Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel

Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel is located at Punta Estrada on Santa Cruz Island. It is the perfect spot for Land Based Tours.

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The world-renowned Charles Darwin Research Station, with the famous giant Galapagos tortoises after which theses Islands are named, is only a short distance away.

The hotel's look features environmentally friendly materials and use of natural light, beach front access, large pool and outdoor Jacuzzi.

The charming Finch Bay Hotel (named after the famous Darwin's Finches abundant in the surroundings) is just a few steps away from a beautiful beach on a private seaside location, surrounded by mangroves.

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Here you can cherish the privacy, natural surroundings and superb service offered by Finch Bay Galapagos hotel. Much of the enchantment of the Finch Bay Eco Hotel is the fact that its beach-front location, surrounded by mangroves, does not include roads or motorized transportation.

Finch Bay accommodates 42 guests with 21 rooms (with twin or king-size beds), each with private facilities, air conditioning and unlimited water supply, as the hotel has its own desalinization plant.

UPDATE: We are pleased to inform that "six additional rooms" are being built at Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel. These new rooms are larger and with a great ocean view!

Its fabulous location allows for a variety of activities like diving, bird watching, Sea Kayaking, hikes, mountain biking, cruises to nearby Islands and more. Its outstanding service is provided by carefully trained staff, all of whom are inhabitants of Galapagos.

Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel Tours

Finch Bay offers four, five and eight day tour packages starting Sunday and Wednesday, all year round.

The hotel offers luxury tour packages to the local Islands.

Some of these Islands are Bartolome, North Seymour, Daphne, Floreana, Santa Fe and Plaza Island with daily tours that include a naturalist guide on a private motor driven yacht.

You will depart from the hotel after breakfast for a tour to the local Islands and return to the hotel in the evening. Lunch is included on-board the yacht.

This offers the perfect venue if you wish to visit the Islands and prefer to sleep on land.

Finch Bay Galapagos hotel has a stunning view of the bay beyond from the dining room and pool side areas of the hotel.

Finch Bay offers the perfect place to just relax and enjoy the Equatorial sun of the Galapagos Islands, especially after a cruise through the Islands.

Finch Bay Hotel Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hike to Tortuga Bay
  • Visit of the Charles Darwin Station
  • Snorkeling and diving
  • Sea kayaking
  • Giant Tortoise Reserve
  • Las Grietas (ponds)
  • Lava tubes of Santa Cruz
  • Horseback riding

Finch Bay Hotel Facilities

The Hotel has a bar and lounge as well as a restaurant with international cuisine. Of course vegetarian meals or any other special dietary requirements can be arranged.

A laundry service is possible upon request and beach towels are also available for each client. If you would like to keep in touch with family and friends you have Internet access and also a fax is for your disposal. Environmental interpretation with Galapagos Naturalists

Finch Bay Hotel in on a secluded beach, surrounded by mangroves. The beach is easily accessible from the hotel. Just minutes from the town of Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island.

You can take a water taxi from the hotel dock to the town for exploration, shopping, and a variety of restaurants for lunch and dinner.

The Charles Darwin Research Center is on the opposite end of the town and is also easily accessible by walking. Other beaches nearby include Tortuga Bay, a short walk from the town and the hotel.

At Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel you will truly experience a place of superb natural beauty and intimate connection with nature like the Galapagos.

At dusk, the orange colored skies are the backdrop for thousands of cattle egrets that fly overhead on their way from the highlands of Santa Cruz Island to their nesting area in the mangroves at the back of the hotel.

Galapagos Boobies and brown pelicans plunge into the ocean looking for their last bite before retiring for the night, while the night herons awaken and emerge from the mangroves to look for food along the beach.

The entire infrastructure of Finch bay Galapagos Hotel as well as the activities are totally oriented to a concept of true ecotourism in a pristine natural environment.

The Galapagos islands are an enchanted place, its very nature is powerful and inspiring, peaceful and magical, and above all, unique. It is the ideal spot for an unforgettable vacation.


If you have questions about Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel or if you'd like to request more information about our combined (land and sea) tours, You can Contact us here


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