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!
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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 …
... as the water was very murky. We had lunch and read on the beach for a while then went to another beach on the other side of town which was a better spot for snorkelling and we were able to see a variety of fish but not much else. We treated ourselves to a final dinner down the restaurant street that night which comes alive at night when they close off the street and fill it with tables. Our flight was at 9.40 the next morning so we had one final early start to get to the ...
... were going to be booking a cruise that night but in the end we found what we figured was a good deal for a week long cruise leaving Sunday. We have to fly out the following Sunday from San Cristobal and this boat will return Sunday to Puerto Ayora but they will drop us off Saturday night. A private car will pick us up and bring us into town where we will be put in a hotel overnight and then catch the 7am ferry to the other island to catch our flight home. The cruise was quite varied ...
... indeed a very special place. From the breathtaking landscapes, to the incredibly interesting wildlife, to the crystal clear blue waters, the Galapagos Islands was nothing short of wonderful. For anyone considering this trip, I only have this to say, "DO IT NOW!"
Tonight I will get some rest in a bed that is on dry land :) and then head out to the Otovalo Market in the morning.
... from a guy in a street in Puerto Ayora. He had shown us how to get to a hostel and then mentioned that he worked for a tour agency, telling us to pop in if we wanted to book anything. We asked then and there if he had anything leaving that day, which he told us he did. Feeling a little bit like it was too good to be true, we wearily agreed an itinerary of an eight day cruise from Baltra to the far lying island of Genovesa, which can only be reached by long cruises and ...