A nice spot for a book, a nap, or watching the hummingbirdsMaster bedroom
Striking cloud-forest hillside home
Striking cloud-forest hillside home

Entire home/apt

5 Guests

2 Bedrooms

4 Beds

Entire home/apt

5 Guests

2 Bedrooms

4 Beds

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About this listing

At the edge of the forest, surrounded by birds and giant tree ferns, our house makes an ideal base for birders - or to just kick back in a hammock on the porch. Bamboo beams, woven ceiling and black palm floors inside, with views over the treetops.

The space

Two bedrooms with a queen-size bed in one, and three individual beds in the other. Open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting area open out to terrace overlooking the garden and forests. There is an additional guest cottage which could accomodate a guide or other travelling companion.

Guest access

Forest near house (and the view from the porch) provide great birdwatching. There is a walking trail through the forest - about 45 minutes - steep in places but beautiful.

Other things to note

We have a caretaker and his family who live down the hill and are available to help orient you and help out. He also has two dogs which spend most of the time at his place, but sometimes wander up to say hi. They are mellow labs. Arrangements are possible with caretakers' wife for cleaning and laundry.

We are also happy to provide suggestions of things to do, places to see, guides to contact in the Mindo area.

The space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
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Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

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1 Review

Jonathan User Profile
November 2014
Amazing place!! So beautiful. Otherworldly and relaxing. Beautiful walks around the house, amazing birds, bright and airy modern house, gorgeous grounds, extremely helpful care-takers, great kitchen, very comfortable bed, great natural history books in the house. The only problem we had was one night of mosquitos. The first two nights there were none. The third night it rained and we got devoured! Overall, highly recommended.
Jacob User Profile
Response from Jacob:
Thanks for sharing your appreciation for our home. We think it's a very special place too! Sorry about the footwear and the dogs! We'll be sure to include this detail in the house manual. We've never had problems with mosquitoes like you experienced. But will definitely look into getting some bed nets - just in case. Thanks for letting us know!
November 2014

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Quito, Ecuador · Joined in June 2012
Jacob User Profile

I´m an American, of Danish descent, living in Ecuador for many years. I work on conservation of tropical forests with communities, governments and private companies, and also have a butterfly farm, producing native butterflies for zoos, botanical gardens and museums around the world.