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El Abrazo del Arbol

Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
El Abrazo del Árbol – Farm Eco Lodge is the most cosy and peaceful hotel in Mindo. It is located amongst 14 acres of tropical rainforest at the end of the Cunuco Road. It has eco trails to the river and to one of the More waterfalls that can be seen from the hotel´s balconies. It has 8 comfortable rooms in which the hotel can accommodate up to 19 guests. All the rooms have a private bathroom as well as first class mattresses and white neat blankets. Each corner of the hotel is full of detail that reflect the hosts commitment with eco design. Among its facilities you can find the pool which is free of chemicals, steam bath, yoga bungalow, pool table, bungalow bar on the island by the lagoon, organic farm that supplies the restaurant, private parking and a soccer field. Most of the hotel´s furniture and decoration are made out of recycled materials that have been carefully worked in order to reinforce the ecological approach in which the hotel is focused. The menu at the restaurant fusions different styles of food from around the globe, everything with organic ingredients, surprising the most demanding guests. The kindness of the hosts make every guest feel at home. The hotel has large balconies and living rooms where the people can relax and watch different kinds of birds or just enjoy a good cup of tea. The hotel also plans adventure and eco tourist trips around the area depending on the guests´ needs. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$76 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ecuador > Pichincha Province > Mindo
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Thanks so much to the team at El Abrazo for having us in September. We loved being here - it surpassed our expectations. Our rooms felt like we were in a tree house. We were sat at tree level and could watch Toucans fly past. The place is full of little treasures from the path
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this place is really to be disconnected, it doesnt have wifi, no tv, no mobile signal... and it is far away from the town... around 30 mins away in a rusty road. We arrived and came back inmediately because the lack of signal.

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This place is truly amazing. We visited in the off season where we were the only guests. We had the entire river access area to ourselves, something extremely rare in mindo. The waterfall within the grounds is also amazing. The eco aspect of the entire place really helped to conn
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A friend and I stayed one night at El Abrazo, having come from an idyllic place on the coast which maybe coloured our impression. We were surprised to find in the garden strange statues of poodles and a purple arch with an arm sticking out of it....not particularly 'eco'. We had
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This place was the best we stayed at during 3 weeks in Ecuador. The reasons were:

Location: it's secluded, a 10 min car ride over a bumpy road and several large streams from Mindo. This is an advantage as Mindo looks to be becoming a bit of a tourist trap with tour agencies figh
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On deck outside of our third floor room
Lights were not turned off!
How could I get there from Guayaquil?
Hi - you would have to fly to Quito and then drive - three hours? If you read my review - I wouldn’t recommend it. Sisakuna Lodge is much better. I’ve stayed there twice.
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Can anyone tell me if El Abrazo offers any sort of pick-up service from Mindo? We will be arriving from Quito by bus, but from what I understand I'll need some other type of transportation from Mindo to El Abrazo del Arbol as it is quite a distance from the bus station. If a pick-up service is offered, is there a fee associated? Any information would be great. Thanks!
Are there King or Queen Beds? Is there any form of transportation from Quito available? Looking at Feb. 9 and 10 for 2 adults. Thanks.
Dear Debi We have Queen beds. We do offer transportation from Quito to the Lodge for 60 usd. We do have availability for the February the 9th and 10th. There is no need for a confirmation deposit. Please let me know the time and place you'd like to be picked so we can arrange transportation. Best,
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Are there many outdoor activities at or around the hotel? We enjoying hiking and canoeing. Thanks for your help and ideas Justin
Dear Justin The hotel is a 6 hectars piece of land. We have ecotrails to the river and to the waterfall. We have a chemical free pool with water that comes straight from a natural spring. We also have a steambath with natural herbs and a yoga hut. There is a soccer field, and an organic green house. We can also help you plan your daily activities around the Mindo area. There are great activities for ecotourism or adventure tourism. You can do birdwatching tours, visit the butterfly farm, go tubbing, canyoning, ziplinning etc. In case you want to do a reservation please fill the contact form on our website Best, Mauricio
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Buenas tardes quisiera saber si solo puedo ir para ocupar piscina y restaurante hay disponibilidad es para el sábado 5 de ser así Ayúdame con los precios y el promedio del costo del plato es para 3 adultos y 2 niños gracias
Hola, el uso de instalaciones tiene un costo de 25 usd más iva por persona e incluye el almuerzo. Att,
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"ask for the rooms at the top - although Im sure all are good"
"Choose the top top floor, we were on the second and heard the noise from the guests above"
"I think all of the rooms are about the same"
"There is a thatched roof Yoga shelter, a chemical free, spring fed pool, a sauna and miles of trails to make an exquisite fitness center. The ambiance of the rooms, the decks and the gathering area make every room a prize. Views are phenomenal from any room and the sounds of silence are interrupted only by the sounds of birds and, at night, frogs."
"One thing to keep in mind: The lodge has a "tree-house" feel to it and you can easily hear folks walking on floors above you so if you are a light sleeper or irritated by this kind of thing, I recommend requesting a room on the top floor."
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