Tom Pyman

Ecuador & the Galapagos Travel Expert

In our quest to travel further, see more and understand more deeply, Ecuador and the Galapagos has been an unmissable stamp in our passport. A place where geology and history collide, on a tailormade vacation to Ecuador and the Galapagos, discover a love for travel and discovery unlike anywhere else on the planet. From evolution to colonialism, this is a place that cannot be missed.

Tom Pyman

Ecuador & the Galapagos Travel Expert

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Ecuador & the Galapagos Highlights

Ecuador may be small compared to other South American countries, but it’s got a lot packed into its borders. The gateway to the wildlife haven of the Galapagos and home to verdant green jungle and paradisaical stretches of beach along the pacific coast, this is a place you’ll tell all your friends about and one you’ll never forget…

Luxury Holidays in Ecuador & Galapagos

MORE ABOUT ECUADOR AND GALAPAGOS

If the Galapagos Islands were made famous by Charles Darwin - its seemingly infinite species of colorful birds were proof enough of evolution - then Ecuador is also defined by the diversity of its landscapes. From high Andean peaks, to Amazonian jungle, and the colonial grandeur of Quito, a luxury vacation in Ecuador is a feast for the mind and the senses.

Private Tours in Ecuador & Galapagos

A TOUR INTO THE AMAZON

Satiate your inner explorer by joining a private tour into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, where you will be brought by plane from the Shell Mera airfield and out, over the lush forest canopy below - marking the gateway for your intrepid trek to plunging, ancient waterfalls and wildlife-rich pathways.

Best Hotels in Ecuador & Galapagos

WHERE HOME IS A HACIENDA

Quito’s architectural heritage dates back to the era of Spanish colonialism, lending its hotels and guesthouses a certain faded grandeur (or, at least, the image of it). In the Andean Mountains you’ll encounter rustic, yet cozy, Haciendas, where you can lounge in the courtyard or ride out with a local guide to explore beguiling pre-Incan ruins. The best hotels in Ecuador are a gift for the curious.

Luxury Honeymoons in Ecuador & Galapagos

A GALAPAGOS HONEYMOON

Across the verdant and tropical Galapagos Islands, you’ll encounter one of the world’s most awe-inspiring luxury honeymoon destinations. This archipelago - from lunar beaches, black mangroves, and the slow ruminating of gigantic Galapagos tortoises - will enthrall and delight you with a romance in a place where nature reigns.

Ecuador & the Galapagos Highlights

Ecuador may be small compared to other South American countries, but it’s got a lot packed into its borders. The gateway to the wildlife haven of the Galapagos and home to verdant green jungle and paradisaical stretches of beach along the pacific coast, this is a place you’ll tell all your friends about and one you’ll never forget…

Luxury Hotels in Ecuador & Galapagos

Luxury Hotels in Ecuador & Galapagos

Colonial townhouses with shaded balconies; cozy haciendas built high in the Andes mountains; and ultra-modern yachts, anchored in bright-blue bays. The best luxury hotels and accommodations of Ecuador and the Galapagos don’t scrimp on comfort or excitement, whether you’re an urbanite or a jungle trekker (or both).

Luxury Hotels in the city

IN THE CITES

The stunning Hotel del Parque is a luxury boutique hotel located on the Daule River, which affords easy access to nearby Quito without the bustle and noise. Laidback Quayaquil is a biodiverse oasis and one of Ecuador’s most luxurious colonial-style hotels, colored in calming yellows and gentle greys.

Luxury Hotels in Choco Cloud Forest

WHERE TO STAY IN THE CHOCO CLOUD FOREST

But three hours drive from Quito, you enter the emerald-hued world of the Choco Cloud Forest and the deliriously good Mashpi Lodge. Among the low-lying mists and floor to ceiling windows, nature itself is your stage in this truly divine luxury lodge. Paired, of course, with an unparalleled Ecuadorian fine dining experience.

Luxury Hotels in the Galapagos

HOTELS IN THE GALAPAGOS

Perhaps one of the best ways to rest up in the Galapagos is to take a private yacht, anchored among the pristine bays of this startling archipelago. The Galapagos Sea Star will be your floating home, from which you can enjoy five star luxury alongside the natural wonders that the islands have to offer.

  • Population Population 14,800,000
  • Capital Capital Quito
  • Currency Currency US Dollar
  • Language Language Spanish
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT - 5
  • Expert Tip Expert Tip

    "Discover the indigenous villages on a trek around Lake Atitlan"

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