Puerto Ayora is a small town located on the island of Santa Cruz, part of the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. It’s a popular destination for tourists due to its proximity to wildlife, including giant tortoises, sea lions, and iguanas. The town has a variety of restaurants, shops, and accommodations, making it a convenient base for exploring the rest of the island. Visitors can take a boat tour to nearby islands, hike through the highlands to see tortoises in their natural habitat, or simply relax on one of the town’s beaches.