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Las Penas

Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Private Guayaquil Half-Day City Tour Including The Malecon and Las Peñas...
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Guayaquil City Tour
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Reviewed 1 week ago

bring your walking shoes... and camera ,... great view... try a local meal and a cold beer .. and meet the friendly locals

Thank JYAustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second trip to Las Penas... the first time to visit after dark. During the day this area is quiet but beautiful with vibrant colors. After dark Las Penas comes alive with glowing galleries, restaurants and clubs. Its a beautiful area to walk...More

Thank lynn258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a huge fan of Guayaquil as a tourist destination. The only exception is Las peñas. What a beautiful amazing place to get lost in. Well it would be very hard to get lost here as guards monitor your every move and you are directed...More

Thank junglehippy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to walk and learn about the Guayaquil history, so much to see, the small houses are colorful and beautiful.

Thank DonatoInWeston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is 480 steps, but they go quick. Plenty of rests, bars and stores along the way. the church at the top is a great small place to visit.

Thank Elias G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Las Penas used to be a dangerous hill to go to in the '80, where you could be easily assaulted for your belongings. In the following decade, things became more controlled by police, with the avent of the new Malecon 2000. Las Penas became a...More

Thank Pierre_Constant
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is where Guayaquil originated. It has been regenerated for everyone to visit. It is a show of how the costal culture is and how colorful and hospitable Ecuadoreans are. Remember you are visiting a neighborhood where people have lived for centuries. their customs and...More

Thank IsabeldeRuales
Reviewed 6 July 2017

After walking up 444 stairs along a living neighborhood of colored homes (a lot of security do you will feel safe) you are rewarded with a great view from the light house on top. It is a climb -- so not great for those who...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Las Peñas was a highlight of our trip to Guayaquil, and I highly recommend the trek up all 400+ stairs to the lighthouse. Beautiful views of the city and we even got to witness a proposal with a mariachi and everything in front of the...More

Thank jensum79
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is probably the most interesting part of Guayaquil, being the closest to how the city was once upon a time. It's a tricky area to navigate as the very, very steep streets and stone staircases are not for the faint hearted or indeed anyone...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
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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