World Travel Awards Nominne!!

    Thank you all !!…

    We are nominee to:

      Ecuador’s Leading Resort 2017.

     Is our first year in this category.

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    Do not miss our offers!!

    On April, check out our special lodging package. Valid only through online bookings. Not valid on saturdays & holidays Also,enjoy our special NEW offers on full day packages in SPA.

    Important Notes: Valid only with previous reservation and payment, click Book online, and make your reservation.



Termas Papallacta

Termas Papallacta is a Hot Springs Spa and Resort located in a magical High Andes landscape.  More than a destination, it is an integral holistic experience that will awake all your senses.

¡Come and discover the beauty of nature and the healing properties of mineral hot springs!

Just 45 minutes away from Quito’s airport and one hour from Quito city.

Papallacta is a small town in Ecuador located at an altitude of 3,250 m (10600 feet) in the Andes near the Eastern mountain range, which leads to the Amazon rainforest.

What to visit? Termas Papallacta could be included in your Ecuador itinerary as below:

Some itineraries examples:

Quito-Termas de Papallacta – Galapagos islands. In a short program you are going to discover 3 different amazing environments!!
Otavalo– Termas de Papallacta- Tena – Baños – Quito – Airport
Quito – Papallacta – Cotopaxi – Airport

Day Tour
• We can also be included at the end of the trip if you have a late afternoon flight or a night flight, you can visit us just for the day at our SPA area which includes thermal pools.

Proximity to Quito´s airport, a beautiful high Andes landscape and the benefits of the thermal water, make us a magical place, which must be included in your visit to Ecuador.

Awake all your senses, and enjoy new sensations!!

Your routeTransport

How to get to Termas..



Visit us for the day at the spa resort and plunge into Health and Life in our thermal pools, surrounded by the magic of nature.




Experience an unforgettable evening in a unique and friendly atmosphere, in the midst of a unique natural environment, where the combination of hot springs and the comfort of our facilities will provide experiences of relaxation and rest.
All this at short distance from Quito´s airport and city!


Corporate events

Take full advantage of your meetings, Papallacta offers you a Convention Center, as an alternative, guaranteeing perfect atmosphere for the flow of your business, ideal for training, workshops and planning meetings.
All this at short distance from Quito’s airport and city!



Our reputation on Tripadvisor

  • “Hot Springs – Amazing ”
    I loved the hot springs. There were so many different pools of varying temperatures. And the scenery around the pools was amazing, especially the running river going through the middle. I could come here every day! The price was about $8.50 for entrance to the pools which I think is quite good. There is no time limit for the day. The only problem was the staff weren’t really communicating regarding the lockers/safes. We planned to just put all our belongings in the lockers, but the person who gave us the locker hire insisted we put any valuables in the safe at the front entrance. When we asked at the front entrance they asked us why we could not use the lockers and were quite rude about allowing us to use the safe. This wasted about half an hour and started the day off with a bit of a negative feeling. We ended up wanting to take photos so got our belongings (including smartphones) back out of the safe then later put them in the lockers to avoid this who issue again. They were fine in the lockers, but you be the judge of what you would prefer to do. I would advise that you just avoid taking anything valuable and go with the lockers from the start. Negative experience aside I would go back again and again because the place is stunning and so relaxing.
    Katie T2 of March 2017
  • “Great spa for volcano heated pols”
    Stopped just for the pools and massaged but very pleased also with stunning nature walk (just 2km return). Many flowers birds and even a wild rabbit. Lovely waterfall at end. The pools are wonderful. The cold one is almost icy at 5C and the hottest one is 65C. Beautiful. The steam cave very lovely scented with fresh mint and sunlight rays streaming in ( private cabins to allow nudity). Massages very professional and relaxing. Restaurant super – try the trout soup with many local products. A fine experience.
    Fred B6 of March 2017
  • “Totally Amazing!”
    We stayed here with our 10 family members traveling with Gate 1 Tours. Amazing place! Great massages, relaxing hot springs, excellent food, great hiking through breathtaking (literally, high altitude) scenery, fresh and gorgeous! Rooms were basic but location between 2 volcanoes was extra special and loved the soaking in all the pools!! Excellent stay! Very fun!!
    whatagreatlife16 of March 2017
  • “Fantastic hotel with thermal spas”
    This place is out of sight. It is very new and has bathing pools of different temperatures for its clientele. The rooms are spacious, new, and extremely well done. The restaurant is also special. You can get a massage and use the hotel’s private spa or use the public pool nearby. There are lots of hiking trails and beautiful view of Antsana Volcano.
    Greg J17 of March 2017