Category Archives: Isabela

Tintoreras Islet, Isabela, Galapagos

If you have half a day on Isabela Island, there’s no better way to spend it than hoping on a boat from the docks and heading to Tintoreras Islet. For our guided trips we went with Pahoehoe Galapagos – easily … Continue reading

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Hiking Volcan Sierra Negra, Isabela, Galapagos

The Galapagos archipelago was formed by volcanic activity, many of the islands are covered in lava field, some volcanoes are still active today. Volcan Sierra Negra most recently erupted in 2005, you can hike to this new lava field today. … Continue reading

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Where to eat on Isabela: Maestro de Casa, Galapagos

Though Isabela was my favorite island to visit in the Galapagos, it was my least favorite island to dine on. The exception to the rule: Maestro de Casa Restaurant – the only restaurant that pulled through for a thoroughly lovely … Continue reading

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Laguna Salinas, Isabela, Galapagos

One of the best things about Isabela Island is how little there is to do. It forces you to slow down and deeply relax. After the hikes and day trips were done, dinner devoured, all you can do is watch … Continue reading

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Concha de Perla, Isabela, Galapagos

Walking to Concha de Perla is a free and fun solo activity in the Galapagos, a phenomenal place to take a dip on Isabela Island. If you enter the island by speedboat, take care to notice the trailhead as you’re … Continue reading

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Wetlands to Giant Tortoise Breeding Center, Isabela, Galapagos

My favorite afternoon walk in Isabela starts at the end of town before the Wall of Tears, look for the trailhead right beside the Iguana Crossing Boutique Hotel. The extensive boardwalk over the wetlands has plenty of iguanas on the … Continue reading

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Wall of Tears, Isabela Island, Galapagos

To take the trail to the Wall of Tears is to know Isabela Island in the Galapagos. Here you will experience the wildlife and solitude of this special place on your own, without a guide. The trail is free and … Continue reading

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