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Please find included below a selection of related Web sites you may want to visit. Feel free to contact us if you would like to exchange links or if you have a Web site you think should be included.

Recommended by


 Rough Guides
Rough Guides is one of the most successful and respected travel brands in the world, with over 300 travel guides in print. We have a reputation for good writing, accuracy and honesty. In writing this book, the authors have highlighted 500 fantastic places across the globe which will inspire people to see the world in a new light, selecting unusual holidays and alternative ways to travel which make a real difference to the lives of local people and the planet. Only a few companies qualify for a special recommendation of this kind, which highlights Santa Lucía Cooperative  as one of our authors' favorites.


 Tourism for Tomorrow
Travel & tourism means jobs: A worldwide community of a quarter of a billion people working in the travel & tourism sector by end of this decade - with the firm prospect if sustainable growth in the future.



 Responsible Travel
Since 2001, we've led the way in offering locally distinctive, authentic holidays from across the globe that are better for destinations and local communities. We're the world's first dedicated travel agent for responsible holidays. With over 300 tour operators and 600 villas, lodges, B&Bs and small hotels, you'll find the largest selection of responsible holidays anywhere on the web.


 Condé Nast Traveler
We have broadened our thirteenth annual ecotourism awards to include international hotel chains and to recognize outstanding initiatives in five areas: education, health, poverty relief, cultural and environmental preservation, and wildlife conservation. The hotels, tour operators, and destinations on these pages are the best of this year's 71 applicants. They have been scrutinized by our editors and judged by a panel of experts, who rated each on its environmental initiatives and community work. The next page reveals our overall winners and their scores, and those that follow highlight commendable programs being carried out by these pioneers. Think about them the next time you book a trip. You too, through your travel decisions, can help change the world.


Sponsored by

 Rainforest Concern
Rainforest Concern was established as a registered charity in 1993 to protect the world's tropical rainforests and the incredible biodiversity they contain, together with the indigenous people who still depend on them for their surviva.


 Quest Overseas
Specialist in worthwhile projects and professionally led expeditions to Africa and South America.


Member of


 ASEC (Asociación Ecuatoriana de Ecoturismo)
Founded in 1991 by a group of businesses, conservationists and university professors with a clear vision of the development of ecotourism in Ecuador and the world.


Our links

Cambugan Foundation

Cambugán foundation seeks to conserve and restore forest ecosystems through scientific research and community work. They have been good friends of Santa Lucía for many years helping us organizing research in Santa Lucía as well.


Ecotourism project nearby to Santa Lucia. Tour packages including a visit to Yunguilla are available, click here for more information.



 www.bikingdutchman.com - The pioneer of mountain biking in Ecuador, with more experience and equipment than the rest, Biking Dutchman offers an array of top-of-the-line, quality biking adventures ranging from day trips and treks in the Andes to gentle rides through the Amazon rainforest. Our tours are sure to please bikers of all ages and levels of experience, from the most seasoned veteran with an adventurous spirit to those new to mountain biking looking for a pleasant, novel way to take in the wonderous beauty of Ecuador. We specialize in mountain biking to ensure the best results.



 Salsa Reisen
Customised rounds trips all over Ecuador.


 The Black Sheep Inn
The Black Sheep Inn is an inexpensive ecologically friendly hotel high in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador. Winners of the 2005 Smithsonian Magazine "Tourism Cares for Tomorrow" Sustainable Tourism Award.



 www.sanilodge.com - The Sani Lodge is perched on an Oxbow Lake, deep in Ecuador's Amazon Rainforest.



www.positivturismo.com/en/ - Get to know 4 worlds in just 1 country! Discover the diversity of Ecuador with our personalized tours, excellent service and best value for your travel wishes. We Are Your Partner in Ecuador!


     www.wildsumaco.com - A new lodge in Ecuador's Eastern Foothills, built for birders by birders.

     www.ecuador-experience.com - Tour operator specialized in naturalist trips, Bird watching, herpetology, aquarelle, botany, photography and Galapagos Diving.

     www.cabanasanisidro.com - A stay at San Isidro means easy access to the Birds and forest of the zone on an excellent private trail system so that you better your chances of see what you have come for: fabulous birds and wildlife at the most comfortable lodge in Ecuador's eastern Andes.

     maqui.myweb.uga.edu - Maquipucuna Lodge. 6000 hectare's of beautiful privately owned, undisturbed cloud forest reserve. Contact with nature and the soothing sound of the Umachaca River.

     www.aviatlas.com - Birding hotspots of the world.


Listed in

  • Rough Guides
  • Lonely Planet
  • Ecuador inkl. Galapagos
  • Footprint


Reservations: (593-2) 215 7242 or email: santaluciaecuador@gmail.com 

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