el faro escandinavo Details
A traditional beach front hotel where you can enjoy the sun, sea and sand of Ecuador
32 Kilometres south of the city of Mantra, right on the beach in the small town of Lorenzo. Access is via plane from Quito or Guayaquil, or by car from Guayaquil.
Accommodation & Facilities
Bungalows are set amongst tropical gardens; all 8 of them simply designed using white and cream. Bungalows offer double or twin beds, have a small roofed terrace and split air conditioning.
The main building, right next to the ‘lighthouse’ on the beach contains the social areas; a bar, dining room, library, sitting room and terrace. The pool is surrounded by sun beds and towels are provided free of charge.
Breakfasts are served in the morning with freshly baked breads, snack and drinks are offered during the day. Set dinners and lunches can be organised with prior notice, but there are lots of little restaurants nearby.
The primary focus here is relaxation, but for those who want to be a little more active, there are plenty of excursions. Take a walk through the San Lorenzo Cloud Forest in search of howler monkeys, visit the village of Pile – home to the best Panama hat weavers or visit te archaeological site of Agua Blanca and Los Frailes beach. You can also enjoy a shopping excursion to the town of Montecristo and Manta.