Home to over two million people, Ecuador's capital city Quito is spread along the stunning Andean valley.
Cuenca, known for its grand colonial structures, is by far the most popular expat destination in Ecuador.
Baños is known for its thermal springs which attract visitors from all over the world.
The small artisan town of Cotacachi sits between two dormant volcanoes to the east and the west.
Set in what is known as "The Valley of Longevity,” Vilcabamba has a bohemian vibe and is known for its spring-like weather.
The mountain town of Boquete, known for its spring-like weather and stunning beauty, has a large expat community.
Cerro Azul is the perfect choice for those who are looking for mountain living with all the perks of big-city life nearby.
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El Valle, a popular backpacker destination, rests in the crater of a long-dormant volcano.
Off the beaten path is the quiet town of Santa Fe which is known for its spectacular orchids and slow pace of life.