Well before the growing awareness of the need to preserve the environment and involve local communities in conserving their resources, Relais & Châteaux had embarked on an ambitious ecological and social policy. Controlling energy and water consumption, preparing dishes with organic ingredients produced on site, developing the professional skills and know-how of local stakeholders… all contribute to making our establishments the most beautiful places on earth. The Sustainability Trophy awarded by our partner Duval-Leroy rewards the commitment of those who help protect artisanal practices, support the agricultural community and ocean resources and preserve regional culture.
Property reopened on 01/11/2020
Hotel and restaurant in the country. Built using sustainable methods and materials, Pikaia Lodge is a model of elegance and ecology on the island of Santa Cruz, in the heart of the Galápagos. Its rooms and suites, with their simple and refined design, all feature floor-to-ceiling windows with inimitable views of the lush coastal hills. Some even come with a private balcony and plunge pool, perfect for relaxing in complete privacy after a day of exploration. On the ground floor of the contemporary main building, discover two stylish spots to unwind. Opening onto a dreamy infinity pool, the Lobby Lounge is ideal for enjoying a drink while gazing at the sea. Or head to the Homo Sapiens Lounge to peruse its fine collection of books and films on the Galápagos Islands, as well as its temporary exhibitions on local history. Exploring this archipelago in an eco-responsible manner has never been so luxurious. ... Learn moreless