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    Ali Shungu Mountaintop Lodge

    Imbabura, Otavalo 100450, Ecuador
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    Reviewed October 29, 2016

    It takes some 20 mins' drive from Otavalo centre, along a small mountain road, and the last bit to the property is off-road and you really should have a SUV...but once you're there it's a jewel! The property, with 5 lodges, is beautiful. The lodge...More

    Thank Granduelle
    Reviewed April 21, 2016

    What a wonderful place. The view is stunning of the Andes Mountains and San Pablo Lake. The gardens are full of blooming flowers and a hedge of Lavender. The air smells of eucalyptus trees and your mind is a peace. The houses are adobe covered...More

    Thank Marcie0413
    Reviewed April 18, 2016

    If you love nature and want to get out of the city, this is the place to stay. Ali Shungu consists of four individual cottages of either two bedrooms or one bedroom. They are roomy, clean, and comfortable. Meals are served in a nearby larger...More

    1  Thank Rose K
    Reviewed April 17, 2016

    You won't find another lodging like this on the planet, I will say. I've traveled in dozens of countries and, to me, Ali Shungu Mountaintop Lodge is one of a kind. It is close to Otavalo (the center of an age-old culture) yet secluded and...More

    1  Thank Tom M
    Reviewed March 29, 2016

    If you ever want a quite, beautiful, serine place to stay then Ali Shungu is the place. I have never stayed anywhere that I've felt I wanted to come back with my family and friends to enjoy. I can not express how beautiful this is...More

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    • Imbabura Province >
    • Otavalo
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    September 20, 2016|
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    Response from alishungu | Property representative |
    Thank you for your kind words.....yes, the city became too frantic for us and we sold the city hotel in 2010. The Lodge is remote and tranquil, set on 40 acres and only located 3 miles from the markets of Otavalo. We'd... More
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