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Giant Tortoises in garden of the house. MonteMar

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
Ready to spend your time in Galapagos amongst Giant Tortoises during your stay? Ready to stay in the real Galapagos, in a peaceful, natural environment, full of confort, that is close to town but far from the noise? Then MonteMar-Casa Pinzón is what you need.

MonteMar hosts the first ecoefficient, high end, modern house in Galapagos. It is the ultimate in off the grid, sustainable living with solar energy and rainwater catchment systems. Enjoy preparing meals with fresh local ingredients in the fully equipped kitchen. MonteMar is a 43 acres farm that is 100% solar, 100% organic and produces and treats its own water and waste.

MonteMar is located in the Giant Tortoise Reserve so from June until December we have tortoises in the wild wondering around the property. Montemar is the perfect family destination, where your family can exper...
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Listing #FKN4911707
About the Owner
Reyna O
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Our stay at this tortoise sanctuary was wonderful. Our host Reyna was very helpful and accommodating. Lodging was unique and well appointed.

Thank Diane J
Reyna O, VR Owner at Giant Tortoises in garden of the house. MonteMar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thanks Diane for choosing MonteMar. It was a pleasure to host you.

Reviewed 21 January 2018

I had the pleasure of staying at MonteMar in December for a yoga retreat. It was a quiet, peaceful, welcoming refuge at the end of each full day of exploring the Galapagos archipelago. Our hostess was gracious and fun, the food local, fresh and delicious,...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

MonteMar is a beautiful property outside of the main town on Santa Cruz (about a 20 min drive). It consists of two villas (small bungalows) and the owner's house, plus lots of green space where wild giant tortoises roam among native plants / trees. The...More

Thank WeylandFamily
Reyna O, VR Owner at Giant Tortoises in garden of the house. MonteMar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thanks for choosing us for your vacation. It was a pleasure sharing our property with you. Hope you arrived safe back home.

  • Blender
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 1:00 PM
    1 Full bath
    2 Queens
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