Need to know
Seven, including one suite.
Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Check-in is from 3pm to 10pm.
Double rooms from $221.17, excluding tax at 19 per cent.
Rates include buffet breakfasts of fresh fruit, granola, homemade coconut yoghurt, freshly baked bread, porridge, eggs, coffee and fruit juice.
Fruit and vegetable are grown in the courtyard garden, which is draped with climbing ivy and has twin indoor-outdoor terraces. On home-movie nights, films are projected on one of the garden’s walls and cosy blankets are handed out to guests.
At the hotel
WiFi, laundry service, umbrellas and bicycles to borrow, snacks and drinks from the open kitchen. In rooms: TV, free bottled water, hot water bottles and Loto del Sur bath products.
Our favourite rooms
All rooms have playful wallpaper and are named after members of Helena’s family. Suds soakers can sink into a tub in the Natalia or Lucho; the latter also has a private balcony with a bright blue hammock and a bijou breakfast table.
Bring your stretchy yoga kit – mats and other gear are supplied for you – for in-house sessions, which can be arranged on request.
The common areas might be a bit tricky, but there is one accessible bedroom with an adapted bathroom on the ground floor.
Littles Smiths aged four-and-up are welcome to join; there are toys for tots in the garden.
Casa Legado supports 123xMi, which builds playgrounds for vulnerable communities in Colombia, and local drink company Happy Kombucha’s reforestation project.