Amidst the abundance of wildlife, deep in the Ecuadorian rainforest, Mashpi lodge is paradise for naturalists. With over 400 species of birds, trees and frogs on its doorstep, the Lodge hums with the vibrancy of the lush green forest. On a private reserve, the intimate nature of this Lodge allows for a wholly immersive experience into this environment with world class experts and conservationists.
47 guests total
Rooms and suites
Life Centre to learn about the science and ecological progress of the region
Open-air panoramic terrace
Restaurant serving organic cuisine
Varied range of activities
Among the canopy the Lodge itself is a contemporary design showcasing urban comfort. Huge windows bring the outside in and luxury touches such as king-sized beds and elegant lounging areas enhance the luxurious feel. Located on a scenic plateau, it is ideally situated to provide the best views over the forested mountains. The rooms compliment the views with the forest tones and modernist design and span over three floors making the most of the floor to ceiling windows, with gentle LED lighting the ambience is calm and conducive to the perfect night’s sleep. Once relaxing back at the lodge, indulge in the gastronomic delights served in the Lodge’s towering dining room. A lively gourmet experience, the food is inspired by the flavours of Ecuador with the Chef making the most of the Lodge’s location between the coast and the Andes using a variety of fresh and seasonal ingredients. Paired with exquisite wines and imaginative cocktails from the vibrant Explorer’s bar it’s an art form of culinary experience. Your jungle experience would not be complete without unwinding in the sanctuary of the wellness suite at Mashpi. Surrounded by cloud forest, the Samay wellness centre is tranquil and offers a variety of healing treatments as well as yoga, a hot tub and sauna and outdoor deck so you can sit and absorb the sights and sounds of the trees around you.
Collaborate with the local community, working hand-in-hand with those living around the reserve. Created a program in which the locals, as well as lodge employees become shareholders in the enterprise
Mashpi offers numerous job opportunities for neighboring communities as well as English classes
Communities are also the providers of agricultural and other food products and supplies that are used at the lodge
Work on numerous conservation initiatives with universities and national and international organisations to undergo research projects to protect the biodiversity of species
Lodge built using the latest techniques in sustainable construction
Why we love it
If you have a passion for exotic flora and fauna, you couldn’t stay anywhere more idyllic. Any curiosity can be answered and the incredible scientists and guides will be able to answer your burning questions. Combined with exciting treks through the stunning forest this is a unique treasure in the heart of Ecuador.
Planning your experience
Contact our Private Adventures team to find out more about our great accommodation partners and to start planning your own bespoke experience.
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