‘I came here
to write a fairy tale
so imagine my surprise when
I found myself in such a story
complete with stone towers,
and guinea-pig sandwiches.
Who knew that
running a hotel
was a high art?
Barbara Ensor, author.
Hacienda Cusin / El Monasterio de Cusin’s Development of 5 houses began in 1998. Sister hotel Las Palmeras Inn’s development of 11 houses began in 2001. These stone-based, brick-walled, terracotta-tiled and wood-columned patio houses have become principal or second homes from which explore Ecuador: colonial Quito, the Galapagos Islands, Amazon rainforest, cloud forest, and throughout South America.
Entire sales and purchase management available.
Each individually designed, 2-bedroom house for 4 people has:
Bedrooms, 2: King, 2 twins, mattresses, carpet or tiled, with bathrooms.
Bathrooms: tiling, sink with shelving, mirror, shower.
Livingroom: approx. 20′x30′, kiva fireplace, tile floor, beamed ceiling.
Kitchen: tiled walls, cupboards, refrigerator, gas oven with 4 top burners.
Patio: front or roof or tower with magnificent Andean countryside views.
Gardens: landscaped, perennial. Access to extensive hotel property gardens. Local craftsmen can make tailor-make furniture. Antiques are available.
Resident Visa, 2013, requires a minimum monthly income for 2 of $1,500.
Medical: local doctor on-call. Hospital: *Metropolitan, Quito. Dentist: *Keva, Quito.
*International quality. Helicopter service available.
Ecuador is in the U.S. East-Coast Time-Zone, uses 120 volts and $U.S currency.
Airlines, LAN, JFK-Ecuador direct. American & LAN, Miami-Quito, -4 hours. Continental, Houston-Quito, 5 hours. LACSA, via Cosa Rica. Delta, Atlanta. COPA. AEROGAL.