luxury live-aboard dive vessel departing from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico—well within range of the most exciting diving in the Sea of Cortez and Soccoro Islands. During the weeks of our great white shark season at Guadalupe Island we depart from Ensenada, Mexico. The Solmar V travels with a crew of 10 and a maximum of 22 divers for Socorro & Sea of Cortez trip and 16 divers for Guadalupe trips.
Solmar V was specifically designed with your comfort in mind. The interior of the Solmar V is outfitted in brass, rich mahogany, granite table tops and is completely carpeted. It is a gracious and beautiful boat!
The salon is located on the main deck, it can comfortably seats all of our guests and there is a large-screen HDTV, VCR, DVD player and stereo system. It have satellite phone systems for emergency use.
The restaurant offering continental or/and hot breakfast, a delicious 3-course lunch & dinner which includes fresh homemade soup, a hot entree and desert. As well as a never-ending supply of guacamole, fresh fruit.
The dive deck is very spacious and designed for flow and ease of use, even with a full load. The dive stations are positioned around the outside of the dive deck. You don’t need to carry your tanks around at any time during your vacation. The crew will fill your tank between dives and move your gear to or from the panga if needed for the next dive. There is also plenty of room on both sides to hang your wetsuits.
At the center of the dive deck is a huge multi-level camera table, complete with charging stations and an air gun. There are also plenty of charging stations inside the lounge.
At the back of the dive deck are four large rinse bins; two for rinsing gear and two separate bins for cameras. There are also two fresh water showers so you can rinse off after getting out of the water. Fluffy towels are provided and fresh drinking water is always available on the dive deck.
Guests may also dive directly from the Solmar V. There are entry gates on both sides of the vessel, as well as our custom-built double swim step, which gets rave reviews from all our guests! Getting into and out of the water is very easy. The helpful crew is always there to assist.
Solmar V has 11 comfortable staterooms, can host a max. of 22 guests onboard.
All the Staterooms are located on the lower deck. Each stateroom features air conditioning with individual controls, a private head, sink and shower and a TV/DVD player.
6 Superior Staterooms：One Double bed and one single, bunk-style
3 Standard Staterooms：One Double bed and one single, bunk-style
1 Standard Staterooms：One Double bed
1 Standard Staterooms：Two bunk-style single beds
All staterooms have top-of-the-line "Pillow-Top" mattresses and down pillows, and new carpet.
4 to 5 dives per day, depending on conditions.
No dive provided on the day of arrival and departure.