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Yantzaza, Ecuador
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dear all, I went for a weekend in Vilcabamba but I also need peace and time for me. So there in Madre tierra I had everything that I was looking for: beautiful gardens and house, hamaca, swimming pool, great food and a very good staff giving their best.

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Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Rarely have I stayed at any property that I was so sad to leave. My 16 nights here could have easily slid into 30 or 40 had I let my desires win out over the need to move on. Every aspect of this property is outstanding: the accommodations, the service, the food, the setting, the spa and of course, the...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for one night but stayed for two weeks. Located an easy 10-15 minute walk (or $1.50 cab ride), about 1.5 km (1 mile) from the town square in Vilcabamba. We were welcomed by Gail in the wonderfully aromatic garden that is Madre Tierra. The place is spotless clean, the staff adorable who along with Peter and Gail bend over...

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Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly an wonderfully relaxing oasis. Our room was clean, spacious and had a very comfortable king bed. The views from the balcony were stunning. The little pools were great to lower the body temperature. The groundskeeper works hard at keeping the place looking like the paradise it is, the birds multiple birds chirping and the wafting of fragrances...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We chose #9, as friends of ours suggested after they stayed there for some time. It's at the top of 100 stairs and offers incredible views, space and privacy. I am in love with the baker at Madre Tierra, not only does she exude love in her eyes and give the best hugs, but she puts that love in all...

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Accord, New York
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, comfortable, clean, fabulous food, attentive staff, great spa treatments! Truly amazing to have everything perfect in one setting. Vilcabamba is a magical place and staying at Madre Tierra just made everything better. Quick walk to town or they will get you transportation to wherever. Can't wait to return.

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Monte Rio, California
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I was with a very diverse group that had gathered in Vilcabamba. Most of us stayed at Madre Tierra and were so thankful we did!! The staff and founders of this retreat space were so helpful and gracious. The food was beyond words. Delicious and organic!! The rooms were beautiful and the view inspiring!!! We all left feeling like we...

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Edmonds, Washington
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Although we were only able to stay at Madre Tierra for 3 days, we were very impressed with the beauty of the grounds, and the warmth and helpfulness of the employees including the owners, Peter and Gail. The front desk staff were so helpful in helping us arrange activities in the area. Our room was spacious, beautifully decorated with comfortable...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a long weekend on a package! Enchanted would be the best description for our entire stay! The owners and staff were so kind and always available for wonderful service. The food was delicious! There were birds to enjoy as they sang in the fruit trees. Only the pool felt better than our amazing bed! The tours we...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Madre Tierra is an escape into a mountain paradise. From the lush gardens offering flowers of all varieties, to the lovely accommodations - this is a special place to spend time with family and/or friends. The owners of the resort are terrific in caring for the guests in a way, that makes one feel as if they are at home....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Madre Tierra Resort & Spa is your gateway to Hiking, Bird Watching, Restaurants and the beauty of the Loja Valley. Enjoy the absolute Peace & Tranquility, stunning views, our incredible Guest Services, Famous Full-Service Spa, Restaurant (Breakfast Included), Library, Pool, Gardens, our Travel Assistance and The Madre Tierra Experience. There are an incredible array of Activities to undertake in our beautiful Loja Valley and the Town of Vilcabamba. Madre Tierra is a short walk into Vilcabamba or a $1.25 Taxi ride. Buses pass along the main road every 15 minutes and will stop with the wave of a hand. The Main Bus Terminal is located just off the Town Square. This is an easy place to get around. Any questions - Please inquire at our Reception for whatever you might need to make your time with us the highlight of your travels. We are here to do what we can to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Madre Tierra Resort & Spa

Address: San Pedro de Vilcabamba | PO Box 1145, Vilcabamba 288, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Loja Province > Vilcabamba
Price Range: €47 - €91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Madre Tierra Resort & Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“The lower rooms and have less steps while still offering beauty and awe inspiring views.”
 of 5 bubbles jyoti1080, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you have trouble climbing stairs request a room at the lobby level.”
 of 5 bubbles 809peggyz, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“plan to stay longer.. the food , nature and coziness is very appealing.”
 of 5 bubbles W9877ENeds, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each room here is unique, express your desire so that they can recommend the best room for you. Most have views others more private.”
 of 5 bubbles greglovelifelight, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for weekly price on a budget room..perfect for those traveling solo. I saw some of the other rooms and they are gorgeous.”
 of 5 bubbles tasoleil, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
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