There’s an experience or activity for everyone at My SachaJi. Whether you want to revive and discover the surrounding area, give back to and get to know the local community, bring your loved one for a relaxing and romantic break, or bring your yoga friends or colleagues for a group retreat, My SachaJi can tailor the experience to your needs. Explore below the experiences that My SachaJi has to offer.

Discovering My SachaJi

Make the most of My SachaJi with these activities in and around the ecolodge.

Wellness Experiences

Heal, restore and relax with our individual, group and personalised wellness experiences.

Special Moments

Fall in love anew with My SachaJi’s couples’ experiences.

Special Moments

Find out My SachaJi’s unique experiences for those travelling alone.

Wellness Experiences

Discover the captivating towns and landscapes surrounding My SachaJi.

Discovering My SachaJi

Inspire your corporate team, yoga group or volunteers with wellness, cultural and team-building activities.

Discovering My SachaJi

GRATEFUL FOR SACRED WATER

Feel gratitude and deep relaxation washing away tensions in our great hot tub, watching the colours changing over San Pablo Lake at sunset. When used in combination with the adjacent polar plunge pool, the benefits include boosted energy levels, increased circulation, detox, and improvement of the nervous system.

UNCOVER THE HIDDEN MY SACHAJI

Our staff will lead you on a tour of the grounds, unlocking our secrets: from the sustainable architecture and organic orchard to the natural energy spots. Listen to our local folk legends, passed down through generations, while huddled around the after-dinner bonfire overlooking the majestic volcano Taita Imbabura.

BREATHE & FIND BALANCE

Reinvigorate your body and elevate your spirit with our morning yoga class. The session combines meditation, mantra, physical exercises and breathing techniques, filling you with peace and energy for the day ahead. No experience necessary. $20 per class per person.1 hour 15 minutes approx.

MAKE STRIDES & CONNECT TO THE LAND

Accompanied by our lovely rescued dogs, our knowledgeable staff can lead you on a trek towards the Cusin volcano for a unique view of the lake and valleys. Your guide will bring the surroundings to life with folk legends and facts about the wildlife and history encountered along the way. $20 per person, one hour approx.

EXPLORE & ESCAPE ON HORSEBACK

Discover the forests, hills and communities surrounding My SachaJi on horseback. Whether you’re experienced or a beginner, as you ride around the Imbabura Volcano and San Pablo Lake you’ll connect with nature as never before. $55 per person, 2 hours approx.

Rates include taxes. Credit card charges, tips or bank transfer fees are not included.

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Wellness Experiences

Heal, restore and relax with our individual, group and personalised wellness experiences.

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ROMANTIC GETAWAYS

“Honestly, My Sacha Ji is the most beautiful and relaxing place we’ve ever experienced … We spent four days being pampered and spoiled and just basking in each other. The details are what made our trip and My Sacha Ji itself special.” Lindsay and Meg Cale, United States

With our fabulous views over San Pablo Lake and Imbabura volcano, a tranquil atmosphere, secluded Jacuzzi and massage treatments, My SachaJi is a perfect spot for romantic getaways and couples’ relaxation, be it for proposals, intimate destination weddings, honeymoons, or renewing vows.
We are delighted to offer tailored romantic packages, with exclusive features like couples’ therapies and guided walks, as well as all our other activities.
We can also create a wedding or vow-renewal ceremony which best reflects you and your partner. Whether you opt for a traditional service among your family and friends or create something just for the two of you, My SachaJi is the romantic backdrop that feeds your heart and soul.

Our Romantic Getaway package, perfect for romantic breaks, proposals and honeymoons, includes:

  • Lodging with upgrade with secluded Yaku Suite at no extra charge
  • All meals and beverages, including one private dinner in your suite
  • Chocolate heart on bed
  • Exotic fruit basket in room
  • Sparkling wine bottle
  • Use of outdoor hot tub and polar pool overlooking the lake
  • Guided short walk around grounds at sunset
  • Couples’ therapies and activities

Our intimate wedding package is flexible to your needs, and is ideal for religious or spiritual ceremonies, destination weddings, and renewing vows.

  • Beautiful setting overlooking San Pablo Lake and Imbabura Volcano, surrounded by nature
  • In partnership with Zapote catering, led by top local chef Cristian Puente
  • Guests can choose where on the grounds they wish the ceremony to take place
  • Zapote is able to work with guests to organize concept and style, time tabling, design and printing of invitations, table design and planning, and creation of special menus
  • Zapote can provide online attendance register, logistic and production of ceremony and reception, all food and drinks, music and lighting, professional photography and filming, entertainment, and fireworks
  • Guests can extend their stay for a romantic honeymoon after their special day
  • Other wedding providers and planners are welcome

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Solo Travellers

Those travelling alone have much to gain from My SachaJi. As well as relaxing in the hammocks, visiting Otavalo and all other activities that we offer, we have a range of custom-made wellness packages suitable for solo travellers, for transforming your mind and body. Massages, yoga and meditation classes for all levels, as well as ancestral Andean healing therapies can all be combined in a program that suits you. Take a moment to yourself, for yourself, healing and relaxing in a cosy and safe environment, where the team is here for you and your wellness experience.

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Otavalo & Beyond

DISCOVER IMBABURA

Travelling north out of Quito into the province of Imbabura the landscape opens up all around, revealing green valleys, snow-capped volcanos, and glistening lakes. Delving deeper into Ecuador’s heartlands you encounter a new society who has carved out its own culture in harmony with its surroundings.
My SachaJi is the ideal springboard to explore this world of natural and cultural wonders, its celebrated artisanal crafts and opportunity for light adventure.
Hike to the waterfalls of Peguche, where Indigenous people come from all around to perform rituals of purification, or around Cuicocha, a crater lake at the foot of a volcano. You could discover the sun dial and astrology that create the Andean vision of the cosmos with the Quitsato Project at the Middle of the World, or the mysterious pyramids of Cochasqui.
Buy beautiful, one-of-a-kind leather goods from the tanneries of Cotacachi, or join the award-winning Tren Ecuador for a fun and historical train journey delving into some of the country’s most intriguing landscapes and communities.

OTAVALO

Located 15 km from My SachaJi in the heart of Ecuador’s Imbabura region, Otavalo is a unique expression of cultural identity, a melting pot of pre-Columbian Incan and Spanish colonial traditions.
Best known for its weaving, leather workshops and market selling artisanal wears, the town is a treasure trove for exploration and discovery.
Wandering around the looms and market stalls (making sure to pick up beautiful textiles and leather goods) you will encounter the characters – the women in their white blouses, gold necklaces and brightly coloured skirts, and men in elegant trilby hats, white trousers and blue ponchos – and folklore that make this community so special.

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Group Experiences

With its beautiful, tranquil surroundings and ample facilities, My SachaJi is ideal for inspiring your lifestyle, volunteer or corporate group. We can plan our wellness, cultural and ancestral experiences around your own workshops, incorporating themes like leadership, team-building, management and trust into creativity-boosting activities.

Healind Menu

Create a tailor-made program for your group yoga, lifestyle or speciality group with wellness, cultural and adventure experiences.

Group Therapies

Hold team-building, strategic-planning and management workshops in the most peaceful setting in Ecuador.

Illapu Wellness Package

Learn ancestral knowledge from our local community and connect with the earth with our volunteer programs.

Group retreats and meetings

My SachaJi is an accessible and inspiring destination for groups who seek transformation, expanding their horizons in an area of stunning natural beauty and unparalleled connection to the local indigenous community. Working with your group leader, we can create a program incorporating your own needs alongside our own signature activities. These might include yoga; a group Andean energy-cleansing ceremony with an indigenous expert in traditional medicine; a sweat lodge guided by local community members; massages for relaxation, detox and invigoration; and volunteering with the community.

  • Located 70km (an hour and a half drive) from Quito’s international airport.
  • Our facilities include a light-filled Yoga Studio, treatment room, hot tub, hammocks, lush gardens and orchard, and sweat lodge.
  • As pioneers in wellness in Ecuador, My SachaJi’s team understands wellness from many angles for groups looking for yoga, meditation, life-coaching and beyond. Our years of practice have given us a deep understanding of the physical and emotional impacts of our energy and life-changing treatments, and we are able to give trustworthy advice for each guest’s experience.
  • We can arrange yoga and meditation sessions in unique and inspiring settings like the Cochasqui ancient pyramids.
  • Dining is another integral element of the holistic experience at My SachaJi and the mainly organic cuisine with local Andean ingredients are designed to be incorporated into – or as an introduction to – a wellness-orientated, sustainable lifestyle.
  • The altitude and its associated health benefits, as well as the powerful energetic properties of our neighbouring volcano and lake are just some of the reasons that make My SachaJi such a great place to visit for wellness. You can learn more about why to visit My SachaJi for wellnesshere.
  • We can organize trips to visit the local area, and projects that give back to the local Indigenous community.

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Corporate groups

Inspire to create value in your business. Boost creativity and cooperation with your colleagues with a corporate outing or teambuilding exercise at My SachaJi, with your own workshops and strategic planning. Working with your group leader, we can create a flexible program incorporating your own requirements alongside our own signature activities that will help the group become a better team, explore leadership techniques and inspire new ways of thinking. These might include hikes, outdoor cooking or yoga sessions focused on stress management, in a beautiful, private location.

  • Located within a two-hour drive of Quito, the wellness ecolodge can be visited in a daytrip, or during a stay of one or more nights.
  • Our facilities include a light-filled Yoga Studio suitable for group meetings and conferences, treatment room, hot tub, hammocks, lush gardens and orchard.
  • My SachaJi is a place to be inspired, to relax, to have a space to communicate among the team, in an intimate, personal and confidential setting.
  • Delicious dining experience using with mainly organic, local ingredients designed to be incorporated into – or as an introduction to – a wellness-orientated, sustainable lifestyle.
  • Brilliant, discreet service

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Giving Back

Volunteer and community outreach

Did you know that soil has natural antidepressant qualities?

Our volunteer programs, as well as creating positive bonds with the community through a true exchange of ideas and services, bring you closer to earth and help to make you relaxed and happy.

Working alongside the women of the Indigenous Angla community on their shared herb garden, volunteers can gain a rare insight into Andean culture and a deeper understanding of medicinal plants and horticulture.

As well as the herb garden program, volunteers also have the opportunity to take part in activities with the local day-care centre, helping to improve children’s learning environment and giving them an enriching experience.

Read more about the giving back experience here

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