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Casa Opuntia

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5.0 of 5 bubbles
72 reviews
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Patio and Garden
Patio and Garden
Patio and Garden
Side Deck and Garden
Dining Room and Kitchen
Dining Room
Dining Room and Office Area
Office Area
Office Area
Living Room
Living Room
Living Room
View from Kitchen to Dining Room
Seating Area
View to Patio
Master Bedroom - king size bed
Master Bedroom - king size bed
Master Bedroom - king size bed
Second Bedroom - queen size bed
Second Bedroom - queen size bed
Third Bedroom - twin beds
Third Bedroom - twin beds
Stairs to second floor
Balcony - seating area and hammocks
Balcony Hammocks
Rooftop terrace
Rooftop terrace
Rooftop terrace
Rooftop terrace
Tortuga Bay (30 min walk from the house along a path within national park)
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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
Casa Opuntia sleeps 6 people comfortably in three air-conditioned bedrooms, each with their own en-suite bathroom. The house has a large kitchen with everything you need to prepare your meals, a separate dining room, cozy living room and and library/work area with free wifi. Relax on the front patio where you can enjoy the beautiful garden, or take a nap in one of the hammocks on the second floor balcony, or sunbathe on the rooftop terrace. The house is just a short walk to downtown Puerto Ayora and very near the entrance to the trail that takes you to the stunning Tortuga Bay Beach. The walk to the beach along the trail takes approx 30 min, but well worth it!

The house has three bedrooms each with their own en-suite full bathroom, and 1 additional half bathroom off the living room. The showers have both hot and cold water. Each bedroom...
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About the Owner, tatjana a
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Dec 2010
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 115 reviews and 5 properties
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Toronto, Canada
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41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We stayed at casa opuntia for a week. It was a very pleasant stay. My first thought was.... this is way too big of a place for 2 people :) I guess my husband was trying really hard to make sure our trip is comfortable. The house is clean. We didn't have a chance or need to use anything in...

Tullahoma, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We had such a wonderful stay here. The house is absolutely beautiful and the location could not be better. On top of that the entire property is surrounded by the most beautiful stone wall. It feels like you have the entire island to yourself. I can hardly describe it. You are in walking distance to everything and yet when you...

Management response:

Thank you for this detailed and lovely review! We are happy that you appreciated the gardens and privacy of this home. Come back again!


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dan s
Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Casa Opuntia was an awesome "home away from home" the house was beautifully appointed with native hardwood furniture throughout. There will always be some reservations when you are going so far from home and have never seen the place BUT let me assure anyone who is considering staying at Casa Opuntia that the accommodations were excellent. If you are considering...

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this detailed review, I am so happy to know that you enjoyed the house, and most importantly got to go on great tours to really see the wildlife and what Galapagos is all about!


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
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About the neighbourhood
Villa Opuntia is located in Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos Islands. The villa is located in a quiet residential neighborhood and is within walking distance from downtown Puerto Ayora. The entrance trail to Tortuga Bay Beach is a 3 min walk from the front door.

This area is serviced by Baltra airport which has several flights arriving daily from both Quito and Guayaquil in mainland Ecuador.
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