Enveloped in Ecuador's wildlife-rich Chocó-Andean Cloud Forest and boasting all the comfort and styling of a top boutique hotel, Mashpi Lodge is a simply stunning eco-retreat. The building itself is contemporary with its walls of glass, minimalist stylings in the guestrooms and suites, and steel beams supporting tall ceilings in the restaurant, reading room and bar, meaning the forest and neighboring wildlife is always in sight. Wellness at Mashpi Lodge comes in the form of a spa, open-air hot tub, yoga studio and massage amidst the trees, while the wildlife encounters are endless thanks to walking trails, canopy carriages, birdwatching tours and so much more surrounding the lodge. In fact, the Mashpi Reserve is home to over 400 bird species, endemic frogs and butterflies, lizards, jungle plants and more in this untouched natural haven. You can enjoy it all, not only in the lap of luxury at Mashpi Lodge, but safe in the knowledge that this is a fully involved eco-retreat too, with not a singletree was harmed in its construction.

Rooms at Mashpi Lodge

Rooms and Suites at Mashpi Lodge are comfortable, contemporary, and complete with a wall of glass for timeless forest views, night and day. The style is modern and minimalist, ensuring a great use of space and fewer distractions from the forest outside, though amenities do come in the form of Wi-Fi, luxe king-size or twin beds, bathrobes and sleek bathrooms with a rain shower. A handful of Suites at Mashpi Lodge provide larger floorplans, a standalone bathtub and extra walls of glass for even more light and those enchanting forest vistas.

Experiences at Mashpi Lodge

Mashpi Lodge offers some of the most memorable and exclusive wildlife experiences in Ecuador, all in the comfort of a boutique property complete with spa and sleek suites. Some of the hotel’s highlights include:

Luxury eco-retreat in the heart of the Chocó-Andean Cloud Forest, involved in conservation projects.
Walls of glass throughout the lodge ensure the forest always feels close.
Onsite spa, massage and hot tub add a sense of indulgence to your stay.
Countless wildlife encounters around the Mashpi Reserve, including endemic species.
Delicious cuisine served from the restaurant.
As the only lodge in the area, you feel fully immersed in the forest while here.
Atelier’s pick

Few boutique lodges can compete with Mashpi when it comes to location, eco-credentials and comfort levels. The lodge is the only property in sight and as such has a wealth of wildlife in every direction, though is also heavily involved in research and conservation, and offers no shortage of luxury throughout your stay, too.


80 miles from Quito International Airport.