Ecuador

Hacienda Zuleta

Hacienda Zuleta

Hacienda Zuleta is a colonial working farm of 1,500 hectares that belongs to the family of Mr. Galo Plaza Lasso, a former president of Ecuador, for more than 100 years. The property features 21 bedrooms […]

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Hacienda La Danesa

Hacienda La Danesa

Hacienda La Danesa is a private ranch located in Ecuador’s green coastal region, east of the Guayaquil and near the Andean foothills. Food is a highlight at Hacienda La Danesa — fresh cheese, vegetables, and […]

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Galapagos Safari Camp: Stephanie Bonham-Carter

Galapagos Safari Camp: Stephanie Bonham-Carter

Stephanie and Michael reside in Turbach, Switzerland with their two children. We spoke with Stephanie while she was in Quito, overseeing Galapagos Safari Camp’s head office. Stephanie and Michael take their Galapagos stewardship seriously…

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Hotel Cruz del Vado

Hotel Cruz del Vado

When we think of Cuenca, Ecuador, we think of cobbled streets, vibrant markets, blue domed churches, and a near perfect climate. Hotel Cruz del Vado is located in one of the first neighborhoods in Cuenca, near […]

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Cotopaxi Sanctuary Lodge

Cotopaxi Sanctuary Lodge

The Cotopaxi Sanctuary Lodge is located on the slopes of the Sincholagua Volcano, in front of the Cotopaxi Volcano, the tallest active volcano in the world. The Rumiñahui and Pasochoa volcanoes stand in the distance.

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Oro Verde Guayaquil

Oro Verde Guayaquil

Hotel Oro Verde our favorite hotel in downtown Guayaquil, Ecuador. For decades, this hotel has set the standard for comfort and service.

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Napo Wildlife Center

Napo Wildlife Center

Located within Yasuni National Park, in the Amazon Basin of eastern Ecuador, Napo Wildlife Center is one of our favorite lodges for wildlife viewing. The lodge is set near the shore of a lagoon formed […]

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Sacha Lodge

Sacha Lodge

Sacha Lodge rests within a 5,000-acre ecological reserve in the Amazon Basin of eastern Ecuador. Nature thrives here; this region is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth–home to millions of species of plants, animals, […]

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