Las Tanusas is without a doubt one of the most beautiful spots on the Ecuadorian coast. This eco-lodge contains only ten rooms that are equipped with every comfort and luxury. The lodge is co-managed by Rodrigo Pacheco, a well-known chef trained by Alain Ducasse (owner of several star restaurants). The hotel has its own restaurant, Boca Baldivia, which serves only exclusive dishes with ingredients straight from the sea and the surrounding area. In addition, the lodge has a beautiful swimming pool with sea view, its own spa where you can go for massages and other wellness treatments, a private beach and you can also take yoga classes.
For more information see www.tanusas.earth
Sanctuary Puerto Cayo
The Sanctuary Lodge, built in 2013, is located in Puerto Cayo on a huge sandy beach. The hotel has fourteen rooms of three different categories: junior suites, deluxe suites and standard rooms. The rooms have either a sea view or a garden view and all have a spacious bathroom. There is a fine restaurant that uses local products from a nearby farm. The hotel has its own swimming pool with a sea view, beach chairs, wifi and you can book massages.
For more information see www.sanctuarypuertocayo.com
This colorful lodge is located near the Machalilla National Park, between Puerto Lopez and Ayampe, two lovely villages on the Ecuadorian coast. The hotel has fifteen comfortable rooms, all with a bathroom and air conditioning. Most rooms have their own balcony. There is a large swimming pool with a view of the sea and the hills of the national park. The hotel has a restaurant that serves dishes typical of the Ecuadorian coast such as ceviches and freshly caught fish.
For more information see mantarayalodge.com
Hosteria Mandala is located on the tropical beach of Puerto Lopez, a few minutes’ walk from the village. This very nice hotel, run by a Swiss-Italian couple, has 15 houses and 10 extra rooms in the main building. It is located on the edge of the Machalilla National Park and you can make beautiful excursions in the area. The hotel exudes the tropical atmosphere of the Ecuadorian coast,
For more information see www.hosteriamandala.info
This beautiful hosteria, managed by a German couple, is located on the top of a hill above the village of Puerto Lopez. Here it is quiet, the atmosphere is green and pleasant in terms of temperature. From the entire hotel you have a beautiful view over the bay and the fishing village. The hotel, with capacity for 38 people, has 6 cabins each with 2 separate rooms and some rooms. All have private bathrooms with hot water and air conditioning. There is a good restaurant, a nice swimming pool with jacuzzi and a bar.
For more information see hosterialaterraza.com/
At 5 minutes from the center and the beach of Puerto Lopez you will find this cozy lodge. Nautilus has a tropical garden with swimming pool and makes eight accommodations available. Some have a view of the garden, others have a large balcony with a sea view. All rooms have a TV, wifi and air conditioning. If you walk down the street you will end up at the beach and if you walk a little further along the beach you will arrive at the village of Puerto Lopez where you can eat the most delicious ceviches!
For more information see www. nautilus-lodge.com