Arasha Resort & Spa – Mindo Ecuador
Located just two and half hours from Quito, amid the most biodiverse “hot spot” in the world. With its ecologically sensitive bungalows, ARASHA offers guests the possibility of being immersed in the richness and tranquility of this fragile region combined simultaneously with luxury and comfort in the middle of the rainforest.
ARASHA is located in the richest and most biodiverse “Hot Spot” in the world, with more than 35,000 species of plants (which constitute about 10% of the flora of the planet). From this 35,000 species of plants, over 50% are endemic to the region, the area also contains the largest variety of amphibians in the world with 664 different species.
In addition, it houses about 500 species of birds, many of which are endemic. In ARASHA, over 259 species of birds have been observed in its perimeter. Almost 450 amphibian species are threatened and endangered. ARASHA is aware of this situation, and has implemented, conservation efforts.
From enjoying an aromatic anti-stress massage, participate in one of our ECO-WORKSHOPS, to prepare a delicious chocolate fondue, ARASHA is an experience that will delight every one of your senses.
Awarded several times by prestigious international tourism organizations, ARASHA has been recognized for its impeccable personalized service, exquisite dining and luxurious accommodations.
What is a Hot Spot? (Area of special features in flora and fauna)
A Hot Spot or glowing area is a unique place in the world characterized by high levels of flora and fauna which houses its environment. For a region to qualify as “Hot Spot” must meet two important and strict requirements: Possess at least 1,500 endemic plant species. Have lost about 70% of its original habitat.
Activities: Short hikes, birdwatching, wildlife and natue viewing.
Age range: 1 yr – active 60’s.
Trip Style: Soft adventure.
Package Type: All-inclusive.
Start Date: Every day (minimum 2 pax)
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|WEAR||Comfortable clothing, hiking shoes, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Bilingual naturalist guides for all activities.
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Expenses not specified in the program.
Soft-drinks and alcoholic beverages.
Tips & Extras.