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This is a small resort near the cloud forest town of Mindo, Ecuador. The owners & staff are welcoming and knowledgeable. On arrival a forest walk is an informative introduction to the flora and fauna of the cloud forest. The following two days were spent...More
This place is far beyond five stars and the best place we ever stayed.
We took a private ride from the airport and three hours later we were in paradise for a three night stay.
The lodge is on the other side of the Mindo...More
Arriving at the cable car to cross the river, I was unsure what to think - but it was great fun. We had lovely spacious accommodation - it was a short walk to the communal area, where we met the owner, Tom & his wife...More
From the moment we rode the cable across the river to the lodge it was simply a magical time. We were in complete luxury from the lodging to the incredibly creative food we ate three meals a day. We were supplied with a very personable...More
Our thatched-roofed cabanas were spacious, beautifully appointed and comfortable, but still in keeping with the jungle surroundings. Tom, the owner, and a biologist started our visit to El Monte with a guided tour of plants, insects and mammals. We then had a candle light dinner...More
My wife and I happened to be the only visitors at the time so we had the guide to ourselves (luckily). I would imagine if more people were there, you would have to do a good job of planning either upon arrival (probably a... More
My wife and I happened to be the only visitors at the time so we had the guide to ourselves (luckily). I would imagine if more people were there, you would have to do a good job of planning either upon arrival (probably a more practical way due to weather and scheduling) compared to in advance. I found it was best to discuss all of the options in advance and upon arrival, come up with a plan in order to maximize what you did and scheduling. You'll have a great time either way!