San Agustin de Callo

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Why we like it

  • The hotel's eleven wonderfully rustic rooms have a lovely cosy feel, and open onto courtyards or gardens
  • San Agustin de Callo is located one and a quarter hours by road from Quito, at the foot of Cotopaxi, the highest active volcano in the world
  • Other facilities include a cosy drawing room with an open fire and large windows to open up views of Cotopaxi, an honour bar, a lovely, sunny courtyard and gardens, and an Inca Chapel with its 17th century ceiling and perfectly carved Inca volcanic stone walls (a real one-off setting for a wedding)

A&K Top Tip

After a busy day exloring Cotopaxi, return to this property and make sure to try the Homemade 'Canelazo' A warming spiced cinnamon rum drink loved by the locals.

Guest Testimonial

Mashpi Lodge. OMG! Unreal, unbelievable and quite surreal. Our two guides Sebastian and Nester took us everywhere. We saw over 100 species of birds including 13 different hummingbirds. The photos I took are brilliant. I can't begin to tell you how fantastic the two days were. Thanks for organising the holiday Eleanor Mawer and thanks to A&K .

- RY, Berkshire



The beautifully converted Hacienda San Agustin de Callo dates back to the 16th Century. The eleven cosy rooms spread across three buildings are all individually styled to reflect the family atmosphere and the hacienda's historical importance - with original Incan walls as well as touches of colonial and republican architecture.

The Callo Lodge, set apart from the Inca House, is made up of the Alexander von Humboldt Suite, filled with antique furniture, and two double rooms, Montufar and Bonpland, which offer fine views of Chimborazo and Tungurahua volcanoes.

Wonderfully atmospheric, with a sense of history emanating from every pore, this hotel is an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding highlands and volcanoes of the Andes Mountains.


Useful info

Best time to be there

The Galapagos are best from April to August - not too warm and plenty of animals in their breeding seasons.

Fly to

Quito - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid flying time 13 hours

time difference

GMT -5 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area
 


Best time to be there

June to September is the best time to enjoy the Andes whilst the Galapagos are best from April to August - not too warm and plenty of animals in their breeding seasons.

Fly to

Quito - LAN Airlines, daily via Madrid

flying time

13 hours

time difference

GMT -5 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an infected area


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