Sacha Jí is not strictly a hacienda, but we are so in love with the design and overall philosophy of this hotel that we just had to include it. A superb wellness retreat set in stunning surroundings.
For horse and nature lovers alike, Hacienda La Alegría, well-known for its warm, traditional hospitality, is sure to meet your expectations. Located in the heart of Ecuador’s Avenue of the Volcanoes and built in 1911 by an Italian architect, the recently restored house offers all the luxuries and comforts of home in a beautiful Andean setting.
Hacienda Cusín, a beautifully restored 17th century Andean estate, dates back to 1602 when it was first purchased at auction from Phillip II, King of Spain. At that time, the property amounted to approximately 100,000 acres. Today, this charming hacienda provides personalized attention and everything required for an Andean adventure in style and comfort.
Hacienda Zuleta’s beautiful grounds are full of history dating back to the year 700 A.D. Once home to the ancient Caranqui people and later Galo Plaza Lasso, a former president of Ecuador, the hacienda is now a working dairy farm. Other projects include a Condor rescue centre and handicraft production that supports the local community.