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Hosteria Mandala

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Manabi, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stay in Mandala it's like to reunite with a nature: a lot of trees, flowers and animals. Amiable stuff, tasty food. there is hot water, for me it was very important cause I like to take a shower only with hot water. You can bring your books and exchange here. Also Mandala has a very nice living room: musical instruments,... More 

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HosteriaMandala, Gerente at Hosteria Mandala, responded to this review

We hope you come back! Thank you. More 

Livingston, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place! The swiss italian couple created something very stunning. The grounds and rooms and cabins have been built with great attention to detail over the past 20 years. The craftmanship and artistry in the wood furnishings is stunning. The community room and gardens upstairs is amazing as well. A humpback whale skelton is just out front and... More 

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HosteriaMandala, Gerente at Hosteria Mandala, responded to this review

Thank you for all! We hope you come back soon. More 

Chelan, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in need of ZEN - you've found the perfect place! My friend and I stayed at Hosteria Mandala for three nights and wished it was longer...much longer! The beauty of this amazing property will take your breath away. The owners, Aurelio and Maja are ever present, tending to your needs, enjoying good conversation and sharing their knowledge...sharing... More 

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HosteriaMandala, Gerente at Hosteria Mandala, responded to this review

You are wonderful! Thank you so much. I will let Doris know about your nice words. She is great. Hope you come back soon. More 

Vine Grove, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned for 10 day stay at Mandala. This was our fourth visit in as many years. Maja and Aurelio (the owners) are wonderful hosts and most concerned that all needs are met. The cabins are set in beautiful gardens with balconies and hammocks. Private cabanas are provided for the guests on the beach. The restaurant has wonderful variety of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That's how it was recommended to us. A sweet relaxing place at the quiet end of the beach with lots of hammocks and some really big dogs. The restaurant was surprisingly good and accommodating. Great place to hang out, read, and play board games.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hosteria Mandala is a small haven of beauty on the expansive beautiful northern beach of Puerto Lopez. They are far enough north of the town that it is very quiet,but also an easy walk or taxi ride into town. Maja and Aurelio have created their own little paradise, with private bungalows, and beautiful paths through a jungle of trees and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

This is the third time I visit Mandala and as usual had an extraordinary experience. Amazing beach, food is exquisite, rooms are clean and spacious but what I love the most is the amazing service from the staff. Thank you Maja and Aurelio for always being so welcoming as well as your staff.

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Mandala1999, Gerente at Hosteria Mandala, responded to this review
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Gracias, querido Pablo, siempre muy amable! Les esperamos el próximo año. Un feliz año para todos! More 

Cold Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Went for a visit and was told this is the place to stay. Boy were they right. A great place to relax and to enjoy life at it's best. Put the phones away and get out the camera. Food was excellent and rooms were quiet and enjoyable, all set in a rustic setting. A lot of work goes into setting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We stayed 5 nights in November. It was low season and the village is very quiet and not much to do except enjoy the hotel and relax. The room (superior cabin) was huge and clean, with a good sized bathroom and terrace with hammocks. Hammocks also available on the beach. The gardens are amazing, with beautiful flowers and lots of... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Really amazing,we were travelling around Ecuador during september and this was the best place. Puerto Lopez is really worth to stay and Mandala ist the best accomodation there. Beautiful garden, unique rooms, very friendly and nice owners. I can only recommend....

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