If you are looking for one of the best and most recommended Luxury catamarans to the Galapagos Islands May 2017, this page is all that is useful to be clear when booking.
In the Galapagos Islands two clearly differentiated seasons are presented. The rainy season is from January to May, with average temperatures between 23 ° and 27 °, and a dry season from June to December, with an average of 19 °. The official currency of the place is the US dollar, which is important to know not to change all the money that we have available on the continent.
Location of the Galapagos Islands
The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean almost a thousand kms from the coast of Ecuador, being the closest continental city Manta. The nearest island is Isla Del Coco (Costa Rica) 720 kilometers to the north and Isla de Pascua (Chile) 3,200 kilometers to the south. Formally, its name is officially archipelago of Columbus and they belong to Ecuador.
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Do you want to know what to do in the Galapagos Islands? Don´t worry! Booking with GalapagosInformation.com a walk around the islands, you can spend several days visiting all the beauties that this charming place has to offer. All inclusive packages can be booked online up to 30 days before your arrival, with the possibility of payment online.
Santa Cruz Island: Due to its strategic position in the center of the archipelago and the proximity to the airport, it is one of the most famous tourist places in Galapagos, location of the city with the largest population of the whole, from where almost all boats depart and make trips in the different islands and islets. One of its most important tourist spots is the Darwin Station, a biological research center open to tourism, where you can admire a large number of terrestrial lizards and large turtles, among which was the well-known Solitary George. Another site that stands out in Santa Cruz is Turtle Bay, a beautiful beach with white sands and crystalline waters, to whose coast hundreds of sea turtles come to spawn.
Santiago Island: Natural oasis uninhabited by humans, characterized by its unique volcanic formations, beautiful beaches and diving sites where diving into a unique biodiversity.One of the major attractions is the Sullivan Bay, where there are amazing lava formations that have altered the surface with soft waves, a perfect place to see large colonies of marine iguanas and Red-legged crabs. Among its beaches attract attention such Espumilla Beach, which has a spectacular landscape of forests of lignum and sea turtles that come to spawn in its coasts; as Puerto Egas, a beautiful beach with black volcanic sand, where as in Sullivan Bay is easy to observe a significant number of sea iguanas. Cousin’s Rock ends to increase the attractive of the island Santiago, undoubtedly one of the most important places of diving in the world, is a triangular rock that is to ten meters above the water, and in whose waters is possible to dive between dark coral, endemic seahorses, sea lions, sharks tip white, hammerheads, eagle rays and stingrays.
Chinese Hat: Chinese Hat is a small island close to the southeast of the Santiago Island and whose extension is less than a 0.25 km2. It’s a recent volcanic cone. The traditional form of the Chinese hat can be seen clearly from the north side. In front of Chinese hat, on the rocky edge near to Santiago, you can see easily the galapagos penguins. A short 400m long trail passes through the cove, and steps from a colony of sea lions and iguanas that covering the horizon. The volcanic scenery is very interesting, and it is possible to practice snorkel.
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Inspiration and relaxation
Something that these catamaran trips are recognized is for be a source of inspiration, concentration and creativity. Countless artists, writers and photographers have made it clear that traveling to the Galapagos Islands has allowed them to create more and better works. For both professionals and amateurs, catamaran cruises are a tremendous choice for those who need inspiration.