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Galapagos Ocean Front Villa: - La casa di Furio

Certificate of Excellence 2014
  • Villa seen from dock
    Villa seen from dock
    Villa seen from dock
    View from Ocean
    View from Path
    Whirlpool and infinity pool
    View from Balcony
    Property description
    Puerto Ayora
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    4 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    Welcome to Galapagos Oceanfront Villa

    Galapagos Ocean Villa is nestled in a pristine bay on the edge of Punta Estrada, the exclusive neighborhood on the stunning Galapagos island of Santa Cruz.
     
    Home to Furio Valbonesi and his delightful dog Tornado, this charming self-catering villa is available for short term rental for families and groups of up to 8 people.The 2 bunks beds in the lobby and one sofa bed in the lagoon suite in the guest house are available at an extra cost per person,per night.

    'I invite you to explore the myriad wonders of Galapagos' unique eco-system from the comfort of my home. Since first arriving on the islands in 1973, it has been my dream to create a home in this secluded corner of paradise.
     
    Ten years ago this dream became reality and for the past few...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Boat Available
    • Books
    • Cooker
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Gym
    • Hot Tub
    • Internet Access
    • Linens Provided
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Sauna
    • Shared Garden
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Waterfront
    • Water Views
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      Ask
    • Suitable for Children:
      Ask
    Listing #FKN3997191 by: FlipKey
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Baltra Airport: 40.0 km
    Galapagos Ocean Villa Travelling Instructions

    When flying to Galapagos Baltra Airport,before going to your airline desk
    you must :

    First buy the Tourist Travelling Card at the Ingala desk Cost :USD$ 10

    Second check your luggage at the Biodiversity desk where they will check for products not allowed to be brought to Galapagos,usually food,vegetables or seeds

    Third,when you arrives at Baltra Airport,you will have to pay for the National Park Entrance Fee,USD$ 100,cash only.

    Forth: Exiting the airport you will take the airlines buses any,which will transfer you from the Airport to the Itabaca Channel,the channel that separates Baltra Island from Santa Cruz Island.This transfer has no cost.

    Fifth:once at the canal you will take a barge or a water taxi to transfer you to Santa Cruz.Cost...
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    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
  • About this property
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Lance C
San Isidro, Argentina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 24 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

My family and I stayed at Furio's wonderful, secluded house for a week over the parts of the last week of January and first week of February. This vacation was unlike any we have had as a family in the activities were non-stop. Hiking, surfing, snorkeling... (can include cooking and drinking, as well?). The house provided great privacy for two...

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Deb-is-re...
Red Wing, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 16 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

Visiting the Galapagos is amazing and staying at "Casa Furio" was the icing on the cake! The home is perfect anf Furio is a wonderful host. He truly is a "diamond in the rough". Allow him to schedule any day trips you are interested in and if you are truly lucky have him cook some evening meals with you. He... more

Gitanjali...
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 13 February 2015 for a stay in January 2015

Right from the time when we landed at the airport, and were ably guided by William to the ferry pier where we met Furio, the owner of the house, to the moment we said good bye to these beautiful islands, we had an amazing time. The property was perfect with large rooms, a beautiful pool & jacuzzi, excellent maid service... more

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Speaks English, Italian, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Listed since : May 2010
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
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