Pikaia Lodge

A totally new concept in the Galapagos Islands, this is a high end, contemporary style property with all the benefits of a boat based holiday. Take guided excursions on a high end spacious boat with private cabins, but at night return to the stylish and spacious comforts of Pikaia Lodge to sleep in a full size bed on solid land.

Centrally located in the Galapagos archipelago, Santa Cruz island offers the perfect spot to base yourself to explore a wide selection of islands, beaches and wildlife. The lodge offers a similar programme to boat based trips with fixed, fully guided excursions, including sea kayaking, snorkelling and guided walks.


Located on Santa Cruz Island in the centre of the Galapagos Archipelago. Pikaia Lodge is in the transition zone on the island between the sunny, arid savannah and the tropical mist forest in the highlands. It is a 30 minute drive to the main town of Puerto Ayora and about an hour from Baltra airport.


  • Evolution restaurant
  • Lobby lounge and bar
  • Infinity pool with views across the island on ocean.
  • Spa and gym


Pikaia Lodge operates on an all-inclusive basis with fully guided excursions. The programme includes daily visits to sites on Santa Cruz island, and other nearby islands for walking, kayaking or snorkelling. At the hotel there is the option for mountain biking too.


This hotel has the wow factor and is the best land based property in the Galapagos Islands. A stylish property with a secluded, peaceful location and stunning views in all directions. 

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