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Unveiling the Enchanting
Charms of Papallacta


Welcome to a corner of relaxation and rejuvenation amidst the natural beauty of Ecuador: the renowned Papallacta Hot Springs. In this article, we invite you to explore this thermal oasis and discover how you can make the most of this visit while staying in one of the best hotels in Quito.

Nestled amidst the awe-inspiring beauty of the Ecuadorian Andes lies Papallacta, a hidden gem known for its rejuvenating hot springs. Just a scenic two-hour drive from Quito, this natural paradise offers an escape from the city’s hustle, inviting you to immerse yourself in the soothing embrace of nature.

Discovering Papallacta is a journey into tranquility, surrounded by majestic mountains and lush vegetation that create an atmosphere of serenity. As you breathe in the crisp, clean air, the worries of the city fade away, allowing you to focus on your well-being and relaxation.

Plan your visit to this charming village wisely, ensuring you pack essentials such as swimwear, a towel, comfortable clothing, and suitable footwear for outdoor activities. Don’t forget sunscreen, insect repellent, and a water bottle to stay refreshed during your exploration. Check the opening hours and rates of Papallacta Hot Springs before embarking on this adventure.

Renowned as one of the best hotels in Quito, our establishment in the heart of the historic center ensures your journey to Papallacta is complemented by a delightful stay. Our commitment to superb service means you can enjoy the thermal oasis and return to the comfort and luxury of Old Town Quito Suites. Our spacious rooms, designed for your ultimate comfort, come equipped with modern amenities to make you feel at home.

Make your romantic getaway in Quito unforgettable by blending the natural charm of Papallacta with the elegance of our hotel. We eagerly anticipate welcoming you, being a part of your adventures in Ecuador, and ensuring your stay is as memorable as the destination itself.

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The Wonders of the Hot Springs
The main attraction of Papallacta, of course, is its hot springs. These therapeutic waters originate from the Antisana volcano, where they are heated by the geothermal activity of the region before flowing into the thermal pools. Known for their healing properties, the waters of Papallacta are rich in minerals and nutrients that benefit both your body and mind.

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Papallacta Hot Springs offers a variety of thermal pools, each with slightly different temperatures, meaning you can find the one that perfectly suits your preferences. Whether you prefer a hotter bath to relax your muscles or a cooler one to refresh, you’ll find the perfect pool here. As you immerse yourself in the warm waters, you will feel stress and tension melt away. The healing properties of Papallacta’s waters are known to alleviate muscle and joint pain, improve blood circulation, and promote deep relaxation. It’s an experience you truly must have at least once in a lifetime.

Nature Activities But Papallacta is not only for those looking to soak in hot springs. The surrounding area offers a wide variety of outdoor activities for nature and adventure enthusiasts. If you wish to explore beyond the thermal pools, here are some exciting options:

  • Hiking: The surroundings of Papallacta are dotted with trails that take you through cloud forests and Andean paramos. Well-maintained paths allow you to explore the natural beauty of the region while enjoying the fresh mountain air.
  • Bird Watching: Ecuador is famous for its biodiversity, and Papallacta is no exception. This is a fantastic spot for bird lovers, as you can spot a variety of species in their natural habitat. Get ready to be dazzled by hummingbirds, eagles, and many other colorful birds.
  • Visits to Local Communities: A wonderful way to experience Ecuadorian culture is by visiting local communities. In Papallacta, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with local people and learn about their traditions and way of life. It’s an enriching experience that will provide you with a deeper understanding of the region.
  • Horseback Riding: Explore the beauty of Papallacta on horseback. Horseback rides take you through stunning landscapes while enjoying a unique perspective of the area. It’s a perfect experience for families and horse lovers.
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Plan Your Visit
Reknown as a hotel in Quito Ecuador, with superb service, we help you to make the most of your trip to Papallacta and recommend to planning ahead. Be sure to pack swimwear, a towel, comfortable clothing, and appropriate footwear for outdoor activities. It’s also a good idea to pack sunscreen, insect repellent, and a water bottle to stay hydrated. Before you depart, check the opening hours and rates of Papallacta Hot Springs, as they may vary depending on the season.

Return to the Comfort of Old Town Quito Suites
You can do this excursion easily as a day tour and return to the comfort and luxury of your hotel in Quito. Our hotel is located in the heart of Quito’s historic center and offers a cozy retreat for travelers seeking an unforgettable stay. Our spacious rooms are designed with your comfort in mind and feature modern amenities to make you feel at home. Enjoy your visit to Papallacta and return to our hotel in Quito with unforgettable memories. We look forward to welcoming you soon and being part of your adventures in Ecuador and romantic getaway in Quito!


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Step into the gateway of a secure and enchanting Ecuadorian adventure!

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Hereby some words of the Minister of Tourism:

“The main goal of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Tourism is to restore confidence in international markets and tourists following the recent wave of violence in the country and the declaration of an ‘internal armed conflict,’ as stated by Minister Niels Olsen in an interview with EFE. During the interview in Madrid, where the International Tourism Fair, Fitur, is being held, with Ecuador as the Partner Country, Olsen emphasized that the primary objective is to ‘restore confidence in international commerce, presenting Ecuador as the peaceful country it has always been and regaining trust in our destination.”

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Warm regards,
Dirk Van den Begin, owner Old Town Quito Suites