There are few hotels in the world where you can find something as special as this… Hacienda La Alegria is a family-run organic farm in the heart of Ecuadors "Avenue of the Volcanoes". Enjoy the 100% traditional country living of the Andean region on volcano avenue. The hacienda is situated thirty minutes south of the historic colonial city of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Guests are welcomed at the main hacienda house and enjoy comfy cotton bedding, a menu of teas and coffees and 24 hour personalized attention. The year-round spring like conditions of the region offer clear and sunny mornings. Afternoons have a more autumnal feel, perfect for curling up in the hacienda with it’s fireplaces, which create an extremely cosy atmosphere. The peace and energy of the countryside lead to life’s best moments.


Hacienda La Alegria is a working farm with a wide array of activities and offers a number of wonderful outdoor adventures. This region near Quito, situated on the Volcano Avenue, provides the perfect setting for a diverse range of activities, allowing you to take advantage of the fresh air: horseriding tours, mountain biking and hiking. Hacienda La Alegria is the number one horse specialist in Ecuador, so do take advantage and enjoy an energetic day ride or a life-changing multi-day adventure through this pristine region following the footsteps of Varon Van Humboldt who through his many journeys in Ecuador names this region the Avenue of the Volcanos. For those who prefer, it is also the perfect setting for contemplation, listening to good music, enjoying the aromas of the flowers, coffee and the freshly baked breads. Renew your inner energy whilst nature deliciously invades your body and soul.

  • A must to visit the Old town the largest colonial city of America, with the most impressive churches build with gold as well as colonial paints and sculptures art since 16”th hundreds.
  • In one hour drive you will experience the most incredible change of ecosystem.
  • A visit to this interesting fresh produce and animal market, every Sunday people form the all valley come to buy their needs.
  • One hour drive towards east from the hacienda we can visit the Cotopaxi National park.
  • One hour drive towards south on the next valley, Saquisili market takes place every Thursday is a big Indian Market with 10 plazas rolling inside of the city.
  • In less than 2 hours drive towards south you will have a complete different environment, the Quilotoa Crater lake is an active volcano.


    Hacienda La Alegria offers up to 27 guest comfortable and spacious rooms between 25 to 44 square meters ( 250up to 440feet).

    Hotel facilities

    Two living rooms with fire place, two dinning rooms with fire places, bar, hot tub, conference room up to 30 persons, camping area, gardens, flag train station, 2 arenas for horse training, 1 round pens, milking parlor, calf area, wifi at no extra charge. All this to make a comfortable and inter active environment for our guests to be able to learn about our culture and the way of living in the highlands. Hacienda la Alegria serves typical ecuadorian food as well as international gourmet dishes. BBQ area and pachamanca (underground traditional cooking) available.



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