For many luxury tourists, Ecuador travel means only one thing: Galapagos cruises around the islands. While a small ship cruise in the Galapagos Islands is a fantastic tour, the rest of the country deserves more than a quick stopover!
Ecuador is improving its number and quality of luxury travel offerings each year and investing a tremendous amount in infrastructure, including one of South America’s few working train lines. Besides small pampered yacht cruises for a Galapagos vacation, there are now more and more luxury hotels in the Galapagos for those who don’t want to spend a whole week on a ship.
Luxury travel in Ecuador embraces the authentic adventures found within the four regions of the country and the stunning terrain within their borders. Most of the top luxurious hotels and lodges are focused in the two largest cities of Quito and Guayaquil or the jungle, though Ecuador