It is true that many of the iconic Galapagos moments come during time spent on the water, cruising between islands while observing the mesmerising melange of wildlife which inhabits the coastal shores, petrified lava flows and inaccessible cliffs of the archipelago.
However, the major appeal of Scalesia Eco-lodge lies not just in its prime location overlooking the plateau of Isabela Island or their all-too-inviting safari-style tents, but instead the flexibility which comes through being land-based, with a range of possible activities at your fingertips.
So, the lodge’s expert guides will talk you through the various excursion options on offer, choosing between small group boat tours, biking trails, nature walks, birdwatching, kayaking, scuba diving and even surfing, to name just a few! This all means that a personalised Galapagos experience awaits, before retreating to a supremely comfortable communal lounge and restaurant, observation deck and all-important glamping tent at the end of each evening; bliss.
16 Luxury Glamping Tents, complete with en-suite bathroom, private terrace and twin beds, perfectly airy and fitting their natural surroundings while providing a comfortable, cosy sanctuary to come back to after a day of wildlife exploration.
The Highlands of Islabela Island, 20 minutes from Puerto Villamil which is the entry point for both flights and boats arriving from Baltra, the nearest airport and major port (2 hours 30 minutes by boat, 30 minutes by plane).
1/12 - Exterior, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
2/12 - Bedroom, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
3/12 - Blue footed booby, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
4/12 - Living room area, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
5/12 - Marine iguana, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
6/12 - boardwalk, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
7/12 - giant tortoise, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
8/12 - dining area, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
9/12 - iguanas on path, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
10/12 - lounge area, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
11/12 - penguins at marine, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
12/12 - guest bedroom, Scalesia Galapagos Lodge
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