Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Hotel Lobo de Mar Puerto Ayora
The hotel is very centrally located which was amazing. Fantastic beach views from the balconies and even the beds!
Wifi in the lobby
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Breakfast (different eggs this morning) and check out, putting all our bags in two rooms by 8:30am. Quick drive to the pier where Christian and Carlos get kayaks ready for us. We get a dry lesson on how to hold the paddle and use it, how to get in and sit in the kayak. Mum goes in a double kayak with Christian and me with Jill, who has done some …
... while you dive for people without dive tickets. We drove out to a small port where a zodiac drove us out to the yacht. The yacht was beautiful and so much more comfortable than any boat we had been on, another bonus was the weather. For the most part, it was overcast the whole time we were here so it was nice to see sun! We headed out to the rocks where chels got in a zodiac to take her ...
... swooping over the boat for a while and eventually it shat on David. Just after he left to clean himself up, a manta ray jumped in front of the boat twice and he missed it.
We ate breakfast as the boat made its way back to Baltra, where we started our journey a week ago. We had to wait in the harbour for a while, having our final chat with the crew, while boat refueled. We did learn that the position of black ball in front of boat ...
... and introduction of the crew followed by dinner of fish, vegetables and fruit - all very healthy.
After dinner, lights were put on at the back of the boat to see if any sharks might be attracted. There were no sharks but a few sealions were playing in the water. After an hour of gazing into the shadowy water, we had all but given up when there was a whoosh and thump...a sea lion jumped onto the back platform of the boat for a quick look then went back to the water.
... whose patterned shell was a perfect match for his surroundings. Heading back to the boat I paused to watch a slow swimming turtle drift with the current. A two hour wavy boat ride took us to the island of Santa Cruz. After a lunch of fish with rice and vegetables we made our way to the highlands of the island. We visited a national park where we were able to see tortoises in their natural environment. We stopped by one who at 75 was seen as being middle ...