Galapagos Eco Lodge

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Sea Lion at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Welcome to the Galapagos Eco-Lodge Hotel on San Cristobal Island in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands. Experience for yourself the attractions of our first class hotel accommodations and amenities as they combine with all the comforts of home. In our intimate, boutique family-run hotel, you will receive personalized service at economical prices. Each hotel guest also will be served a delicious complimentary breakfast while enjoying a stunning vista of the Pacific Ocean and the harbor of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno and its surroundings.  

Located near the top of this breathtaking volcanic island, the hotel is just moments from the harbour and centre of the town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, the provincial capital of the Galapagos Islands. There, you will find shopping and fine dining opportunities. Ranked the number one speciality hotel and inn in San Cristobal on TripAdvisor, the Galapagos Eco-Lodge, with its proximity to the harbor as well as San Cristobal airport, is a perfect place for you and your family to travel to and experience the Galapagos Islands.  

Our ability to arrange first class customized services and tours, including snorkeling, hiking, boating, sight seeing, scuba diving and horseback riding, is unique in the Galapagos Islands.  Our owner and manager, Harry Jimenez, is a guide and naturalist certified by the Galapagos National Park Service. If an activity or attraction is accessible, he can make your request come true. He, or another private guide, will travel with you to some of the most important, scenic and dramatic visitor and tour sites in the Galapagos - indeed, anywhere in the world. Explore our site to discover all the advantages of spending your Galapagos Islands vacation at the Galapagos Eco-Lodge hotel.

What's New? There's always something new at the Galapagos Eco Lodge.

We've completed construction of 6 beautiful new guest rooms.  Like all our thoughtfully appointed rooms, these feature the most modern amenities and conveniences to make your stay memorable.

Construction of new Galapagos Eco Lodge RestaurantThe newest addition to our San Cristobal Hotel is the beautiful new dining room with a glorious view of the harbor and town at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. Visit our first class hotel on your trip to the Galapagos Islands. 

Blue Footed Boobies Mating DanceVisit and explore our blog for the latest in travel and tour information. We've published a complete overview of the visitor sites throughout the Galapagos, with detailed information on island visits.

Sea Lion PupNeed help planning your trip to Galapagos?  Read Travel Preparation for the Galapagos Islands for comprehensive information on everything you need to know: what to pack, weather, communications, travel tips and more.

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The Galapagos Eco Lodge has been granted a Certificate of Excellence and is ranked TripAdvisor's number one bed and breakfast in San Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island in the Galapagos Islands.

Masked Booby bird and chickEvery visitor to the Galapagos Islands, whether on a cruise, land-based or self-directed tour, seeks adventure, nature, photograph opportunities, snorkeling in the Pacific Ocean and immersion into our unique and surprising Ecuadorian environment. Each day of your visit to the Eco-Lodge, San Cristobal and its surroundings, you will be able to take a personalized tour customized to your requests and find yourself in the midst of some of nature's greatest miracles.

As a traveler to one of the world's most remarkable natural destinations, known best as the place where Charles Darwin developed his theory of survival of the fittest and natural selection, you will experience and savor a unique ecosystem and support our philosophy of sustainability and conservation. As our guest at the Eco-Lodge, you will enjoy top-rated accommodations, impeccable service and amenities, all of which reflect our commitment to and philosophy of sustainability and ecological friendliness. The Galapagos Eco-Lodge is the perfect place to stay during your travels to the Galapagos Islands. Just moments from the San Cristobal airport and the island's many visitor attractions, you can settle into your beautifully appointed room and be ready to embark on your daily excursions.

We extend to all of our friends and guests a cordial and warm welcome. We are committed to assuring that your visit to our hotel and the wonderful Galapagos Islands fulfills all of your expectations and creates an unforgettable vacation experience.

Our Eco-Lodge Philosophy

BoobieThe Galapagos Eco- Lodge embodies the meaning and philosophy of respecting nature and becoming one with the balance of the delicate eco-system that is unique to the Galapagos Islands. We are a green environmentally-friendly hotel and follow the principles of The International Ecotourism Society. We have used sustainable and recyclable building materials, LED lighting and other cutting edge technology to limit environmental impact and maximize conservation efforts. The Lodge can be your home away from home while you visit the marvelous vistas and breathtaking scenery on the Island and off the coast of San Cristobal. The Lodge is a family-run operation and we have a strong commitment to personalized service.

Our Accommodations

Galapagos Eco Lodge King Size RoomBy night, rest in comfort at San Cristobal Islands number one ranked hotel and specialty inn. By day, tour the Island of San Cristobal, snorkel, visit Galapagos Island visitor sites with guides certified by the Galapagos National Park Service, take a cruise to Kicker Rock at sunset, visit giant Galapagos tortoises, and go biking, hiking or even horseback riding before returning to relax on our patio, listen to the indigenous bird-life and immerse yourself in the warmth of our sunny climate. Your room is filled with the most modern amenities and appointments including Internet, luxurious products, plasma TV with cable, hair dryers, WiFi, microwave oven and refrigerator. A delicious complimentary breakfast is served daily. While you will be surrounded by exciting and exotic tropical plant life endemic to the Galápagos Islands, our comfortable rooms and quiet environment will make you feel at home.

Things to Do

Seal LionsThe Galapagos Eco- Lodge is located in the most gorgeous paradise known as the Galapagos Islands, and San Cristobal Island itself has many natural wonders. In the pristine Pacific waters you may snorkel and scuba dive, swim with sea lions, visit magnificent volcanic vistas and beaches, examine the nesting giant tortoises, observe blue footed boobies mating, and so much more. On land you will hike on lava footpaths and photograph the beautiful and unique indigenous flora and fauna. We have just added a beautiful new restaurant with 360 degree vistas of San Cristobal and the harbor at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, with its shops and many visitor sites just moments away.

Tours and Excursions

Blue Attraction, Galapagos Eco Lodge boatFrom the hotel, there are many possibilities for day trips by boat or hiking. The Lodge has its own tour boat that is equipped with four powerful engines to take you places that you have never been before. The Eco-Lodge's owner, Harry Jimenez, is a certified scuba diving instructor and experienced bi-lingual naturalist certified by the Galapagos National Park Service. His personalized service is highly regarded as exceptional, and he regularly serves as the naturalist and guide on the most luxurious cruise lines serving the Galapagos Islands. Whether you stay a night or a week, we will gladly work with you to arrange for your days of touring the Galapagos Islands to be as memorable as your nights in the comfort of the hotel.

, CEO and General Manager
Galapagos Eco Lodge, Inc.
Av. 12 de Febrero y Av. J Roldo
San Cristobal Island
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
SYC, 200150
Reservations: 593 052 520 124
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