Ecuador Travel



Galápagos Islands

Galápagos is a Natural and Biological Heritage of Humanity, its best gastronomic reference is the lobster, a seafood of first quality.

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The region Archipelago located 972 km from the Ecuadorian coast, consisting of 13 major volcanic islands, 6 small islands and 107 islets. Its capital is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Declared a world heritage site in 1978 by UNESCO.

Weather It has an average temperature of 18 ° C and varies depending on the presence of ocean currents.

Galápagos Islands

Of contemporary origin. The lobster is part of the cuisine of the Galápagos Islands, craved for its flavor, quality and soft meat, rich in vitamins, minerals, and low in fat.

One of its presentations is with seafood sauce. Its preparation consists of splitting the lobster in half and season it with herbs; then cover with a seafood sauce (shrimp, octopus and squid) and bake for 15 to 25 minutes. It is served accompanied with salad and rice.

To capture and commercialize lobster its tail must reach a length of 26 cm or a length of 15 cm. Some specimens may be up to 45 cm and weigh 7 pounds.

Responsible and sustainable consumption makes this crustacean available to eat in the months of July through December, according to the monitoring of the Galapagos National Park Management.

Lobster cooked in seafood sauce accompanied by vegetables.


Traditional drink

Galápagos coffee In the upper parts of the island with volcanic soil, organic coffee from the Arabica variety is cultivated, with exceptional taste and aroma; It has the Appellation of Origin distinction.

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