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Lava Lodge is a row of wooden huts on the shore at Floreana, with an open air meeting area and an open air eating area. The chalets are basic, and a bit worn in places. The tiling in the shower rooms is crude and the...More
Even though Floreana has only 140 residents, the Lodge takes care of all of your needs. The owner, Claudio, has worked hard to make the Lodge comfortable for the guests, the service and food was excellent. Being able to visit Claudio's farm and see all...More
really nice place, confortable and cool, the service was really good, the food delicious and the location perfect. It is in front of the "Loberia" the nicest place in Floreana where you can snorkel and see lots of penguins and marine turtles.
If your idea of a perfect hotel involves casinos, spas, and room service, this is probably not the place for you. On the other hand, if you desire a quiet, comfortable room at the ocean's edge, sunsets that fill the horizon with color, and the...More
The Floreana lava lodge is a once-in-a-lifetime place to stay. Imagine waking up opening the door of your private cabin and seeing penguins, turtles, and sea lions swimming before you. Wow! We walked everywhere on the island. The breakfast was delicious. It was served to...More
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.