Welcome to the only ecological resort using renewable energy inside a 2500 year old caldera (crater of an extinct volcano). It is a quiet and mystical place near Quito where you can find many things to do, including a visit to La Mitad del Mundo which is only 3 km away. Come here to relax and explore the many trails for Bird watchinghiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. We will make every effort to give you a pleasant stay.
Horseback Riding is the favorite activity for our clients. Our horses are friendly, well behaved, well fed, and strong. You will be very satisfied with our new riding equipment and the crater’s awesome trails. We offer a variety of tours from just a short ride to multiple day tours. All of our tours are catered to the ability of each rider. The beginner rider or the most experienced rider is sure to enjoy an unforgettable tour.
Mountain biking is also a very popular activity inside the crater. We offer you new equipment and fun trails. The trails are inside the reserve and are sure to provide something exciting for every level of experience. Follow this link to see a couple of pros in action on one of the most challenging trails inside crater. Afuera Produciones.
Relax and watch your budget, we have lodging to suit your style from private cabañas to rooms with shared bathroom, and even a dormitory. Complete your day of adventure and fun by relaxing in the Jacuzzi surrounded by this enchanting environment hidden from civilization.
We also have a small meeting room for up to 30 people if you what to meet with your colleagues
Join us for a healthy meal in our organic restaurant. Our ingredients are produced on the organic farm. We plant tomatoes, alfalfa, beets, lettuce, carrots, cabbage and those vegetables that are native to this area. We also raise chickens, pigs, and guinea-pigs. Our chickens produce fresh eggs daily.
We are constantly looking for ways to educate the locals and the tourist on the importance of protecting this unique place. We believe in protecting the environment and have applied many systems and practices for Sustainable Ecological Tourism.
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