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Recent Ecuador reviews

  • Awesome Home

    "This home has everything a family could want plus Bobby is a wonderful host who takes very good care of his guests. This home is perfectly situated away from the confines of the big city, but only a few minutes away from all the amenities such as shopping, para-sailing and zip lining. So close to the beach and the view from the balconies are spectacular. Anyone having doubts about visiting Ecuador should definitely rethink their decision. I cannot think of a more perfect home or place for a family to stay. My family, including the kids want to come back here soon since this has turned out to be one of our best family vacations. We have experienced so much fun here it is hard to leave. Grab your family, rent this house and experience the vacation of a lifetime."
    Guest: Shawni Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 1, 2014
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  • Excellent

    "Absolutely perfect Views / spacious / safe / location"
    Guest: David Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 9, 2014
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  • What an awesome hacienda.

    "We stayed in Casa Ana and I must say that the pictures online do not do the property justice. When we first arrived and walked into the house we were in AWE of how traditional, spacious, and beautiful the house is; it's modern and rustic at the same time. Plenty of room for up to eight people. Highlights of our stay: 1) The farm - We went out every day except for one day; it was the best day of the week. We milked cows, made cheese, made empanadas, went horseback riding, hiked to the waterfall, got eggs from the chicken coop for breakfast, and finished it off by watching a movie by the fireplace. As soon as the kids woke up every morning they would put on their boots and go outside to play in the creek or explore the farm; they loved the farm and enjoyed it more than any of the adults. 2) Darwin and Veronica - The caretakers were always alert to our comings and goings to make sure we had everything we needed. She took care of cleaning the house every morning and got up at 4AM to take us to milk the cows and teach us how to make empanadas; he made sure we had the fireplace going every night and took care of the horses when we went riding. They were awesome. 3) Wilmer the driver - I spent on average $100 per day on the days we went out. Two of the days we went far (2 hours away) and the other days we stayed close to Otavalo. If I had rented a car it would have cost at least that much. However, we were six so it would have been a tight squeeze and we would have been lost half the time. Wilmer has a mini school bus which was perfect for the large group. He knew exactly where we wanted to go and how to get there. On top of that he was very friendly and became a friend before the week was up. If you are planning a trip to Imbabura, Ecuador, this is by far the best place to stay. Janine, the owner, was very hospitable; she invited us to see her house, Casa Blanca, and introduced us to her husband and her parents. What an AWESOME vacation. I was posting pictures on Facebook every night and all my friends were so jealous; I can't wait to go back."
    Guest: William E. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 4, 2014
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  • Second time renting this property!

    "If you are looking to rent a home in this area, then look no further. As mentioned, this was our second time renting this home because we loved it so much the first time. We even brought our friends along this time and they loved the home and property too! The updates that I saw from last time really made a huge difference and were beautiful, like the bathrooms and kitchen. Kim is also a wonderful hostess, yes the owners live in the home but it is so large and spacious that there is no intrusion on privacy. The groundskeepers were also very nice and worked hard to keep everything tidy and clean. I would really call this home a boutique hotel since it has so many amenities that other places do not in the area. Please, if you are thinking about renting this home, do not hesitate and contact the owners! The owners also use this rental money to help local children and the building of a new school, so your money will not be wasted :)"
    Guest: Olga Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 8, 2014
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Ecuador Travel Tips

Best Time of Year to Visit Ecuador Vacation Rentals

Ecuador has three distinct climates, depending on where you are in the country. Summer runs from November through March and winter in from June to September. The coast has a milder tropical climate and can be visited year-round. In the summer months, you can experience higher levels of humidity and some rain. The jungle areas are typically tropical with high levels of humidity at all times of the year. The summer seasons are particularly wet and sometimes make traveling difficult. Most people visit the jungle areas between April and September. The highlands are popular trekking destinations, and the ideal season to explore this area is in the cooler, drier winter months. Many people visit Ecuador to experience the colorful festivals. Highlights in the calendar are Christmas and Easter as well as Independence Day which is celebrated in July.

Most Popular Ecuador Travel Destinations

Quito is a fascinating city and home to a variety of interesting museums. You can browse exhibits of fine art, archeological finds, ancient cultures and Ecuadorian history. It is a popular destination for those interested in ancient history and culture as well as colonial architecture. The city has a vibrant atmosphere, and shopping at the many markets and shops is a delight.

The jungles of Ecuador are a popular destination for not only outdoor adventurers but also those with a historical and cultural interest. There are many relics of earlier times which include ancient ruins and villages. Trekking in the jungle is a wonderful nature experience. There are many species of birds, mammals and reptiles that are unique to Ecuador. In some areas, you can experience life in the treetops by going on a canopy zip line tour which takes you from platform to platform high above the jungle floor.

The Ecuadorian Andes are paradise for outdoor adventurers. There are numerous trekking and mountain biking routes and local outfitters that offer guided tours. Mountain streams and rivers provide excellent kayaking. Most travelers choose to combine a variety of activities so they can make the most of their visit to Ecuador.

The Galapagos Islands are a unique group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Ecuador. Well known for their pristine coral reefs and marine iguanas, they are a must-see for any adventurous traveler.

Types of Ecuador Accommodation Options Available

Ecuador has a wide range of accommodation options available, catering to all levels of budget. Typically, staying in a vacation home is a more affordable way to stay in Ecuador and you can stretch your travel budget by hiring a larger villa and inviting some friends along. The homes range from stylish inner-city apartments to spacious beach haciendas. Regardless of size, most are comfortably furnished with living and dining areas, and well-equipped kitchens. For those villas located in more rural beachfront settings, many have beautiful gardens or outdoor decks where you can relax and enjoy the scenery.

Traveling to Quito Vacation Rentals in Ecuador

There are three international airports on mainland Ecuador and one on the Galapagos Islands. Depending on where in Ecuador you will be staying, you can choose your gateway accordingly. The primary airport is in the capital city of Quito and known as the Mariscal Sucre Airport. The airports in Ecuador host more than 20 regional and international airlines. There are regularly scheduled commercial flights on most North American airlines and several major European airlines.

Taxis are the easiest and most convenient way to get from the airports to your destination. Car rentals are available but traffic can often be chaotic. There are well-equipped local tour operators and transport companies that offer private point-to-point transfers in Ecuador. This is a good option if you are traveling with your family or a group of friends.

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