Destination guide

Culturally rich Otavalo will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Otavalo. Renowned for its lake, mountain views and hot springs, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Otavalo

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Otavalo a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Poncho Plaza (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Condor Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Nangulvi Thermal Springs (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Quito Zoo (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Otavalo

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Otavalo is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Condor Park (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Cuicocha Lake (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Laguna Cuicocha (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Cotocachi National Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • La Merced Park (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Yaznan Park (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Otavalo

The nearest airport is in Quito (UIO-Mariscal Sucre Intl.), located 25.3 mi (40.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Otavalo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 30 vacation rentals near Otavalo. From 10 Houses to 9 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Otavalo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Otavalo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Otavalo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Plaza de Ponchos: 31 vacation rentals
  • Peguche Waterfall: 31 vacation rentals
  • San Pablo Lake: 32 vacation rentals
  • El Lechero: 31 vacation rentals
  • Condor Park: 31 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Otavalo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Otavalo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Otavalo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Otavalo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Otavalo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 18 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Otavalo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.