Hacienda Zuleta lies in the Andean mountain range of Ecuador at 9,600 feet above sea level, and only two hours north of Quito. The Plaza family with their natural warmth and hospitality welcomes you to their country house and invites you to share life at an authentic, working hacienda. Hacienda Zuleta is a colonial working farm of 4,000 acres that belongs to the famil ...y of Mr. Galo Plaza Lasso, a former president of Ecuador, for more than 100 years. It was chosen as one of the world’s “Top Ten Finds” by Outside magazine and named as one of the best Ecuador Hotel by National Geographic Traveler. Delicious home Ecuadorian cuisine among other types of gastronomic adventures are offered daily, prepared with organic vegetables, trout and dairy products produced on the Hacienda. The hacienda has 15 beautifully decorated bedrooms, all with their own fireplace and are located in the main building of the hacienda; antique gardens along with cozy living and reading rooms offer a peaceful atmosphere.