Hacienda La Danesa

Ecuador

  • Spend time on a family farm
  • Go horse riding and mountain biking
  • Tasty home produce
  • Cosy accommodation
  • Try your hand at milking!

Open: Hacienda La Danesa is open all year.

Location: Hacienda La Danesa is  located on a 500 hectare property near Naranjito. It is about a 1 hour from Guayaquil, 3 hours from Quenca and  6 hours drive from Quito.

Rooms: There are cabins and houses scattered among the gardens. The cabins vary in size, with twins/doubles, triples and quadruples. Some have fireplaces. The 2 houses are designed for families. 1 has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people, the other has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8. All rooms have a homely feel, created by the beamed ceilings, polished floors, patterned textiles and rugs.

Activities: Explore the gardens, go bird watching, walk to the waterfall about 30 minutes away, hike to Otavalo (roughly one hour) where you can visit the market and shops, go mountain biking or horse riding, visit a local village, go to Mojanda lakes to fish, kayak and watch condors. Lodge staff can arrange a number of other half and full day tours. Some of these activities need to be paid for locally.

Facilities: The lodge has a TV/games room with a collection of DVDs books and games. There is a library. Outdoors there is a Jacuzzi and attractive gardens. Massages can be arranged.

Dining: The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Meals are eaten together in the dining room. The food is based on traditional Ecuadorian cuisine, though continental dishes are also available. Many ingredients are grown in the organic garden.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 4 years stay free, and those aged between 4 and 11 qualify for a reduced child rate when sharing with 1 or 2 adults.

Health: This is not a malarial area.

Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access in communal areas.

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