Information on our properties
Three exclusive and sustainable tourism operations have joined forces to offer you the unrivalled diversity of Ecuador in as few as 4 days! Termas de Papallacta SPA & Resort, Cotococha Amazon Lodge and Luna Runtun, The Adventure SPA have designed fully escorted packages showing you the best of Ecuador, the ideal complement for any visit to Ecuador or Galapagos!
Termas de Papallacta SPA & Resort
Termas de Papallacta is a hot springs Spa & Resort nestled in a majestic valley on the Eastern Andean mountain range 67 kilometers east of Quito, Ecuador's capital. The resort, located at an altitude of 3300m / 10827ft, is surrounded by towering mountains, beautiful upper montane forests and paramo wetlands in between de Cayambe-Coca reserve and Antisana reserve.
Termas de Papallacta offers 32 private rooms and 13 family cabins, all are surrounded by private thermal pools, accessible for hotel guests only. The Spa Club offers a thermoludic area with 5 thermal pools and 1 cold pool, each one with different types of massages (streams of water, water hydro massage and air bubbles hydro massage). A wide variety of treatments are offered as well. There is also a separate area of thermal baths open for general public, with 9 thermal pools of different temperatures and sizes and 3 cold springs pools.
Termas de Papallacta also owns an ecological reserve 'the Canyon Ranch' of 250 hectares/625 acres, offering a huge diversity of flora and fauna (more than 160 bird species, mountain tapirs, spectacled bears, etc.). A self guided trail and additional guided hikes with native guides are available.
Cotococha Amazon Lodge
Cotococha Amazon Lodge is located 200 km east of Quito in the Upper Amazon Basin of Ecuador. The lodge, situated at an altitude of approximately 500m / 1640ft, offers 22 beautiful and spacious bungalows, built in native design but providing great comfort. All cabins feature private facilities with hot water showers and a veranda or balcony with comfortable reclining chairs or hammocks.
At night, the amazing jungle sounds and the illumination with lots of candles, torches and oil lamps, create a unique and romantic atmosphere. Enjoy the great mixture of local and international food in the open-air restaurant and relax at the cozy lounge with fireplace.
A wide range of activities and excursions are offered from the lodge, such as jungle hikes, visits to local communities of the indigenous Quichua people, river tubing, butterfly farms, cave and cascade visits, night walks and much more! Moreover the surrounding area offers some of Ecuador's best white water rivers for spectacular rafting and kayaking between level II - IV+. All this makes the cozy Cotococha Lodge the perfect introduction to the Amazon.
Luna Runtun's 124 hectares are nestled within the Sangay National Park, declared a World Natural Heritage Site, located 180km from Quito. in the central Ecuadorian Andes at the entrance of a mayor gateway to the Amazon rainforest. The resort, situated high above Baños at an altitude of approximately 2200m / 7218ft, offers the most spectacular views of the Tungurahua Volcano (5016m / 16457ft), the valley of Baños, the Pastaza Corridor, rewarded as 'A Gift to the Earth' by the WWF, and the Llanganates National Park, the inaccessible mountains that hide the lost gold of the Inca Emperor Atahualpa.
Luna Runtun offers 20 superior rooms, 6 deluxe rooms, 3 family suites, 1 presidential suite and 2 new imperial suites, providing the most amazing views of all the surroundings. The new family suites provide the most amazing views of all the surroundings. The restaurant offers superb food and organic vegetables from the garden. There are different social areas, a terrace, a billiards room, a handicraft shop and art gallery and 2 conference rooms. Furthermore there are 4 pools and a Jacuzzi with hot volcanic water and a Spa with 25 different treatments. Enjoy 23 optional adventure activities: 11 hikes, rafting, mountain biking, horseback riding, canyoning, bird watching and more!