The Royal Palm Hotel is a secluded hide-a-way nestling in the lush Miconia highland forests of Santa Cruz in the heart of the Galapagos. The Royal Palm is a spacious and exclusive 195 hectare (482 acres) private estate, only 20 minutes drive from the bustling port town of Puerto Ayora. With just 8 Casitas and 13 exclusive villas, our guests can enjoy more space, more privacy, and more nature than in any other property at the archipelago.