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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Mainao Hotel Puerto Ayora
Travel Blogs from Puerto Ayora
... very unspoilt infact we would both say it's the most un touched place we have both ever been. With only two small places to stay and only one shared restaurant on the whole island, it was a very beautiful, tranquil and peaceful experience. We stayed at the lava lodge Which is made up of a dozen or so little wooden huts on the beach. Our group took over the entire place, it was cool like our very own desert island. Each hut had two small beds and a ...
... to within a metre, hundreds of red Sally light foot crabs, sea lions and seals that you could almost touch , a variety of birds . To be able to get so close to the wild life in the wild was mine blowing. The night transit to Santa Cruz was quite rough but to date the anti sea sick bands and tablets are working. Stephen and Annette PS we shall send wildlife only photos blog after we leave Galapagos as there is a lot more to ...
... but knew it had to be done so we carried on.
We reached our bikes and started biking back up the hill. It wasn't too steep to start off with. I started feeling my back tyre getting a bit soft. I thought that maybe it was always like that, trying to think positive. But no my tire continued to go down until it was really flat. Luckily the guy had given us a kit to repair the tyres and warned us that some of the trees out here drop really spiky little seeds which can puncture ...
... by us, and some rapid crossing of the road, he stole past us, muttering something under his breath. Unnerved, we raced back to the hotel and bade our friends goodbye. It was the most uncomfortable I have felt travelling, and we were glad to have the safety of the hotel for a good nights sleep. We came to the sudden realisation that we truly had left the island paradise behind and were back in a major city for the next five days, where we would have to have our wits about ...
... journey with us. Thanks also to all the pasejeros aboard the Lonesome George. You really made the trip special. If any of you care to share your photos with me, that would be great!
The crew of the Lonsome George was terrific , we could not ask for a more friendly, skilled and friendly group. Thank you so much, Capitan Tata, our Galapagos Guide Particio (Pato or Duck for short), Ricardo the dive master, Oscar our server, Fernando, our First ...