Black Sheep Inn, Chucchilan, Ecuador

Black Sheep Inn aims to provide a comfortable, educational experience for guests, teaching about the local area, customs and Permaculture, while contributing to and improving the community and natural environment. The goal is to be a leader in environmental stability and ecotourism. The Inn is 100% community operated.

Internationally Acclaimed – Award Winning Eco-Lodge

Black Sheep Inn offers affordable lodging in the heart of the rural Ecuadorian Andes. Truly off the beaten path, you can enjoy horseback riding, mountain biking, & day hiking. The hotel has spectacular views, delicious vegetarian cooking, home baked deserts, wood-fired sauna and hot-tub, zipline cable swing, Frisbee golf course, family fun and adventure.

“Top 10 Eco-Lodge in the World” * Outside Magazine

Eco-Permaculture Features include: solar panels, adobe construction, composting toilets, recycling, roof-water collectors, gray-water systems, organic gardens, community education and aid work, reforestation, erosion control and more.

For ICTP members: I can share stories and best practices in Ecotourism. Special offers would have to come from Edmundo Vega, the community member in charge of all operations.

Interested in Green Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Ecotourism, Responsible Tourism – sharing experiences with colleagues around the world. I am particularly interested in Exit Strategies for maturing businesses; ie after building a successful ecotourism business how does one hand over the reigns to keep the business going?

by Andres Hammerman


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