Hacienda Zuleta

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“Thank you for an amazing time spent at Hacienda Zuleta. We leave happier, more refreshed, wiser and larger in the stomach than we came. Wonderful, wonderful things happen here.”

Dating from the late XVI century, our Ecuadorian Hotel lies in the spectacular Andean mountain range of Ecuador at 9,600 feet (2,800 meters) above the sea level, and only two hours north of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Zuleta is a colonial working farm of 4,000 acres (2,000 hectares) that belongs to the family of Mr. Galo Plaza lasso, a former president of Ecuador, for more than 100 years. It was chosen as one of the world's "Top Ten Finds" by Outside magazine and named as one of the best Ecuador Hotel by National Geographic Traveler.

The hacienda has 14 beautifully decorated bedrooms, all with their own fire place; Antique gardens along with cosy living and reading rooms offer a peaceful atmosphere. Delicious home Ecuadorian cuisine among other types of gastronomic adventures are offered daily, prepared with organic vegetables, trout and dairy products produced on the Hacienda. Hacienda Zuleta offers a great variety of activities and places to visit to its guests.

With horseback riding in Ecuador being our speciality, we also offer mountain bikes and a horse drawn carriage for trips on hacienda grounds to observe the milking, the agriculture, mountain views and the tranquil life of the community. Guest can also visit our Condor Andes rehabilitation program "Condor Huasi Project" that works for the rehabilitation of the majestic Andean Condor. The Plaza family with his natural warmth and hospitality welcomes you to their country house and invites you to share life at an authentic hacienda in the Andes of Ecuador.

As your dining experience unfolds, you will be impressed by the this Ecuador hotel's sustainability and our exquisite cuisine of Ecuador . Virtually everything gracing the table comes fresh from Zuleta's organic garden and rich earth and is carefully prepared by hand. Fresh milk and cream from Zuleta's dairy cows are offered daily. Handmade Ecuadorian cheeses are produced from the farm's fresh milk and carefully crafted in the small factory near the guesthouse. Rainbow trout are caught moments before melting in your mouth, making this a true Ecuadorian cuisine moment. Freshly churned butter melts over warm bread baked from wheat harvested on the Hacienda. Fresh organic fruit and vegetables are picked from the expansive garden of our Ecuador Hacienda and Hotel, to make unforgettable salads and freshly squeezed juices.

The recipes used have been inherited from great-grandmothers and are influenced by the various countries where family members have lived over the years, but always keeping it's true Ecuadorian cuisine taste. Many of the dishes served are so unique you will not encounter them elsewhere. Making your dining experience a truly Ecuadorian cultural experience. Our recipes have been published in renowned magazines. Our Ecuador hotel is a Ecuadorian cuisine adventure that should not be missed.

Miles of meandering roads through lush pastureland, pine trees and a eucalyptus forest make the valley of Zuleta a paradise for outdoor activities, such as hiking and trekking in Ecuador. Our Ecuador Hotel has twenty Zuleteño bred horses, mountain bikes and a horse drawn carriage upon which you can explore the area.

At the Ecuadorian Haciendaitself, guests can find out more information about our trails in our Activity Room, there are options for every interest and fitness level. We will be happy to help you plan your stay!

Prices 2018

The following prices are available for 2018. If you make reservations for a group, for several concurrent services or on certain dates we are usually able to offer special prices on these occasions - Please contact us!

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Ecuador Galapagos Travels
Ecuador Galapagos Travels
Veintimilla E10-78 and Av. 12 de Octubre
El Giron Building – Tower E – 2nd Floor – Office 104
fax: (593 2) 2224 628
P.O.BOX: 17-01-43
email: info@ecuadorgalapagostravels.ec
Quito - Ecuador

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