Many of Quito’s most interesting sights are located within easy reach of Puembo, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the places not to miss are the fabulous Guayasamin Museum and the remarkable Chapel of Man. And don’t miss the Guanquiltaqua Metropolitan Park and Quito Zoo.
Holiday makers in Puembo, looking for something a little out of the ordinary, will love the nearby museums and theaters. There are many excellent places to take the family for a morning including the Ecuadorian Cultural House and the Ecuador Central Bank Museum.
Get active in the great outdoors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Read a book or newspaper in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Botanical Garden of Quito.
Don’t miss the area’s very own Atahualpa Olympic Stadium, home to the Ecuador national football team, Sociedad Deportivo Quito and Club Deportivo El Nacional. On game days, the area around the stadium turns into an ocean of passionate fans clad in yellow, blue and red, the colors of local favorites the Ecuador national football team.
After spending the day enjoying Puembo, relax for the night at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the Hotel Dann Carlton Quito, the Hotel Reina Isabel, and the Le Parc Hotel.