Pikaia Lodge is placing great
importance on the culinary aspect of its exploration programs.
The Evolution Restaurant is situated on top of the edge of the
It offers an unrivalled view from
the pristine Galapagos National Park with its mist covered
volcanic cones, to other islands in the Archipelago and our
infinity edge pool. It is furnished in a contemporary style
decorated with casual elegance, with a subtle artistic touch
inspired by the evolution of mankind.
Our Wine Cellar
Evolution restaurant has a
conditioned walk-in wine cellar, where our guests can choose their
wines with our Maitre's advice to enhance their gastronomic
experiences to even higher and subtler levels, crowning exciting
days with happy spirits. We have selected some of the finest
South American wines; from Argentina, the superb Malbecs and from
Chile, their sought after Chardonnays and Carmeneres.
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.
The Evolution restaurant 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 our
infinity edge pool.
The Evolution restaurant has a
sophisticated daily menu for dinner, inspired by a unique fusion
of the Peruvian and Ecuadorian cuisine. Appetizers, entrees and
desserts are lovingly prepared and creatively presented using
fresh local products such as organic beef, chicken,
catch-of-the-day fish, lobster or our world famous jumbo shrimps,
served with a variety of vegetables, rice, imported Italian
pastas, and herbs and spices.
Daily breakfast from 7:30 AM to
Daily lunch from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Daily dinner from 7:00 PM to 10 PM
Dress code: Casual at all times. We will kindly request our guests
not to wear beachwear or sleeveless shirts for men inside the
Restaurant at any time.
Please check our menus.
Note: Dinner menus are alternated during the week.
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 settings bathed in the hues of a rapidly
setting equatorial sun.
Share your discoveries, digital
pictures and videos with family, friends and fellow travelers, or
just hang out in the serene, cozy atmosphere.
To ensure prompt service,
Piakaia’s DNA Bar is strategically placed between the restaurant,
the lobby-lounge, and the shaded terraces and pool area.
Our 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.
Opening Hours: Daily from 10 AM
to 23 PM
Our infinity pool merges with the
horizon with the back drop of the endless ocean and the 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 the sun, shadow free the entire day to maintain a pleasant
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
having the need to change 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.
Opening Hours: Daily from 7 AM to
Homo Sapiens Explorers Lounge
Our 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 with a special selection of DVDs, 3D goggles, wireless
microphones and audio amplification system.
Our 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 we have a
fireplace for a cozy, warm and relaxed atmosphere.
Our 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
traveling, or to pamper and purify the body with a massage after a
busy day of explorations. We have a massage room for parallel
massage sessions for couples. Massage sessions can also be done in
our guests' rooms if requested.
Our whirlpool provides the best
ambience to experience utter peace and profound relaxation with
its never-ending 270 degree view of the ocean.
If guests want to keep track of
their workout schedule during their stay at Pikaia Lodge, our gym
is equipped with a modern treadmill, elliptical trainer and
Our 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
Reservations for massage
treatments must be scheduled with anticipation at Reception.
GYM: Daily from 6 AM to 10 PM
SPA: Daily from 3 PM to 10 PM