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Rio Muchacho Organic Farm

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Rio Muchacho Organic Farm
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Rio Muchacho Organic Farm and Eco-lodge is located 10km north of the popular beach town of Canoa. We offer a unique and ecologically friendly haven for guests to stay, relax, and explore. Our bungalow-style accommodation was constructed entirely...more
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10 Km North Of Canoa On the San Vicente-Jama Road, Canoa 131451, Ecuador
+593 5-302-0487
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All reviews organic farm day tour wings chocolate making horseback riding local school self guided tour unique place wide variety of activities soups longer stay overlooking the river cocoa beans natural environment week stay two weeks the owner
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our one-night stay at the farm was incredible. The atmosphere, authenticity, hands-on approach, activities and above all the people were fantastic. Though we only stayed for one night we would totally recommend spending any times here, varying from a day up to a month. Your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 days at Rio Muchacho and had a great time. Since 30 years Nicola and Diego are building this unique place. We felt „like home“ from the first second and wished to stay longer. Experienced great activities like cacao, coffee or cheese production....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank constantinpade
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The MOST memorable visit over a two week journey. Why? We learned a lot on our three night stay. We booked a package that included workshops and food. At the end of our journey, while on the plane, I turned to my friends and asked...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ringinthenewyear
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Our family of 10 had a wonderful 6-day stay at Rio Muchacho. We participated in the three-day tour, volunteered at a local school, and learned about farm life/permaculture. Coming from city/suburban life to this peaceful, rustic setting was an inspirational, transformative experience. We made meaningful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wilde025
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Rio Muchacho is so tranquil it feels like a retreat .I loved the property and my beautiful room and hammock.Food was so wonderfully prepared and the healthiest food I ate in the whole trip .I really enjoyed owners Nicola’s insights and deep care for the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

I spent 3 wonderful days on the farm and loved every minute of it. It was so nice to be around people who care so deeply about the environment and have found successful ways to live clean with the land. I purchased the 3 day...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

I stayed six nights at Rio Muchacho and it was just what i needed. The food was healthy and amazing! The location in the middle of nature, hearing the natural sounds of mother nature is therapy in its own right. The permaculture farm side so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank daniellek664
Reviewed April 8, 2018

I immensely enjoyed my stay at Rio Muchacho. Although I had originally planned to stay for a night I was so impressed with this well run farm that I decided to join the tail end of a Permaculture course and stay a couple of days...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ed C
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We spent 4 nights at Rio Muchaco, and would highly reccomend it to anyone wanting to learn about organic / permaculture farming. Nicola and Dario have done a commendable job of creating a sustainable organic farm, and programs to teach the science and methods of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank B-C-Derk
Reviewed February 6, 2018

10 dollars and 20 minutes by taxi away from Canoa is this gem of ecological insight/family activity/yummy food/natural beauty! We got up there at 11am and left at 5 but there are longer or shorter visit options. We started with the self guided tour of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Response from daniellek664 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you’d need to speak to the owner but i believe they do a half day farm tour as part of other activities so think they could offer this. Just email the email address provided on website and owner is great at getting back... More