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Canción Del Corazón ~ Sol Tierra Suite ~ Inspiring and Relaxing ! !

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Last updated: 10/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Vilcabamba lodge description

Located just minutes from Vilcabamba center, Cancion del Corazón Eternaculture Centre offers you a spacious private suite, with queen size bed, fully equipped kitchenette, wi-fi and bathroom with 24h hot water. Relax on the outdoor terrace, and take in the beauty of the gardens and tranquility of nature.

We enjoy nourishing our guests with our abundance of farm fresh organic produce. We offer food services on demand, delicious gourmet vegetarian meals, vital green juices, and refreshing probiotic beverages. Simply preorder meals a day in advance.

Vilcabamba is considered a jewel in the crown of the Southern Andean mountain range of Ecuador, about 5° south of the equator. The climate is commonly referred to as “eternal spring”, with both a dry and wet season, though temperatures are always moderate. Long known also as the “Valley of Longevity”, and the “playground of the Incas”, where Incan royalty would go for rejuvenating retreats. This theme carries forward to present times, as it's healthy environment energetically supports self development and spiritual awakening.

The Vilcabamba town center is only a 20 minute walk or $2 taxi, and is a social center for many travelers. One can find international cuisine along with local fare, and local markets of tropical fruits and vegetables. Vilcabamba is nestled on the edge of Podocarpus National Park, where stunning vistas, wilderness hiking and horseback trail riding adventures await.

Cancion del Corazón Eternaculture Centre is a distinctive facility whose design and purpose combines beauty, function, and conscious living. Cancion del Corazón translates to “song of the heart”, as our quest for human evolution arises from listening and expressing our heart's calling. We have cultivated this 3 acre property to be a living demonstration of Eternaculture, which is the weaving together of permaculture principles with abiding spiritual awareness, and intentional living. Among the principles embedded in its philosophy are “my life is my spiritual practice” , and “I am in interdependence with both the natural world and the spiritual realms”.

The centre is entering its 3rd year of development; the food forests and garden plantings are gradually evolving into a self-sustainable system, the solar energy systems, water systems, human habitation facilities are in place, and consciousness and community development work is now underway.

If you are looking to experience something more than just a regular vacation we also host Eternaculture Immersion Retreats, which offers guests an opportunity to deepen their experience in learning and living life with conscious intent. The immersion program offers a specturm of consciousness practices and practical learning tools for self sustainable living, tailored to meet each individuals, current interests and inspirations.


The Sol-Tierra suite is a spacious fully equipped, self contained space, complete with a private outdoor patio / lounge. Breakfast is served on our main dining patio. Guests are free to walk through the landscape of gardens and young forests that surround the facility on the network of paths and trails.

Each day begins with farm to table gourmet breakfast, and with each booking we offer a guided tour of the facility and permaculture landscape. Depending on the preference of each guest, there is opportunity for daily interaction and participation in various activities, or otherwise, as much privacy as is wanted.

We are in the rural neighborhood of Barrio San José. Our property is about 3 acres, bordered by a small stream. We have breathtaking mountain vistas, and the beauty of our gardens and young permaculture forests surrounding the facility.

The local taxi service is excellent, it costs $2 to taxi to Vilcabamba town centre. From there, there are buses coming and going every 15 minutes, and a regional taxi service to Loja also every 15 minutes, and a daily shuttle to and from Cuenca.
Vilcabamba town centre is a casual 30 minute walk. There are also walking trails to the river and up the mountain terrain that connect to an extensive network of local trails.

If, in addition to the included breakfasts, you would like delicious organic meals, we can provide a vegetarian menu to suit your needs. Our specialty is farm to table freshness and delicious international cuisine.
Also, we usually have extra garden produce available, and our guests have the option of purchasing fresh organic vegetables to include their own meal preparation.

GUIDELINES FOR ETERNACULTURE CENTRE GUESTS

Welcome to Song of the Heart-Eternaculture Centre.To support the vision and purpose of this centre, we ask you to please respect the guidelines we have created for the visitors and guests during their stay.

UPON ARRIVAL AND DURING YOUR VISIT
~ Consider this to be a sacred temple of the earth, and sanctuary, and honor it with your conscious presence and care..
~ As a centre for Etenaculture we may at times have other events running. Please respect the public and private spaces as they are determined for your stay.
~The property is gated to keep the gardens and landscape secure from wandering horses and cows. Please be sure to close the gates behind you.
- All indoor spaces are non-smoking areas to maintain their fresh air ambience. Please smoke outside in designated areas and use the ashtrays provided.
-Sheets and towels will be changed weekly, and personal laundry service can be arranged weekly.

LIVING WITH SOLAR ENERGY
-Our Eternaculture centre is solar powered, and gives guests an opportunity to experience living 'off grid'. With this in mind please engage in energy conservation practices by turning off lights when you are not home.
-Internet is available in your suite, in the bedroom nook and outdoor patio,
-A direct wire is provided for internet access, and WiFi if needed.

KITCHEN
~The kitchen is stocked with quality stainless steel pots,a fridge, a large toaster oven, blender, 4 burner stove, dishes and utensils. Please treat all things with care and if something is broken or malfunctioning, inform us immediately. There is housekeeping services provided twice a week, but it is up to the guests to wash thier own dishes, keep things clean and organized at all other times.
-When you leave, please remove your food items out of the refrigerator and cupboards and dispose of all garbage in the waste container provided.

GUESTS and SOCIALS
- Additional overnight guests are not permitted unless approved by either Phil or Susana, and the $15 per person additional occupant charge will apply.
- Socials involving more than 2 outside guests (other than residents of the Eternaculture Centre) need to be pre-approved by Phil and/or Susana, at least 24 hours in advance, We encourage guests to consider this space to be a retreat and rejuvination experience, and to enjoy social experiences in town. Quiet time is between the hours of 11pm and 7am. The main gates will be locked overnight as well, so guests will need to arrange for exit and entry should late night/early morning gate opening be necessary.
- pets are not compatible with our garden landscape and are not allowed.

UPON DEPARTURE
~ Please notify us at least 2 days prior to your departure should you need to change our original booking date, and upon leaving all personal belongings are to be removed from the suite, and the suite left in good condition, dishes washed, and fridge empty.

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Property Type

      • Lodge

      Accommodation Type

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          Meals

          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Booking Possible
          • Lunch - Booking Possible
          • Dinner - Booking Possible

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • We offer an inspiring experience of sustainable living, farm to table organic food, permaculture systems, and more. Included in the price are gourmet breakfasts complete with our own home grown fresh roasted coffee....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 3 people

              General

              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                clothes washing service available...moreless

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              Outside

              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio:

                private furnished deck surrounded by gardens...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                lush and fragrant gardens surround...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included
                   

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                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: We are impassioned permaculture gardeners, exploring the art of wholesome and deliberate living. Our center is a consciously designed model for eco-living, using solar energy to supply our power needs, gravity fed pristine mountain water, and abundant organic food from our orchards and gardens. We are musicians who love ethnic and sacred music forms, and artisans who love to merge art with function and to reveal the depth of beauty intrinsic to natural materials. Our offerings at Cancion del Corazón Eternaculture Centre focus on retreats and seminars that inspire the evolution of human consciousness both individually and collectively.


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                  Speaks: english, spanish

                   

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                  • Canción Del Corazón main entry - a unique architectural design

                    Canción Del Corazón main entry - a unique architectural design

                  • sourdough pancakes with fresh coconut cream, mangos, and wild berries

                    sourdough pancakes with fresh coconut cream, mangos, and wild berries

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