Location: Cotpaxi Volcano| Rating: 3 star | Rooms: 22| Pool: no |
One of our very favourite places to stay in all of Latin America and a perfect way to experience life I the high Andes. Fund on the slopes of Rumiñahui Volcano, in a truly privileged location, Hacienda El Porvenir is the ideal spot to explore Cotopaxi Volcano and its surroundings. The hacienda is warm and inviting, both in aesthetics and character. The rooms wrap you in comfort both allowing you to dream of the days adventures and those lying in wait for you tomorrow. For the many of you looking to experience traditional Horse-riding in the Latin American Andes then why not grab a poncho and join the local cowboys to explore the incredible surroundings on horseback. El Porvenir also has bikes and hiking trails for you to explore at your own pace. .
El Porvenir is a working ranch that is dedicated to sustainable agriculture and cattle farming, conservation, and eco-tourism. The hacienda produces milk, cheese vegetables that is used by the haciend at meal times.
The lodge has been active since 1992 in the preservation of both their cultural and natural environments, through a partnership with Fundación Páramo, a non-profit organization that protects over 75,000 hectares (185.329 acres) of private land in the territory adjacent to Cotopaxi National Park. They have conservation programs running permanently throughout the year and through innovative itineraries you can get involved in these durinig your stay. These programs are sensitive to local needs and provide support and jobs for the community, NGO’s and the National Park.