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Pacific Coast

From beaches covered with palm trees and gigantic cliffs that rise above deep caverns, to the green mangrove forests or dry tropical forests, the 1600 km of beaches become endless in the paradisiacal Ecuadorian coast.
Bathed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean and with a warm tropical climate throughout the year, the Coast allows travelers to live exciting adventures.

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Our Pacific Coast destinations

Guayaquil

Guayaquil

2 Tours

Our top 5 things to do in Pacific Coast

We’ll show you where to travel in the Pacific Coast. It is a very attractive area. It has very outstanding attractions such as its beaches, the typical architecture of its cities, seductive natural landscapes such as the Spas, the Reserves and the Natural Parks that are located in the Coast Region.

Malecon Simon Bolivar

Malecon Simon Bolivar is a place that will have everything for your entertainment from the gardens to the monuments that are part of history to mention some of the gardens are conjugated with artificial lagoons, pools of water, docks, viewpoints and historical monuments mentioned below: La Rotonda, Torre Morisca, Aurora Gloriosa and the statue to Olmedo; museums, CineMax, shopping malls, restaurants, bars, food courts, children's games and all the attractions, services and comforts that a tourist needs.

Puerto Lopez

Famous for its whale sightings in the months of June to November, but it also has other tourist attractions such as the walk and snorkeling on Isla Salango and Isla de la Plata, in both you can see striking animals such as the Blue Footed Boobies.

Montañita

A small town converted into a meeting point for all tourists visiting Ecuador; You find people from different parts of the world, you took advantage of its renowned waves, good weather, the pleasant bohemian lifestyle and the entertaining nightly parties that the place enjoys, where every day of the week there is a different party.

Los Frailes Beach

A charming and very clean beach, its sand is white, the color of the sea changes to turquoise and on the site there is a viewpoint -Las Fragatas- that, to reach the top and witness a unique view, you also get to La Tortuga beach, another natural shore that you cannot miss.

Mompiche

Waves to surf, amazing sunsets, exquisite restaurants, unique beaches (Playa Negra), the perfect town for every traveler (you also meet people from different countries) who wants to make a stop in order to recharge on their tour of Ecuador.

Best food in Pacific Coast

The Ecuadorian Pacific Coast has an authentic gastronomy full of flavors, aromas and traditional and unique textures in the world such as:

Encebollado

It is a soup made from fish (albacore), cassava, tomato, red onion and herbs along with ingredients such as celery, lemon, parsley, chili, coriander, pepper, cumin and garlic. It’s usually accompanied with bread, plantain chips or popcorn.

Fried fish with fried plantains

Or better known as its Spanish name ‘Pescado frito con patacones’. For its preparation, it is common to use a whole fish, but it can also be prepared using fish fillets of corvina, snapper, sawfish, tilapia, or others. It has garlic, cumin, salt, mustard, oil and a little flour to lightly bread the fish; and is served with rice, fried plantains, and salad.

Ceviche

Its preparation can be based on fish, shrimp, shell, octopus or mixed, marinated in lemon and orange juice, to which coriander, tomato, red onion is added and seasoned with salt and pepper.

Ball of plantain

Known as its Spanish name ‘Bolón de verde’. It is a very popular dish at breakfast time, which is basically a ball of mashed green plantain mixed with creole cheese, pork rind or both (mixed).

Encocado

Dish whose main ingredients are coconut milk and shellfish, which can be fish, shrimp, prawns or crab. And it is accompanied with white rice, roasted ripe or fried plantains.

What to pack for Pacific Coast

Hiking shoes

You will walk a lot when you explore the Ecuadorian Pacific Coast, so it’s very important to feel comfortable in your shoes. But to walk on the sand is better if you have a pair of sandals.

Wind and waterproof coat

The Ecuadorian Pacific Coast generally has tropical climate ranging from dry to hot and humid weather. So, it’s important to have a waterproof coat, to be fresh and protected from the sun and from mosquito bites.

Reusable water bottle

During your visits to the different places of the Ecuadorian Pacific Coast, you will walk a lot so you easily can feel thirsty, especially because of the hot tropical weather. For that reason, is necessary to bring with you a reusable water bottle that will help you to stay hydrated.

Sunscreen

Sun exposure will be high during the day. And despite the hot humid tropical climate, keep lipstick in mind to avoid dry lips, and an anti-mosquito lotion to avoid mosquito bites.

Tropical - humid weather clothes

During your visit to the Ecuadorian Pacific Coast, it is necessary to dress in comfy and fresh clothes that help you to feel fine in the hot and sometimes humid tropical climate.

Cash

It’s very important to have cash if you want to buy handicrafts or other things from the Ecuadorian Amazon indigenous people.

Other things to know before you go

Depending on your nationality, you’ll need a valid passport and may also need visa to enter Ecuador. Please check this well in advance of your trip departure date. Also, people over 16 years have to present the vaccination card against COVID-19 with at least 14 days of validity after completing the schedule. In addition, the negative result of a qualitative RT-PCR test in real-time, carried out up to 72 hours prior to shipment to Ecuador. The country’s entry requirements may vary depending on the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, so please check them in advance before your trip.

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Our Pacific Coast destinations

Guayaquil

2 Tours