Ecuador Sports & Outdoors

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Ecuador Sports & Outdoors

  • White-water rafting, Tena

    Tena is known to be a good place for white-water rafting. There are rivers nearby for different levels; class 3, class 4 and even class 5. There are many agencies adverticing rafting in Tena, but you should be sure to go with one with good reputation. I went rafting with River People, a company owned by a family who moved to Ecuador from Ireland...

  • lots of choices in Ecuador

    Ecuador has more than its share of sporting activities. An avid hiker could spend a lifetime here and backpacking in the wilderness is pretty unlimited too. The snorkeling and scuba possibilities are top notch and even the simple act of swimming can be a joy if you find the right watering hole like Las Grietas!

  • Swimming with the frogs ! Nager avec la...

    We were in that hotel with swimming pool in Canoa, and believe it or not, we had to share it (the pool not the hotel !) with frogs !!! Pretty nice for a sport, no ?On etait dans un hotel avec piscine de Canoa, qu'on devait la partager avec des grenouilles !! Sympa comme sport, non ? A couple of big frogs !Quelques grosses grenouilles !

  • Super granny !!! Super mamie !!!

    Super granny is practicing ... the flight !Super Mamie pratique... le vol ! Flying armsDes bras qui volent

  • Cycling - Quito area and beyond

    Ecuador is a terrific country for mountain biking, lots of dirt roads and big hills - a few smaller ones as well. We did a 4 day cycle trip with Jorge Cruz out of the Hosteria San Jorge, 15 minutes north of Quito. The routes were a blast & very challenging. Jorge loves to cycle so you are in good hands! jorge provided the equipment,...

  • Cycling Banos

    Rent a bike, grab a map & raincoat and head east downhill along the river from the town of Banos. You can ride approx 60+ km to Puyo passing raging waterfalls and blooming orchids. When you're done, throw your bikes on the bus and head back uphill to Banos the easy way. As the rain was hammering down, we only made it about halfway before we bailed...

  • Chuchaki

    A national sport : drinking !!!!But be careful, amateurs can be on the dole very easily...Un des sports nationaux : boire !Mais attention, les amateurs peuvent vite se retrouver sur la touche... A good bottle of ron, a bit of Cola and a slime of lemon ... The "Chisme" or also called "Cuba Libre"Une bonne bouteille de rhum, un peu de Cola et un...

  • Just do it!

    If you like sports, there are a variety of opportunities in Ecuador, BUT there is not much of a sports infrastructure here yet. In addition to mountain climbing and hiking, here are some of the possibilities:Scuba diving and snorkling: great opportunities to snorkel in the Galapagos islands. I have heard is difficult to find a good scuba outfit...

  • Climbing Volcan Tungurahua

    This volcanoe is very active at the time and not considered stable. Many guides will refuse to take you up, but they WILL show you the way if you want to go on your own. So I climbed it on my own with no problems. You can't go all the way to the top because of the volcanic activity. But you can climb up to the refugio which sits at about 3800...


Ecuador Hotels

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  • JW Marriott Hotel Quito

    Traveled thur Quito on a Eco Tourism trip. The Marriott was unforgetable. Beautiful hotel in every...

  • Hotel Victoria

    Have stayed here several times - always recommended by my wife's family. It's easy to get to and...

  • Samari Spa Resort

    Av. de las Amazonas, Banos, 2000, Ecuador

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Oro Verde

    Though I stayed here more than 20 years ago, it was by far, a satisfying stay. I stayed here before...

  • Coraza

    Abdon Calderon and Sucre (CORNER), Otavalo, Ecuador

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Angermeyer Waterfront Inn

    Puerto Ayora, Galapagos Islands, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hostal Cabanas Quilotoa

    I stayed two nights at Hostal Cabañas Quilotoa where I paid $12 per night (July 2011) including...

  • Casa del Sol

    We pre-booked this hostel in March 2014. 50% deposit via Paypal only was required, non refundable...

  • Red Mangrove Isabela Lodge

    Puerto Villamil, Isabela Galapagos Islands, , Ecuador

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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