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Hacienda Zuleta Ecuador

Accommodation Spotlight: Hacienda Zuleta, Ecuador

Set in the breathtaking Andes Mountains of South America, Hacienda Zuleta has a history dating back to the 16th century. Located approximately 9,600 feet (2,800 metres) above sea level, this beautiful hotel is a short two hour trip north of Ecuador’s capital, Quito.

Hacienda Zuleta EcuadorHacienda Zuleta has been owned by the family of former Ecuadorean president Galo Plaza Lasso for 100+ years, and is actually a colonial working farm with more than 2,000 hectares of land. This gem of a hotel has been named as one of Ecuador’s best by National Geographic Traveler magazine, and by Outside magazine as one of this planet’s Top Ten Finds. Continue reading

Algonquin Resort St Andrews New Brunswick Canada

Accommodation Spotlight – Algonquin Resort

An architectural icon, the Algonquin Resort hotel in St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, is a coastal resort hotel, St. Andrews’ most recognized symbol and likely the most photographed building in New Brunswick.

Algonquin Resort St Andrews New Brunswick Canada

The Algonquin Hotel, located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada, was built in 1889, and has a long list of esteemed guests. It is one of the accommodations on our Atlantic Canada tour.

The original Algonquin Hotel was built in 1889 by the St. Andrews Land Company (established 1883), and was a wooden shingle-style building on a massive scale.

Opening in June 1883, the 80-room hotel was designed by an architecture firm from Boston. The summer tourism industry boomed at St. Andrews by the end of the 1800s, aided by businessmen from nearby New England and Montreal, as well as residents of the town of St. Andrews. Continue reading

Aegialis Hotel on the island of Amorgos Greece

Accommodation Spotlight – Aegialis Hotel

Perhaps more than any other hotel in the history of Adventures Abroad, the Aegialis Hotel, on the island of Amorgos in Greece’s Cycladic Islands, is our unofficial ‘home-away-from-home.’ This hotel, and the island itself, was “discovered” by one of our first Tour Leaders in 1988, when he found himself “stranded” on Amorgos by a weather-related ferry cancellation.

Aegialis Hotel on the island of Amorgos Greece

You really can’t go wrong visiting almost any island in Greece, but on the island of Amorgos you’ll find a gem of a hotel in the Aegialis Hotel.

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