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Otavalo Luxury Villa with Outdoor Yacuzzi, Maid service and Lake View

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 464 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Special discounts for small groups only on main floor, please ask!

4 Volcanoes Villa is a stylish, one-of-a kind, custom-built home with amazing 5,000 sq ft of living space within two acres of flower gardens with swings, a little soccer field and a two story tree house. The house is perfect for families, romantic luxury breaks and retreats. The setting and scenery of the villa are spectacular, as it is sitting on two acres of private land, and in a green valley of the dramatic Andes mountains, right at beautiful lake San Pablo, with 5min walking distance to the village.

Relax in the unique, open concept home with stylish (yet child friendly) interior design. Enjoy your private super size outdoor hot tub or one of the three ample living rooms with comfy couch and spectacular views over the valley. The adobe, wood and stone build Villa is an ideal getaway for families with children, gatherings, outdoor enthusiasts, or those who are looking for a quiet place to write, paint or learn Spanish. The property is an ecological place with a bio-dynamic garden and a bee sanctuary, 2h/d maid and laundry service included.

The area is a must see: Vivid indigenous culture, 350 days of sun, amazing nature for outdoor activities, authentic rural villages for crafts/ antique shopping, just 90min from Quito airport. Your home away from home is nestled into corn fields and surrounded by a professionally landscaped garden, with lots of room for your children. There are amazing views from every corner of the house.

The huge living room with floor to ceiling windows and views to the lake has a super sized sofa, a standing free, tree shaped fireplace, and a dining area for up to 12. Furthermore the Villa has a fully equipped kitchen with direct access to the terrace and its traditional wood burning bread and pizza oven.

The spacious Master Bedroom has windows to three sides, King size bed, a sofa bed, fireplace, desk, cabinet, sitting area, direct access to the outdoor hot tub in the patio, private bathroom with rainfall-shower AND family size bathtub, as has the second bedroom, with two twin size bed, sofa bed, desk, wardrobe and windows to two sides. Across the hall from the master bedroom is a childrens bedroom with two single beds, a baby crip, sitting area, floor-to-ceiling windows and lots of books. Downstairs has three optional guestrooms, two bathrooms, a laundry room and a games room with lots of toys for children of all ages.

We will be happy to assist during your stay – just as much as you like, but we will always respect your privacy. Your house is standing free in a two acre landscaped perennial garden with a big outdoor playground and BBQ area.

Transportation, Service, guides and extra rooms are available upon request. Special discounts for small groups/ long stays. Use of hot tub, kitchen basics, linens, towels, potable water tank, firewood, concierge, security and 2h/day cleaning services included in rates.

More Details

Owner
Thomas Ring
Member since: 2010
Speaks english, german, spanish
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
5 October, 2017

About Thomas Ring

We are from Germany and live permanently in Ecuador since 2002. With our own Lodge we live our dream close to nature, with cultural experiences and of course sunshine all year round! Our three boys are born in this wonderful country and homeschooled - we truly love our way of life here. As former bussiness consultants and managers of the award winning Hacienda Zuleta Hotel, we know the hospitality business quite well - take advantage of our contacts and insights!

We also spend our time teaching at the university, coaching alternative schools, learning about shamanism, and volunteering at a local orphanage. We are happy to share, and looking forward to meeting you!

Thomas Ring purchased this villa in 2009

Why Thomas Ring chose Ecuador

San Pablo is an authentic village in a quiet rural setting, only 50 miles from the capital Quito and with endless activities within 1 hour driving around the house. The climate is perfect - Sunshine on 350 days of the year!

What makes this villa unique

The area is perfect for outdoor activities, shopping, there are restaurants close by and the cultural experience offered is amazing.

A perfect day: get up with the first rays of sun and hike up the Imbabura volcano. Come back, have a late breakfast on the terrace. Watch the horses in training. Later a trip to Otavalo, some crafts shopping, visit a cultural event or just watch the people at the plaza. Grab some fruit at the market and head for early dinner towards the lake, for a beautiful dining experience with sunset view at the shore. When home, the hot tub is boiling and you can count the stars of both hemispheres. Tomorrow you can do a trail ride and have tea time at a colonial hacienda. And change your flights to stay a little longer!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Un lugar lleno de paz, ideal para encontrarse y conectarse con la naturaleza. Christina y sus caballos dignos de ser experimentados! Saludos y hasta pronto.
Nov 2012
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Distrito Metropolitano de Quito

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 464 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Imbabura Suite - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Very stylish, with natural stone, raw marble.
    Mojanda Suite - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Very spacious, with bath tub & rainfall shower.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Mojanda Master Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , Fireplace, hot tub, desk, sitting area, mountain view
    Imbabura Suite - 2 double bed , Spacious, great view, hot tub, desk, wardrobe.
    Library kids bedroom - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , 1 cot , Great views, abundant light, across the hall from Master
    downstairs suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , private bathroom
    downstairs guestroom - 1 large double bed , private bathroom, fireplace
  • Bedrooms are very spacious with spectacular mountain views, sitting area, desk and storage space. Beds have high quality linens and down duvets. Master bedroom with fireplace. Two bedrooms have direct access to the private patio with hot tub, one to the spacious balcony. Extra rooms available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Airport pickup, guided mountain tours, and English-speaking guide/ chauffeur with Van or 4x4 vehicle for activities like Cuicocha lake, Cotacachi leather village, Otavalo handicraft market, Mojanda crater lagoon visit, Cusin & Peguche waterfall visits, parque Condor, and Lake San Pablo boat trips available, ask for details.

Reviews

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Otavalo Luxury Villa with Outdoor Yacuzzi, Maid service and Lake View
average rating of 4.9387755 based on 54 reviews
5

Great location with very nice owner

  • 5 of 5

I had been to Ecuador from Germany for several times, but the 4 Volcanoes lodge was the greatest location. Very nice rooms and excellent service. As Otavalo is nearby you can easily travel to a lot of beautiful places.

Thanks to the owner, Thomas, I will surely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Köln, Germany
5

Awesome place - great time!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is really special and magic! A wonderful location, great view and so calm. We really felt at home from the first moment. This was especially due to Thomas, the lodge owner who gave us a very warm welcome and was available for every support we needed. I booked the lodge for a retreat and all my participants loved that place and enjoyed their time so much. Everything was just perfect, Yacuzzi, roof terrace, fireplace... Highly recommended - I don´t know a better place in that area and I will come back for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Four Volcanoes is a slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at Four Volcanoes. The home is very comfortable and also stunning. We enjoyed exploring the surrounding area and then coming "home" to quality family time. The sunsets from the terrace and roof are incomparable. Thomas and Christina are very attentive owners and their staff is the best! One night Juanita and Klever came to cook pizzas in the wood-fire grill for us and they brought their 4 year-old son Benjamin to play with my 4 year-old granddaughter. Another night Thomas and Christina helped organize a very fun parrillada for our daughter's wedding rehearsal party. Their staff worked so hard to make the night special for us. We loved having a party in this beautiful home with a gorgeous view. More importantly, we were given the opportunity to join two families in an informal get together at Four Volcanoes. We were no longer two separate families after spending the afternoon and evening together -- eating, drinking, chatting, dancing -- we were now friends and one family. Our stay at Four Volcanoes was magical. We hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazingly beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

If you look at this property and are not blown away with how beautiful it is, you (and not the property) have a problem :) The grounds are so well kept, and the interior is absolutely stunning too. Lots of large windows to enjoy the spectacular view of Mount Imbabura.

My family, consisting of my wife, six young children, and me, stayed here for 2 1/2 weeks and had a great experience. Thomas was very easy-going and nice to deal with. He was also very kind to our kids. The property is well-suited for kids; it has a little playground (swing set with slide), a wooden fort, and lots of grassy areas to run around on.

The property is also very safe. San Pablo del Lago is a very safe town, plus the property has a large wall around it. During our stay, I had to return home for one week to work, and I was not nervous at all about my wife and kids' safety.

Thomas also has some good connections for transportation (he arranged transportation from the Quito airport for us, and we also used his recommended taxi driver a couple of times). He also knows a lot about the area and can help identify lots of things to do.

We also appreciated having laundry facilities and extra drinking-water tanks (extra charge).

I highly recommend 4 Volcanoes and would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
5

Truly Special

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for the month of February [4 of us for first two weeks, 6 of us for last two weeks].

The home is spacious, well-appointed and as described on the website.

The climate in the Andes is spring-like and the views of the surrounding volcanic landscape are spectacular.

Thomas, the owner, is readily available and exceedingly helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our conversations as well as his recommendations for things to see and do. Thomas is also a wealth of knowledge about Ecuadorian shamanism, wellness and spiritual healing....... Take him up on his offer to enjoy a visit with a local shaman.

Yolanda and Antonio are exceptional caretakers of the property and will assist with most anything including laundry, meals [...try the outside pizza oven] and maintenance of the outside hot tub.

The town of San Pablo, with small shops and a daily market, is a short walk away as are great local dining venues such as Hacienda Cusin and Cabanas Del Lago.

The location of the house allows for numerous day and overnight tour opportunities including Otavalo, Iberra, Cotacachi, Quito, Cotapaxi, Banos and Mindo [just to name a few]. We suggest hiring a driver/guide to fully enjoy your Ecuadorian experience.

We highly recommend this outstanding hacienda as your home base in Ecuador......we can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the house and the host!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice house; you can see that from the pictures. The decor is uncluttered and spacious. The views are terrific. What really makes this house worth five stars is Thomas, the owner/on-site host. He spent so much time with us answering questions about the area. We hired him for a day to visit Zuleta (wild Andean condors), Ibarra, and Manual Andrango (master weaver). It was one of the best days from our 2.5 week vacation. If you stay here, take advantage of Thomas' knowledge and expertise. --------- The house's location is fun, just off the main road into town. We could hear some of the political parades from the back porch and the local music. It is very convenient to Otavalo and Cotacachi.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Quito
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Red Pub, Otavalo
Nearest Golf
50 Miles
Quito
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Otavalo
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Panamericana Norte
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Hacienda Cusin, Cabañas del Lago
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Las Peñas, Esmeraldas
Nearest Point of Interest
Imbabura volcano
Nearest Point of Interest
Cotacachi volcano
Nearest Point of Interest
Mojanda volcano
Nearest Point of Interest
Cusin volcano
Nearest Point of Interest
Otavalo village
Nearest Point of Interest
Ibarra
Nearest Point of Interest
Hacienda Zuleta
Nearest Point of Interest
San Marcos lagoon
Car: not necessary

We named the house 4 Volcanoes Villa, due to its unique setting. Located at 9,000ft in the northern Andes of Ecuador and within a 5 minute walk from the main plaza of the rural village of San Pablo del Lago, we are surrounded by 4 majestic peaks of (extinct) volcanoes: Imbabura, Cusin, snow-capped Cotacachi and the Mojanda rim.

It is just a 1,5 hour drive from Quito international airport, and yet another world. Indigenous walk their cows and sheep to the grazing field every morning. The land is worked the old fashioned way and fresh mountain air clears your senses.

We have renowned hotels with an excellent restaurant offer within a 10 minute drive and some of Ecuador´s major tourist attractions such as famous Otavalo market or Cuicocha crater lagoon are just 30 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Distrito Metropolitano de Quito

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 Last Minute Offer
15 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$377
A$2,261
A$4,522
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$452
A$2,713
A$5,427
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Includes: Concierge, Security, 2h/day Maid & laundry service, Wi-Fi Internet, linens, towels, kitchen basics, firewood, potable water tank and use of outdoor Yacuzzi once a week.
Extra rooms, cook, massage, guide and transportation services available upon request.
Special discounts for small groups/ long stays, please ask.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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