Ecuador Accommodation,
Galapagos Islands

Finch Bay Eco Hotel


The 27-room Finch Bay Eco Hotel is the most comfortable hotel in Puerto Ayora, the main town on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos. It is located in front of a mangrove-lined beach across the bay from town in a peaceful, car-free location. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, lounge, outdoor Jacuzzi and swimming pool. The 21 Garden View rooms and 6 Ocean View suites have private bathrooms, and comfortable beds with fine linens; other amenities include free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.

The hotel organises walks to nearby visitor sites and excellent boat trips to neighbouring islands using its own luxury vessel. Three, four and seven night naturalist packages and four and seven night scuba diving packages can also be arranged. Finch Bay has been awarded the Smart Voyager Certificate for adherence to sound conservation practises.


Private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, swimming pool and Jacuzzi, private beach access, restaurant, bar and lounge area and computer rental.

Local Wildlife

Giant tortoises, Darwin’s finches, marine iguanas, sea lions, blue footed boobies, white-tipped reef and Galapagos sharks, eagle rays, barracuda, stonefish and marine turtles.

Optional Activities

Scuba diving, snorkelling, trekking in the Santa Cruz highlands, visits to other islands, visits to the Charles Darwin Research centre.

John Melton

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Ecuador tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

The wildlife – especially in the Galapagos was superb + lived up to expectations. Our real Galapagos highlights were sub-aquatic – the marine life being spectacular – whales, manta rays, stingrays, sharks, sea lions, marine iguanas, octopi, plus so many huge fish!

Mrs M P - Kent