Santa Cruz, Galapagos
This charming eco-friendly retreat lies steps from Puerto Ayora beach surrounded by mangroves, on the island of Santa Cruz in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, off the coast of Ecuador. Finch Bay Eco Hotel offers a superb combination of warm hospitality, top-notch cuisine and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. It will appeal to adventurous couples and families seeking an intimate and tranquil escape in one of the world’s most magical destinations.
The award-winning luxury boutique hotel provides 27 spacious and elegant rooms and suites featuring rustic chic décor and delightful balconies for prime viewing of the magnificent scenery.
Finch Bay Eco Hotel offers the perfect combination of land and sea exploration with activities ranging from wildlife spotting to diving and snorkelling. After a tiring day, cool off by the pool or sip a cocktail at sunset on the viewpoint as you admire the views.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Galapagos into a greater Ecuador & The Galapagos holiday. Take a look at Nature and Wildlife in Ecuador and The Galapagos as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Finch Bay Eco Hotel Information
- Locations and Getting There:
Finch Bay Eco Hotel lies steps from the beach in the town of Puerto Ayora, on the south side of Santa Cruz Island. It can be reached by plane from Quito or Guayaquil in Ecuador to Baltra. From there it is accessible by boat across the channel to the island followed by a 45-minute drive.
There are six Ocean View Suites and 21 Garden View Rooms all with wooden verandahs and ensuite bathrooms with hot water. Décor is simple and features volcanic stone tiling and colourful accents. Rooms are double or twin. Suites come with expansive terraces. Interconnecting rooms are available.
Restaurant and bar
Numerous itineraries are on offer ranging from four to eight days. Activities include daily yacht excursions to explore neighbouring islands, scuba diving, snorkelling and kayaking. The hotel is only a 45-minute stroll from the famed Tortuga Beach.
The hotel is a great choice for families and children will have an unforgettable adventure of their own. It is close to a small, sandy beach in a location where only pedestrians and bicycles are allowed.