Ikala Hotel

The World’s Most Beautiful Archipelagos

The World’s Most Beautiful Archipelagos

Warm turquoise waters, 365 days of shiny sun, palm trees, white sand and the sounds of the sea, this is the description of an authentic paradise and that is what an Archipelago essential is, a group of paradisiacal islands located relatively close together. These formations are most commonly found in…

Best Sunsets in Santa Cruz Island

Best Sunsets in Santa Cruz Island

The visual image of the sun setting on the beach is a relaxing and beautiful picture. Now, imagine being able to watch it in person in the Galapagos Islands, what an unforgettable experience that would be. Santa Cruz Island has three outstanding spots to watch a perfect and remarkable sunset….

Charles Darwin & The Galapagos Islands

Charles Darwin & The Galapagos Islands

In 1831 Charles Darwin, fascinated by the diversity of life on earth, embarked on the HMS Beagle expedition to map the coasts of South America. Even thought his tour of the world lasted five years, it was those two weeks Darwin dedicated to exploring the Galapagos Islands that ended up…

Galapagos trip with kids: A guide

Galapagos trip with kids: A guide

Traveling with children could be a challenge because there is a lot to consider.  Yet the Galapagos Islands is the perfect destination for the entire family. In fact, there are various reasons why taking the kids to the Galapagos is an excellent idea. Keep reading to learn more. Cruises As…

4 Reasons Why Galapagos Islands are a Surfer’s Paradise

4 Reasons Why Galapagos Islands are a Surfer’s Paradise

The Galapagos Islands are well-known to have a very distinguished fauna and flora biodiversity, and that’s why so many families, couples, nature lovers, and travelers from all over the world decide to visit this incredible Ecuadorian island. For some people, this destination could be perfect to rest, relax, breathe some…

Galapagos’ Seasons

Galapagos’ Seasons

There are two seasons in the Galapagos Islands: the hot season and the dry season. Not only are these seasons making this little piece of paradise more attractive, but they also contribute to a full development of the vegetation and  different animal species. Being a group of islands in the…

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Galapagos in 2019

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Galapagos in 2019

A new year always means new goals and inspirations. But what about new travel destinations? Although there are hundreds of places to visit around the world Ecuador has something that makes it very unique, and that is the Galapagos Islands. Our islands are known for their exotic beauty and unusual…

January in the Galapagos Islands

January in the Galapagos Islands

Many people take their vacations at the beginning of the year, which most likely is in January. Around the world this can be a cold or rainy month, in fact in the Galapagos Islands, the rainy season begins in January. However, it is also one of the best months to…

Books You Should Read Before Visiting The Galapagos Islands

Books You Should Read Before Visiting The Galapagos Islands

The enchanted Galapagos Islands have stunning landscapes, a huge variety of endemic species, and many islands to explore. The islands have been the inspiration to countless scientists, researchers, scholars and wildlife enthusiasts from all over the world. So, there are plenty of exciting books about the archipelago. Below we list…