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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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Taking sustainability in the Galapagos seriously

Since its inception, the Galapagos Safari camp has sought to implement best practices when it comes to sustainability in the Galapagos. It was part of the founders’ ethos, a manifestation of their visions and what they pursue and believe in. And, it has to be said, simple common sense. The Camp’s sustainable approach was developed […]

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Top things to do in Quito in 2018

With all the anticipation of the wonders of the Galapagos Islands, it might be tempting to skip Quito on your Ecuador vacation and head straight out on your safari adventure. But as 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the capital’s inscription as UNESCO World Heritage city and new things to do and restaurants are springing […]

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Ecuador for Foodies: One-of-a-kind experiences

The world’s most expensive chocolate, exquisite Polish vodka, world-class craft beer… perhaps not products that you would expect to find in Ecuador, yet the Andean nation is making a name for itself with these very things. And each one comes with larger-than-life personalities to match; extraordinary people, both local and foreign, who have dedicated their […]

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Quito Restaurants to Savor

Get to know culinary Quito before or after your time at the Camp on an urban safari of exotic flavors, unusual ingredients and atmospheric eateries; a foodie tour of the city’s best eats that leaves the guidebooks in the dust. The Ecuadorian capital has a colorful history, a fascinating melting pot of cultures, and off-the-beaten-path […]

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To’ak Exotic Chocolate

When Jerry Toth and Carl Schweizer founded To’ak chocolate in 2014, they were on their way to mastering the art of chocolate making, elevating it to an art form. The To’ak line of gourmet confections express the subtle flavors of the pure Nacional cacao, from the country where chocolate was born. For chocolate connoisseurs, the […]

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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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