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Bay House: - La casa di Furio en Galapagos

Villa seen from dock
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5.0 of 5 stars
60 reviews
Villa seen from dock
View from Ocean
View from Path
Whirlpool and infinity pool
View from Balcony
Bay view from villa
Bar-BQ Area
Living and dining room
Living room
Living room
Dining Area
Leading stair to first floor & kitchen
First Floor:Lobby with castle beds
West Bedroom
West Bedroom
West bedroom bath
West bedroom bathtub
East bedroom
East bedroom bath
Garden Depandance
View from Garden Depandance
Depandance Bedroom
Depandance Bedroom Closet & Desk
Depandance Bathroom & Shower
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4 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
Welcome to the Galapagos

The Bay House 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 years I opened the doors to visitors from across the world. Do take a...
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About the Owner, FURIO V
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 60 reviews and 1 property
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 60 reviews
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English first
Sherren M...
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 9 September 2015 for a stay in July 2015

If you want to experience the warmth and hospitality that Furio provides - including his culinary skills - his spacious and homely residence (as opposed to a boring, clinical hotel room) furnished with his families antiques all the way from Italy. All you have to do while you're there is sit back and enjoy the peace and quiet of the...

Leticia K
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 28 August 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I traveled with my husband and teenage daughter to Galapagos this summer for two weeks and spent 6 nights at this wonderful home in Puerto Aroyo, Santa Cruz. The home was spacious and extremely comfortable, the perfect respite after our daily excursions to other islands. We especially enjoyed our short walks from the villa to the port/town center water taxi...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We were 5 friends and felt based on the photos that the main house hadv3 bedrooms. It is onlyb2 bedrooms. There are bunkbeds in the hall between the rooms. The 2 extra garden rooms are more motel 6 than glam villa. We put our friend in the bunkbeds Galapagos has a shortage of food. We went without milk sugar butter...

  • 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
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
20 Jun 2016 -
17 Dec 2016
Standard Rate
4 nights
18 Dec 2016 -
2 Jan 2017
Christmas Season
7 nights
3 Jan 2017 -
17 Dec 2017
Standard 2017 Rate
4 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
IMPORTANT :Rate include 10% service.It does not include 12% Government Taxes that are fully refundable to foreign tourists :VAT will be fully refunded to your Credit Card after leaving the country, upon presentation of rental Invoice at airport..
Security Deposit usd 500
Housekeeping service, towels and bathroom amenities included.Four hours Housekeeping Service available every day except on sundays and national holidays.
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Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Baltra Airport: 40.0 km
In Puerto Ayora take a water taxi to the Finch dock (3 minutes ride) and then walk to the villa (about 10 minutes) following signs to Las Grietas.The villa is right at the beginning of the path to Las Grietas.
Or take a water taxi straight to the villa's dock;about 7 minutes ride.
Villa's private boat transportation is available most of the time at no cost.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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