Regardless of your whereabouts around the lake, you will be surrounded by breathtaking views. It is for this reason that we are confident in saying that the main activity during your time here will be no other than enjoying the superb views and being one with nature.
In addition to this, you will be able to engage in ecological activities, such as walking, mountain biking, and trekking. The shape of the lake allows for you to walk it around in its entirety. This however might take you days!
The best way to appreciate the majestic nature of the lake is by taking a scenic walk. You will be able to visit the nearby paramos (alpine ecosystems) and have access to privileged lookouts of the lake and discover the wonders of this endemic ecosystem.
Furthermore, a few kilometers from our hotel you will find Playa Blanca (translation for “White Sand) and one of the few fresh water beaches. Playa Blanca is well renowned for being one the region´s most important touristic icons. There you can hire horse riding services, 4-wheeler motorbikes and kites. There are also available boat riding and fishing services provided by locals.
The lake´s main dock is located only 10 minutes away from Hotel Refugio Rancho Total. There you can have access to recreational fishing activities and boat trips on the lake. Some of them stop in the islands and allow for you to get off and explore them by foot.