Pacific Coast in Ecuador
Pacific Lowlands in Ecuador are well known to be warm and beautiful. Latin Trail offers Ecuador beach vacations, pacific coast beach retreats in Ecuador, coastal lowlands vacation by Ecuador beaches, pacific coast rainforests and cultures, whale watching vacation by the beach, Guayaquil, Machalilla, Manta, Bahia de Caraquez, Esmeraldas, Salinas amongst others.
Although Ecuador is famous for its Galapagos Islands and other attractions located in the four regions that spread out along the country, such as the Amazon rainforest, the highlands, and the majestic coast, without a doubt the cities and towns that were settled down on the shores of the Pacific coast, offer breathtaking sunsets, as well as diversity of adventure sports among other things.
Even though there are too many beaches available in the Ecuadorian coastline, some of the most popular ones are: Salinas, Montañita, Olon, Puerto Ayora and more
Guayaquil the largest city, economic capital and main port of Ecuador. Northwest of Guayaquil, is a tropical region, Machalilla National Park, white beaches surrounded by a primary dry forest. Inside the park is La Isla de la Plata (The Island of silver), a wildlife sanctuary that resembles Galapagos Islands. September is a must for whale watchers, humpback whales gather for their mating rituals. La Segua, Ecuador’s wetlands is a small “Pantanal” where you can find thousands of shore birds. Check out our blog aboutthe best 4 beaches in the Southwest of the Ecuadorian Coast