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Hosteria Mandala is a place of nature and art, with botanical gardens, games, musical instruments, located in Machalilla National Park in Puerto Lopez at the pacific coast of Ecuador, where you can enjoy gorgeous beaches, the Plata and Salango islands, Spondylus reef, diving and snorkeling, horseback riding or hikes through the dry and rain forest, archeology, bird watching, and see humpback whales from July to September.
All reviews musical instruments main building place to stay lush gardens tropical paradise swiss couple whale watching an oasis perfect place individual cabins quiet end sandy beach stayed longer isla de la plata no air conditioning second story a small fishing village
Again a pet friendly place caught my attention. Lovely atmosphere. Games room. Friendly and helpful staff. Tasty breakfast. Eco friendly facilities. The beach is just across the hotel. Not very close to the noisy and busy downtown. A great place to relax. Good wifi. Nice...More
I stayed here in September of 2018 and was here for 3 nights and that was not long enough. The hotel is absolutely spectacular and a true work of art. Everyone was so helpful and answered all the questions that I had about the hotel...More
Puerto Lopez is a small fishing village that maintains its tourist attraction status with whale watching and eco tours each winter season. Many people discount the area as the place to stay but they shouldn’t when Hosteria Mandala offers its lucious sanctuary. Run by a...More
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Response from HosteriaMandala, Propietario at Hosteria MandalaResponded August 21, 2018
Thank you for being our guest. We hope you come back one day.
This is by far the best place we stayed at during our 3 weeks in Ecuador. The garden is wonderful, the beach with all the palm trees really great and the cabanas are beautiful. Obviously this is a European enclave very different from what Ecuadorians...More
Great rooms, luxuriant gardens, can’t be more easy to get to the beach, plenty of games for evening or rainy days, very friendly staff, tasty juices at breakfast, sweet deserts, overall highly recommended!
Response from HosteriaMandala | Property representative |
Hello Abby and Rusty,
We are still here, Maja and Aurelio. We are the builders and owners of Mandála. Do you come to visit us? By the way, the German guy was here for 2 month because we were in holiday.........(10 years?).
Response from Ricardo N | Reviewed this property |
No we stayed at a simpler cabin(s) as we stayed several times...Most cabins though have interior view to gardens which are great but few have ocean views. So choose accrondingly for best results on your stay at Pto Lopez... More
No we stayed at a simpler cabin(s) as we stayed several times...Most cabins though have interior view to gardens which are great but few have ocean views. So choose accrondingly for best results on your stay at Pto Lopez. Best luck and enjoy Ecuador