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Las Penas

Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A walk up and down the 800 + steps leads to a lighthouse and Pirate Bar (when open ?). This is a very interesting part of the city but not for folks who are not in good shape... no taxis up or down !

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place will take your breath away, if not by the exercise of climbing so many steps it will be by the amazing 360 degree view once up on the top. There are several restaurants and bars along the way, so don't rush it. Time...More

Thank oscarrodriguez386
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

444 steps to reach the top and enjoy the view on Guayaquil and surroundings. At the same time you can travel back in time to the origins of the town. There are numerous opportunities for a stop over in the way up / down. If...More

Thank S O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After meeting I took a taxi to visit this area, unfortunatelly I got very dissapointed when I got there at 6pm and everything was closed. Also since there was almost no light I could hardly see the colorful houses.

Thank lari431
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Quaint area of Guayaquil featuring colourful houses and a number of art galleries. Walking to the top,of the hill affords a 360degree panorama of Guayaquil, and a sneak peak into some of the local houses.

Thank barbaramB6150JB
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Nice picturesque part of Guayaquil. All the houses have different colors, there are lots of little shops, antiques stores, art galleries, restaurants and bars.

Thank jebluhm
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I, two octogenarians, did this climb yesterday. It was worth it to see the colorful houses and the bohemian neighborhoods. Great view from the top. It took us more than half an hour ( because we are not in great shape) It...More

Thank mrsorchid
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Short hike up (15 mins, aproximately 500 steps, they are labelled) many restaurants, and bars to get cheap drinks. Beautiful spot to watch sunset.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This area has multiple very colourful houses and is a interesting place to walk and take photographs.

Thank Ivor G
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Las Penas is a neighborhood that has many steps and when you get to the top you have a great view of Guayquil. It is worth climbing to the top.

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17 September 2017|
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Response from IsabeldeRuales | Reviewed this property |
Well, las Peñas is a neighborhood now connected to Pto Santana. You can start from where Pto Santana begins and walk towards las Peñas and you will reach the place where the cannons are. To your right will be the stairs to... More
23 February 2017|
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Response from CFEIII | Reviewed this property |
Here again, I'm guessing, but if there are people on the street, they will stay open, if nobody is around, they close after dark, about 7:00 or so, could be earlier, could be later, Lots of folks down here don't watch the... More