ACTIVITIES & SERVICES

IN THE IKALA HOTEL

Our Ikala Galapagos offers activities and services designed to complement your perfect vacations in the Galapagos Islands. Our Hotel will also be the place to relax after a long day of work or exploration in Santa Cruz and surroundings. Our staff will be happy to make you feel at home.

OCEAN VIEW

Our La Terraza Bar & Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy Galapagos gastronomy overlooking the ocean and the Puerto Ayora Bay.

BICYCLES

We offer free bicycles exclusively for our guests! Hop-on on one of our bicycles and pedal through the city of Puerto Ayora while you visit the most famous touristic locations and feel the ocean breeze.

POOL & BAR

Our open-air pool and bar are the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing pause after a long day of activities. Enjoy our delicious beverages and snacks surrounded by trees and gardens.

TELESCOPE

In our La Terraza Bar & Restaurant you can enjoy a private open-air dinner while looking at the moon and stars. We also offer our guests a telescope to look closely at the wonders of space and the Puerto Ayora bay.

BOARD GAMES

Ask our staff for our board games and deck of cards free for our guests and enjoy with the entire family. Forget about technology and bet all your cards for the win.

RELAXATION AREAS

Our open spaces offer the best place to meet up with your group or work outside. With free WIFI in all our premises, our bar & restaurant service, and our book exchange you will have plenty of activities to enjoy while staying at the hotel.

ACTIVITES & ATTRACTIONS

A FEW MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL

A few minutes away from restaurants, shops, bars and various attractions, the Ikala Galapagos Hotel is centrally located in the city of Puerto Ayora. Hop-on on one of our free bicycles and explore the city and the many attractions nearby.

BEACH

TORTUGA BAY

A white sand paradise, the famous Tortuga Bay Beach is ideal to enjoy crystal clear waters surrounded by iguanas, turtles and birds. Just 10 minutes walk from the Ikala Galapagos you will find the entrance to this renowned beach.

SHORT WALK

LAS NINFAS LAGOON

Just 5 minutes from the Hotel is Las Ninfas Lagoon which is a refuge for animals such as manta rays, turtles and birds that enjoy the peace and tranquility of this brackish water lagoon.

SHARK SIGHTING

PUERTO AYORA PIER

The Puerto Ayora Pier is not only the arrival and departure center for tours to other islands, but it is also the perfect place to see sharks, turtles, and stingrays at night. Just 5 minutes from the hotel you can walk at any time and enjoy a true spectacle of nature.

FRESH CATCH

FISHERMAN’S PIER

At dawn or dusk you can find the local fishermen bringing their catch of the day to the pier and of course you will also find the mischievous sea lions and frigates stealing the fresh fish. Just 10 minutes from the hotel you cannot miss this interesting traditional scene of the Galapagos Islands.

HISTORY & CONSERVATION

THE STATION

The Charles Darwin Station and Interpretation Center is one of the most historic places in Santa Cruz. Focused not only on the investigation of the islands but also the protection of the fauna and flora of the famous Galapagos Islands, it is only a 10 minute bike ride from the Ikala Hotel.