Casa Ceibo is a boutique hotel located on the estuary of the Chone river, 30km south of the equator and 5km from the small city of Bahía de Caráquez. The property features 18 comfortable rooms and suites decorated with handcrafted furniture and local art, each with facilities that include a two-person whirlpool bath, large flat-screen satellite television, DVD and CD player, wireless internet, air conditioning and ceiling fan. There is a restaurant and bar, while the pool sits amid manicured tropical gardens. Spa treatments, sauna or steambath are available, and for those feeling more active, there is a gym and also clay tennis courts. The waterfront location and private pier provide easy access to the bay and ocean.
The hotel can provide a range of guided excursions that include kayaking and canoeing, exploration of nearby tropical dry forest and mangrove forests, birdwatching in the La Segua wetlands, as well as visits to the city of Bahia and local villages renowned for their handicrafts, ceramics and panama hats. Whale-watching excursions can also be arranged in season (June to September).
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.