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  • Special Offers

    Do not miss our offers!!

    From Sunday to Friday, for USD. 64.00 including taxes per person, lodging in a double standard room, breakfast, and entrance to SPA pools . Valid only through online bookings. Also,enjoy our special offers on full day packages in SPA. From 38.00 USD.

    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.

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!!

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Visit us for the day 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

    This was the most fun we’ve ever had at a spa. The hot springs are just that… HOT. With over 4 different temperature pools and a cold pool (use it, it’s awesome!), this is a wonderful place to relax every muscle in your body. The pools are lovely, as are the jets of hot water that pour out from every direction known. Sit beneath one & let it take every last iota of stress out of the back of your neck. The food is simply lovely, we truly enjoyed our meals, even with a raging case of acute mountain sickness taking over my life. We also very much enjoyed the massages – my RMT was amazing! She found new knots I didn’t know I had and made my life just that much better by getting rid of half of them. Lovely experience! It is not worth staying overnight at the spa, travel up for a day trip or even two days of luxurious hot springs fun.
    Mira P6 june 2016
    The hotel is part of a large farm. The rooms are located in wood building that in front of them are small hot water pools. The rooms are very simple, in the large room we have a dbl. bed and twin bed, safe, water a table and two chairs. There is a spa area with larger pools and treatment area where you can get all kind of massages for reasonable fares. This part is for guest only. Outside the hotel there is a public spa.
    The restaurant serve breakfast and also dinner and lunch that are very nice. The breakfast is a buffet. There is a bar and there is a tv set in the restaurant and the bar. There is also a computer center and Wi-Fi is free. There is a nice train that go along the the river along the farm. The trail can be slippery and better have a coat.
    sxa19955 June 2016
    After visiting humming birds in the area, spent the night here. Was raining but had been told by guide that even if it rains go in to the hot springs. It was raining and we did and was wonderful! Fairly basic cabin accommodation, but comfortable, food very acceptable and staff pretty helpful.
    Touille13 18 may 2016
    We hired a driver and spent our last few hours in these pools prior to taking our red-eye flight. The waters were so relaxing and put me in the best mood for the flight! The towel cost $1, but they took a $5 deposit for the return. Also, the changing rooms are co-ed with little privacy so just a heads up if you are not staying at the hotel/spa.
    MN_Traveler_3333 3 June 2016