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If you found the love of your life, have tied the knot and you are looking for a fantastic destination for your honeymoon, the mesmerizing Galapagos Islands is a great option. The stunning remote archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, is waiting for you with a great number of surprises that promise to make your romantic escape unforgettable.

From the chance to pamper yourselves in luxury hotel or boat cruise, pristine beaches, peaceful areas and a multitude of adventures, this South American heaven on earth has everything a couple in love needs to have the time of their life. If you need more information, continue reading this article and find out the ten reasons why spending your honeymoon in the Galapagos Islands can be the honeymoon of your dreams.

Love underwater in Galapagos by @pelayosalinas

1- Admire the Breathtaking Scenery Together

There is no better way to celebrate your love than on a remote beach, admiring the crystal-clear turquoise waters and letting the warm sun pamper your skin. The beaches, together with the hiking trails, you will find on the Galapagos Islands will definitely enhance your romance while allowing you to unwind and forget all about busy cities.

2- Disconnect from the Daily Life and Connect with Nature

Friendly sea lions at the beach

Being one of the most geographically isolated regions on earth, Galapagos is the perfect place to disconnect from everything and get in touch with nature and its beauty. Without a mall or a cinema, this paradise offers you the opportunity to get closer to each other while letting the fascinating scenery and stunning views amaze your eyes and fill your souls.

3- Get Closer to the Unique Wildlife

With a rich array of habitat zones, your honeymoon in Galapagos Islands brings the chance to observe incredible wildlife. Grab your loved one’s hand, wander around, and admire the tropical birds, giant tortoises, beautiful flamingoes, penguins and iguanas. And these are just a few examples of what you can see in this charming place.

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4- Indulge in the Multitude of Amazing Activities

Relaxing on a beautiful beach is not the only thing you can do during your honeymoon in the Galapagos Islands. If, for instance, you are adventurous, you can hike up the Volcano Sierra Negra, dive at Gordon Rocks, snorkel in San Cristobal, and many other things that promise you the time of your life. You are only limited to the footwear you have: the larger islands have beautiful trails that wind around ancient volcanoes and past mangrove forests.

5- Explore the Fascinating Underwater World

If you love spending time in the clear waters, the Galapagos Islands also give you the chance to explore a magnificent underwater world, filled with rays, sea lions, turtles, sharks and a diversity of other sea creatures. You can even meet the cute Equatorial penguins, usually seen off the shores of Isla Bartolome.

6- Pamper Yourselves in an Luxurious Cruise or hotel

What can enhance your honeymoon in Galapagos is a lavish hotel or an exclusive luxury boat tour , and the great news is that there are plenty of options available.

7- Relax on the Secluded Beaches

 Whether you want to relax on the soft white sand or admire the green crystal sand of a secluded beach, you can do that in Galapagos. Being isolated from the hectic pace of the city life will give to the chance to properly enjoy each other while sunbathing on the fine sand and swimming in the beautiful turquoise waters. With less than 200,000 visitors annually, the Galapagos Islands, are one of the more intimate destinations in the world.

Relax at the beach

8- Indulge in the Mouthwatering Cuisine

Ecuadorian Style: Shrimp Ceviche
Using Ecuadorian shrimp—what many consider to be the world’s best shrimp

 No vacation is complete without indulging in delicious dishes. And your honeymoon in Galapagos will be enhanced by the spectacular cuisine of the area. With influences from the coastal Central and South America as well as many international dishes, the fresh cuisine of Galapagos will make your taste buds run wild. Romantic dinners are also a luxury that the Galapagos Islands have to offer honeymooners.

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9- Learn New Things Together

Home to the famous Charles Darwin Research Station, the Galapagos Islands offer curious honeymooners the chance to learn new things together. Get closer to the area and learn interesting things about the geological formation of the islands and its unique flora and fauna, before paying a visit to the Galapagos National Park Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre to see the cure baby tortoises.

10- Just Unwind in a Safe Paradise

The multitude of things to do and see in Galapagos can satisfy all kinds of honeymooners. But besides all these activities, probably the best part of your honeymoon in the Galapagos Islands will be the relaxed and safe vibe of this paradise. As soon as you set foot on the magic land, you will forget all about monotony, daily worries and plans. It will be only you, your love, and the beauty around.

A honeymoon to the Galapagos Islands carries the side benefit of a trip to South America. Why not spend a few days hiking in the Mountains of Torres del Paine National park in Chile, exploring the winelands of Argentina, rafting on Patagonia Lake district or taking in the sights of Buenos Aires, the charming capital of Argentina?

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Ready to start planning your honeymoon in South America ? We can offer a fully tailor-made, luxury service to create the perfect Galapagos honeymoon for you and your other half! Our local experts can talk you through the options to make sure you find the best honeymoon for your.

Clara Barciela ❣️⁠
Founding Partner & Director Across Argentina & South America
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We believe South America is one of the most unforgettable places on earth – and we want you to help you fall in love with the continent just like we have.
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, we founded Across South-America to help guests experience the ‘real’ South America – without compromising on comfort. A decade later, and Across South-America is a well-known boutique travel agency crafting outstanding vacations for couples, friends and families from all over the world. Our main point of difference is that we’re local experts. South America is our backyard. . Read More
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