Luxurious Galapagos Islands Safari Camp
Santa Cruz Island
Most people choose to experience the Galapagos Islands on a traditional boat tour; motoring from island to island throughout the night. For an adventurous and luxurious alternative, we suggest the Galapagos Safari Camp. The safari camp will appeal to those who want to actively explore all the islands have to offer during the day by boating, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, mountain biking, or kayaking, and return to their comfortable and luxurious accommodations at the unique safari style eco-camp each evening. Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the ocean and islands from the main lodge veranda at sunset, or the equally gorgeous views from your own hammock and private balcony. Experience all the beauty and activities the islands have to offer, but commune with nature in peace and quiet at night, lapping in the luxury of the tented safari camp.
Our camp borders the Galapagos National Park in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island’s “transition zone”, close to the tortoise reserve. The 55-hectare farm is on a ridge with magnificent views over the Pacific Ocean, as well as the western & northern islands of Isabela, Santiago, Pinzón, Baltra, Rábida, Guy Fawkes & Daphne.
The main lodge is perched on a hill, with panoramic views from its expansive veranda. The open-plan interior draws the eye to the islands dotted on the horizon. There is a lounge for relaxation, a cozy fireplace and an honor bar. The dining room serves local and international dishes created by our chef using home-grown produce.
Luxury tents are located below the main lodge. Erected on wooden platforms, they are composed of three layers: one to protect against the sun, another against the rain and an inner canvas shell. Inside they are spacious (27m2), and their custom-made furniture was designed with comfort, practicality and elegance in mind. Twin beds can be joined to become one queen bed; and there are cupboards, a writing desk and a fan/heater for temperature control. A sofa bed can be added for children under 12. The en suite bathrooms are tastefully designed with hot power showers and flush toilets. All the tents have a large balcony with a hammock and chairs from which to take in the wonderful view.
Family suite – we are pleased to announce that Galapagos Safari Camp now offers a three-bedroom suite as an alternative to our luxury tents. Its location next to the main lodge makes it an ideal option for families who favour more private and cohesive lodging. The family suite, which sleeps six, features a master bedroom and two twin rooms, all with en suite bathrooms.
The infinity pool is ideal for a refreshing swim on hot days, or for simply relaxing in the tranquillity of the setting.
The viewpoint is a spectacular place for yoga, private lunches or cocktails at sunset. It comprises of an eating area as well as a comfortable lounge, and events can be organized upon request.
The farm is very rich in birdlife, including finches, warblers, mockingbirds, Galapagos doves, egrets and owls. Giant tortoises can also be found pottering among the tents. As a result of our conservation work, many local species of tree, such as scalesia, guayabillo and palo santo, are rapidly regaining a foothold after years of cattle farming.
- All meals
- transfers and ground transportation
- Boat excursions and snorkeling or scuba diving
- English Speaking Naturalist guide
- Activities and visits as mentioned in itinerary
- Galapagos park fees
- Tourist card