THE PIKAIA LODGE CONCEPT 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 services that can be provided within the limitations of such a remote, restricted and eco-sensitive location.

Since the Galapagos Islands famously inspired Charles Darwin’s Evolution Theory and remain living proof of it, evolution is the theme of this lodge. With the lodge’s name, Pikaia lodge honor their oldest known ancestors from which all modern mammals, fish and reptiles are descendant. The Pikaia Gracilens is believed to be the first creature to have evolved into a vertebrate during the Cambrian period some 500 million years ago.

PIKAIA LODGE

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Location: Galapagos Islands
Nearest Airport:  Guayaquil / Quito Airports - ecuador
Prices: From £861.00

Accommodation Insight

TERRACE ROOMS


These six beautiful rooms on the ground floor are nestled on top of the small plateau of our main crater , conveniently close to the main building. All of them have panoramic floor to ceiling windows with access to private shaded terraces and breathtaking unobstructed views. 

These rooms are 61 sq. m. including a 11 sq. m. ground floor terrace, with a cozy contemporary décor and naturally well-lit. These are furnished with either two queen size beds or one king size bed.

Rooms were designed to have an optimal natural cross ventilation and thermal insulation for natural cooling. These have remote controlled split air conditioners and ventilators for maximum guest comfort. Floors are made of bamboo wood for bare foot comfort.

These have a generously sized bathroom of 21 sq. m with walk-in closet, two under counter vanity sinks, wall mirrors for each guest, a shower area and a bathtub with great views. These bathrooms have a separate closed toilet room, are naturally well ventilated, filled with natural light and decorated with Peruvian travertine marble.

  • Direct dial telephone

  • 40" 3D HD LED TV

  • DVD

  • iPod audio amplifier with speakers (Audio in).

  • Safe for valuables

  • Mini bar and outside terrace furniture

BALCONY ROOMS 

These six beautiful rooms in the first floor are nestled on top of the small plateau of our main crater, conveniently close to the main building. All have panoramic floor to ceiling windows with access to private shaded balconies and breathtaking unobstructed views.

These rooms are 61 sq. m, including a 11 sq. m. balcony on the second floor, with a cozy contemporary décor and are naturally well lit. These are furnished with either two queen size beds or one king size bed.

Rooms were designed to have an optimal natural cross ventilation and thermal insulation for natural cooling. These have remote controlled split air conditioners and ventilators for maximum guest comfort. Floors are made of bamboo wood for bare foot comfort.

These have a generously sized bathroom of 21 sq. m. with walk-in closet, two under counter vanity sinks and wall mirrors for each guest, a shower area and a bathtub with great views. These bathrooms have a separate closed toilet room, are naturally well ventilated, filled with natural light and decorated with Peruvian travertine marble.

  • Direct dial telephone

  • 40" 3D HD LED TV

  • DVD

  • iPod audio amplifier with speakers.(Audio in).

  • Safe for valuables

  • Mini bar and outside terrace furniture



GARDEN SUITE

This beautiful and spacious suite is nestled on top of the small plateau of our main crater, conveniently close to the main building. This suite has panoramic floor to ceiling windows with access to a private shaded terrace and breathtaking unobstructed views.

It is 74 sq. m, including a 16 sq. m. ground floor terrace with a private garden, with a cozy contemporary décor and naturally well lit. It is furnished with a king size bed and a sofa-bed.

It was designed to have optimal natural cross ventilation with thermal insulation for natural cooling. It has remote controlled split air conditioners and ventilators for maximum guest comfort. Floors are made of bamboo wood and are partially carpeted for bare foot comfort.

It has a generously sized bathroom of 22 sq. m. with walk-in closet, two under counter vanity sinks and wall mirrors for each guest, a shower area and a bathtub with great views. These bathrooms have a separate closed toilet room, are naturally well ventilated, filled with natural light and decorated with Peruvian travertine marble.

  • Direct dial telephone

  • 50" 3D HD LED TV

  • DVD

  • iPod audio amplifier with speakers.(Audio in).

  • Safe for valuables

  • Mini bar and outside terrace furniture

POOL SUITE

This beautiful and spacious suite is nestled on top of the small plateau of our main crater, conveniently close to the main building. This suite has panoramic floor to ceiling windows with access to a private plunge pool and a shaded terrace with breathtaking unobstructed views.

It is 74 sq. m, including a 36 sq. m. ground floor terrace with a plunge pool and private garden, with a cozy contemporary style décor and is naturally well lit. It is furnished with a king size bed and a sofa-bed.

It was designed to have optimal natural cross ventilation with thermal insulation for natural cooling. It has remote controlled split air conditioners and ventilators for maximum guest comfort. Floors are made of bamboo wood and are partially carpeted for bare foot comfort.

It has a generously sized bathroom of 22 sq. m. with walk -in closet, two under counter vanity sinks and wall mirrors for each guest, a shower area and a bathtub with great views. These bathrooms have a separate closed toilet room, are naturally well ventilated, filled with natural light and decorated with Peruvian travertine marble.

  • Direct dial telephone

  • 50" 3D HD LED TV

  • DVD

  • iPod audio amplifier with speakers.(Audio in).

  • Safe for valuables

  • Mini bar and outside terrace furniture

EVOLUTION RESTAURANT

THE EVOLUTION RESTAURANT IS SITUATED ON TOP OF THE EDGE OF THE CRATER. 

It offers an unrivalled view over the  infinity edge pool to the pristine Galapagos National Park with mist covered volcanic cones and other islands in the archipelago.

 

It is furnished in a contemporary style decorated with casual elegance, with a subtle artistic touch inspired by the evolution of mankind.

WINE CELLAR

EVOLUTION restaurant has an air-conditioned walk-in wine cellar, where guests can choose their wines with the Maitre's advice to enhance gastronomic experiences to even higher levels, crowning exciting days with satisfied taste buds. They have selected some of the finest South American wines; from Argentina, the superb Malbecs and from Chile, their sought-after Chardonnays and Carménères.

BREAKFAST

In the morning, EVOLUTION serves a full American-style breakfast buffet with fresh bread, organic Galapagos eggs and coffee, crisp bacon and sausages, tropical fruit and juice, cereals and pancakes, yoghurt and many other delicacies. This wholesome breakfast will provide guests with sufficient energy for an exciting day of exploration and physical activity.

LUNCH

The EVOLUTION restaurant has designed a specific menu for lunch, with a selected variety of dishes to choose from. Lunch can also be served outside on the shaded decks and terraces with the splendid panoramic views behind the infinity edge pool.

DINNER

The EVOLUTION restaurant has a sophisticated daily menu for dinner, inspired by a unique fusion of the Peruvian and Ecuadorian cuisine. Appetizers, entrées and desserts are lovingly prepared and creatively presented using fresh local products such as organic beef, chicken, catch-of-the-day fish, lobster or their world famous jumbo shrimps, served with a variety of vegetables, rice, imported Italian pastas, and herbs and spices.

 

LOBBY LOUNGE & DNA BAR

After a hard day of explorations you can chill out in splendid comfort, framed by a stupendous view of the Galapagos natural setting, bathed in the hues of the setting Equatorial sun.

Share your discoveries, digital pictures and videos with family, friends and fellow travelers, or just relax in the serene, cozy atmosphere.

To ensure prompt service, Pikaia's DNA Bar is strategically placed between the restaurant, the lobby-lounge, and the shaded terraces and pool area.

Their barmen can mix world famous cocktails as well as popular local drinks prepared with top quality imported liquors, tropical juices, champagnes, exotic spirits, wines, beers, soft drinks and bottled mineral water.
 

This garden corner, including a fire pit, is an incredible spot for enjoying the display of magnificent sunrise and sunset colours while admiring an ocean view with several islands on the horizon.

INFINITY POOL

The INFINITY POOL MERGES WITH THE HORIZON, BOASTING AT BACK DROP OF ENDLESS OCEAN AND PRISTINE SAVANNA - A MESMERIZING SIGHT.

With its surrounding decks plastered with Peruvian travertine marble and furnished with comfortable beach chairs, our pool is strategically placed to receive sunlight, shade-free the entire day to maintain a pleasant water temperature.

Guests can take a refreshing dip or do some laps for exercise. There is a covered terrace next to the pool where guests can enjoy meals and drinks without changing clothes.

At the eastern end, on the very edge of the main crater there is a covered gazebo with two sofas for napping, reading or quiet contemplation.

HOMO SAPIENS EXPLORERS LOUNGE

The comfortable Homo Sapiens Explorers Lounge is located in the main building with a 24-person seating capacity. All programmed guest conferences and lectures are held here. It is equipped with a large 3D HD-TV screen, a special selection of DVDs, 3D goggles, wireless microphones and amplification system.

The library is dedicated to the topics of science, evolution and the Galapagos Islands.

Temporary art and photography are exhibited here to promote local artists and scientific knowledge. For colder nights they have a fireplace for a cosy, warm and relaxed atmosphere.

 

SUMAQ SPA

The wellness center is an oasis of calm, perched on the rims of the craters at the eastern end of the main building with dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean, interrupted only by a few islands in its vastness. Sumaq Spa is decorated with Peruvian travertine marble in a minimalistic Japanese zen style to soothe the mind.

It is a serene place to spend well-deserved time releasing muscular tension and stress while travelling, or to pamper and purify the body with a massage after a busy day of explorations.

The whirlpool provides the best ambience to experience total peace and profound relaxation with its never-ending 270-degree view of the ocean.

The property boasts almost 3.5 km. of private paths for walking, jogging or biking. These scenic trails pass through reforested endemic forests, where our guests might even have the opportunity to encounter wild giant tortoises grazing.

Unique Luxury Stays are Registered in England.  

Registered Number: 10700110

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