There is no shortage of luxurious retreats located in significant birding spots across the globe. Here are 13 exceptional hotels for bird-watching.
Ecuador's Mashpi Lodge has seen a significant upgrade. The resort has added two accommodations for families and revamped its interior.
Periodically, I long for the tranquility of unspoiled nature. Two ecolodges recently gave me the perfect excuse to decamp to Ecuador.
Even if you have no intention of keeping a "life list," it's impossible not to feel excited by the incredible variety of gorgeously colorful birds in Ecuador.
One of the most memorable activities at Mashpi Lodge was a night hike through the cloud forest with a view across a valley lined by jungle-clad mountains.