Torre Mar is owned and operated by John and Donna Garate. Torre Mar is located in John's home town. He is a third generation...More information +
Torre Mar is owned and operated by John and Donna Garate. Torre Mar is located in John's home town. He is a third generation Galapagonean, which there are not many of. He is a naturalist guide, dive master, and nature photographer. Donna was born in Indiana and lived in the Florida Keys. John and Donna both enjoy hiking and scuba diving. They are involved with conservation efforts in Galapagos. Together they choose to raise their young son in this unique island paradise.
We hope you enjoy your stay in the special place we call home.
Left on Aug 30, 2011 for a stay in May 2011
Torre Mar was a very reasonably priced option for seeing the Galapagos islands. Although a little on the fringes of Puerto ayora, taxis were readily available for $1 a trip--to town, to beaches, to the Darwin Research Center.
Donna provides a wealth of information for pre-planning your trip and John was available for advice on sightseeing options and recommendations.
The apartment was …