Pikaia Lodge

A uniquely intimate concept in the Galapagos Islands, Pikaia Lodge is a contemporary property that carefully balances adventurous land-based activities with ocean-bound excursions. Guests are welcomed onboard the lodge's spacious and luxurious yacht and allocated a private cabin, but are able to return at night to the comforts of Pikaia Lodge to sleep on steady ground.

Providing an ideal base from which to explore a wide selection of islands, the lodge operates similarly to boat-based programmes by providing planned, fully-guided excursions that include sea kayaking, snorkelling and walking. Offering exemplary service and personalised attention that is arguably the most superior in the archipelago, Pikaia Lodge boasts a new step in the evolution of luxurious eco-adventures in the Galapagos Islands.

Why we like Pikaia Lodge

Apart from being an incredibly stylish property that benefits from a secluded and peaceful location with stunning views in all directions, Pikaia Lodge truly offers an unmatched experience in the Galapagos. Operating daily private cruises with expert guides in conjunction with land-based accommodation, the lodge enables visitors to the Galapagos to truly experience the best of both worlds.


Operating on an all-inclusive basis with fully-guided excursions, the Pikaia Lodge programme includes day trips to many of the archipelago's most interesting islands where curious wildlife abounds. From snorkelling off the coast of white-sand beaches to hiking through the inland forest canopies, guests can partake in an array of quality land and marine activities with expert guides and in enviably small groups.


  • Evolution restaurant
  • Wine cellar
  • Al fresco dining
  • Lobby lounge and bar
  • Infinity pool with panoramic island and ocean views
  • Spa and gym
  • Garden lounge ares with fire pit


Located on Santa Cruz Island in the centre of the Galapagos archipelago, Pikaia Lodge lies in between an arid savannah and a tropical highland forest just 30 minutes away from Puerto Ayora.

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