Hotel Finch Bay, Galápagos
|Barrio Punta Estrada, 200350, Puerto Ayora, Galápagos, ECUADOR.|
Description: Hotel Finch BayEnjoying a magnificent secluded location by the white sands of Playa de los Alemanes, the Finch Bay Eco Hotel is a small luxury boutique hotel, offering unique ecologically friendly and exclusive accommodation and fabulous activities and amenities. Ideally located on the island of Santa Cruz, close yet separate from Puerto Ayala, Finch Bay Eco Hotel offers great privacy, natural surroundings, a large swimming pool and superb service. The only beach-front hotel on the island of Santa Cruz, the Finch Bay Eco Hotel also boasts great food and its own yacht for the best in Galapagos holidays.
Delicious, healthy international and Galapagos-inspired dishes are prepared daily by the hotel's qualified executive chef, using the freshest ingredients - including many from its organic vegetable garden. Firmly committed to ecologically responsible tourism, the Finch Bay Eco Hotel is the only property on the islands with its own desalination plant, has solar panels for water heating, and supports local community initiatives.
On-site adventure programmes at Finch Bay Eco Hotel include hiking and biking, snorkelling and scuba diving, and sea kayaking and surfing in the bay. The hotel has its own private yacht, with a range of day trips to some of the most remote, spectacular islands in the Galápagos, and land based tours to Tortuga Bay beach (with optional surfing and kayaking), Devine Bay, and visits to the Charles Darwin Research Station, among many other options.
Type of rooms: Hotel Finch BayGarden View Rooms:
The hotel's 21 Garden View Rooms are arrayed in a ring around the property, connected by an attractive wooden walkway through the hotel's recently re-landscaped gardens. All of the rooms have balconies with hammocks, perfect for a read or a snooze after a day discovering the islands. One king-size bed or twin beds. Room size 20 sq m.
Ocean View Suites:
The hotel's Ocean View Suites are the newest additions to its architecture. They're split into two sets, with four to the west of the property and two to the east. All of them are slightly elevated - although artfully mimetic with their walls lined with dark volcanic stones and discreet wooden handrails - giving them unparalleled views across the bay and the ocean. Their balconies are the ideal place to relax after a day of exploring, while the bedrooms and bathrooms are ample, at 32 sq m. Four of the suites are interconnected, making them great choices for families or friends travelling together. One king-size bed or two full-size beds.
All rooms and suites feature: air-conditioning; private bathroom; night table/desk - chair; in-room safe; hammocks; reading lights; hair-dryer; bathrobes; courtesy bottled purified water; extra beds are available on request.
Additional information: Hotel Finch Bay
Airport transfers are available on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 27
Official category: 4 stars.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English.Smoking policy: All rooms and suites are non-smoking.
Credit cards accepted: All major credit cards.
Restaurant closed: Breakfast is served from 06:30am. to 10:00am.; lunch, from 12:30pm. to 03:00pm; and dinner from 07:00pm. until 09:30pm.
GPS Coordinates: 0° 45' 11.25'' S 90° 18' 42.53'' W
Nearest airport: Seymour Airport - 48,2km.