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A selection of our favourite places to stay in Ecuador

Hacienda Zuleta

Century old hacienda in the highlands

Located 3,000 metres above sea level in the Andean highlands of Northern Ecuador, Hacienda Zuleta is a colonial working farm of 4,000 acres with 14 beautifully decorated, cosy bedrooms and a distinctly homely feel. Paddock-to-plate style dining presents delicious homegrown produce while horseback riding, mountain biking and horse drawn carriage trips showcase the farm, mountain views idyllic rural life. The hacienda also runs a condor rehabilitation program and guests are welcome to get involved. Read More

Casa Gangotena

Sophisticated and eclectic casa

The Casa Gangotena Boutique Hotel sits within a carefully restored historic mansion overlooking the historic Plaza San Francisco. It offers 31 rooms decorated with eye-catching style and contemporary design perfectly offset by elegant high ceilings, glass atriums and original features. Sophisticated and eclectic Casa Gangotena retains all its historic charm, blended seamlessly with a sense of contemporary chic. Read More

Mashpi Lodge

National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World

Mashpi lodge is an active research station and ‘National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World’ located in the heart of the Equatorial Chocó Bio-Region cloud forest. Featuring Philippe Starck design and cutting edge architecture, it is a unique cocoon of luxury in the clouds, which moves in harmony with nature. With countless forest explorations on offer, it is the ideal springboard for discovering the rare species that thrive here, not only those within the realms of our understanding, but also those still being discovered. Read More

Napo Wildlife Centre

Explore one of the world's wildest places

The Napo Wildlife Centre is located on the banks of the Anangucocha Lake, within the unique and ancestral territory of the Kitchwa Anangu Community, in the heart of Yasuni. During guided jungle activities you will walk a variety of trails, visit the community, view the parrot clay licks and climb an observation tower to view birds and monkeys amidst the canopy. Napo Wildlife Centre is a real paradise for nature lovers, eco-travellers and adventure seekers looking for an authentic jungle experience. Read More

La Selva Jungle Lodge

Premier Amazonian eco-lodge

La Selva Jungle Lodge is located in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest - one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. There is a variety of walking trails, canoe excursions, parrot clay licks, a butterfly farm and an observation tower to explore. The Amazon Jungle offers opportunities for cultural exchange, photography, adventure, hiking, relaxation, birdwatching and wildlife observation. Stay in style in the heart of the rainforest and immerse yourself in nature. Read More

Finch Bay

South America's leading green hotel

The Finch Bay Eco Resort is just steps from a secluded beach on Santa Cruz, the second largest island and main tourism hub of the Galapagos Islands. Trips to Tortuga Bay, the Santa Cruz Highlands, the Charles Darwin Research Station and Garrapatero Beach are all highly recommended during your stay, but the resort also offers guests the time to pause and relax during a busy itinerary. Mixing exploration with relaxation, it is an ideal base from which to discover the Galapagos Islands at your own pace. Read More

Galapagos Safari Camp

Little Africa in Galapagos

Set on a ridge in the highlands offering magnificent views over the Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Safari Camp offers a unique wildlife experience inspired by the magic of African safari camps. Guests are accommodated in large canvas tents and each is comfortable, elegantly furnished and enjoys beautiful Pacific views from a private balcony. The main lodge is modern and minimalist, finished in glass and polished stone, but roaring log fires and inviting lounge areas keep the atmosphere cosy. Finches, warblers, mockingbirds, Galapagos doves, egrets and owls flock to the area while giant tortoises amble through freely. Read More

Hotel Del Parque

A tropical garden oasis

Guayaquil is the launch point for most Galapagos adventures and Hotel del Parque will see you off in style. Housed in a in a lovingly restored 19th century property, is its characterful yet elegant, nestled in a tropical garden oasis in the heart of the city where you will wake each morning to the sounds of parrots and spider monkeys. An extensive herb garden provides ingredients for the exclusive riverside restaurant and a peaceful and fragrant retreat in which guests can relax. Coffee and cocoa are grown on site and sampling the produce is a must! Read More

Sacha Lodge

A pristine rainforest sanctuary

At Sacha Lodge the Amazon is at your feet when you walk high along a 900-foot canopy and climb the 135-foot observation tower. Jungle adventure doesn't get more exciting than this! Unforgettable experiences include visiting one of Ecuador's largest butterfly farms and a canoe ride downriver to the Yasuni Clay Lick to witness dozens of parrots. Take a break from the hot Amazon sun with a refreshing swim in the lake or spend the afternoon along the river fishing for piranha. Sacha Lodge offers an accessible yet pristine jungle adventure in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Read More

Hacienda La Danesa

A country delight

Located about an hours' drive from Guayaquil, Hacienda la Danesa is a traditional dairy and cacao farm with over 145 years of rich heritage and history. Experience authentic rural life in beautiful surroundings, with all sorts of activities on offer throughout the day such as horse riding, river tubing, having a go at milking a cow, attending a chocolate and cacao workshop, or simply sitting back and appreciating the world-class food that is on offer! Read More
Hacienda Zuleta
Casa Gangotena
Mashpi Lodge
Napo Wildlife Centre
La Selva Jungle Lodge
Finch Bay
Galapagos Safari Camp
Hotel Del Parque
Sacha Lodge
Hacienda La Danesa

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