Gala Hotel

Av. 16 de Diciembre y Juan Montalvo, Banos, Ecuador | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Banos

Fun in Baños

A travel blog entry by fionamary

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... rested/caught up with Matt and the rest of the world after having no contact in the jungle). We all went out for dinner in the evening. On Thursday Danny, Rachel, Jeremy, Alex and I went on a 4 hour open top bus tour of Baños and the surrounding which was great! We saw 6 different waterfalls, the last one being the Devil's Cauldron which was magnificent. Jeremy also went on a 1.5km zip line, the longest in Ecuador. We tried traditional Ecuadorian food ...

Good bye forest, hello tourist town

A travel blog entry by benschulz01

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... at 5:30 and after that I never really fell back asleep. It was rough but considering this part of the trip really felt like a home, I was willing to tough it out. I finally gave up on my dream of sleeping long and got up a 6:00 am. I packed up and took a short walk around the property. One thing I really learned was that low-impact, ecotourism can work if done right. Delfin and his family used their surroundings and created something amazing. He has his own saw mill that he ...

Two Weeks Living in a Zoo

A travel blog entry by lisasadventures

66

... a family of tapirs, four pumas, two jaguars, two ocelots, and a margay. That's a lot of mouths to feed. So we spent about 2.5 hours each morning chopping up fruit, veggies, nuts, seeds, and eggs for all the hungry mouths. The carnivores were thankfully fed by Christian, one of the zoo employees, so we didn't have to deal with chopping up dead baby cows. After that it took an hour or two, depending on how many volunteers there were, to clean all the cages and put the food ...

Banos

A travel blog entry by therapat

... it was so cloudy that we could only see white. It was a quick shower back at the hotel Santa Clara before getting ready to go out! We had a 7pm salsa lesson followed by a big bonfire and BBQ - I got to try cuy! (Guinea pig) the food was great we had salad, potatoes, & all kinds of meats. And hWe then headed out to a bar called the leprechaun ! A really cool setup with a massive fire pit in the middlead . We kicked off the night with a ...

Hola Quito!

A travel blog entry by cherub94

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... of butterflies, birds and tropical flowers and for that reason we decided to skip the sanctuaries and go straight to the chocolate. El Quetzal is a small chocolate company run by a couple and some workers. It consists of a house with a restaurant and a garden, growing most of the ingredients they use in their chocolate. We get to try all combinations, my favourite is ginger and chili.
After all the chocolate excitement its hard to know what to do next!! ...

Location

This hotel, located on Av. 16 de Diciembre y Juan Montalvo, Banos, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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