We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 44 Santa Cruz accommodations

Galapagos Safari Camp

Finca Palo Santo, Ecuador
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Galapagos Safari Camp
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Galapagos Safari Camp to your Saves list
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013
Sylvia B Golden, Colorado
Write a Review

62 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    53
    8
    0
    1
    0
See reviews for
17
28
4
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (12)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (62)
  • Mar-May only
    (17)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (18)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (9)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (18)
All months
There are newer reviews for Galapagos Safari Camp
See the most recent reviews
Golden, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We stayed at the Safari Camp for 3 nights after being on the boat for 5 days/4 nights. It was a perfect ending to our trip. The boat regime is very regimented due to visiting many islands and locations in a short time. We welcomed the "calm" atmosphere at the "Camp". The tents are far from what I recall when... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
California
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
38 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

I think there are only 9 tents. These are luxury tents, meaning lovely beds, in tent coffee tea, air condition unit, and full bath shower. Yep, it just doesn't get any better than this. It's the perfect tenting experience for me! The location is in the "highlands" and is very much remote and out of the main touristy areas. This... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We stayed here for 5 nights following a week on a dive boat. This really is 5 star camping with 9 amazing luxury rooms under canvas. The camp is situated in the Highlands with amazing views and wildlife including giant tortoise. The service is superb and really friendly and the food is excellent. We booked a safari package and thoroughly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sabi Sands
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This tented safari camp is spectacular. It makes you feel part of the environment...and as if you are on an African safari. The owners were there during our visit and were exceptionally kind and helpful. The manager and her colleagues are beyond warm, friendly and professional. You feel as if you are at a close friend's home surrounded by people... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bucharest
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

This is the perfect property to attest to the saying that people make the place! We had an extraordinary time there, with catered attention to all of our needs, wishes and dietary requirements. The staff really goes out of their way to make you feel welcomed and comfortable! The resort has only 9 tents (I think) so the sense of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
33 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We spent two days here as a part of our trip to the Galapagos. It was incredible- I do not know where to start. The lodge is very relaxing and the food was fantastic. We do not eat meat and we had the most delicious vegetarian and fish meals. The tents provided far more luxury than the two hotels we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Milan, Italy
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

This is a tented hotel that remembers the African safari experience ... in the Galapagos. Very confortable bed and accomodation, in the middle of an incredibly incontaminated nature. The sevice is of outstanding quality, excellent breakfast and we had a very good lunch. The chef is Italian.The staff is friendly helpful and very competent. The location and quality of infrastructure... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

It is hard to figure out how and where to start this review, but here's an attempt at a summary in no particular order: - A fabulous scenic property in the northern part of Santa Cruz Island, a perfect location, below the mist and above the heat, sunrise and sunset are not to be squandered ... enjoy them when you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Glen Gardner, New Jersey
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Galapagos Safari Camp (GSF) is an Eco friendly 'hotel' that offers stays in luxury tents with highly personalized service. The tents have nice beds, indoor shower & restroom. The tents are integrated into lush natural settings within what is known as the transition zone of the island (500m above sea-level). We had views of the ocean & number of islands.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

My wife and I stayed here two nights as an add-on to a cruise. It's a magical place with very comfortable safari tents, an amazing chef, and an unbelievably attentive staff. The sunsets a incredible and Michael and his crew went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect for our group.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Galapagos Safari Camp? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Galapagos Safari Camp

Address: Finca Palo Santo, Ecuador
Phone Number:
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Santa Cruz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 9
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your Galapagos Safari Camp reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Galapagos Safari Camp Hotel Santa Cruz
Galapagos Safari Camp Galapagos Islands/Santa Cruz, Ecuador

82 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (64)
Viewed
View from room (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (19)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Room/suite (16)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
Other (18)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Galapagos Safari Camp

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby