The Casa Mojanda Ecuador is one of the country’s best eco-lodges. Ecotourism has been soaring in popularity, and if you’re wondering how to include it in your upcoming Ecuador vacation, staying here is well worth considering. Established in 1996, this lodge located in the Andes near Otavalo is also an organic farm and offers incredible views of the surrounding mountains.
A stay at this lodge will be the perfect blend of relaxation and learning. While you go for hikes and stare up at the volcanoes, you will learn about the indigenous people. A horseback riding tour is also a chance to learn about organic farming. Excursions from hotels in Otavalo are endless, including exploring the Mojanda Lakes, cloud forests, and the famous Otavalo markets. Welcoming families, couples, independent travelers, and groups this eco lodge is devoted to immersing you in local culture. Take an Andean cooking class, learn a few words in the local language, or arrange for a personally-tailored tour.
After an adventurous day, returning to Casa Mojanda Ecuador will be a soothing experience. Late afternoons can be spent swinging in the hammock, reading a good book from the lodge’s library collection, or taking a dip in the hot tub.
Of all the hotels in Otavalo, Casa Mojanda is especially devoted to delivering authentic experiences. In the evening you will listen to Andean folk music, eat home-cooked meals prepared with farm-fresh produce, and sit by the fire exchanging stories with fellow guests and resident staff. With comfortable rooms, friendly staff, and a striking location in the mountains, this eco lodge is sure to impress. If you’re interested in giving back to the community, there are a variety of conservation projects you can get involved in as well.