If you are planning a trip to Ecuador look no further than Mindo Coffee Lodge & Spa in Cloud Forest.
Your adventure begins with a wonderful trip to Mindo where you can observe dense vegetation and exotic fauna typical of the Cloud Forest, as well as adventure activities, traditional farms and attractive landscapes.
Mindo is characterized by an unique natural environment explained by its geographical location, with a great variety of fauna and flora species, yet another reason to visit the village recommended by world travel guides for the holiday.
Getting to Mindo and Coffee Lodge & Spa
Take a tour
Please check our several itineraries available, including private transportation from Quito hotel or airport. Any additional questions feel free to contact us.
Travel by private taxi
If you are interested in taking a private taxi, we can arrange this for you from any place you would like to be picked up. Our drivers are safe, professional and punctual.
Travel by car
From Quito: Enter to roundabout and take the Autopista Manuel Córdova Galarza, then take redondel Mitad del Mundo towards the right and get onto Calacali – La Independencia road going northwest until 78 km, you will see a cock of rock bird statue, turn to the left and keep going straight to Mindo park. Follow the maps that I will send you by email when you will do your booking or pass the park two blocks and take the right, few meters you will go through a small bridge and cross it and continues until you will see a sign of Mindo Coffee lodge & Spa.
From Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas: Drive down Las Mercedes – Los Bancos – Mindo road up to about 78 km and to the right side you will see a cock of the rock bird statue until you get to the Mindo park. Follow the map that I will send you by email or call us.
Travel by bus
The trip takes around two and a half hours. From La Ofelia bus station (north of Quito) take Transportes Flor del Valle. The fare is $ 3.10/per person. You should arrive 30 min. in advance to buy your ticket or 15 min if you already bought it.
Please let us know what time you take the bus and we will pick you up at the bus station in Mindo without any extra cost.
From Quito to Mindo
Monday to Friday
8am – 9am – 11am – 1pm – 4pm
7:40am – 8:20am – 9:20am – 11am – 1pm – 2pm – 4pm
Sunday and Holidays
7:40am – 8:20am – 9:20am – 11am – 1pm – 2pm – 5pm
From Mindo to Quito
Monday to Friday
6:30am – 11am – 1pm – 3pm – 5pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
6:30am – 11am – 1pm – 2pm – 3pm – 4pm – 5pm