Hacienda El Porvenir is located in one of the most beautiful and privileged areas of Ecuador, Cotopaxi, considered the highest active volcano in the world. The Hacienda is a comfortable, functional and beautiful house built with native materials in keeping with the colourful customs typical of the area. The inviting living room and dining room with their lit fireplaces warmly welcome you. Just ninety minutes from Quito, in the foothills of Rumiñahui Volcano, 4km. away from the northern entrance to Cotopaxi National Park, the Hacienda El Porvenir is located in a very scenic spot, at an altitude of 3,600m, surrounded by four volcanoes, one of which is Cotopaxi. Guests can enjoy their stay in a comfortable, functional setting. The farmhouse is made from local building material, with colours and style typical of this part of the country for hundreds of years, thus keeping the spirit and essence of Andean construction. The stables, saddle room and corrals add the touches of a real working farm.
Suites are romantic, private, comfortable and offer spectacular views. They have a private bathroom, living-room with fireplace or efficient ecological wood-burner.
Enjoy a new gastronomical experience. The Menu offers a wide variety of local cuisine with the family serving style. The kitchen cooks up traditional Andean recipes with a touch of international cuisine. Fresh, locally grown ingredients, such as different varieties of potatoes, Andean cereals like quinoa, and organic vegetables grown in nearby valleys, beef form grass fed cattle, guarantee a tasty, varied and highly nutritious diet.
Horseback rides, bike renatl, walk on self-guided paths (the walk to Manto Blanco waterfall, the path across the páramo, routes passing through the communities, a visit to the reforestation project, path to the “mirador” or viewpoint), camp, plant a tree, join in their conservation work in reforestation. Play board games in the games room. Walk to the viewpoint for star-gazing on clear nights. Peruse their reference books or use their book exchange. Feed the horses, llamas and sheep. Make bread. Try your hand at the most popular games in Ecuador (table football, sapo, lazo and herraduras). Walk to the waterfall or relax and let inspiration come as you sit beside one of their warm fireplaces.