Pikaia Lodge: Eco-Lodge in the Galapagos
This stunning lodge is a wonderful base for daily yacht trips to view the amazing Galapagos wildlife. Great for children. A relaxing land alternative to ships.
Galapagos: Drink It In
A new step in the evolution of luxury eco-adventure in the Galapagos Islands, Pikaia Lodge is designed for the environmentally conscious, physically active and adventurous traveler who seeks close contact with the unique natural wonders of the Galapagos. With the highest level of comfort and service that can be provided within the limitations of such a remote, restricted and eco-sensitive location, Pikaia offers, in contrast to a cruise, more privacy and personalized attention, a finer gastronomy, arrival & departure date flexibility, and, most importantly for some, the possibility for ship-sensitive people to avoid seasickness.
- • See the amazing Galapagos wildlife by day while relaxing in your stylish land accommodations by night, including Relais & Chateaux fine dining.
• Enjoy a multitude of activities including mountain biking, diving, hikes, and beach time.
• Choose a Galapagos lodge as an alternative to ships if you are sensitive to being on the water for extended periods.
Travel Curator’s Insights:
$500 off each person when booked by July 1
From $532 per person per night
Policies and protocols provided before you book.
Year-round Dates Available
Warm and Wet Season: December - May (light, occasional showers)
Cool and Dry Season: June - November (cooler water for snorkeling)
Trip Sustainability Awards
Rain water is collected from the roof, expertly purified, and used in lodge operations
The lodge was constructed fully from local, sustainably-produced materials
Property sponsors the employment of one teacher at the local school
Hidden in a secluded giant tortoise reserve and nestled on the edge of an extinct volcano crater, Pikaia Lodge provides a fantastic opportunity for exploring the "Last paradise on Earth" in a truly sustainable, yet luxurious land-based way.
Enjoy active, quality guided land and marine day programs in small groups via the comfortable 100 ft. private yacht, M/V Pikaia I.
Galapagos is ranked as the best place for scuba diving with big animals in the world.
HIKING & JOGGING
3.5km of internal private paths with endemic forests full of birdsong and the possibility of seeing wild giant tortoises
WHIRLPOOL & SPA
The wellness center is an oasis of calm, perched on the rim of the craters with dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Surrounded by three major marine currents with very productive upwellings and massive bait balls.
BEACHES & KAYAKING
Among the 20 best beaches in the world, Tortuga Bay is one kilometre of secluded beach, the perfect spot to swim, kayak or snorkel.
Spend well-deserved time releasing stress or pampering and purifying the body. Choose from a wide selection of services.
Spots to visit include volcanic craters, lava tunnels, organic coffee farms and cattle ranches.
With a backdrop of endless ocean and pristine savanna, this stunning pool is strategically placed to be shade-free the entire day.
ABOUT THE PROPERTY
Built using sustainable methods and materials, Pikaia Lodge is a model of elegance and ecology on the island of Santa Cruz, in the heart of the Galápagos. Its rooms and suites, with their simple and refined design, all feature floor-to-ceiling windows with inimitable views of
the lush coastal hills. Some even come with a private balcony and plunge pool, perfect for relaxing in complete privacy after a day of exploration. On the ground floor of the contemporary main building, discover two stylish spots to unwind. Opening onto a dreamy infinity pool, the Lobby Lounge is ideal for enjoying a drink while gazing at the sea. Exploring this archipelago in an eco-responsible manner has never been so luxurious.
Inspiration and innovation come alive through a unique fusion of Ecuadorian and International flavors. While creatively and lovingly preparing our dishes using the best and freshest ingredients, we aim to indulge your taste buds and take your culinary experience to another level.
Chef Christian Puente: “I believe food is a key engine of positive social change. Everyone feels a connection with food. As a chef, I also have the privilege of using my work to enhance each of the ingredients I use. Together with dedicated farmers and fishermen, we work closely to create a unique Ecuadorian culinary experience.”
The Evolution Restaurant offers an unrivaled view over the infinity edge pool to the pristine Galapagos National Park and other islands in the archipelago. It is furnished in a contemporary style decorated with casual elegance, and infused with a subtle artistic touch inspired by the evolution of mankind.
Pikaia's DNA Bar
A place to unwind with family and friends.Our barmen can mix world famous cocktails as well as popular local drinks prepared with top quality imported liquors.
Fire Pit and Infinity Pool Terrace
This garden corner, including a fire pit and stunning infinity pool, is an incredible spot for enjoying magnificent sunrise and sunsetcolors, plus admiring an ocean view with several islands on the horizon.
You'll love this stunning eco-lodge, either as a Galapagos land option that includes yacht trips to the islands, or for a few days pre or post-cruise. It's an otherworldly paradise!