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Although the islands are located in Ecuador, the temperature of the sea presents great variations, between 78 and 27 degrees throughout the year. Its weather is influenced by the temperature of the ocean currents, which creates microclimates that alter the particular habitats of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands in the same way undergo drastic climate changes and almost every season has its characteristics.
The time from January to March is the months with the highest temperature and humidity, March being the warmest month of the year. At this time plants abound, and the ocean temperature is ideal for marine sports. In the period from July to September there are lower rainfall and islands are drier but cooler, sea temperature drops to a great extent, but it is the perfect season to see sea life, since animals prefer icy currents .
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Below we show you some of the must-see tourist attractions that you can visit on some of our catamaran trips on the Galapagos Islands. You can make your reservation online and get a discount if you pay in advance. Do not miss the opportunity to know one of the most beautiful places in the world. If you are looking for catamaran cruises for families, couples or individual trips, this is the best of all alternatives.
Floreana Island: It is located 60 kms to the east of the Espanola Island. Floreana is well known for its attractive history of pirates, whalers, and settlers. Here you can observe between December and May pink flamingos and nesting sea turtles. Also you can find a small population of galapagos penguins. Floreana also known as Santa Maria Island has approximately 150 habitants and is one of the four islands populated in Galapagos. His access port is Prieta Beach. In the inside of the island at the top, you can visit the Chakras of Ritter and, to the South, the Haven of Peace.
Sullivan Bay on Santiago Island: Sullivan Bay, home to one of the archipelago most unknown with natural habitats, with incredible lava fields in a wavy form, very similar to a mars landscape. A route of little more than a mile and a half, it allows to pass through the most relevant places of interest of the Bay, being within reach us impressive mineral samples, among them are molds of trees, before being calcined by the old volcanic eruptions of the site.
Natural Lookout “La Escalera” in Bartolome Island: A natural spectacle located at the top of a hill, at more than 100 meters of altitude, from where are one of the most popular postcards of the islands, composed by a narrow strip of sand separates by the ocean into two bays, with the coast of neighboring Santiago Island as background and a stone strut at one of its ends. After enjoying the views, it is possible to go down to the beautiful beaches, where it is possible to do surface diving and snorkeling. The two most important species of Bartolome are the sea turtles, which choose this place to spawn and the Galapagos penguins.
The sportsmen’s paradise
No one can resist the temptation to engage in marine sports, such as kayaking or deep-sea diving, enjoying this natural environment and warm waters on unique beaches in the world.