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Papallacta, Ecuador

The town of Papallacta, located about 60 kilometres from Quito and about two hours drive from the capital, is renowned for its thermal springs and their reputed curative powers.

It is nestled high in the Andes in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is ideal for ornithologists and wildlife enthusiasts.

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    • Cabina, Termas de Papallacta Spa & Resort

      Termas de Papallacta

      Papallacta

      As well as the soothing springs and excellent spa facilities on offer at Papallacta, there are numerous self-guided or naturalist-guided ecological paths in which you can appreciate the local flora and fauna as well as stunning views of the glacial landscape and the extinct volcano Antisana rising 5,704m above sea level.