The hidden gem of Macondo hotel in Canoa

Hotel Macondo is tucked away in the beach town of Conoa, Ecuador. This place is a surfers paradise, home to several hotels and hostels that sit in the sand with a perfect view of the waves coming in. Although that sounds amazing, those hostels also include an abundance of backpacker parties, spring breakers and locals enjoying the tourists at happy hour. All of which I wasn’t up for this week.
Across from central park and less than a two minute walk to the beach, I had peace when I wanted and privacy all of the time. Once in awhile these things are necessary after living in dorm rooms or with other families.



Upon entering you’ll be greeted my the owners Felix and Betty. Without a doubt, they make this place feel like home. Always happy, helpful with suggestions and even a ride into the city (I’ll show that journey in a different post).



Felix being an incredible chef, appreciated my desire to want to use the kitchen. Often we would snoop at each others recipes and laugh at the different styles.





Up to take a quick peek at my room on the second floor with private bath and balcony.




Continuing up the stairs until you can’t go farther….


Brings you to my favorite part of the entire place, the roof top terrace!


360 degree photo shoot!








For $9 a night I get a private room with bath and balcony, kitchen use and the security of the owners who protect this place like their home… because it is! Thank you Hotel Macondo for a cozy, safe and welcoming stay in Canoa!

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2 thoughts on “The hidden gem of Macondo hotel in Canoa

  1. i’m headed to canoa soon and already have a reservation with felix at the macondo. i’m loving your articles. they’re really giving me a clear idea of what to expect. i’m excited!

  2. Thanks for the info, will be staying there next time I head to Canoa. Here is my Ecuador adventure. Hope you enjoy.

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