This eco-friendly lodge is situated in the rural highlands of Santa Cruz Island, only a 12-minute drive from Puerto Ayora. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and private balconies. There is free unlimited coffee from the hotel’s own sustainable plantation. At Semilla Verde guests can relax in the hammocks or spot wild giant tortoises and native birds in the hotel’s extensive garden and nature trails. Panoramic views of Galapagos National Park can be enjoyed from the terraces. Semilla Verde Lodge has rooms with flat-screen TVs and DVD players. All of them include private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers. All the rooms have views of the forest or coastline from private terraces or balconies. A full breakfast with eggs, fresh fruits, bacon and waffles is served daily. Meals including vegetarian dishes are available upon request and there is a bar. The lodge is a 12-minute taxi ride from Puerto Ayora town, the Charles Darwin Station and Tortuga Bay Beach. Semilla Verde is 30km from Baltra airport by taxi and ferry. Private transfers can be arranged to and from the airport for an extra fee.