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Hacienda La Alegria

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Amazing one-day horse trip in a wonderful landscape

Beautiful farm, lovely people, good food. This makes even a short stay a perfect option to calm... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2016
Ilka B
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Aachen, Germany
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Beautiful one-day horse ride

I just visited this lovely place for one day only, however, a multiple day horse riding holiday... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2015
RBL1975
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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Jan 11, 2016
“Amazing one-day horse trip in a wonderful landscape”
Dec 15, 2015
“Beautiful one-day horse ride”
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Built in 1911, historic Hacienda and 135-hectare Alegria Farm are in the verdant heart of the Avenida de los Volcanoes. These beautiful pasturelands are home to more than 200 cows and calves, 65 horses and foals, dozens of llamas and alpacas, and...more
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Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful farm, lovely people, good food. This makes even a short stay a perfect option to calm down from busy Quito. I would go there again.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Ilka B
Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Hacienda la Alegria can offer from one ay to 12 day riding on the Andes gabriel

Reviewed December 15, 2015

I just visited this lovely place for one day only, however, a multiple day horse riding holiday would be a brilliant option here. Beautiful scenery, lovely horses and a great host: Gabriel. We went for a 4 hour ride in the area; it was spectacular....More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Hacienda La Alegria is based on the nine volcano valley, there are many attractions on the area as well as Machachi market, Saquisili market, Quilotoa crater lake, the Cotopaxi and in 45 minutes Quito gabriel

Reviewed August 3, 2015

My mum and I did a day trip to Alegria Farm. It was a 10/10 experience. - The transfer to and from our hotel was prompt and our driver was lovely - We received a wonderful reception upon arrival - The guides were knowledgable, organised,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank katemc49
Gabriel1703, Owner at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Many thanks for sharing our passion if possible try a comment at Hacienda la Alegria that is listed also as a specialty lodging we are happy to have our guests gabriel

Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I went to the farm with three others. First of all its a beautifully situated farm, with a lot of history and experience. On arrival we got chaps, caps and coffee. Then we met our horses. Horses in very good condition. We went on a...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Gabriel1703, Owner at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Dear Guests we are happy you enjoy the Hacienda our hacienda is a family working hacienda and we share our experience with our guests Now we have a new suite available and 3 new routes on the Quilotoa and Chimborazo volcano Hacienda offers a safety...More

Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had a fantastic time during the Vulcano Ride a few weeks ago! We wish to thank Gabriel for the very good organisation of this horse trail. He, Rodrigo and the driver did a fantastic job, sometimes in difficult situations. We enjoyed the sceneries, the...More

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Gabriel1703, Propietario at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2016

Ecuador is horse country and we are happy to share some of the routes as Volcano ride and Wild Andes ride are some of the options gabriel

Reviewed July 25, 2014

We sadly didnt meet the owner as he was away on a 6 day horse trek, however we were blessed to be taken great care of by Mauricio. What a warm, friendly, fabulous fellow. Our 2 days, a 5 hour horse ride that was breathe...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank beccerrey
Reviewed March 8, 2014

To begin with, we love to stay at family run places. This hacienda is a generations-old family dairy farm and horse ranch. There is nothing corporate about it. Gabriel and Patty eat with their guests, pure home cooking. They speak very good English, share their...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Steve K
Gabriel1703, Owner at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2014

Is a pleasure to have you at the Hacienda dear Steve many thanks for your nice comment, yes we are at the same altitude as Quito, the afternoon can be windy in some days, the windy assure to get very fresh and pure air from...More

Reviewed December 5, 2013

Nothing corporate about this rustic family dairy farm and horse ranch turned guest house. The owners are some of the friendliest people we met in our tour of friendly Ecuador. The setting is strictly bucolic, and entirely beautiful. The rooms are comfortable, the food is...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Steve K
Gabriel1703, Owner at Hacienda La Alegria, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2014

Steve I am so happy about cavalleria rusticana, lovely music to make a description about our hacienda, I will record and use for my guests. Gabriel

Reviewed July 4, 2013

We came to Quito on a family vacation and decided to visit this wonderful place... Mr. Gabriel was a great host - he spent ample time instructing my husband, son, daughter, and I how to ride horses. It was such a wonderful experience - we...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

While staying at La Alegria we took our first horse ride. Although we had never riden horseback, we were quickly given the basics of riding and introduced to some wonderful horses. We took about a 3 hour ride through the beautiful country side with stunning...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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