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.

The main house at Hacienda La Danesa is covered in green grass, green trees and set beneath a blue sky.

Food is a highlight at Hacienda La Danesa — fresh cheese, vegetables, and fruits are served in the al fresco restaurant, and picnics can be arranged.

Hacienda La Danesa prides itself on farm to table meals using fresh and natural ingredients with an Ecuadorian influence.

The table of food at Hacienda La Danesa is made with fresh fruit and only local ingredients.

Hacienda La Danesa has six guest rooms, located in or near the historic hacienda house.

Additional rooms, gardens, and an ambient temperature swimming pool (to be completed in 2020) will be located nearby.

The full board program at Hacienda La Danesa includes meals, non-alcoholic beverages, and several on-site activities—hiking, biking, river tubing, milking, and visits to the cacao plantation.

Riding, yoga, beekeeping, cacao and cooking classes are offered for an additional fee.

A woman is smiling while milking a cow at Hacienda La Danesa

HACIENDA LA DANESA LOCATION

Hacienda La Danesa is a 1 hour drive from Guayaquil, located in the inlands of Ecuador between Naranjito and Bucay, right before the Andes.

Hacienda La Danesa has been owned by the Olsen Peet family for more than 50 years and its 1,200 acres produce fine cacao, teak, 2,000 liters of milk per day, fresh cheese and pinto quarter horses. 

HACIENDA LA DANESA ACCOMMODATIONS

Guests at Hacienda La Danesa have the option of staying in a charming restored stable, historic farmhouse or intimate garden cottage. The 6 guest rooms feature warm tones and teak furnishings produced from the Hacienda’s plantation. 

Hacienda La Danesa has a private terrace that looks onto a green field with a white hammock and table and chairs.

In-room amenities include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • bathrobes, slippers
  • Hair dryers
  • Security boxes
  • Room service and massages are available 

Restored Stables

The 2 Restored Stable rooms are 860 square feet and about 30 yards from main house.

They are designed to have an open-living space with white brick walls and exposed wood beams.

The room is fitted with a king or two full beds, ideal for 3 guests (2 adults and 1 child).

The bathroom has twin vanities, marble shower and an outdoor shower.

The stables are also equipped with a television, yoga mat, binoculars and coffee service delivered each morning. 

The bathroom at Hacienda La Danesa has white brick, wood drawers and two vanity mirrors.

Heritage Rooms

The 2 Heritage Rooms rooms are 270 square feet and connected to the main farmhouse. 

They are designed with smooth wood accents, including a large wooden bed frame, wood framed windows and tables.

The room is fitted with a king or two full beds, ideal for 2 guests.

Hacienda La Danesa's Heritage room has a large while bed, wooden bed frame, and tile floor.

The bathroom has a marble shower and an outdoor shower.

The rooms are also equipped with a television, yoga mat, binoculars and coffee service delivered each morning. 

Garden Cottage

The Garden Cottage is 750 square feet and about 30 yards from the main house. 

The Garden Cottage enjoys private access through a garden tunnel, allowing guests ample privacy.

The room is fitted with a king or two full beds, ideal for 3 guests (2 adults + 1 child). 

The Garden Cottage at Hotel La Danesa has a big white bed, white brick walls, two lamp shades and wooden ceiling.

The bathroom has twin vanities and a marble shower with two shower heads.

The cottage is also equipped with a television, yoga mat, binoculars and coffee service delivered each morning. 

Family Garden Cottage

The two-bedroom Family Garden Cottage is 1,080 square feet and about 30 yards from the main house. 

The Family Garden Cottage features exposed brick, wood furnishings and pressed flower art.

The first bedroom is fitted with a king bed. The second has two twin beds.  The cottage is ideal for a family of four (2 adults + 2 children). 

The garden cottage features stone walls, a white hammock and wooden tables.

The bathroom has twin vanities, marble shower and an outdoor shower.

The cottage is also equipped with a hammock, television, yoga mat, binoculars and coffee service delivered each morning. 

EXPLORING

In addition to the curated experiences that Hacienda La Danesa offers (biking, tubing, chocolate making, beekeeping, spa, yoga, etc.), guests can explore nearby areas.

Visitors can enjoy fishing, buffalo encounters, waterfall hikes and even discovering Guayaquil and ecological reserves.

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