition Team.

Her stunning interior design displays luxury, inspired by Silversea’s understated Italian elegance.  The ship reflects the  Galapagos’ unique natural environment with bold, colorful motifs and regional materials.

 Lush lounges

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Basecamp   is one of  Silver Origin’s most innovative spaces.It is designed for synergy for boarding the Zodiacs.

Passengers can interact with the onboard Expedition Team to learn everything they ever want to know about the Galapagos Islands.

A large, interactive digital wall allows  guests to view destination-related content. The displays include pictures, videos, excursion previews and scientific presentations.

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Explorer Lounge, floor-to-ceiling windows provide sweeping views of the destination. The venue plays host to daily briefings and lectures. A  large video wall and wide HD screen displays area highlights.



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The Observation Lounge is an elegant hideaway at the front of the ship.

The suite life

Silver Origin offers eight different, all-balcony suite categories. The largest is  the Owner’s Suite.  Certain suites boast an innovative Horizon Balcony that can convert to enclose the balcony with a floor-to-ceiling windows.

A first for Silversea

Certain suites come with a heavenly ocean-view bathtub and shower accessible from the balcony.   A diva’s delight for sure.

 Silver Origin ‘s state-of-the-art technology and solutions are designed for sailing the Galapagos Islands.

Silver Origin elevates our industry-leading offering in the Galapagos Islands. Meaningful experiences unfold in ultimate luxury,” says Roberto Martinoli, Silversea’s CEO.

“Ever since the early planning phases, every decision on Silver Origin intends to strengthen the connection between our guests and this spectacular, unique destination,” added Martinoli.

“The natural beauty of the Galapagos Islands makes it one of the world’s best cruise destinations,” says Fernando Delgado, Silversea’s vice president and general manager of Canodros C.L.

 Silver Origin boasts the highest crew-to-guest ratio (1:1.16) and the highest ratio of qualified guides per guest (1:10) in the Galapagos Islands.

Silversea ranks as one of the best  luxury cruise products in the archipelago.  She is also the only Galapagos-going ships with butler service in all suites.

In 2020, Silver Origin will replace Silver Galapagos which has been playing the area for five years.

To make an advanced booking on the Silver Origin just call Pavlus at 800-528-9300 or go to the home page. 

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