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Although the islands are located on the equator, the temperature of the ocean varies greatly between 6 and 28 degrees Celsius depending on the time of year. Its climate is influenced by surface temperature and ocean currents, which creates microclimates that modify the particular environments of the flora and fauna of each island. The islands in the same way have climatic changes and almost every month presents its own characteristics.
The period of time that goes from January to March are the months with greater temperature and humidity, being March the hottest month of the year. In the humid season plants abound, and the sea temperature is ideal for diving. In the period from July to September there is less rain and the islands are less humid, but cooler, the water temperature is greatly reduced, but it is the ideal season to see the sea life, since the animals prefer the frozen waters.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
They are located in the Pacific Ocean to 960 km of the east coast of Ecuador, being the closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Coco Island (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its official name archipelago of Columbus and belong to Ecuador.
If you are looking for a brief summary of what you can surprise when traveling to the beautiful Galapagos Islands on an all-inclusive cruise, we show a series of touristic sectors that can be visited. In case of questions about the trip and the days of duration, do not hesitate to contact us.
Gardner Bay in Espanola Island: Gardner Bay is another of the incredible beaches that hide the archipelago, with little more than a kilometer of white sands and turquoise water, very famous for the colonies of sea lions that are usually resting very close to the ocean. Like all places on the islands, it is possible to enjoy with the abundance of birds that surround the area, being here three species of endemic Darwin´s birds.
Isabella Island: Even though is the largest island of all, it has a unique town corresponding to Villamil Port, a beautiful village in which there are numerous accommodations and whose atmosphere is notable for being rather more quiet than Ayora Port. Inside its main attractions stand out Punta Moreno, where live flamingos and many other types of birds, from where you have a beautiful view of Sierra Black, Blue Hill and the top of Fernandina Island. To discover other kinds of wildlife is a good idea to move to Urbina Bay, where there are iguanas, sea lions, cormorants, penguins and blue-footed boobies.
Santa Fe Island: Uninhabited island by the man, known for beaches of calm waters in the Barrington Bay, where you can walk in both arenas where sea lions abound like diving snorkeling surface. If you like animals, you can see giant land iguanas, unique animals of this island, which reach up to a meter in length.
Grow your ideas
These trips are known for being a source of imagination, reflection and creativity. A lot of filmmakers, artists and photographers have commented that touring the Galapagos Islands has given them new ideas. Whether it’s professionals as amateurs, this is definitely a great opportunity for all those looking for inspiration to créate.