Hostel Cotopaxi

Secret Garden

Hostel Cotopaxi

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Welcome To The Secret Garden

Rated Top 1% Worldwide On TripAdvisor

Welcome to the enchanting world of Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi, your gateway to unparalleled adventure and relaxation in the stunning surroundings of Cotopaxi Volcano.

Nestled in the heart of Ecuador’s picturesque landscapes, our hostel offers a unique and unforgettable experience for travelers seeking the perfect blend of comfort, nature, and excitement.

If you’re dreaming of a getaway unlike any other, our lodge, cabanas, and charming hobbit homes await you. Whether you’re a solo explorer, a group of thrill-seekers, or a family yearning for a memorable vacation, we have the perfect accommodation to suit your needs.

If you book at least two nights, you will get our 3 Day – 2 Night package deal, which includes two activities, one-way transportation and more...

Don't miss out on our limited-time offer!

When booking any of our 3 days / 2 night deals, if you extend for a third night you will get 50% off on that extra night!

This offer is applicable for our dorms for any stay of 3 or more nights and private accomodation 50% off on the third night and further discount on more nights.


A spacious, mixed dorm for 8 to 10 guests with heating.

A Hill House with spectacular views in every direction.


The Private Cabañas

Comfortable 2-level cabins, private bathroom, wood stove place.


Buried into the side of the mountain overlooking the croquet lawn.


The Birdhouses

Our “Birdhouses” are nestled up in the trees in a secluded part of the property.


Includes all the meals, plus an activity and the use of bathrooms and the Jacuzzi.

Activities and Adventure

The Secret Garden, more than just a hostel in Cotopaxi

At The Secret Garden Cotopaxi, we offer a wide array of activities and experiences to cater to every traveler’s interests and sense of adventure. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie, a nature enthusiast, or someone looking to unwind and enjoy the serene surroundings, we have something special for everyone.

Your vehicle leaves the hostel about 8.15am, returning by about 1.30pm. We have a quick tour of the National Park as we drive all the way up to the parking area at approx 4,600m.

Release the Cowboy/Cowgirl in you – across the high Andean plains. Leaving about 8.30am, you have a short 15 min drive.

Enchanted Forest and Waterfall Trek

Check out this Experience with the best views and activities close to Cotopaxi National Park.

Fancy standing on the summit of the world’s highest active volcano? At approx 5900m (nearly 19,000ft), this climb is a once in a lifetime experience.

Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi: the team

As you embark on your journey through the Ecuadorian Andes, our dedicated team is committed to ensuring every moment of your stay is nothing short of exceptional. Whether you’re setting off on thrilling hikes to explore the wonders of Cotopaxi National Park or simply looking to unwind and savor the beauty of nature, we have curated a range of activities to cater to every traveler’s desires.

Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi: Location

The Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi is located in the highlands of Ecuador, approximately 70 kilometres (43 miles) south of the capital city, Quito. It’s situated at an elevation of around 3,800 metres (12,500 feet) above sea level, offering guests a chance to experience the beauty and serenity of the Andean landscape.

The hostel is enveloped by the natural beauty of Cotopaxi National Park, which is renowned for its diverse ecosystems, including cloud forests, paramo landscapes, and the Cotopaxi volcano itself. Guests are treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the volcano’s snow-capped peak and the surrounding rugged terrain.

Access to The Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi may involve traveling on both paved and unpaved roads. The journey to the hostel can be an adventure in itself, taking you through scenic landscapes, picturesque villages, and offering glimpses of local culture.



Every way to make your trip memorable.