Red Mangrove Isabela Lodge
Travel Blogs from Puerto Villamil
... lava rocks by the ocean where they are camouflaged and safe from predators. Yesterday we witnessed one lose his way and cross the beach solo. Two lava gulls swooped down and picked at him for a few minutes until an alpha flew down and ate the baby land iguana whole. It was incredible, the iguana was easily half his size. Today we went to Islet Las Tintoreras where we saw ...
... swam with sea lions!!! No words to describe the experience. After our snorkel the boat took us to see the blue footed boobies and penguins. We had a delicious lunch then Sandra (our guide) took us to the Flamingo Lagoon and then to the Tortoise breeding center. Our guide is incredible and the kids are soaking up great information, as well as some sun! I heard one of the students say that this was the best experience ever! Great ...
... so common sense prevails.
I didn't want to stay in bed too long as there is no lock on the cabin door and also no 'do not disturb' sign, and there was no way of telling the crew that I was still sleeping. So it was a leisurely shower and hair wash whilst the others ...
... high speed, twisting and turning and generally showing off. It's amazing to see how graceful they are underwater and yet how cumbersome they are on land.
We then all disembarked onto the lava rock. Apparently this lava field was only about a ...
Thankfully today we didn't start with a boat ride. We went inland some more to where the family who first settled lived for the first while and then where they moved to. The family lived more inland because this was were the fresh water stream is located and they needed it to survive. We walked around the area for a bit then went back to the coast and hopped on the boat again to go to the next island, Isabella. Once at Isabella we went for lunch which was really good ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet