The unique Royal Palm is a secluded hideaway nestled within a 500-acre property in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island surrounded by lust tropical forest, in the heart of the Galápagos.
Exclusive, spacious, and tastefully designed, the Royal Palm was built to complement this natural paradise. Authentically constructed of local materials and handcrafted furniture that reflects the environment, your are as close to nature as luxury will allow. The hotel complex features ten beautiful Villas, four Veranda Studios, and three exquisite Suites; all individually decorated.
Choose from relaxing, peaceful, and unregimented lifestyle where you can commune with nature or seek active recreation or somewhere in between – from the Royal Palm you can explore during the day and relax in comfort at night. Discover the unexpected beauty and fascinating wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Encounter free-roaming giant tortoises, birdlife, and marine turtles. Visit various islands, enjoy water sports, or participate in the land-based activities. Create your own adventure!
When to go
The Galapagos is a year ‘round destination with two distinctly different seasons regulated by the Humboldt and Panama ocean currents. Dry season (June-November) brings cooler water and air temperatures, trade winds, and some moisture to higher elevations. Wet season (December-May) is warmer, with blue skies, humidity, and occasional showers.