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Off-Grid Eco-Solar Cottage in Mindo Countryside

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Off-grid, solar powered cottage, sleeps up to 4, surrounded by garden, forest & mountain views.
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4 reviews
Off-grid, solar powered cottage, sleeps up to 4, surrounded by garden, forest & mountain views.
Side view of cottage, showing kitchen, 2 bedrooms, garden & surrounding forest.
Kitchen comes with all essential dishware, drinking water, recycling, garbage,compost & nature views
View of kitchen with comfortable, hand woven seating for 4, attached living area, bathroom & bedroom
Living area with wildlife & nature filled views, comfy seating & a hammock!
Master bedroom with double bed, adjoins to bathroom, living area & filled with nature views.
2nd bedroom with double bed, adjoins to kitchen & shows garden & mountain views.
Very spacious bathroom with bathtub/shower and on demand hot water!
Covered arch leading to gazebo for rest, relaxation, bird watching, yoga, etc.
Take a refreshing nap, hang out at the table, or practice some yoga amidst forested mountain views!
This is the bridge that crosses the creek leading to our natural, chemical free pool!
This is the forested path after the bridge that leads to the natural pool!
There is nothing as exhilarating or refreshing as a dip in chemical free, mountain spring water pool
Photo taken by a guest during one of the daily visits by our friendly neighbor, the guatusa.
A Chestnut-Mandibled Toucan in a Guabilla Tree located on the property!
This beautiful Bi-Coloured Hawk was kind enough to let us photograph him while resting in the tree!
Photo taken by a guest of the beautiful motmot, hanging out in the forest on the property.
Photo taken by a guest of the Green Crowned Woodnymph near the gazebo, on the property.
Two rufous-tailed hummingbird babies, near the gazebo on the property.
The Monturita caterpillar is breathtakingly beautiful, but be careful of its spines!
This ties with the previous photo of one of the strangest caterpillars we've ever seen here.
Another weird caterpillar on the property, this wins the prize for best body mohawk!
These adorabel tree frogs are just waking up from a nap under a Platanillo tree on the property!
This is the footbridge that crosses the creek leading to our property.
Taken by a guest of the not-so-common, common potoo, at a 10 minute walk from the property.
Take a disappear-into-the-jungle type hike to this local waterfall for a cold water dip!
Enjoy the Butterfly Farm at a 10 minute walk & see how many butterflies want to hang out on you!
Like to fly with the birds? The zip lines are just across the river from us!
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Mindo, Pichincha Province
Posada La Lomita offers an eco-friendly country cottage in the outskirts of Mindo, functioning off the electrical grid, and relying on solar panels for electricity and a local waterfall/mountain spring for water. For a larger accommodation, check out our country house which is located on the property as well, and is also listed on FlipKey. At Posada La Lomita, we practice energy conservation, and are conscientious of not utilizing high voltage consuming products as well as turning off the lights and electrical appliances when not in use. This practice not only emphasizes the importance of energy conservation within all of our cultural visits, but it also allows us the opportunity to remind and reinforce resource conservation to our children, fellow guests and future generations.The home is custom built and constructed entirely of wood.... Read more
About the Owner, Fernando S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 9 reviews and 2 properties
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Larry L
Missoula, Montana
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017

The solar cottage is a perfect guest house for two adults. The surrounding area is green and lush and in warmer weather the pool would be ideal. The walk to town is an easy one and the nearby butterfly sanctuary is worth the stroll. Fernando and Marjorie do everything they can to make your stay a memorable one and we...

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roxannes5...
Eureka, California
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2015 for a stay in April 2015

What a wonderfully relaxing place! The cottage was perfect we could lie in bed or in the hammock reading looking up occasionally to see some beautiful bird or glance at the swimming pool inviting us. We had an abundance of electricity,my husband uses CPAP and never used his battery. He read and walked around the property, I took birding excursions...

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TessaVill...
Quito, Ecuador
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My husband and I have traveled through Mindo a few times in the last 2 years and have usually stayed in hostels near and around town. This was our first experience renting a cabin and it couldn't have been a better experience. The grounds offer lots of privacy and hiking options for hikers at different levels, and its only a...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Mountain Views
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
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R 937
US$75
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Fees
  • cleaning fee per trip: R 62 / stay - Fee
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Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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