Farmhouse | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 16
Hacienda Las Marias is nestled on Imbabura mountain overlooking the Cotacachi valley with magnificent views of the Andes. Hda. Las Marias is a beautiful colonial style house with an unique natural rural surrounding. Enjoy the magnifecent sunset with sightseeing of Cotacachi Volcano, relax infront the fireplace, make bread in a brick oven or enjoy the beautiful intimate gardens.
Hacienda Las Marias is located at the base of Imbabura Volcano, 10 minutes driving from the Otavalo market,and 2 hours away from Quito, Ecuador's capital. Its location provide easy access to the region's many attractions: the lakes of San Pablo, Cuicocha and Mojanda, as well as the white colonial city of Ibarra, local handicraft villages like Cotacachi and Otavalo.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Atacames 100 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Mariscal Sucre- Quito 100 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 7 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (10), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 26, Lounge seats for 28|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Trampoline|
The Imbabura region
Imbabura is a province locate at the north of Ecuador, is known as the "Province of Lakes" because of the many large lakes that are in the province. The Andes crossover this region so you can enjoy the magnificent volcanoes such Imbabura and Cotacachi, and also the two climatic zones (warm and dry or steppe as Chota Valley) that forms between all this mountains. The province is also for its contrasts population this is why it is a center of crafts and culture. Otavalo are attracted by the Plaza de Ponchos, Animal Fair and sites such as Lake San Pablo. From June to August is the peak season.
Hacienda Las Marias is located at 97 kilometres from Quito (approximately 2 hours away), which makes it a possible day trip destion. Quito is the capital city of Ecuador and has one of the largest least-altered and best-preserved historic centers in the Americas. Quito is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the equator. A monument and museum marking the general location of the equator is known locally as la mitad del mundo (the middle of the world), to avoid confusion, as the word ecuador is Spanish for equator.