Complimentary activities at Casa Gangotena

Quito, Ecuador

Exclusive to guests staying at Casa Gangotena, a collection of complimentary, daily activities have been introduced to get under the skin of Quito's culture and history. Activities begin daily at 6pm.

Everyday from 6pm-7pm Casa Gangotena offers a selection of complimentary activities, which can be any of the following:

- Enjoy a chocolate tasting experience, focusing on the traditional cacao produced locally for a delicious and rich treat.

- Begin to understand the ancestral medicinal traditions of Ecuador; be part of a mystical energy cleansing experience called 'limpia' and observe a master in the art hard at work.

- Make your way to the Casa Gangotena terrace for stories and tales regaling the history of Plaza San Francisco on which the hotel sits.

- Head to the Casa del Alabado after dark and be transported back to a pre-colonial era for an exclusive experience designed just for guests. The Casa del Alabado houses an impressive collection of artefacts, exploring the indigenous beliefs of the locals.

- Explore historical Quito on foot, heading from Plaza Grande to Plaza San Francisco and taking in the highlights of the Old Town.

- A tour of Casa Gangotena itself reveals long forgotten secrets and stories which bring this centennial mansion to life.

- Learn how to perfect the recipe for 'Agua de Frescos', the traditional house beverage which blends herbs and flowers to form a colourful and healthy refreshment.

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