Doms Guide to Otavalo

Where to stay in Otavalo?

Hotel Los Ponchos: Sucre 14-15. This hotel is my pick for budget travelers, right where you want to be within walking distance of the market and a short taxi ride to most of the points in the town. Clean, safe, simple rooms and from the top floor some rooms have views of the Cotacachi Volcano starting around $10 per person.

Hotel El Indio: Is a good pick for budget travelers who want to stay right where all the nightlife is, in the Mariscal district. Wide clean rooms start around $15-25.

Where to eat in Otavalo?

There is a bakery right on the corner of the main crafts market, Id try there.


What to do in Otavalo?

– Shop in the famous Handy-Crafts Market on a Sunday.

– Visit nearby Cotacachi and shop for leather wares and visit the beautiful Quicocha Lake.


The Otavalo Market.


The colorful streets of Otavalo.


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