Surrounded by nature, green pastures and flower gardens, Hacienda La Alegria is a family horseback riding farm in the heart of Ecuador’s “Avenue of the Volcanoes”, situated 45 minutes south of the historic colonial city of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. This organic farm offers travellers traditional Ecuadorian hospitality with a touch of luxury and specialized in horseback vacations amid the majesty of the high Andes of the Equator. It has been kept as original as possible, making the experience even more authentic but while taking advantage of all the comforts of the modern world
Ideally located on the lower slopes of Volcan Corazon in a spectacular valley dividing the eastern and western ranges of the Andes, the hacienda is the family home of Gabriel and Paty Espinosa who privately own the property and focus on ecological tourism, horseback adventures and the organic dairy production. Guests are welcomed at the main hacienda house containing 11 rooms each different and decorated with Paty and Gabriel’s impeccable taste. The Hacienda can accommodate up to 28 people in single, double, triple and split-level family rooms that sleep five in comfort. The guest rooms have been tastefully restored with solid cypress floors and beams, comfy cotton bedding and modern en-suite bathrooms with plenty of hot water and powerful showers.
Offering traditional hospitality coupled exciting activities as riding through the cloud forest on horseback, this beautiful hacienda and its friendly owners will make each guest feel literally at home. From home cooked meals read by the fireplace in the historical house’s living room, to just relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking views, every as aspect of your stay has been thought of to create and unforgettable countryside experience.