Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
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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TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Hotel Lobo de Mar Puerto Ayora
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... Of course there was nothing that could be done and I think that it would probably survive if she could still catch food as the wound scarred over. Back at the boat we had a long 'briefing' about how to snorkel, and about the marine life we were likely to sea. Then into the 'panga' and into the water. The water temperature is about 22 or 23 degrees C, so very warm, and it is easy to stay in for long ...
... my mask sent me into mild panic mode last dive, so at this point I was a little bit nervous. I hope I didn't look nervous though...I wouldn't want anyone to think i was inexperienced...but my heart was pounding a little quick. When we arrived at the islands, they had forgotten all of my gear. Oops. This included the wetsuit I had struggled to fit in the day before, so at least I didn't have to worry about that. Instead, I wore our guide Paulo's wetsuit, some extra booties, fins, ...
... like a dart when in swam. There were black fish with bright blue fins. I also saw Nemo. There were rays laying on the sandy bottom. I dove down right through a school of fish. The fish were so close I reached out and touched one of them. I brought my under water camera with me so I can show you all the things I saw. Snorkeling Off Bartolome Island was really neat. We saw many more fish when we went snorkeling on Bartolome Island in the afternoon. The Galapagos penguins ...
... tons of sardines below (we were swimming through a huge school). We will head out to Genovesa tonight while we are all sleeping, and adventure tomorrow.
Note 1: my seasickness meds and ginger candies are currently working great. Crossed fingers this continues.
Note 2: I've killed three very creepy looking bugs while writing ...
... green turtles cruising below us. These were mostly small sharks, but one of them seemed to take exception to Nadine's presence and headed straight towards her before eyeballing her from 5 metres and then thinking better of it. I did ask if her life flashed before her but she said she just thought of Ben, who apparently doesn't like sharks. As if this isn't enough, we had an excellent early morning walk up on to the plateau of San Cristobal Island (I say "up" because we had ...