Hacienda Cusín is a restored, 17th-century Andean estate at 8,500ft/2,600m in Ecuador. This very personal hotel & its 38 attentive staff are close to the Equatorial Line and the famous market town of Otavalo. Cusin is closer to the Tababela International Airport than it is to Quito City, transfers via a new PanAmerican Highway.
Guest rooms, cottages, suites and salons, furnished with antiques and select Andean craft, have log-burning fireplaces, beamed-ceilings & gardens. Activities. Suggested 7-day itinerary and expeditions.
Ancient lakebed soil, a predictable equatorial sun and avid gardeners have created several acres of year-round flowering gardens including cobblestone lanes, fountain patios, belladonna, bougainvillea, agapantha, foxgloves, orchids, palms, which attract over 50 species of birds. Often snow-capped 15,000ft/4,570m Imbabura & Cotacachi mountains are reflected in Lago San Pablo.
ROOM RATES INCLUDE: breakfast, optional log-fire & hot-water bottle, wi-fi access , games rooms, sports facilities, access to acres of perennial gardens. $90-$300.