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  • Special Offers

    Do not miss our offers!!

    Fridays will not be the same, 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.

    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!!

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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

  • “Gorgeous and tranquil scenery”
    We stayed here as part of a guided tour and loved this property. Literally. 10 feet outside the door of our cabin type room were hot mineral pools where you can take a dip all hours of the day and night. The property also had a fabulous spa where we took advantage of a spa pkg. It included unlimited time in the 3 (?) huge mineral pools, private turkish eucalyptus steam room followed by a massage. A fabulous way to treat yourself.
    E. E2 of October 2016
  • “Day Spa”
    We had a late night return flight to the USA. My wife and i decided to visit the spa before our flight back.This was the best choice we made.My wife is used to spa treatments etc, but i am not a pool person. I decided too join in and try the spa.
    I was expecting to be out in an hour, we came out 5 hours later!!! Enjoyed the experience very much. The hot springs have some sort of soothing effect..
    The property was immaculate and well kept. The people working at the desk were helpful and friendly.
    The surroundings were really nice. i would upload my pictures, maybe later.
    all in all it is worth at least trying for a few hours.
    i am defintely arriving again soon, with my friends and stay at the hotel for a few days.
    Ajit3129 of September 2016
  • “Vacation ”
    Very nice place ,with hot spring water all over this place,is cold for me is about 35 f in here but is amazingly beautiful high mountains around the valley and the water is about 38 degrees f ,the people here speak English and Spanish you can bring the family and stay on a cabin or stay on the hotel nice excellent food,I highly suggest for the fish good and will be a surprise.
    Yerald Gerardo P21 of September 2016
  • “Relaxed Environment… Only using Spa.. I would love to stay one night..”
    Nice experience.. my third time in this place (Using SPA). but first one during a sunny day… take care with solar protection… sun is incredibly powerful at this altitude. Arrives early of preference to enjoy pools during weekend with no much people sharing it… Restaurant is fine but it could be much better.If you are driving from Quito please consider and get away from some drivers that don’t know elementary road education… specially if you are back to Quito using Freeway with high stepped angle… there is a small fragment on road which is being attended due close landslide… no much warning signs alerting about it.. Landscape is very nice and during sunny days is possible to see Antisana Volcano from La Virgen area.. highest point of the road… then.. follow signs and enjoy your day…
    Rogers R6 of September 2016