Welcome to Hostal Rutamar in Canoa, Ecuador!
The hotel RUTAMAR is a newly built and beautifully crafted eco-friendly 3-story building, featuring locally-sourced materials and detailed woodwork. The hotel features charming, clean, and spacious rooms with fans and bathrooms en-suite. Your stay includes hot water, clean linens and towels as well as drinking water. The balcony and terrace areas offer excellent views of the surf and the town. Guests can use the many social areas for relaxing with hammocks and access to Wifi. Facilities include kitchen and bar area for communal use. Whether you are looking to surf, try paragliding, learn Spanish, or just hang out, Hotel Rutamar is a great place to spend some time. Located just steps from the Canoa’s long and sandy beach, Rutamar offers top-quality facilities and cleanliness in a laid-back atmosphere. We are located in a quiet area of Canoa, away from the noise of the bars and discos, so you can sleep well and still walk easily to any part of town.
Make yourself at home when you stay with us. We offer the following services to ensure that your stay is as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
- Full access to shared kitchen
- Bar offering drinks, beer, and happy hour
- Free WiFi
- Rooftop terrace with ocean view
- Common areas for relaxing, equipped with hammocks
- Tourist information and assistance arranging activities
- 24-hour security
- Security camera on site
- Drinking water
Eco-Friendly – Solar Panels
Hotel Rutamar was built in accordance with nature, since we are very conscientious of what is happening with the environment. For that reason, we have installed solar panels for our hotel. Besides taking advantage of the great amount of sun we have in Canoa, as well as being able to offer clean energy, if the neighborhood electricity goes out, we will have electricity available to our guests.
Activities In and Around Canoa
Canoa’s reputation for adventure tourism is growing with consistent surf and an active paragliding scene. We can help arrange activities for you while you during your stay at Hostal Rutamar. Activity packages are available as well! Here are some of the activities you can enjoy during your time in Canoa.
Surfing Canoa’s long and sandy beach break offers year-round rideable waves. The best swells are generally from November to March. also offers lessons and hourly or daily board rentals.
Here’s the current surf report: Canoa Surf Report and Forecast
With the best instructors around we can arrange for you to be hangin 10 in no time! We offer lessons for one hour or classes for 10 hours, you decide what you need. Hourly or daily board rentals available too!
Paragliding Canoa is quickly becoming one of Ecuador’s favorite spots for paragliding. We can help arrange your paragliding adventure.
Horseback Riding We can arrange a horse ride, and we recommend horses that are well taken care of. Riders of all skill levels are welcome. We offer a selection for everyone, ranging from beach tours to overnight tours through the selva. Check with the staff for the latest news. We always try to keep our tours different.
Mountain Biking Mountain Biking is a great way to see the countryside, and we can show you the best routes. Take a tour or just rent the bikes, we can help if you aren’t the “mountain” bike type of biker. We have mellow and more difficult rides, just ask!
Fishing and Beach Exploring For the best fishing guided tours, or beach tours on the secluded white sand beaches north of Canoa, we know the pangas that will show you the time of your life. Our most popular tour is snorkeling at Cabo, where you can have an amazing trip off the radar, then cook your catch over an open fire on the white sand beach.
Yoga Yoga Alliance certified classes are available in town, along with a yoga for surfers series.
Organic Farm Tours and Permaculture Visit a local organic farm, take classes in permaculture, or see how chocolate is prepared at a chocolate plantation! As you can see, there are lots of activities to help you enjoy your time in Canoa!