The Galapagos

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expert Jane's verdict
One minute you’re walking down the aisle, the next you’re snorkelling with marine iguanas and scaling the Andes. If you want a honeymoon that jolts your horizons, head to Ecuador and the Galapagos. Following in Darwin’s footsteps, you’ll upgrade your eco knowledge and rub shoulders with locals in the lively bars of Quito. Powerful memories guaranteed.

Recommended tour operator: Abercrombie & Kent

Abercrombie & Kent says

For a honeymoon that is truly the trip of a lifetime, revel in the wilderness and unspoilt natural beauty of Ecuador & the Galapagos.

  • Luxury accommodation
  • Wildlife encounters
  • Year-round destination

Ecuador’s attractions include the Amazon rainforest, the Mindo cloud forest, historic colonial cities, the markets of the Andes, and colourful wildlife from hummingbirds to bears. Meanwhile, the Galapagos Islands have drawn countless explorers, most notably English naturalist Charles Darwin.

Our expertly-curated itineraries will take you to the heart of these unique natural habitats, where you’ll find landscapes and wildlife that exist nowhere else on Earth and stay in some truly romantic hotels, haciendas and lodges.

This tailor-made honeymoon itinerary will have you dreaming on the Equator. Begin in Mashpi Lodge, a luxury eco hotel  set in 1,500 hectares in Tumbez-Choco-Darien, one of Ecuador’s bio-diversity hotspots.

Next up is a cruise on board Petrel, a super-comfy catamaran with just a handful of cabins and a top notch crew, including expert naturalists.

Your dream honeymoon ends with a cruise through the rainforests of the Ecuadorian Amazon on board one of the finest ships we work with – the MV Anakonda.

We offer a wide range of other honeymoon ideas in the region but the real key is to speak to one of our expert consultants who can help match your wishes, budget and time frame with the perfect tailor-made itinerary.

Ecuador and the Galapagos are great year-round destinations as they are located near the Equator.

Discover more about our luxury honeymoons in Ecuador and the Galapagos.

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