The majority of these haciendas are located in the Andean region, old country homes whose interiors have been converted into tourist facilities offering all the modern comforts. Their colonial architecture, antique furnishings and their history create a wonderfully unique atmosphere that will capture your imagination.
HACIENDA LA CARRIONA
Located just 30 minutes from Quito in the beautiful Los Chillos Valley, it has a traditional flavor, cozy and peaceful, to transport you into the past.
Hosteria Mandala offers a quiet and peaceful atmosphere for our guests. Take a walk through the most diverse botanical garden in the region or spend the afternoon playing any one of the variety of instruments we have in our musical lounge. At Mandala you will experience an unforgettable time in a natural environment by the sea.
HOSTERIA PUNTA BLANCA
Lodge Tend Camp; Km. 36 Vía Pedernales – Jama. Punta Blanca – Jama – Manabí – Ecuador
HOSTERIA VALDIVIA ECOLODGE
Located some 42 kilometers south of San Pedro. With 8 cabins for 4 people each, pool, restaurant, etc. Breakfast is included. Close to the lodge, you’ll find interesting 5,000 year-old Valdivia culture artifacts.
Beautiful upmarket eco-lodge. Two restaurants, bar, international and local cuisine. Comfortable rooms for 1, 2, 4, and 6 persons.
Located south of the province of Manabí. Accommodation in rooms, cabins and multi-functional groups lodging based in bio-architecture designs. A peaceful place with beautiful organic vegetable and flower gardens. The hotel restaurant offers homemade organic, vegetarian and seafood .
HOSTERIA PIQUEROS PATAS AZULES
Nice cabins overlooking the beach. Also, a museum and organized tours around the area. Located 2 1/2 from Guayaquil in Piqueros north from Puerto Rico (close to Río Chico).
HOSTERIA MANTARAYA LODGE
Perched on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean, beautiful Mantaraya Lodge is the premier place to stay in Puerto Lopez. Relax in one of our 15 elegantly appointed 2, 3, or 4-person suites.
HOSTERIA LA TORTUGA
Just north of “Cinco Cerros” or “Five Hills” (the western most tip of the Chongon-Colonche mountain range) you will find Ayampe, clocking in at kilometer 86 of the Ruta del Sol. Here you will find comfort, peace and serenity; in other words, Paradise. CABAÑAS LA TORTUGA offers you everything you need to spend your days dreaming by the side of the ocean, river and mountains.
HOSTERIA LA BARQUITA
Hosteria La Barquita -hotel/restaurant located in South America on the coast close to the Machalilla National Park, on the beach by the village of Puerto Rico.
HOSTERIA SHUNGU HUASI
Created for the lovers of trekking in mid altitude, the North Andean Journey provides and amazing and very atractive trip around 3 mountain chains, Cayambe Snow capped Volcano, Mojanda mountain knot, Cotacachi crater lake and Mama Imbabura trekking.
HOSTERIA SAN LUIS
Located near majestic snow-capped Cayambe, it’s a worthy example of Spanish colonial architecture, surrounded by charming gardens, lawns and eucalyptus forests.
the oldest and most affordable hacienda in Ecuador , Guachala offers horseback riding and mountain biking plus the opportunity to explore vast Andean landscapes, pre-Colombian ruins, the hacienda’s own architecture including its chapel built in 1580, as well as a number of other beautiful sites.
HOSTERIA SAN FRANCISCO
perched on a hill overlooking large fields of sugarcane and alfalfa in the Salinas Valley , has been a favorite for Ecuadorians and travelers for years.
Situated 5 km north of Otavalo and boasting a gorgeous view of Imbabura, this colonial hacienda was built in 1790. One of its illustrious guests was General Simón Bolívar.
Located 90 minutes north of Quito, at the foot of Imbabura and near Lake San Pablo, this hacienda has 398 years of history, carefully conserved in the midst of beautiful gardens with more than 58 plant species that attract at least 50 different bird species.
HOSTERIA LA MIRAGE
Fifteen minutes from Otavalo, this is a luxury inn located in one of the most romantic regions of Ecuador.
Colonial hacienda. Comfortable rooms with private bathroom, color TV and double bed.
HOSTERIA PUERTO LAGO
Puerto Lago Country Inn is located 90 minutes from Quito , in the Northern Ecuadorian Andes on the shores of the legendary lake San Pablo.
HOSTERIA CASA MOJANDA
supports minimal impact ecological tourism and promotes cultural, social, and ecological awareness.
rated by Outside Magazine as one of the world’s “TOP TEN FINDS in 1997.”
Located on the outskirts of Ibarra, known as the “White City,” it possesses the courtly ambience of colonial architecture, surrounded by spacious recreation grounds.
HACIENDA PRIMAVERA WILDERNESS ECOLODGE
located in the lush cloud forest reserves of Northwest Ecuador, this exclusive ecolodge provides first-class service for those who want to tromp in the jungle during the day but sleep in full luxury at night. Explore ancient forests and magical waterfalls through a multitude of activities including whitewater rafting, horseback riding, jungle excursions, mountain biking, and bird watching.
a family hacienda and nature preserve that remains true to the concept of eco-tourism that it helped to start.
lodge less than two hours from Quito offering a range of nature tours in a private reserve of 1500 acres in the cloud forest.
HOSTERIA LA CIENEGA
This is one of the oldest haciendas in Ecuador, built in 1580, property of the descendants of the Marquis de Maenza.
HOSTERIA SAN MATEO
Located in Lasso, 75 km. south of Quito and only 9 km. from Cotopaxi National Park, with an impressive view of this magnificent volcano.
HOSTERIA SAN AGUSTIN DE CALLO
a recently renovated Incan ruin, furnishes a the level of comfort, elegance, and service fit for an Incan king. Sleep and dine inside ancient Incan walls, beneath the shadow of Cotopaxi , the world’s highest active volcano.
HOSTERIA QUINTA COLORADA
Located only an hour and a half south of Quito where the “Avenue of the Volcanos” begins, this estate affords elegance and comfort in its typical Andean architecture. It is an ideal base for acclimatization.
HOSTERIA CUELLO DE LUNA
The best place for excursions to Cotopaxi National Park, Quilotoa`s crater, train to Riobamba, indigenous market of Saquisili. Center for acclimatization and the starting-point for Cotopaxi , Ilinizas and other mountains.
HOSTERIA RUMIPAMBA DE LAS ROSAS
Hostería Rumipamba de las Rosas is located in an Andean Valley , in the outskirts of the town of Salcedo . This inn recreates an ambiance of nostalgia through artistic handiccrafts and antiques of by gone days.
HOSTERIA VOLCANO LAND
isolated high in the Ecuadorian Andes at the edge of Cotopaxi National Park , Hacienda Volcano Land is surrounded by the nation’s most breathtaking scenery and dominant peaks, including its guardian, Volcán Cotopaxi.
Tambopaxi is an ecotourism complex designed as a recreation and acclimatisation centre, complete with its own restaurant, hostel and camping site. Situated in the Cotopaxi National Park, at 3,750m above sea level, the site is surrounded by a really spectacular view.
HOSTERIA LUNA RUNTUN
This Swiss-managed hotel is located in the Runtun village, on a hill 400 meters above the city of Baños . It is considered a very safe area to observe the activity of the Tungurahua Volcano without taking any risk.
Situated in Patate Valley, Tungurahua Province, this property belonged to the Jesuits until they were expelled from the Americas by King Charles III of Spain, and was thereafter converted into a very prosperous hacienda.
It’s hard to leave a place so close to heaven” – Elle Magazine 1992.
HOSTERIA LA ANDALUZA
Situated in the heart of Ecuador, Riobamba. This is a quiet and hospitable place with a spectacular view of the highest snowcap in the country, Chimborazo.
It’s name come from two words: “ABRA”: from the Spanish word “abra”, which means a deep rupture in the hard earth, caused by erosion from water. “PUNGU”: from quichua “pungu”, which means door or entrance.
HOSTERIA EL TROJE
Located on top of the andes mountain, 5 Km from downtown Riobamba- On top of the andes mountain range surrounded by spectacular peaks one of which is the highest in ecuador, Mt. Chimborazo, 5 minutes from Riobamba, in the center of ecuador.
HOSTERIA LOS FRAILEJONES
located high in the breathtaking páramo and surrounded by trout-filled, crsytal clear lakes and thermal springs, Los Frailejones is a place of undisturbed silence and remarkable natural beauty.
HOSTERIA MADRE TIERRA
The hosteria is situated 2 km before the village of Vilcabamba in the south of Ecuador. It takes an hour by bus or taxi from the town of Loja. Just ask your driver to stop at Madre Tierra’s signpost.
In your private lodges, big swimming area and much more, with a spectacular view over the famous “Valley of longevity”. A great place to relax for a couple of days while touring Ecuador or on the way to Peru.
HOSTERIA LAS RUINAS DE QUINARA
is surrounded by gardens with exotic flowers and stands out for its family orientated atmosphere. Come enjoy our delicious organic food, our beautiful panoramic view, make use of our complete massage and beauty services, relax in our swimming pool or go for a walk or a horse ride in the ¨sacred valley¨ of Vilcabamba.
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