Wildlife photographers. Design lovers. Hikers. Bird Watchers. Biologists.
Nature meets design. Luxury in the clouds. Sounds of the jungle. Waking up to green all around.
BEST VISITING MONTHS
Anytime! +20 C during the day and +10 C at night throughout the year.
Mashpi Lodge is a luxury design hideaway 3 hours away from Quito, Ecuador. Sitting 950m above sea level between a rainforest and a cloud forest in the middle of a lush private reserve, the retreat is part of National Geographic's Unique Lodges of the World. With views to the surrounding jungle through floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows and open-air terraces, you will experience nature and wildlife like never before.
Stay in one of three spacious Yaku Suites (meaning "water"), located on the first floor and featuring king size beds and bathtubs-with-a-view or in one of twenty Wayra rooms (meaning "wind"). Visit the spa and receive a treatment to the sounds of hummingbirds. Practice yoga at the outdoor deck. Relax in an open-air hot tub after a day of exploring.
Mashpi Lodge is located within the Chocó-Andean forest - one of the most diverse in the neotropics, estimated to contain one-half of the earth’s species of plants and animals. (400 species of birds, monkeys, peccaries, pumas). Choose one of many trail combinations designed by Mashpi. Visit the the Life Center, where you can watch tropical birds feed. See the forest with a bird's eye view from the Viewing Platform. Take a dip in one of the hidden waterfalls. Ride through the trees aboard the Dragonfly, a unique cable system which carries you through the canopy. By visiting Mashpi Lodge, you are contributing to the conservation of the region's ecosystem.
Unique dishes, complimented by the region's native ingredients, such as wild garlic and chillangua. Try Ecuadorian Goat Stew or Andean root vegetables.
Fly into Quite and arrange the transfer with the hotel.
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