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Hacienda Pinsaqui: Stays of Distinction

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 621

In the heart of Ecuador's lake district, Hotel in Otavalo, Hacienda Pinsaqui, rich with centuries of history, invites you to become part of its magic, tradition, romance and legends.


Hacienda Pinsaqui is ideally situated at the base of Imbabura Volcano, just north of the world-famous Otavalo market, and only an hour-and-a-half from Quito, Ecuador's charming capital.
Its location also allows effortless access to the region's many attractions: the lakes of San Pablo, Cuicocha and Mojanda, as well as the white colonial city of Ibarra and local handicraft villages like Cotacachi.


 

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 621

Itinerary

Day 1

Quito to Otavalo

Duration2 Hours

Hacienda Pinsaqui

The Hacienda Pinsaqui is located in the heart of Ecuador's lake district and is ideally situated at the base of Imbabura Volcano, just north of the world-famous Otavalo market. The Hacienda retains the character and authenticity of the1790's making it a unique travel experience. The hotel boasts 30 suites with private baths and fireplaces. The 200 year old grounds with ponds, palms, walks, and roaming llamas are an ideal base for outdoor pursuits, relaxation, antiques, and handicrafts.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Hacienda Pinsaqui

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    Hacienda Pinsaqui



    The Hacienda Pinsaqui is located in the heart of Ecuador's lake district and is ideally situated at the base of Imbabura Volcano, just north of the world-famous Otavalo market. The Hacienda retains the character and authenticity of the1790's making it a unique travel experience. The ...

    The Hacienda Pinsaqui is located in the heart of Ecuador's lake district and is ideally situated at the base of Imbabura Volcano, just north of the world-famous Otavalo market. The Hacienda retains the character and authenticity of the1790's making it a unique travel experience. The hotel boasts 30 suites with private baths and fireplaces. The 200 year old grounds with ponds, palms, walks, and roaming llamas are an ideal base for outdoor pursuits, relaxation, antiques, and handicrafts.

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Day 2

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 3

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 4

Otavalo to Quito

Duration2 Hours

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure transfers
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Choice of daily activities

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.


ACCOMMODATIONS:

gateConstructed in 1790, Otavalo Hotel, Hacienda Pinsaqui was originally a colonial textile enterprise, employing over one thousand weavers and spinners. Many of Pinsaqui's fabrics were exported to the United States in the late 1800s where they first received international recognition. To this day, the Hacienda retains the character and authenticity of its earlier incarnation, making for a unique travel experience.

Over the centuries Pinsaqui has hosted numerous illustrious guests. Most famous of all is General Simon Bolivar, the revered liberator of Ecuador, who often spent the night at the hacienda on his trips to and from Bogota, Colombia. Later in the nineteenth century, hacienda's walls witnessed the "Treaty of Pinsaqui ," an historic peace agreement between Colombia and Ecuador.

Each room is unique and has a character all of its own. There are 30 suites with fireplaces that comfortably accommodate up to five people. Within the rooms you will find sheepskin rugs, heavy blankets and pieces of traditional art. Most rooms have a view overlooking the lovely gardens behind the hacienda.

FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • lounge30 well-appointed suites with fireplaces (some with jacuzzi bath)
  • A restaurant featuring the finest Ecuadorian and International cuisine
  • 200 year-old grounds with ponds, palms, walks, and roaming llamas
  • The Terrace snack bar with lovely views of the garden
  • Room service
  • Reading
  • An historical chapel
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking

Sink into the comfortable surroundings of Hacienda Pinsaqui as you relax among gardens and explore its historic antiques. Aside from being an enchanting place to stay in the Lake District of Imbabura, the hacienda affords all the services, and more, that you might expect: an elegant restaurant, a den with a large fireplace, and patios with views of the Imbabura Volcano.

EXTRA SERVICES


Feel comfortable seeking out members of staff with any questions you might have about the hacienda or the surrounding area. Our friendly staff is helpful, and eager to make your stay more enjoyable. Extra services to enhance your stay include: Spanish- and English-speaking staff, laundry service, national and international phone calls, internet access, room service, a small library with books in Spanish, English and German, live Andean music during lunch hours and an abundance of beautiful antiques. 
In addition to making your stay at Hacienda Pinsaqui unforgettable, the staff is on hand to assist guests in planning tours of the entire country, particularly the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands.

HORSEBACK RIDING


The Freile-Larreas have cultivate a passion for horses for generations. If you are interested in enjoying a ride accompanied by a very experienced bilingual guide, Hacienda Pinsaqui offers customized tours to the summit of Imbabura Volcano for up to 10 people.

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE


Therapeutic massages are done in the comfort of your room on a comfortable flat couch designed specifically for massage. Each session lasts 45 minutes and the techniques used help to relax all the muscles in the body as well as lower stress.

INTERNET 


Sessions from 1 to 30 minutes cost $2.00 and sessions from 30 to 60 minutes cost $4.00.

DINING:

dining

The restaurant is beautifully decorated with white stone walls, deep blue curtains, historic art and huge windows giving onto the captivating landscape beyond. The restaurant, which caters to both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, offers three meals a day, ranging from light meals such as soups and sandwiches, to more elegant dishes including fish, meat, and pastas. Try the typical Ecuadorian soups, the fresh fish and rich desserts.

In the cavern bar, enjoy the cosy atmosphere of the open, crackling fire and the collections of family regalia, and admire the historic equestrian equipment, from worn leather saddles to dusty horse show medals - this room is redolent with history. Sip one of the cellar's many fine wines, or enjoy "canelazo" by the fire, whilst browsing the photos, prizes and plaques which all attest to the tradition of the hacienda.

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