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La Rica Ruca Eco-Lodge

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 21 March 2014

La Rica Ruta is many steps up from roughing it, but it is not a luxury hotel. It is VERY inexpensive and rustic. It is located down a street away from town and up a little hill. They have built 3 or so cabins, and a common area where you can cook or sit and use the WiFi (our cabin...

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2Thank Merry V
Lyon, France
Reviewed 17 January 2014 via mobile

The bungalows offer privacy, an ocean view, a quiet location right up the hill from the beach (5 minute walk) and a fully equipped cooking area that even has firewood and a grill! Ayangue is one of the few places on the coast where you can swim in a calm bay. The prices are unbeatable and the sweet, helpful caretaker,...

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3Thank Nicholas I
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Trying to research coastal travel in Ecuador can be a challenge. There are many nice areas, but they aren't necessarily places you want to stay unless you have specific business or activity there. Ayangue is one of these places - which is probably why you will find very little information about it. The lodge itself is up on a hill,...

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1Thank Andrea B
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Very laidback, friendly and super cheap but overaall fells like you are at yur own place.Kichen facilities are awesome,we went ocean fishing and nothing feels so great that cooking what nature and your good fishing skills gives you :) Thanks Rica Ruca

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ecological and laid back cabins and camping place located in Ayangue Beach, Ecuador, free lodgin for travelers artist. deep workshop/gallery from local crafters.Grill and cooking facilities, diving and snorkeling trips.Family friendly enviroment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Rica Ruca Eco-Lodge

Address: Calle Primero de Mayo, Ayangue, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Ayangue
Price Range: $7 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“We had the cabin a bit up the hill (100 ft) from the common area. It was lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles 105merryv, 21 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Even the property is big enough, unless you come for camping, acomodation in cabins are limited so is better to call in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles Flying-EagleV, 27 Apr 2013 | Read review
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