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Casita de las Palomas/Dove House
Casita de las Palomas/Dove House
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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A one-room cottage nestled in the privacy of Cucunama Bajo, 6 minutes by taxi from downtown Vilcabamba There is an outdoor propane stove with pots/pans; bathroom, shower. Make full use of the land and hiking trails!


Extra people £8 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee £4
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

1 night minimum stay

42 Reviews

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Gilmore User Profile
January 2017
The host canceled this reservation 282 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Clare User Profile
August 2016
Dorothy was the most AMAZING hostess! Immediately upon arrival you feel as though you have come home again. The property is STUNNING and the orchard is beautiful. Tiko, the dog, makes you feel safe and watched over. The Casita is just perfect. The bed is SUPER cozy and the space …

Ellen User Profile
July 2016
Wow! What a beautiful, welcoming, and restorative casita! Dorothy, the host, was fantastic, and the entire property exuded tranquility and peace! I highly recommend this hidden jewel in Vilcabamba! I wish I could stay a month! Ellie Cashman

Grey User Profile
April 2016
Dorthy made us feel right at home upon our arrival. Her place is very cute and cozy located on a charming property. Unfortunately for us the hot water heater was having issues and did not work during our first two days there so we moved to another location for the rest of or …
Dorothy User Profile
Response from Dorothy:
The electrician went to the canal that morning and cleared a big rock which was keeping the water pressure from moving the calefon (hot water tank.) at utmost efficiency.
April 2016

Diana User Profile
March 2016
We loved our stay at Dorothy's Casita. It was very relaxing and Dorothy was very welcoming from the moment we arrived. She was a great resource and readily helped with any questions and responded quickly with any concerns. She is not intrusive and very respectful. The property is…

Corine & Martin User Profile
January 2016
Casita de las palomas really worked out for us. It a bit out of Vilcabamba but we felt spoil by tranquility in great country setting after being in busy Cuenca. Walking from town on a canal above the hill was beautiful & peaceful, it is a 2h hike, something we enjoyed. Dorothy is…

William James User Profile
December 2015
Dorothy made us feel welcome from the rime we arrived. We found the casita was all it was described as. To our delight, Dorothy had furnished it with virtually all we could want and more. There was even coffee, tea, purified water, and eatables, so we didn't have to stress over t…

Vilcabamba, EcuadorJoined in September 2013
Dorothy User Profile
I am excited to announce that I have several possibilities for travelers in this wonderful retreat here in magical Vilcabamba! A single cottage with outdoor propane cooking, rooms in the retreat center, or hanging tents for travelers. I offer yoga, reiki, tai chi or massage in …
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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