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“great beach”(8 reviews)
“santa elena”(7 reviews)
“fish fillet”(3 reviews)
Btw. Playa de Chipipe and Playa la Libertad, Salinas 241550, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like local color, food, vendors close to everything this is the place. Water reasonably clean but this is not the pristine beach you might crave. Rent a chair and umbrella and enjoy the relaxation.

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Some of the beach is very soft and others are rocky. The main area, where the boats are, has nice soft sand. Water was warm this July. Hostels are kinda crappy and hotels are the same. You will pay much more for a room without...More

Thank handymantulsa
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed at this beach for a few hours with my dad. I found some cool sea shells and played in the nice warm water. We paid for some chairs and umbrellas on the beach which was not expensive but the one thing that did...More

Thank c_estrellaroca
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Lots of umbrellas to rent and vendors to provide good and drink Enjoy the Ecuadorian families as they too love being on a beautiful beach

Thank Jane3722
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This is a great beach; the sand is perfect and the water is typically the right temperature with little waves. There are lots of people in the afternoon so it is wise to set up camp early. Many vendors pass by with food, drink and...More

Thank Tonja R
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

If you are training swimming, this is a beach for you, cause there are no waves. Note that I cane here during off season so not many people were here in October.

Thank MilosStepita
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Thanks to Bluemarlin Fishing Charters we had a great time during our 2 days fishing in Salinas. We went for Marlins and Tuna. Excellent service and crew.

Thank PescaLuis
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Salinas is located in the province of Santa Elena in the coastal area of Ecuador, I had the opportunity to travel with my friends and I consider that it's a beautiful beach where you can have a lot of fun doing various activities with jet...More

Thank JeanninaC1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I think that Salinas city is one of the most magical and beautiful beaches in Ecuador, its atmosphere is so amazing and full of fun. I went there when I was 12, and I'll never forget that trip. During the morning you can see all...More

Thank Joselyn P
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nice setting, but the beach struggles to cope with the crowds at peak times. Chipipe, just ten minutes walk away is a better beach option, imo.

Thank D F
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