In the vibrant microcosm of Hotel del Parque, guests can experience the cultural traditions and natural curiosities that make the hotel and the grounds so unique.
Guests need only to glance out of their bedroom window to see the stunning tropical trees, flowers, and birds. But via a winding network of boardwalks, the more adventurous can access the wildlife sanctuary, where rare and endangered species like the giant harpy eagle and caimans live among the mangroves and exotic plants. The hotel’s concierge can also arrange for a private tour of the animal sanctuary and grounds.
INTRODUCTION TO COFFEE ROASTING
If coffee’s your bag, our chef will introduce our guests to the plant, the process and the art of roasting coffee. Guests can try their hand at roasting, and take home a pound of their exclusive wares.
THE WORLD’S FINEST CHOCOLATE
Ecuador is home to the world’s finest cacao bean, so it behoves us to offer a chocolate-tasting experience with our culinary team in the grounds of the park! With a 120-year-old landowner’s house as the setting, guests can seek out and pick their own cacao pods, and watch as their beans are transformed into artisanal chocolate using traditional methods. Of course, taking the end product home is fundamental to the experience.
Children can take part in a scavenger hunt around the park, in which they take photos when they’ve spotted a checklist of rare plants and wildlife. Kids can then print them out back in the hotel.
KIDS SCAVENGER HUNT