The South American continent is one of the most culturally, ethnically and racially diverse on our earth, hosting cultures originated at traditions of the indigenous peoples of the Americas as well as Europe. But South America is not only diverse when it comes to people, but mostly when it comes to flora and fauna. Many parts of the continent are almost untouched by humans and host some of the most rare and beautiful plants and animals, this world has to offer. Discover this untouched beauty and experience the fragility of nature’s treasures firsthand – from Argentina and Chile with its Patagonian plateau, over Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and Paraguay to Peru and Ecuador with its Galapagos Islands…
Luxurious & Sustainable
The Galapagos archipelago is world-renowned for its unique and fearless wildlife, much of which was the inspiration for Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. Trace the steps of the renowned explorer and discover the beauty of the Galapagos Islands. Hidden in a secluded giant tortoise reserve, nestled on top of an extinct volcano crater, Pikaia Lodge is a spectacular new alternative to traditional cruises, enabling you to explore the last paradise on earth in a sustainable, yet luxurious land-based way.
As a guest at Pikaia Lodge, you will enjoy active, high quality guided tours in small groups. The excursions include land explorations and day-cruising onboard the large private yacht M/Y Pikaia I to nearby islands and beaches. Observe the wonderful wildlife, go hiking, swimming, sea kayaking, snorkeling and then return late in the afternoon to rest at Pikaia Lodge. The lodge offers you comfortable and spacious accommodations, fine gastronomy and unique scientific lectures to unlock the mysteries of evolution.
All 14 rooms and suites feature panoramic floor to ceiling windows with access to private shaded terraces with breathtaking unobstructed views over the surroundings. The quiet surroundings of Pikaia Lodge command stunning views to the Galapagos National Park savanna, verdant mist-covered volcanic cones and to other islands of the archipelago set amidst the vastness of the Pacific Ocean. Pikaia Lodge is placing great importance on the culinary aspect of its unique exploration programs. The gastronomical wonders, prepared by Pikaia’s chefs match the awe and wonder that you experience with the Galapagos wildlife. Pikaia Lodge definitely offers a unique once-in-a-lifetime wildlife experience that combines physical activity, fine gastronomy, science and superb comfort levels for the ultimate relaxation and stimulation of the mind, body and spirit.
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