This magnificent location will never cease to amaze its guests. Located only three hours away from Quito, Mashpi Lodge is where a nature lover’s dreams come true. The Andean Chocó bioregion, known by locals as Quito’s backyard, is the Lodge’s home. Expeditions are planned daily by our Expedition Leader, according to your interests or needs. Adventures here will allow you to discover the region’s marvelous flora and fauna while having a chance to meet and share time with locals who have become wonderful and professional naturalist guides.
Get a glimpse of a never-seen side of the Andean Chocó forest while riding on our unique Dragonfly, a cable car designed to show you the most untamed spaces of the reserve. Discover hundreds of butterfly species in our Butterfly Garden and meet curious yet loving creatures which wander around. Seize the opportunity of learning about our Research Center firsthand with our resident biologists and become an ambassador for nature’s wellbeing.
Our breathtaking Samay Spa & Wellness Center offers guests the opportunity to connect with Nature’s essence truly. The yoga deck and hot tub are perfect for recharging energies after the wanderlust expeditions throughout this wild territory.
Quito, known by locals as “the Light of America,” is Casa Gangotena Hotel Boutique’s home. Casa Gangotena’s Restaurant brings delicious creations to celebrate Ecuador’s culinary heritage. Discover a world within this renovated colonial mansion walls, its traditions, and its wonderful surroundings.
Located in the heart of Quito’s Historic Center, the first city in the world to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Casa Gangotena has been the first hotel to offer guests the opportunity to experience history and culture first-hand through its guest-exclusive activities, revolutionizing the hotel experience. Learn how to make Quiteño hot chocolate, or discover the fascinating world of Ecuadorian chocolate.
The perfect time to visit Quito as a local is coming up, don’t miss it! Prepare to enjoy the beauty, culture, peace, and flavors of the city. Our house is your house. Casa Gangotena is the best place to start your next adventure.
These Islands remain a paradise yet to be discovered by adventurous souls, and what better way to start or end your adventure in the Archipelago than the Finch Bay Galapagos Hotel! Expeditions throughout the wild territories will take you back in time and will make you understand why these enchanted volcanic islands inspired Charles Darwin.
The new pool and bar area offer guests a memorable and relaxing time, isolated from the noise. The Finch Bay SPA has been thought to allow guests to relax and recharge from dawn to dusk after or before their incredible adventures in the Archipelago. The treatments available have been inspired by the Archipelago’s fascinating flora, fauna, geography, and geology, while the two hut-tubs are immersed in nature itself.
With an ocean view, our enlightening yoga room is the perfect place for yogis who seek an environment of peace for meditation during expedition travel.
The Sea Lion Yacht makes the perfect complement for anyone seeking an adventure of a lifetime while staying inland. Join our certified bilingual Naturalist Guides on our daily tours in the nearby islands that are part of the Galapagos National Park aboard our private yacht.
Be part of a wonderful experience in a group that will never exceed 20 passengers, with an impeccable and personalized service – an attentive crew, delicious buffet lunch, air conditioning in the interior, and an ample deck that allows you to observe the imposing landscape.
Are you ready to plan your expedition to the Galapagos Islands?