The Arashá Rainforest Resort and Spa is located in the mist of the highest concentration of bird species in the world, next to the Mindo Valley. You will see orchids, bromeliads, ferns, thick rainforest plants and trees of all sorts and shapes. This is an unforgettable and close contact with nature and its amazing diversity. Take exotic tours through the rainforest and visit creeks, rivers and lagoons fed by waterfalls and many more natural and ecological wonders.
Just a two hour car drive from Quito and five from Guayaquil, down from the highland valleys whre Quito is located and into the tropics to Arashá , with dramatic change of landscapes in such a short time.
Enjoy 5 star accommodations and activities to keep you entertained and busy all day long and all this right in the middle of the wonders of the rainforest!
Junior suites include one queen-size bed, mini bar, private bathroom decorated with black stone walls. hese suites have a fabulous view of the surrounding gardens from a terrace. Queen bed rooms are furnished with one queen-size bed, private bathroom and terrace. Twin bed rooms are furnished with two twin-size beds, private bathroom and terrace.
Enjoy our many Ecuadorian dishes and other international delicacies served by our expert chefs at the El Bosque Restaurant. They serve breakfast buffets and lunchtime salad bars as well as a great assortment of desserts. The menu includes delicious seafood, beef, chicken, mutton and pork served in many styles. A children`s menu available. The restaurant is open from 7AM to 10PM daily.
The Choco Bar, named after the Ecological Reserve `El Chocó`, which stretches down from Central America into South America and is the richest reserve in birdlife in the world. This bar is an excellent place to have a cocktail at sunset and make new friends. You have to try the Piña Colada! The bar is open daily from 11AM to 11PM.
Relax and rejuvenate with a selected treatment just for you! Release your tension and stress and then for a lasting effect, walk out of the spa and back to Arashá the beautiful!
Feel as you never felt before with rejuvenating treatments! There is a variety of facial, wellness, and special treatments. The facial treatments will benefit both men and women and are designed to cleanse as well as relax all your facial muscles and skin. The wellness treatments include various techniques including Aromatherapy, Thai and Reflexology with pressure point therapy.
Because of the unique location of the resort, you can explore the beauty of the untouched rain forest through its trails. Safe paths allow trekking through the jungle with naturalist guides pointing out the wonders of this enchanting area. After an easy ten-minute walk from the resort you reach the Negrito Creek. This creek is a peaceful setting for swimming and bathing or relaxing on the sandy beach. The Caoni River flows down the middle of a canyon with warm, clear water under shades made by magnificent ancient trees. Try your luck fishing for Tilapia and Cachama in the resortís Mindo Lagoon.
A chocolate tour is a workshop that allows guests to participate in making chocolate, starting from cocoa beans. Give your taste buds a treat and sample a delicious tropical fruit fondue.