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Rio Muchacho Organic Farm, Canoa

(4/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
Selected by National Geographic in 2011 as one of the best places to stay in Ecuador, Rio Muchacho Organic Farm offers outdoor and cultural activities just a short drive from the beach town of Canoa. The farm caters to tourists by offering accommodations and tours of the surrounding forests, which you can discover on horseback. An eco-friendly attraction, the farm provides cooking classes, yoga retreats, and lessons in sustainable agriculture and permaculture, which strives to develop agricultural ecosystems that can function in a sustainable and self-sufficient manner. If you'd like to learn a few new skills while on vacation, join the hands-on experience meant to teach visitors about compost making, harvesting, seed saving, and more. Put Rio Muchacho Organic Farm and other Canoa attractions into our Canoa trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This place is truly a unique Ecuador experience. For those keen on environmental and permaculture education, I can think of no better place in all of Ecuador. Rio Muchacho definitely experienced some ...  more »
  • I wanted to experience a bit of authentic life in Ecuador before deciding to buy a home on the coast & participated in a 5 day permaculture class at Rio Muchacho. Our teacher & host-Nicola Mears- shar...  more »
  • Pete and I enjoyed our short 3 night stay at the Farm. We enjoyed the hike to the "water fall", though, if we did it again we would take the horses as the road was muddy due to the rainy season. We al...  more »