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Semilla Verde Lodge & Spa

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Km 12, via a Baltra | Isla Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador (Formerly Semilla Verde Galapagos Lodge)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Roanoke, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon we walked through the door and greeted by Raphi, I knew we had landed in a great place for our week stay in the Galapagos. The house was clean, nestled into a wooded setting with it's own resident giant turtle, coffee plantation and banana trees. Our meals were well prepared and delicious. Personal needs and food needs were... More 

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Honesdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Robert set up great tours for us and the rest of the staff is friendly and helpful. The food at Semilla Verde is delicious. The rooms bright and airy. The grounds are beautiful with tortoises resident on the property. Our experience in the Galapagos was wonderful in large part because we chose to stay at Semilla Verde.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful location, with exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. The meals were delicious and interesting. Tortoises roaming the grounds and so many birds. All tours arranged by Semilla Verde were excellent and the entire week was well organized. I highly recommend.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Semilla Verde was gorgeous. I visited for a week-long yoga retreat in June 2015. Everything about the place was fantastic! The grounds, the staff, the guide, the spa, !!THE FOOD!! Even the beds were comfortable! I can't recommend this place highly enough.

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Camden, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I was at Semilla Verde recently for a yoga retreat and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of my stay. The yoga facilities were incredible, the host, Rob, was warm and entertaining, facilities are tasteful and comfortable and the food was impeccable. I highly recommend this lodge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Staying at The Semilla Verde made our trip to the Galapagos even better! Rob, the owner, Rafi, the manager and all the rest of the stuff took absolutely impeccable care of all of us, going above beyond our expectations. Rooms are clean, spacious, and incredible views wherever you are in the house. Any visit to the Galapagos includes staying at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I have terrible anxiety and was really panicked about traveling so far from home, and to a 3rd world country... but all of that disappeared as soon as I arrived at Semilla Verde. It was very clear that we were in good hands between the owner, Rob, and his house manager, Rafi. The staff went above and beyond in taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My wife and stayed at Semilla Verde on a yoga retreat through The Travel Yogi. Our stay at Semilla Verde exceded our expectations largely due to the excellence of the property and service. Robert and Daysi have established a wonderful, beautiful, clean lodge secluded by itself. The staff, led by Rafaela, were attentive and welcoming. The food was excellent as... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Semilla Verde is one of the best ,relaxing places I've ever visited, it amazing location slightly higher than the see level makes the weather much pleasent than the heat down town , your nights will be accompanied with the best nature music I"ve ever heard while the heavy rain hitting the crowded tree leaves, and abreath taken view is the... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We had an incredible experience at Semilla Verde. Robert (the owner) and his staff were amazing and went above and beyond to ensure that we were extremely happy, comfortable and satisfied in every way. The rooms are spacious and clean, the food is fabulous and all of our excursions were exceptional. Even the trips to town were a quick and... More 

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