Santa Cruz Island
Puerto Ayora is located on Santa Cruz Island and is the most populated area in the Galapagos. This small, yet lively fishing village contains the best infrastructure in the archipelago, with numerous hotels, restaurants and bars, boutique shops, banks, pharmacies, and tourist agencies. Study Spanish in Puerto Ayora with the Galapagos Islands Spanish School and explore Santa Cruz Island, home to the Charles Darwin Research Station and the beautiful Tortuga Bay.
San Cristóbal Island
The second most populated island in the Galapagos Archipelago is San Cristóbal and host of the best surf on the Islands. Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the capital of the Galapagos province, is a charming and peaceful fishing village located on the southern tip of the San Cristóbal. Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is typically referred to as San Cristóbal, even though this is the name of the island. Discover San Cristóbal with the Galapagos Islands Spanish School and enjoy world class surf and scuba, beautiful beaches, and an immersed Spanish learning experience in the Galapagos Islands.
Note: Both Galapagos Islands Spanish School locations, Puerto Ayora and San Cristóbal (Puerto Baquerizo Moreno), are safe, beautiful, and fun places to study Spanish. Although we never anticipate problems, we always recommend students to exercise caution as you would elsewhere while travelling. The Instituto Superior de Español Galapagos Islands Spanish School will not be held responsible for lost or stolen property.