Ecuador's Travel Magazine

Almost 200 years ago, and without the need for a referendum, the patriots of Guayaquil forever severed their colonial ties with Spain, in a dynamic night-time operation during which they locked up, with astonishing skill and without

A magical destination

When you think of Otavalo, the first thing that comes to mind are the infinite colors and spellbinding textiles crafted by artisans who have mastered their skills for generations. There is no denying that the town’s craft

Its long, paradisiacal gold-sand beach is enough to lure anyone into Canoa Beach Hotel’s web of languid repose, one of the most peaceful and best-appointed accommodations in the Ecuadorian Coast. A great oceanfront atmosphere, complete with an

It’s hard to imagine a place with a more spectacular view. La Estelita perches on a cliff overlooking the city of Ibarra, a place to eat well, succumb to romance and marvel at the fabulous horizon. It’s

Discover the energy of sleeping amid what Humboldt once called “raging volcanos” (in this case, supervolcanos), at the foot of windswept Mount Quilindaña, smack-in-the-middle of the magnificent Chalupas Valley. You’re in safe hands as you lose yourself

The exaggerated – almost dreamlike - proportions of this mountain lodge and the colossal Mount Chimborazo that rises epically behind it, only deepen the desire to reach the colossus’s summit. Located in a place especially chosen to

The luxury and eye for detail of this noble boutique hotel in Cuenca’s Historic Centre, one of the first and most inspiring in the city, transforms a classic residence into a cozy, memorable experience of pampering and