Ecuador

Our Recommended Reading List for Latin America

Our Recommended Reading List for Latin America

Want to dive into a country beyond a guidebook? Pick up one of our favorite books and it will have you planning your next trip to Latin America. We have recommendations for Chile, Colombia, Panama, and beyond.

The Everyday Actions of Earth Day Heroes Across Latin America

The Everyday Actions of Earth Day Heroes Across Latin America

Earth Day serves as a fantastic annual reminder to recycle more, plant a tree, and turn off the water when brushing one’s teeth. But what about the other 364 days of the year? We are lucky to partner with some of the boldest thought leaders and action takers in Latin America when it comes to protecting & bettering the planet.

Latest News from the Properties - December 2018

Latest News from the Properties - December 2018

Here is a roundup of the latest news and happenings from each of the properties, from faster boats and room improvements at Titilaka to the opening of a new spa at Hacienda Urubamba. In addition to updates from our existing properties, we also welcome UNESCO recognized El Otro Lado Private Retreat in Panama to the portfolio this year!

Summer Trips that Transform - Get Comfortable in the Saddle at Hacienda Zuleta

Summer Trips that Transform - Get Comfortable in the Saddle at Hacienda Zuleta

The quality of Zuleta’s horses and the expertise of their local riding guides and cowboys is reflected in the yearly return of guests for whom a week of riding through the Andes above Hacienda Zuleta is an annual experience.  But you don’t have to be an equestrian expert to experience the 4,000 acre historical working farm and surrounding countryside on horseback.

Summer Trips that Transform, Inspire & Enlighten

Summer Trips that Transform, Inspire & Enlighten

For today’s traveler, the summer holiday season isn’t just about relaxing on a beach with a frozen cocktail or soaking up sunshine somewhere. Increasingly, travelers want to utilize their vacation time to learn a new skill, pursue personal development, or tackle a physical challenge that leave them transformed. These destinations offer just that.

Ecuador with the Kids - Pint Size Pilot

Ecuador with the Kids - Pint Size Pilot

Earlier this year, I helped Tara Cannon arrange a trip to Ecuador with her husband and two children, ages 9 and 12. Tara is the founder of the leading family-travel blog 'Pint Size Pilot'. Through documenting her own experiences of traveling as a family, she seeks to show other parents that having children does not mean an end to exotic, interesting or adventurous journeys.

How Young is Too Young for the Galapagos?

How Young is Too Young for the Galapagos?

The Galapagos Islands are justifiably regarded as one of the best family travel destinations on the planet, and for good reason. For one, the unique wildlife treats human visitors with curiosity as opposed to fear, an unusual trait that captivates travelers of all ages and leads to eye-level encounters with blue-footed boobies and beach-bumming fur seals.