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We recently stayed at the Lava Lodge while on a tour of the Galapagos Islands. Of the three hotels we stayed in, this was by far my favorite. The cabins are very rustic with only two twin sized beds but the location, the view and...More
Each Lava Lodge is like a large garden shed, but with a small en-suite bathroom (and ours even had a hair dryer!). The beds (x2) were comfortable and there were safes there too. Breakfast was outstanding. At night there was no light pollution and therefore...More
The accommodation is very simple, wooden chalets right by the sea, but the setting is beautiful.This is a completely unspoilt location on an island of just 150 inhabitants! Each cabin looks out onto the sea with chairs outside to watch the sunset. We snorkelled with...More
These are small wooden chalets right by the sea. They are simple but fit this quiet, unspoiled location very well. There are chairs outside each chalet to sit and watch the sunset. Breakfast is of good quality and consists of a variety of local products....More
This hotel is very simple, but the setting is second to none. Beautiful sunsets abound if you are lucky.
The accommodation consists of quaint little cabins. They are simplistic, yet rustic. A safe is included in the rooms as well as a hairdryer.
Floreana Lava LodgeFloreana´s fascinating story and the desire of the local people to offer a more relaxed , more enjoyable and environmentally sensitive kind of tourism, is why Tropic has chosen to launch its new Galapagos adventure here. Together with the local community and the owners of ‘Floreana Lava Lodge’, and under the supervision of the Galapagos Authority, Tropic has created a new program designed for visitors who are looking for something out of the ordinary, who will understand the value of slow tourism.Located in Puerto Velasco Ibarra (named after a five times president of Ecuador) Lava Lodge is owned by members of the Cruz family, one of the Floreana´s oldest. The hotel is a comfortable lodge with top class service and the best of friendly local hospitality, built on black lava sands at the ocean´s edge: one of the best sites on the island. Situated only 5 minutes walk from the centre of the village, Lava Lodge is also only a few steps from the ‘lobería’ where visitors can watch the islands famous sea lions in their natural surroundings. ServicesThe 10 independent cabins are each equipped with 2 twin beds (bunk beds for up to 3 people are also available). Each ocean front cabin has its own bathroom, front porch, a reading and shady area to provide privacy and enjoyment of the outdoors.The lodge also has a common area where guests can relax together and savor a welcome drink while enjoying the striking Galapagos sunsets.