About us

Welcome to Termas de Papallacta!

Established in 1994, Termas de Papallacta Spa & Resort is well regarded in the tourism industry for its professionalism, continuous innovation in spa-related matters and environmentally responsible operations. Even in previous decades, the soothing thermal springs in unspoilt natural surroundings placed this area as a 'must visit' among Ecuadorian tourist attractions. Termas de Papallacta Spa & Resort is located just 67 km (40 miles) east of Ecuador's capital, Quito.

The route to Termas de Papallacta was the same taken by the Spanish conquistador Francisco de Orellana in 1542 as he crossed the Andes mountain range upon discovering the Amazon and Amazon River.

Altitude: 3,300 meters (10,824 feet) above sea level.

Climate: Humid upper-montane rainforest.

Cold-wet climate Winter (cold and rainy, similar to autumn):

June, July and August.

Summer (similar to spring): December, January, February and March The remaining months are a transition between winter and summer.