Shafts of light that filter through the canopy. The aroma of the forest's plants and flowers. The sound of rain drops cascading onto leaves...This is the world of the forests on the western slopes of the Andes Mountains.
The Lodge: a pure hideaway
Mashpi Ecuador Lodge was designed as the ideal springboard for exploring the biodiverse world of its reserve. It combines the highest standards of comfort, service, guiding and cuisine that today's most discerning travellers expect.
The Mashpi Experience
The Mashpi experience is about discovering life in the tree tops, trekking along trails, listening to animal calls, bathing in pure waterfalls, or simply relaxing with a view of clouds playing hideand-seek with the forest.
MASHPI ECUADOR LODGE, A LUXURY COCOON IN THE CLOUDS...
Explore this amazing world
A unique biodiversity reserve
As you enter the realm of the rainforests, you will become aware of Life at
every step: mushrooms and fungi below, tree trunks festooned with liverworts, lichens and mosses, giant ferns reaching up to the light above, swirling mists
and clouds of moisture. And then, from nowhere, comes the sound of rushing water, a waterfall amid this glistening, green world, where you can revive your
A private driver picked us up from our friend's house for an early morning drive to Mashpi Lodge. Mashpi has ushered in a new level of tourism in Ecuador. It's an extremely high-end ecolodge hidden in an amazing cloud forest...
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
This stunning new eco-lodge, all floor-to-ceiling glass and slate floors, stands in splendid solitude in a private 3,000-acre reserve, amid one of the world's most biodiverse cloud forests. It's phenomenal - alive with the sounds of frogs and...
Rustic: Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
A secluded retreat surrounded by 3,000 acres of cucharillo and copal trees, Mashpi Lodge (owned by Grupo Futuro, also behind 2012 It List winner Casa Gangotena, in Quito) is turning Ecuador’s mainland into a serious ecotourism player....
Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador
A 'cocoon in the clouds' is how the naturalist founder of this lodge has described it. Set in isolated splendour in a private, 3,000-acre reserve in the Ecuadorian cloud forest, it is surrounded by howler monkeys, pumas and...