Your personalized Neotropic Expedition
What makes us experts is that we have access to exclusive experiences and intimate regional knowledge that comes from many years of involvement in the local communities. For decades we have generated strong long term relationships with local personalities, artists, environmentalists and people of all walks of life while getting their support by sharing their expertise with you, so you can have an unforgettable experiences through us.
We are passionate dual-national American, Ecuadorian and Colombian professionals able to curate experiences fitted to your personal tastes and needs. Whether it be a street foodie experience with a local chef, or deep in the Amazon with a tribe leader learning about ancestral wisdom, we will create an authentic and balanced once in a life time expedition for your personal group of family and friends.
Our travel designers work with a team of guides and experts, to plan every detail of your expedition while digging deep in your desires so we won’t miss a thing. That’s how committed we are with you and the idea of creating memories of a lifetime.
For the past 25 years, we’ve pioneered new ways to explore. Our non-stop trailblazing makes us the undisputed leaders of specialty travel in the Neotropics.
Through our constant exploration, field research and interaction with local communities we´ve developed a system for creating in-depth curated and sustainable journeys and active adventures in Galapagos, Ecuador, and Colombia.
National Geographic Adventure “Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth”
Opuntia Hotels is a network of leading Galapagos oceanfront properties committed to personalized service and warm hospitality. Each hotel has its own charm, and all subscribe to the highest standards of quality, comfort, and sustainability.
Choose from two levels of service:
- Our Comfort Class hotels offer deluxe accommodations with a boutique touch. Breakfast included.
- Our Premium Class hotels offer a first-class experience, including spas, restaurants, amenities, and ample space for relaxation.
To complement your hotel experience in the Galapagos, we highly recommend you take part in one of our Galapagos Tours, led by world-class guides and designed to flow seamlessly between islands and natural attractions.
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY
One of Our Best Trips Ever!
“The Galapagos was on our Bucket List and it could not have been better. From the start to finish, everyone from Neotropic Expeditions made our trip wonderful and a memorable experience to last a lifetime. We will highly recommend your company to our friends.”
A Trip of a Lifetime
“Our guides had extremely profound knowledge of the local flora and fauna, the eco-system, biodiversity and history of the Galapagos Islands. They were very polite and helpful. We will definitively recommend the tour!”
“Our guide spoke excellent English and was extremely friendly and helpful. We will definitively recommend this tour to our friends.”
Superb Attention & Service
“I was truly impressed by the service level and the knowledge of the guides. My personal highlight of the tour was the view on the volcano Antisana.”
Our guide just knew so much about the islands, simply amazing. We also loved our hotels, so cozy and nice!
We totally enjoyed our trip to the Galapagos with your business! We loved being a group of “2 + guide”!
Loved it, truly amazing!
“Superb attention from Tomas, our guide. He responded immediately to all our interests. Excellent service.”