Mitad del Mundo Homestay is perfect for visiting students, volunteers, tourists, and families seeking a clean, quiet, well-appointed home away from home interested in experiencing Community-Based tourism in Ecuador.
The bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry facilities are mo …see more
Your 'backyard' will be a 3,200 meter high extinct volcano. You may choose to explore Ecuador from this perfect base or just stay home and hike back in time, through fields still farmed by hand, to the summit of Ilaló.
30 Jan 2015
"Most beautiful house I've ever stayed in"
I stayed here with my husband and 14-year old son. The house is simple but striking, made of stucco, timber and stones from the area. Built into the side of a hill. Full kitchen. Wonderful view of… More
It was an honor to have you stay at Casa Ilalo. I am really glad you enjoyed your time there. You would love the new solar refrigerator/freezer. The photovoltaic system is working so well, off-grid ice-cream is now on the menu! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and I hope you come back to visit one day.
30 Jan 2015
"Fantastic location, architecture, view, owners!"
We stayed in Mr. Pena's mountainside "perch" for a year, it was the favorite place we have ever lived. Mr. Pena is a wonderfully creative and "organic" architect, and he has created the most wonderful… More
We loved having you there in the 'perch'. With the new highway below finished and open, you would not believe how easy it is to get around: 15 minutes to Quito or in the other direction, the airport! Tumbaco is transformed.
The garden you helped begin is flourishing; the whole house is scented with jasmine.
Thanks for your wonderful review of Casa Ilalo. We hope you come back soon.
Get a taste of what living in Quito is like by being near but not in the tourist zone. Equipped with everything one needs to study or work in Quito. Set up for streaming live television from all over the world, and unlimited netflix use (in lieu of cable). …see more