Vilcabamba is THE place to go in Ecuador if you just want to veg-out in absolute tranquility. The weather is near perfect and on most days you can hear a pin drop.
Where to stay in Vilcabamba?
Hotel Mandango: My pick for budget travelers with clean, simple rooms that start around $6 per person.
What to do in Vilcabamba?
– Swim in the nearby lazy streams.
– Rent a bike and bike around town.
– Hike the nearby hillsides.
– Try the Filet Mignon at Madre Tierra Guesthouse.
– Get a facial and a massage at Madre Tierra Guesthouse.
– Check out some real estate with one of the several local agencies with offices around the main plaza.
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