Pikaia Lodge

Luxury eco lodge located on the crater of an extinct volcano in Galapagos

About Pikaia Lodge

Hidden in a secluded giant tortoise reserve and nestled on the edge of an extinct volcanic crater, Pikaia Lodge provides the highest level of comfort and services. It offers a fantastic alternative for exploring the Santa Cruz and other Galapagos Islands. Pikaia Lodge enables its guests to be up close to incredible wildlife with stunning views across the island and the overall beauty that surrounds this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Start planning your Galapagos Holiday of a lifetime by calling Rachel now on 01482 887 453

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Pikaia Lodge has spacious rooms and suites with panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows, private shaded terraces and balconies with breathtaking, unobstructed views. Designed with a modern but cozy contemporary style, the rooms are naturally well-lit and ventilated. All rooms have large bathrooms decorated with marble walk-in closet, wall mirrors for each guest, a closed toilet room, and a shower area with views of the ocean or separate bathtub.


3 x Terrace King Rooms

61 sqm, 11sqm terrace, 21sqm bathroom with walk-in closet. 1 x king size bed

3 x Terrace Queen Rooms

61 sqm, 11sqm terrace, 21sqm bathroom with walk-in closet. 2 x queen size beds

3 x Balcony King Rooms

61 sqm, 11sqm balcony terrace, 21sqm bathroom with walk-in closet. 1 x king size bed

3 x Balcony Queen Rooms

61 sqm, 11sqm balcony terrace, 21sqm bathroom with walk-in closet. 2 x queen size beds


1 x Garden Suite

74 sqm with living area and sofa bed 16 sqm garden
21 sqm bathroom with walk-in closet 1 x king size bed

1 x Pool Suite

74 sqm with living area and sofa bed 36 sqm pool area
21 sqm bathroom
1 x king size bed

Food & Drink

Evolution Restaurant

Evolution Restaurant offers a gastronomic fusion of Ecuadorian cuisine and international flavors. Fresh local produce is complemented with the best imported ingredients to create our delicious à la carte menus. Pikaia Lodge’s executive chef, Cristian Puente, brings a wealth of experience and an experimental culinary touch.

Guests may also dine outside on the shaded terrace, which is surrounded by stunning panoramic views beyond the infinity pool.


Pikaia’s DNA Bar is located between the restaurant, the lobby-lounge, and the shaded terraces and pool area. With an relaxed atmosphere overlooking the infinity edge pool, it’s the perfect place to unwind after tiring day of exploring the Galapagos. Barmen can mix world renowned cocktails as well as popular local drinks prepared with top quality imported liquors. Among different types of local and international beers and a selection of Ecuadorian and South American wines, they also offer have beverages crafted in-house, which are unique to Pikaia.


Infinity edge swimming pool

Beautifully surrounded by Peruvian travertine marble and furnished with comfortable beach chairs, the pool is conveniently placed to receive the sun, shade free the entire day. This also allows for the water to maintain at a pleasant temperature. It offers incredible views from the edge of the crater, looking out as far as other islands. There is a covered terrace next to the pool where guests can enjoy meals and drinks without having to change.

Sumaq Spa

With its minimalistic Japanese zen style, Sumaq spa and wellness centre offers a serene environment to relax the mind, pamper and purify the body, through relieving muscular tension and travel stress.

A treatment room with two individual massage tables, a separate sauna and a whirlpool with a 180-degree view of the ocean, is the best way to indulge and unwind.

Extra activities such as scuba diving, mountain biking, hiking and kayaking can be arranged with the hotel.


  • Explorers 24-person Lounge, equipped with a large 3D HD-TV screen & 3D goggles
  • Gym with modern treadmills, elliptical trainer and spinning bike
  • Cross ventilation and thermal insulation
  • Aircon and ceiling fans
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Safe for valuables
  • 40" 3D HD LED TV
  • Bluetooth sound bar speaker
  • Mini bar
  • Outside terrace furniture
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Outside terrace furniture
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