Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel: Packages & Accommodations

Located in Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

We’ve collaborated with Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel to design the ideal Galápagos getaway, exclusively for National Geographic travelers. The 4-night Islands and Wildlife itinerary includes a full exploration of the Galápagos, offering a convenient way to explore the archipelago’s many wonders—both terrestrial and aquatic—with expert naturalists from the lodge. This comprehensive package includes round-trip ferry and ground transfers between Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel and Baltra Airport, meals, kayak and snorkel equipment, and an array of excursions by land and by sea. The Finch Bay Your Way package option allows guests to craft a trip specifically around their interests for three or four-night stays. All packages include in the lodge's unique accommodations.

Recently renovated by acclaimed Ecuadorian designer Julio Vinueza, the lodge’s rooms and suites offer a serene experience inspired by sea and sand. The 21 Finch Bay Rooms feature shared balconies facing the central garden area, and each room has its own cozy hammock. The six Finch Bay Suites offer ocean views as well as private balconies with hammocks. Both modern and airy, the rooms and suites are designed in calming earth tones and accented with contemporary art pieces by local artists. Each comes equipped with a telephone, hair dryer, ample closet space, and blackout curtains to foster a restful night’s sleep. All bathrooms include walk-in showers.


Islands and Wildlife

  • Set sail with a team of naturalists aboard Finch Bay’s private yacht, exploring the fascinating wildlife and geology of nearby islands and seeking out prime snorkeling spots.
  • Delve into the natural history of Santa Cruz, choosing from guided excursions to the island’s giant tortoise reserve, the Charles Darwin Research Center, and spectacular Tortuga Bay.
  • Step into the lodge’s kitchen for a private cooking class with the executive chef or sous chef, and learn how to make fresh ceviche, one of Ecuador’s most celebrated dishes (National Geographic Exclusive).
  • Explore the picturesque coast of Santa Cruz by kayak, paddling through secluded coves inhabited by sea lions, marine iguanas, and an array of birds.

Finch Bay Your Way

Experience the wonders of the Galápagos with this starter package, perfect for designing your own adventure. Enjoy several enchanting days at Finch Bay with breakfast and snorkel equipment included. If you wish, choose your favorites from a variety of optional activities, exploring the islands in the fashion that suits you best.


Finch Bay Room

The hotel’s 21 Finch Bay Rooms are arrayed in a ring around the property, connected by a wooden walkway that intersects the landscaped gardens. All of the rooms open to shared porches with hammocks and lounge chairs—the perfect place for reading or dozing off after a day of exploration. Each room can be configured with either a king-size bed or two twin-size beds.

Finch Bay Suite

Slightly elevated to maximize the spectacular coastal panorama, each of the six Finch Bay Suites features a direct view of the ocean, which can be enjoyed from a hammock or lounge chairs on your private balcony. Four of the suites are interconnected, making them ideal for families or friends who are traveling together. Each suite can be configured with either a king-size bed or two full-size beds.

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