Galapagos Islands vacations typically involve a cruise, which can often be expensive, especially if you are a large family. One of the main reasons to book a hotel in the Galapagos Islands (maybe in conjunction with a shorter cruise) is because it is a much cheaper way to see the islands. A hotel can provide an excellent base for exploring some of the other islands for those on a tighter budget. It also provides an opportunity to simply relax on some of the many excellent beaches in the Galapagos Islands, albeit amongst the wildlife. There are hotels ranging from budget to luxury.
Best Galapagos Islands Hotels
The Finch Bay: A short boat ride from Puerto Ayora, this hotel prides itself on it's eco-consciousness. The Finch Bay Hotel has it's own private beach and wildlife excursions can be organised to neighbouring islands. Yoga is on offer at this secluded hotel. Check if this hotel is offering any promotional rates if you do book.
Red Mangrove Hotel: This is a small but charming hotel near Puerto Ayora. The Red Mangrove is conveniently located just a few minutes from Puerto Ayora, and accommodates about 15 guests. It's a colorful hotel good for a family vacation in Ecuador.
Royal Palm Hotel: this is the most exclusive resort in the Galapagos Islands. The Royal Palm is a first class hotel with excellent service. Rooms are in individual villas in a beautiful location 15 minutes outside of Puerto Ayora. This is the best hotel in the Islands.