Hacienda Rumiloma <ul><li>Seclusion, charm, exclusivity, magic… An oasis of rustic luxury overlooking Quito, Rumiloma is a haven for those seeking the finer things in Andean life. Set amid nearly 100 acres of primary and secondary forest on the eastern flank of the Pichincha Volcano, it lies at once within and without of the capital… </li></ul>… From the guest suites’ decor to the restaurant’s menu, from the breathtaking views and surrounding countryside to the personalities of its owners and staff, Rumiloma’s irresistible formula of eclectica, nature, fun, Ecuadorian influences and traditions, and sophisticated international taste delights all who visit.
<ul><li>The main building houses an outstanding restaurant featuring Ecuadorian-style fusion cuisine. The bottom floor has been converted into an intimate Irish/ Ecuadorian pub, complete with a walk-in fireplace. There are several cozy sitting rooms perfect for relaxing after a long day touring in the historic center, hiking in the surrounding hills, or just enjoying an after-dinner drink while gazing out over the lights of the city to the Amazon jungle beyond. </li></ul>
The exceptionally appointed suites scattered around the hacienda are amongst the finest in the country. Each casita, or little house, boasts a minimum of 600 sq. feet. <ul><li>The suites are filled with a unique mix of antiques, art and collectables from the far corners of Ecuador. The rooms are the epitome of rustic luxury- pot bellied stoves, colonial art, fluffy down covers, & spectacular bath rooms all housed within hand crafted walls of adobe and stone made and/or mined here on the property </li></ul><ul><li>All have cozy sitting rooms, spacious bedrooms and terraces or indoor gardens, and of course, the best views anywhere in Quito. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Rumiloma’s Mission: a firm Commitment to Sustainable and Responsible Tourism. </li></ul><ul><li>Our mission is to provide our guests with an exceptional and unique Andean experience. At the same time we endeavor to maximize our positive impact on this beautiful country, it’s culture, and it’s environment, while supporting our neighbors & the local economy in the process. </li></ul><ul><li>We have a longstanding commitment to conservation: protecting native flora and fauna on the property for nearly a century. Rumiloma believes in a village attitude, supporting the barrio below the hacienda by purchasing from the local shops, hiring neighborhood craftsmen and hotel staff, and sponsoring community food halls & sports clubs. We feature weekly shows starring our incredible neighborhood folkloric dance group. We have implemented an array of innovative approaches to protecting our environment and are proud of our approach towards sustainable community tourism. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Rumiloma offers it’s guests a wide array of Activities: </li></ul>
Consistirá en una visita a las principales zonas productoras en el campo (Fincas de Café proveedoras y Productores Cafeteros); cosechar café, despulpar, desmucilaginar, fermentar, secar y compartir con nuestros socios cafeteros algunos días en algunas de las zonas Cafetera Gastronomic tours which can include the outdoor markets accompanied by local chefs, Chocolate tours from the cacao farms to truffle making, Coffee tasting tours, and Wine tasting featuring the finest South American vineyards.
Mountain and/or Rock climbing adventures with certified mountain guides. We can offer glacier school on one of Ecuador’s Volcanoes, or a rock-climbing outing on our own Gua-gua Pichincha, for amateurs to experienced climbers of all ages .
An evening tour of the spectacular colonial center of Quito in a traditional “Chiva” or open-air bus with an live band on the roof and hot toddies to ward off the chill in the Andean air. Daily “trapiche” festival with traditional sugar cane press and complimentary fresh sugar cane cocktails for our guests. Award winning folkloric dance company from the neighborhood, which performs traditional indigenous dances portraying Andean life in vibrantly colorful costumes.
Tours of Quito with an emphasis on our guests specific areas of interest be it art, photography, shopping, history or nature. We have a tour and specialized guides for every taste.
Rumiloma Exclusive Helicopter Tours. Where else on the planet can you have breakfast on the side of a volcano at 10,000 feet, lunch in the Amazon jungle, and spend the afternoon strolling thru an indigenous market or admiring butterflies and exotic birds in the cloud forest? Only here in Ecuador- inch for inch the most diverse country on the planet. We have access to the most seasoned pilots with impeccably maintained aircraft waiting to make your adventure here truly once in a lifetime
Family Adventures: indigenous dance classes, llama rides, handmade kite flying, mountain biking, custom family-oriented visits to museums, historical sites, indigenous villages, visits to butterfly farms and reptile centers etc Daybreak Llama Trekk: we set off just before sunrise for a 45 minute hike thru primary Andean forest to our own private lookout where you’ll be treated to the most spectacular views of the volcanoes Cayambe, Antisana, and Cotopaxi, and a delicious Ecuadorian picnic breakfast
Custom Adventures. If you can dream it, we can make it a reality. We are here to make your dreams of an Ecuadorian holiday come true
<ul><li>The owners , Amber and Oswaldo Freire, pride themselves on exceptional service and personalized attention for all their guests. Amber, an American born interior designer and amateur chef was living in Ireland where she owned champion racehorses and ran a children’s charity, which brought her to Ecuador. Here she met and fell in love with her husband Oswaldo, an hotelier and one of Ecuador’s most accomplished mountain climbers, while climbing Cotopaxi. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 6 short years since they met they have managed to build not only a large family, but to make a reality of their dream to create a cozy, luxury adventure Lodge on the hacienda that has been in Oswaldo’s family for over 80 years. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Dirección : Obispo Díaz de la Madrid s/n </li></ul><ul><li>a 300m de la Represa Rumipamba </li></ul><ul><li>Phone : (593-2) 2548206 </li></ul><ul><li>Fax: (593-2) 3200953 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: (593) 099703130 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail : [email_address] . </li></ul><ul><li>Web : www.haciendarumiloma.com </li></ul><ul><li>Quito-Ecuador </li></ul>See you soon!