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Rio Muchacho Organic Farm

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No spoons. No forks. No Knives. No Dinnerware. No Hot Water. No Trash. No Internet.

The MOST memorable visit over a two week journey. Why? We learned a lot on our three night stay... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Wonderful, meaningful family experience

Our family of 10 had a wonderful 6-day stay at Rio Muchacho. We participated in the three-day tour... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
St. George, Utah
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Rio Muchacho Organic Farm and Eco-lodge is located 10km north of the popular beach town of Canoa. We offer a unique and ecologically friendly haven for guests to stay, relax, and explore. Our bungalow-style accommodation was constructed entirely...more
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10 Km North Of Canoa On the San Vicente-Jama Road, Canoa 131451, Ecuador
+593 5-302-0487
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

The MOST memorable visit over a two week journey. Why? We learned a lot on our three night stay. We booked a package that included workshops and food. At the end of our journey, while on the plane, I turned to my friends and asked...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our family of 10 had a wonderful 6-day stay at Rio Muchacho. We participated in the three-day tour, volunteered at a local school, and learned about farm life/permaculture. Coming from city/suburban life to this peaceful, rustic setting was an inspirational, transformative experience. We made meaningful...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Rio Muchacho is so tranquil it feels like a retreat .I loved the property and my beautiful room and hammock.Food was so wonderfully prepared and the healthiest food I ate in the whole trip .I really enjoyed owners Nicola’s insights and deep care for the...More

Thank Davina A
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I spent 3 wonderful days on the farm and loved every minute of it. It was so nice to be around people who care so deeply about the environment and have found successful ways to live clean with the land. I purchased the 3 day...More

1  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed six nights at Rio Muchacho and it was just what i needed. The food was healthy and amazing! The location in the middle of nature, hearing the natural sounds of mother nature is therapy in its own right. The permaculture farm side so...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I immensely enjoyed my stay at Rio Muchacho. Although I had originally planned to stay for a night I was so impressed with this well run farm that I decided to join the tail end of a Permaculture course and stay a couple of days...More

Thank Ed C
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We spent 4 nights at Rio Muchaco, and would highly reccomend it to anyone wanting to learn about organic / permaculture farming. Nicola and Dario have done a commendable job of creating a sustainable organic farm, and programs to teach the science and methods of...More

1  Thank B-C-Derk
Reviewed 7 February 2018

10 dollars and 20 minutes by taxi away from Canoa is this gem of ecological insight/family activity/yummy food/natural beauty! We got up there at 11am and left at 5 but there are longer or shorter visit options. We started with the self guided tour of...More

Thank pobkim
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Wow we are so glad we visited! For $10, we got a taxi from Canoa, and arrived around 3pm for the self-guided tour. We hiked both trails (spent a little time in the hammocks, enjoying the river, and the yoga pavillion) then stayed for dinner,...More

1  Thank Jen S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have visited Rio Muchacho both with my kids and with my Environmental Education Students. We always feel at home, we love the constructions, the natural environment, food is amazing, trails for visiting the waterfall, the river, the hills, and more. Last time I visited...More

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Davina A
10 May 2018|
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Response from Danielle K | Reviewed this property |
Hi you’d need to speak to the owner but i believe they do a half day farm tour as part of other activities so think they could offer this. Just email the email address provided on website and owner is great at getting back... More