Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel: The Experience

Located in Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Venture into the highlands of Santa Cruz to experience up-close encounters with Galápagos giant tortoises.

Paddle around Santa Cruz for a water-level view of dramatic coastal landscapes and wildlife.

Re-energize with a treatment at the lodge’s spa.

Take a challenging ride through the Santa Cruz highlands, where a variety of birds can be spotted.

Explore the archipelago’s volcanic landscapes on a naturalist-led walk.

“Finch Bay: Your Way” is a fitting motto of Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel, as the lodge facilitates many different ways to experience the Galápagos. Explore these magical islands by land or by sea, or a little of both, drawing on the expertise of lodge staff, all of whom are native to Ecuador. Days here can be as busy or as relaxing as you desire, with opportunities to snorkel, kayak, bike, dive, and venture to neighboring islands aboard the lodge’s yacht. And when you’re not seeking out sea lions and giant tortoises, the lodge offers a welcoming waterfront oasis.

Things To Do

Activity inclusions vary by rate type and package. Please inquire with the lodge when requesting your reservation.

  • Nature Walks
  • Hiking and Mountain Biking
  • Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Stargazing
  • Yachting Excursions
  • Giant Tortoise Reserve Visits
  • Charles Darwin Research Station Visits

Food and Drink

The wildlife isn’t all that’s extraordinary here; the lodge’s restaurant features some of the best food in the Galápagos, served in a tranquil, airy space cooled by the ocean breeze. Enjoy artfully prepared dishes, like chargrilled octopus and Ecuadorian jumbo prawns drizzled in Chardonnay sauce. These are just a couple of the culinary creations by Cordon Blue-qualified Gastronomy Director Byron Rivera and Executive Chef Fabricio Hidalgo, who craft an ever-changing menu of international and Ecuadorian-inspired dishes. In between meals, whet your appetite with a handcrafted cocktail or a snack served at the poolside bar.

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