Region: The Andes

Patio Andaluz

Beautiful boutique hotel located in the colonial centre of Quito within walking distance of the famous Independence Square

Maquipucuna Lodge

The best preserved area of cloud forest close to Ecuador’s capital

Hacienda La Cienega

A grand colonial-style hotel located close to the Cotopaxi volcano and National Park

Hacienda Santa Ana

Sensational mountain views and one of the best locations for accessing Cotopaxi National Park

Casa Gangotena

Stunning former colonial mansion on the beautiful San Francisco plaza in Quito’s old town

Bellavista Cloud Forest Lodge

Borders one of the most diverse terrestrial environments in the world and is surrounded by its own cloud forest

Mansion Santa Isabella

The Mansion Santa Isabella is an elegant restored colonial house in the heart of Riobamba

San Jose De Puembo

Built around a restored 18th century hacienda and set amongst 10 acres of beautiful gardens

Wildsumaco Lodge

Located in Ecuador’s upper tropical zone on a ridge in the eastern foothills of the Andes

Guango Lodge

This lodge is set amongst humid temperate forest on the Interoceania Highway

Cloud Forest Reserves

To the west of the Andes, the mountains descend to the Pacific, becoming covered by cloud forests of stunted trees cloaked in a profusion of mosses, bromeliads, orchids and lichens. Thought to have the highest diversity of epiphytic plants in the world, the region is recognised as one of the worlds’ biodiversity hotspots. Mammal sightings … Continued

Cabanas San Isidro Lodge

Sits in the picturesque Quijos Valley, one of the westernmost headwaters of the Amazon basin

The Andes

Running the length of the country and rising to over 6000m (20,000 feet), the Andes dominate the geography and climate of Ecuador, creating a landscape of snow-capped volcanoes, open plateaus and verdant valleys. With an altitude of 2,850m and a pleasant spring-like climate, Quito is the world’s second highest capital city. It has a beautifully … Continued

Hotel Casa del Aguila

Dating from the 19th century, the Casa del Aguila is one of the most iconic buildings in Cuenca

La Floresta Hotel

Quiet and cosy hotel situated close to the centre of the delightful town of Banos in central Ecuador

Hacienda Jimenita

Lovely hacienda a short drive from Quito Airport set in 18 acres

Hacienda Zuleta

A historic working farm situated high amongst magnificent Andean landscapes