Pearls of Quito
Quito and the surrounding mountains are home to a the finest hacienda’s and colonial era homes. So why not stay in one of these pearls while exploring the city. Relax in Hacyenda style after roaming the cosy streets, climbing volcanoes, or riding horses in the hills. WideOyster checked them out for you and we love them!
Hacienda San Agustin de Callo
is a place of wonder, beauty, and history that inspires all who visit. This centuries-old estate in Ecuador is a stunning example of Incan architecture combined with Spanish colonial style. From the moment you step inside, you will feel transported to another time and place.
The Hacienda San Agustin de Callo is a true testament to the enduring legacy of the Inca and their remarkable building techniques. The estate features an impressive stone fortress that has stood for centuries and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
As you explore the property, you will be amazed by the intricate stonework, the beautiful gardens, and the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. This is a place of tranquility and natural beauty that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and inspired.
The Hacienda San Agustin de Callo is also a place of cultural significance, where you can learn about the history and traditions of the Inca people. You can enjoy traditional cuisine and participate in cultural activities, such as weaving and pottery-making.
Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a deeper connection to history and culture, the Hacienda San Agustin de Callo is the perfect destination. Come and experience the magic of this incredible place for yourself.
Featuring a garden, a restaurant and an Inca Chapel, Hacienda San Agustin de Callo offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and fireplaces in Cotopaxi. Free parking is provided. Cotopaxi national Park is 12 mi away.
Decorated with wall paintings, rooms at Hacienda San Agustin de Callo are fitted with stylish furnishing. All of them have private bathrooms.
An English breakfast is served daily. Homemade dishes can be ordered at the property’s restaurant, whereas drinks and snacks can be enjoyed at the bar. Full board service is provided.
Bikes can be rented to explore the surroundings. Hacienda San Agustin de Callo is 4.3 mi from Lasso Train Station and 2 hours from Mariscal Sucre Airport by car.
Casa Centro, Quito
This historic corner house turned bed-and-breakfast is one of the finest fully restored old properties in Quito’s historic center. Dating back to 1700, the house still exudes classic and colonial style, with a central patio, front balconies and breathtaking views of the historic downtown, spacious rooms and a small wine cellar, but with all the luxuries and comforts of a modern home in the capital. Those who stay here follow in the footsteps of illustrious predecessors, including Ecuadorian poet Gonzalo Escudero Moscoso. The house has four rooms in different styles and can accommodate up to 16 people.
Casa Centro is one of the finest examples of a fully restored colonial house in the Historic Downtown. Its history dates back to the 1700s, and preserves its roots with a central patio, street balconies, and spacious rooms, but also, has been re-furnished by one of the best architects in town, equipping it with cutting-edge technology, offering luxury comfort and security of a modern house. It has one of the finest private local art collections in the country, with some iconic paintings from the most renowned artists in Ecuador. Casa Centro has four rooms and a capacity for up to 14 people, different social spaces, a dining room, a central patio, a small wine cellar, and breathtaking views of the historic downtown.
Hacienda el Porvenir
A three-hour drive (seven hours on horseback) from El Tambo is El Porvenir estate (“the future”), also owned by the Perez family. The main house was built by Jorge Perez’s great-grandmother. There are a total of 22 guest rooms, the most luxurious of which have their own fireplace. Activities range from adventure (mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding) to family experiences and “inner vision quests. El Porvenir has always been an open house, and today tourism is a means of ensuring the preservation of the estate, the landscape and the rodeo.
Hacienda El Porvenir by Tierra del Volcan is set in a traditional Andean house with adobe walls and thatched roofs. There is a restaurant, and breakfast is included. Cotopaxi national Park is 4 km away.
With parquet floors and large windows, rooms at El Porvenir are very bright. All of them have private bathrooms.
Breakfast including bread, cheese, jam, fruits, eggs, juice, coffee, tea, milk and chocolate is served daily.
Guests can ride horses and bikes to explore the surroundings. Activities not included on the price.
Hacienda El Porvenir by Tierra del Volcan is a 35-minute drive from Machachi city and 1.45 hours from Mariscal sucre Airport in Quito, by car.
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