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Luxury in Galapagos – the Safari Camp approach

Luxury is often boxed and packaged and sold as prodigious comfort delivered in expensive and lavish ways, with over the top service and flamboyant sometimes gratuitous gestures. But is that really appropriate in the Galapagos? Is luxury in the Galapagos an oxymoron? Does it have substance, and more importantly a place where you can experience […]

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Five reasons to go glamping in Galapagos

If you’ve ever tried to peg down a flapping tent in high winds, eaten beans out of a tin, or tossed and turned in a sleeping bag, you will know that although camping has its charms, there’s certainly nothing glamourous about it. Or is there? In the Galapagos Islands, as now in many of the […]

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Let us tell you Our Story

The Galapagos Safari Camp began when Stephanie Bonham-Carter and Michael Mesdag visited the islands on vacation. While exploring the highlands of Santa Cruz, they found a farm for sale and their journey started. More than a decade later, the enclave is a hub for families to explore the islands exclusively. Meeting Stephanie and Michael is […]

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Customer Satisfaction

At the Galapagos Safari camp we are passionate about providing our guests with a genuine adventure in the archipelago that exceeds expectations. The vision behind the camp comes from a desire to show you the beauty of the islands without infringing on the natural surroundings that make them special. Our tours explore the neighboring uninhabited […]

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The Mortar and Pestle

Announcing our New Culinary Director and his Small Plate Menu At Galapagos Safari Camp we strive to provide an all-encompassing, exceptional experience for our guests during their safari holiday. Our new culinary consultant, who will be visiting annually, has been busy creating a Galapagos signature menu. His four-course meals are fresh and robust, aiming to […]

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On Appropriate Luxury

A fragile eco-system hangs in the balance every time a plane lands or boat anchors in the Galapagos Islands. Like any hard to reach destination worth its salt, the archipelago struggles to keep up with the demands of its guests. Commodities like freshwater are in short supply, and supplies arrive daily from the mainland to […]

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Working in The Galapagos Changed my life

Katrien Bauters landed in Ecuador in 2009, stepping off the plane with two bags, a handful of words in Spanish and a job at a tour agency in Quito. Left behind was an eight-year career as a tourism consultant in Belgium. Katrien hit the ground running. She lived in homestays to adjust to the culture. […]

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