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A rain forest hotel in the clouds

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Would you like to stay in the heart of nature with minimal environmental impact? Mashpi Lodge in Ecuador, is the place to be. It is located in an area with 400 species of birds (yes 400!), trees and frogs found nowhere else in the world. Complete this with crashing waterfalls and incredible flora, and you end up in one of the most beautiful lodges you have ever stayed in. This is not "just a lodge". It is a sanctuary of peace and nature.

The hotel is in an amazing location, great for relaxation, trail walks and wild swimming. The expedition activity and staff were exceptional. If you stay at Mashpi Lodge it includes almost all excursions, with two guides who are not only taking you through the jungle but also looking out for interesting plants and animals.

The resort would not be what it is without the collaboration of the local community. From the outset, they have sought to work hand-in-hand with those living in the areas surrounding the reserve. They also seeks to be a partner in the region’s development, setting it on a more sustainable path for the future.

The room

All the rooms at the Mashpi Lodge are stunning. Modern with great design and some have an amazing bathroom. It is like you are bathing in the middle of the forest.

Best time to visit

The climate in this area is characterized by a constant temperature year-round. From June till September you will experience less rain, more sunshine and less humidity. This makes it period the perfect time to travel to the Mashpi Lodge. Click here for more climate details in Quito.

This article was last updated on April 11, 2022.