El Séptimo Paraíso
El Séptimo Paraíso is an ecologically conscious country lodge on a forest reserve in the town of Mindo, around 1.5 hours outside of Quito. The lodge values conservation and sustainable ecotourism. Its three buildings consist of 22 country-style yet elegant rooms, tailored to fit various budgets.
Each comes with satellite television, wireless Internet and a private bathroom serviced by the lodge's natural hot spring. Guests can enjoy the gift shop, heated outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and gym on site.
Within the reserve, there are opportunities for bird watching and adventure sports. El Séptimo Paraíso also features a purely ecological convention center constructed with bamboo, and other natural and recycled materials.
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The hotel is located in the town of Mindo, around 2 km from the town's crossroads. Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is around 1.5 hours away by car.
Food & Beverage
Two on-site restaurants are part of the resort's dining options—El Siete serving international à la carte dishes and the La Correra Bar & Restaurant which specializes in traditional Ecuadorian cuisine.
The El Puma Bar has a more relaxed atmosphere with pool and foosball tables and darts for entertainment, while La Cava offers fine wines from Chile and Argentina.
How To Get There
To get to the hotel from Quito by car, head north until you reach the town of Mitad del Mundo. From there, drive west and pass the towns of Calacalí and Nanegalito. After passing Nanegalito, turn southward and pass the crossroads of Mindo. Two kilometers from the crossroads, you'll reach the lodge.
Amenities & Services
General:Communal Living Room, Wine Bar, 24-Hour Front Desk, Poolside Bar, Facilities For Disabled Guests, Welcome Drink, On-Site Parking (free), Ground-Floor Terrace, Patio, Restaurant, Express Check-In/Check-Out, Cable/Satellite TV, Gazebo, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Breakfast, Fountain, Garden, Coffee Shop, Family Friendly, On-Site Gift/Souvenir Shop(s), Lounge Area.
Services:Business Center, Room Service, Safety Deposit Box at Reception, Dry Cleaning, Luggage Storage, In-Room Breakfast Option, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (against a surcharge), Shoeshine Service, Wake-Up Service, Laundry Service, Shuttle Service to Local Attractions, In-House Car Rental, Train Station Transfer, Airport Transfer, Tours and Excursions, Ironing Service, Concierge Service.
On-Site Activities:Collection of Books, Sun Deck, BBQ Facilities, Billiards, Darts, Entertainment and Activities for Children, Foosball, Massage Service, Karaoke, Hot Tub, Outdoor Swimming Pool.
Nearby Attractions:Canoeing/Kayaking, Bird Watching, Tropical Forest, Plantation, Fishing, Rafting, Hiking, Wildlife Observation, Dairy Farm, Rappelling, Swimming.
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