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Scalesia Lodge


Highlands,  Isabela island

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Scalesia Lodge

Scalesia Lodge and its luxury guest tents are in a private forest in the highlands of Isabela Island.

Set within 16 hectares in the highlands of Isabela, Scalesia Lodge provides comfortable tented accommodation and a modern lodge with full length windows making the most of the views. From here you can explore all parts of the island, returning each evening to the comforts of the lodge.

There are 16 tents, each with a large bedroom with screened windows, modern en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, hand basin, flush toilet, hot and cold running water and plenty of storage space. Sliding doors from the bedroom open on to a terrace. All tents are spaced apart and screened by trees and plants, so offer privacy and seclusion.

The central lodge is a striking modern building with full length windows and has three separate social areas, for relaxing, chatting and dining. There’s a wraparound veranda where you can sit and immerse yourself in nature.

You can arrange activities such kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and surfing, as well as excursions to different parts of Isabela, the largest island in the archipelago. The lodge offers guided excursions to different sites on Isabela on each day of the week that can be incorporated into your stay, and can also be combined with a stay on Santa Cruz island.

Scalesia Lodge highlights

  • Tented en-suite accommodation
  • Relax on your private terrace
  • Lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Tranquil highlands setting
  • Range of activities and excursions
  • Rooms with views of either the gardens or ocean

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Scalesia Lodge location

Scalesia Lodge


  • 16 tented rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Children aged 4 years and over are welcome.


  • Dining room
  • Lounge
  • Veranda
  • 16 hectares of grounds


  • Hiking
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing
  • Visit Puerto Villamil
  • Guided wildlife excursions
  • Fishing

Scalesia Lodge tented rooms

There are 16 tented rooms, 4 with king size beds and 12 with 2 full size beds each. Bedrooms are 20 square metres, bathrooms are 10 square metres and terraces are 23 square metres. All tents are en-suite with hot and cold running water, a walk-in shower, flush toilet, hand basin and shelves for storage.

  • Large private terrace
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Screened windows with pull down flaps
  • Double doors leading to the terrace
  • Set on raised wooden decks

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