Samari Spa Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSamari Spa Resort Banos
Superb boutique hotel in magnificent grounds and charming historical buildings.
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Google will tell you "Baņos" means restroom and bathing. Both concepts proved to symbolise our stay in this lovely thermal town, some 4 hour drive south of Quito.
Our hotel, an old Jesuit mission was beautiful and peaceful. Some of the buildings dated back to the 1750s, others were subsequently built preserving the same architectural style: it …
... door didn't open and let's just say our room safe wasn't very firmly attached. Unsure how to express these concerns we decided to suck it up. We explored the resort and the all inclusive drinks, which were all very lovely in fairness. Got ourselves ready for tea and then had some more drinks, a walk along the beach before watching a film in our room (didn't fancy Spanish entertainment..... Not sure we would understand a ...
... following Stevieoki down. I had to jump whenever he told me too. It was fun, but scary, and I didn't like not being able to see where I was going. The final waterfall was treated as a waterslide and Greg and I were instructed to do this together. We were tied together and slid down about 10 metres into a plunge pool. We then climbed on to the next ledge and slid a further 10 minutes to the bottom of the waterfall and it was all over. I'm glad we did it, but I'm not sure I would sign ...
... filmed her from the side.
We were left to wander on our own so we visited the Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Agua Santa (Virgin of the Holy Water). The Basilica is dedicated to the Virgin of the Holy Water. The Senora is credited with several local miracles and there are paintings inside the church which depict her miracles with descriptions which give the date, the name of the person saved and what happened (all in ...
... but instead this humongous woman straddled me and started rubbing my back. I genuinely couldn't breathe for half the thing and I'm still amazed at how I didn’t fall through the bed. I'm now done with massages. There so bollocks and I always get shafted with them. Went to an Irish bar that night for a few beers but took it easy because Adam Ryan was joining us on the Saturday in Colombia and we wanted to be in good form for him. ...