Cotopaxi Lodges & adventures

About us

Welcome to The Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi!

At The Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi, we understand the magic of travel and its ability to transform lives. Our mission is to provide you with more than just a place to stay; we offer an unforgettable experience that blends comfort, community, and the beauty of Ecuador’s natural wonders. Whether you’re a solo traveler, a couple, or a group of friends, you’ll find a warm and welcoming atmosphere that encourages connection and shared stories.

Our Team

Our team is a mix of locals from the two nearby villages, Santa Ana and Loreto del Pedregal, volunteers from all corners of the world, and managers from a mix of countries.

Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Cotopaxi, our hostel is a haven for adventurers, nature lovers, and those seeking a unique escape from the ordinary.

Part of our team, are also four rescued dogs (Canela, Anouk, Negra, Pepino) & one 17-year-old dachshund (Mash), who’s lived there since the very beginning – they go along on hikes.

Join us in embracing the spirit of adventure and discovery. Let The Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi be your home away from home as you create memories that will last a lifetime. We look forward to welcoming you into our family and sharing the beauty and wonder of Cotopaxi with you.

Come as guests, leave as friends – that’s the Secret Garden experience.

your guides

Our team consists of passionate travellers and locals who are dedicated to making your stay exceptional. We’re here to help you plan your activities, provide insights into the best spots to explore, and ensure that your time at The Secret Garden Hostel Cotopaxi is filled with laughter, exploration, and a genuine connection to both nature and fellow travellers.

Our guides, also from the area, with specialist local knowledge (weather, plants, animals).

"A magical place, it cannot be called otherwise. You can see the Cotopaxi, Rumiñahui and more from the comfort of your table. The food is very good and the attention is warm. They thought of any need that comes your way. The prices are reasonable and they have a transport service in case you require it".

Choose. Travel. Get Excited.