Stephanie and Michael reside in Turbach, Switzerland with their two children. We spoke with Stephanie while she was in Quito, overseeing Galapagos Safari Camp’s head office. Stephanie and Michael take their Galapagos stewardship seriously; the commitment to preserve and heal their land was foundational in the conception and development of […]
Montemar private villas are located in a 43-acres private reserve in Santa Cruz Island. These fully sustainable villas were born out of the love for protecting the natural habitat of the Galapagos Giant Tortoise. Reyna and Roberto, owners and hosts of Montemar villas, are also top naturalist guides.
The 16-passenger Aqua Mare superyacht was launched in June 2022 and it operates exclusively within the Galapagos Islands. This vessel has quickly become one of our favorites on the islands. The Galapagos Aqua Mare carries a crew of 16, including two naturalist guides. This ensures a one-on-one bespoke service to explore […]
Are you ready to plan your next vacation to the Galapagos? Most Galapagos cruises span 7-nights, although we can arrange 3-night, 4-night, and 5-night options. We’ve been visiting the Galapagos since 2005. Since then, we’ve planned, arranged, and managed countless trips to the islands for families and groups of all […]
Are you ready to plan your next vacation to the Galapagos? LANDED compiled a list of the best hotels and lodges in the Galapagos Islands. Whether you’re seeking all the comforts of a full-service hotel, or the rustic solitude of safari tent cabins, we’ll help you find the perfect fit. […]
Located on the Playa de Oro (Golden Beach) on San Cristobal Island, Golden Bay Galapagos overlooks a section of the coast that is home to sea lions, blue-footed boobies, and other iconic Galapagos fauna.
The Royal Palm Hotel Galapagos is located in the lush Miconia Highlands of Santa Cruz Island, near the center of the Galapagos Archipelago. This 482-acre private reserve protects rich grazing and nesting habitat for giant tortoises, land iguanas, and dozens of bird species. Its location is near the island’s midpoint–roughly […]
Alya is a new Galapagos charter vessel with capacity for 16 passengers in 9 cabins. This Galapagos-based motor catamaran carries a crew of nine. All crew members and bilingual, and a certified naturalist guide will assure you a safe and informative journey through the Galapagos Islands.
Based in the Galapagos since 2005, the Integrity motor yacht is a first-class vessel with a crew of ten, a length of 141 feet and a 24-foot beam. Unlike many yachts this size, Integrity is equipped with active stabilizers and an engine vibration control system. Integrity offers two versions of its week-long […]
The Stella Maris is the finest luxury yacht in the Galapagos. This is a true charter yacht, designed for exclusive use by an extended family or a group of close friends: up to twelve guests, served by a crew of ten. The cruise is available exclusively as a Galapagos charter […]
Fully refurbished in 2015, Santa Cruz II houses 50 modern cabins with room for 90 total guests. Firmly committed to protecting the delicate ecosystem of the Galapagos archipelago, the proprietors of M/V Santa Cruz II take pride in leveraging “the newest sustainable advances in sailing.” Want more information on Galapagos […]
Launched in 2015 and renovated in September 2017, the Petrel is one of the newest and most advanced vessels in the Galapagos. This luxury motor catamaran combines speed—ten knots—and steadiness (catamarans tend to be more stable than monohull vessels). The Petrel is 115 feet long, with a beam of 41 […]