The Divers Lodge opened in December 2010 and is located in a quiet area of Puerto Ayora, a few blocks from the Pelikan Bay fishing market, souvenirs stores, galleries, jewelry stores, and adjacent to the Red Mangrove Dive Centre. The Divers Lodge sister property, Aventura Lodge, is also a short walk away.
Santa Cruz Divers Lodge is a good option for budget conscious travelers still looking for great service and a proven reputation.
Constructed in the design known as "Galapagoenian design", the walls and floors of the Lodge are comprised of lava rock that came from the same land where it was carved. Tiles all around the public areas are recycled ceramic artwork, beautifully designed piece by piece in the shape of sharks, rays and dolphins.
There are 9 rooms in total. Five of the rooms are Garden View, two rooms have an Internal View and two rooms offer a comfortable Balcony View overlooking the garden.
All rooms are furnished with European queen bed, full and/or twins, 20 channel cable TV, air conditioning, minibar, individual safe deposit boxes, radio/Ipod & alarm clock, private bathroom with hair dryer, mirror, shower with temperature control, biodegradable hair and body products and cotton towels, 110 volt electric outlets and have wireless internet access.
Guests enjoy breakfast in the cafeteria. The cafeteria does not offer lunch and dinner on the property. A food delivery service from Red Sushi Restaurant at Aventura Lodge is available for guests’ convenience or you can choose to dine in the restaurant at Aventura Lodge. The Divers Lodge features a jacuzzi and offers laundry, phone, fax and wireless internet access.
The full service Red Mangrove Dive Academy is located nearby for all your diving needs. Land excursions around Santa Cruz or the adjacent islands of Isabela and Floreana to see the wildlife, hike, kayak, snorkel or mountain bike can be arranged.