Evolution Restaurant by Pikaia

We are placing great importance on the gastronomical aspect of our exploration programs.

The EVOLUTION Restaurant is situated on the edge of a crater.

It offers an unrivalled view over our infinity edge pool, to the pristine Galapagos National Park 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.

Our Wine Cellar

EVOLUTION restaurant has an air-conditioned walk-in wine cellar with a range of the finest south american wines. Guests can select their wines with our Maitre's advice to enhance their gastronomic experiences.


In the morning, EVOLUTION serves a variety of breakfast options, from full american style, hearty local traditional favorites, healthy treats as well as fresh made natural detox juice blends to kick-start your day full of adventure.


We take you on a journey from traditional Ecuadorian cuisine to our own spin of world renowed dishes, as well as feel-good food, which everyone enjoys from time to time.
Lunch can also be served outside on our shaded desks with splendid panoramic views behind our infinity edge pool.


We have created our menus with a unique fusion of ecuadorian and international flavors, which change every two days to offer guests a wider variety to select from.
A romantic dinner under the stars, next to a firepit and infinity edge pool.
Our executive chef Cristian Puente brings a wealth of experience in Ecuadorian fusion gastronomy.

Daily breakfast from 7:30 mac to 09:30
Daily lunch from 13:00 to 15:30
Daily dinner from 19:00 to 21:30
Dress code: Casual at all times. We kindly request our guests not to use 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 and DNA Bar

Lobby Lounge and 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.

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.

Our barmen can mix world famous cocktails as well as popular local drinks prepared with top quality imported liquors.

Opening Hours: Daily from 10 AM to 23 PM

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

Pikaia Lodge Infinity Pool

A back drop of endless ocean and pristine savanna.

With its Peruvian travertine marble decks and furnished with comfortable tanning chairs, our pool is strategically placed to receive sunlight and be shade-free the entire day. This also maintains the water at a pleasant 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.

Opening Hours: Daily from 7 AM to 9 PM

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

Infinity Pool

Homo Sapiens Explorers Lounge

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, a special selection of DVDs, 3D goggles, wireless microphones and 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 cosy, warm and relaxed atmosphere.

3D Documentaries

Sumaq Spa

Sumaq Spa

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.
Sumaq Spa is decorated with Peruvian travertine marble in a minimalistic Japanese zen style to soothe the mind.

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

Reservations for massage treatments must be scheduled in advance at reception.

Opening Hours:
GYM: Daily from 6 AM to 10 PM
SPA: Daily from 3 PM to 10 PM

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. We have a massage room for parallel massage sessions for couples. Massage sessions can also be done in our guests' rooms if requested.

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 spinning bike.

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 grazing.

The Galapagos beaches
The Galapagos beaches