Dana full refund policy related to COVID-19logo

Dear all, Due to the global situation related to COVID-19, Las Terrazas de Dana Boutique Lodge & Spa and its operator Dana Tours, made the decision days ago to make a 100% full refund of all deposits received to guarantee reservations untill this situation is over. If our clients express a desire to postpone their […]

World Travel Awards 2019 | Hotel Boutique líder en Ecuadorecuadors leading boutique hotel 2019 nominee shield 256 -

¡Estamos nominados en los World Travel Awards 2019!. ¡Hotel Boutique líder en Ecuador! Los World Travel Awards se establecieron en 1993 para reconocer, recompensar y celebrar la excelencia en todos los sectores clave de las industrias de viajes, turismo y hospitalidad. Hoy en día, la marca World Travel Awards ™ es reconocida mundialmente como el […]

World Travel Awards 2019 | Ecuador’s Leading Boutique Hotelecuadors leading boutique hotel 2019 nominee shield 256 -

We are nominated in the World Travel Awards 2019! Ecuador’s Leading Boutique Hotel! World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. World Travel […]

New species of hummingbird is registered in Ecuador: Blue-Throated Star (Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus)Oreotrochilus Cyanolaemus

Ecuador records a new species of hummingbirds: Blue-throated Star (Oreotrochilus cyanolaemus). It was discovered on the border between the provinces of El Oro and Loja. The finding was published on September 26 in the scientific journal AUK, official media of the American Ornithological Society. According to the research team, this new species is endemic to […]

Why You Should Visit Mindo, Ecuador?Cock of the Rock -

Mindo, Ecuador – a Dream Destination for All Travel Enthusiasts Booking your first tour ever can be an overwhelming thought. With so many spectacular places around the world, choosing one is anything but easy. You’re divided between where you really, really want to go and where you must go. Asking for suggestions from your friends […]

Choco Andino de Pichincha Biosphere ReserveBirdwatching in Ecuador

Choco Andino de Pichincha was declared this Wednesday July 25, 2018 as a new Unesco Biosphere Reserve. The designation was made in Indonesia during the 30th Meeting of the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Program. Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge is located in Mindo Ecuador at the hearth of this amazing […]

Tandayapa Valley, Maquipucuna Reserve and Mashpi Reserveriomindo1 Small -

Tandayapa Valley. Less than two hours from Quito, Tandayapa Valley is a beautiful slice of the Ecuadorian amazon rainforest. It is most well-known for the exceptional birding opportunities. In fact, after a short time you´ll appreciate why, this reserve has held the highest 24-hour bird count in the Audubon Christmas bird, three years in a […]

Mindo Ecuador birding experience by Peter Lennardlandscape

After 9 months in South America, Mindo Ecuador is the most beautiful and relaxing place I´ve found. Before arriving here I spent a couple of weeks in Quito. It felt so good to step back from the bustling city and get a breath of fresh air. Being a little outside of the town, all I […]

Mindo Ecuador – Information about magical orchids you can findorquid mindo ecuador

Mindo Ecuador is a magical setting in the midst of exotic Ecuador. It is widely renowned for its dense rainforests, rivers, birds and spectacular landscapes. Mindo possesses a mystic beauty. You can wander through its dense rainforests where you can experience the splendor of the towering trees and hear the melodious chirps various locally found […]

Mindo Cloud Forest: A Traveler’s Guide to Explore the Enchanting ParadiseRed head barbet

Mindo is a small town situated in the spectacular Andean foothills of the Ecuador. The exotic mindo cloud forest is home to many endangered wildlife species and birds with ample attractions for tourists. The tiny town of Mindo is a popular destination for backpackers. The place is an epicenter of biodiversity that is home to birds […]