Hacienda Zuleta’s Andean Condor Huasi Project is internationally known for their work in rehabilitating the Andean condors. We caught up with Fernando, the owner of Hacienda Zuleta, to learn more about the Andean Condor and how all of us can be a part of the Andean Condor Huasi Project. Please note: This interview first appeared on Ker & Downey’s website on March 21, 2016. It has been updated to reflect the most recent news from the Condor Huasi Project. Hacienda Zuleta is one of Ker & Downey’s favorite properties in the world. An authentic 4,000-acre working farm, this homestead is […]
Luxury tented camps, also known as “glamping”, offer a modern take on a classic experience. Where camping in a traditional tents allows you to escape the city and get closer to nature, luxury tented camps allow you to do just that, without sacrificing luxury or comfort. We believe everyone should take the time to slow down and escape, but not leave behind our favorite creature comforts like luxury linens and soaking tubs! So we’ve rounded up ten of the most stylish luxury tented camps around the world — no bedroll required.
“The mix of locations on our trip – from the cloud forest to the Galapagos Islands to the Andean highlands – gave us a well-rounded and thorough view of Ecuador.”
Hacienda Zuleta, Ecuador is one of Ker & Downey’s favorite Ecuadorian destinations. The authentic working farm provides an authentic glimpse into the day-to-day happenings of a colonial hacienda. Just beyond the famed market town of Otavalo is the gateway to the Andean Highlands of Ecuador, home of the longest mountain chain in the world. This region is a vast tapestry of untamed volcanoes, misty cloud forests, and some of the Earth’s most impressive peaks and nestled within their grandeur lies the unassuming 17th-century allure of Hacienda Zuleta, Ecuador. This 4,000-acre working farm is one of Ker & Downey’s favorite Ecuadorian […]
Galapagos Safari Camp is one of only a handful of luxury tented camps in South America and this special eco-luxury camp on the rise to becoming the leading accommodation on The Enchanted Islands. Here are a few reasons why Galapagos Safari Camp continues to be one of Ker & Downey’s favorite Galapagos experiences and why it is—in our opinion—an essential stop on any South America itinerary. Land and Sea Location Galapagos Safari Camp is its own Robinson Crusoe hideaway, occupying a wooden perch on Santa Cruz Island. This specific plot of land straddles what is known as the transition zone […]