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Playa Tonsupa

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Address: Esmeraldas, Ecuador
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 21:00

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It's a cute beach, has an amazing climate. Theres a lot of places to eat and to spend the night. Yu can go out in the night to dance and drink something in cobachas.

Reviewed 28 December 2015
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I love Tonsupa but it definitely needs some major revamp. The roads inside the town are a mess and there is neverending building of flats going on. Having said that we enjoyed the low season quiet on the beach front so we relaxed.

Thank MiguelinaMishina
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

It's a cute beach, has an amazing climate. Theres a lot of places to eat and to spend the night. Yu can go out in the night to dance and drink something in cobachas.

Quito, Ecuador
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44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Tonsupa beach is a nice, well furbished area. It has got plenty of apartment accomodations available for rent year round. If you plan on going in August or December, finding an appartment will be hard and expensive as that's Ecuador's high season. However, it's worth renting a place and visiting nearby wonderful beaches, such as Cumilinche or Mompiche, about 1... More 

2 Thank Margarita C
San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Quiet and beautiful, this beach is a great place to take your family to relax. There are quality, authentic restaurants in the area to enjoy.

Thank CurtD409
Esmeraldas, Ecuador
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1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2015

I have been to Tonsupa a few times now and I find it relatively peaceful and quiet, except perhaps at Carnival and Christmas time. The immediate surrounding area of the malecon seems quite safe. |The surf is from average to low....so it is not necessarily a surfers' paradise, but it is not bad for swimming and a bit of body... More 

Thank jamessaultstemarie
Quito, Ecuador
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Tonsupa is known for his tall buildings, and that's your view from the beach, if you are not looking at the ocean ..

Thank Boyd_13
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This a laid back location. Fair beaches. Typical Pacific Coast beaches you can see from British Columbia, Canada anywhere down the Mexican mainland Coast and Ecuador. Not beautiful but basic. Not great shopping. Limited services. Typical of a poor beach town. It looks like a lot of companies/corporations have invested money in the tourists coming. Not much invested by government... More 

4 Thank Adrian T
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2014

This beach is pretty, the sunsets are nice. Are the hotels by the beach guarded-NO! Are there police on the beach to protect people-NO! I got robbed while with another American, but we were with 2 Ecuadorians, one was a big guy. I got chased with a knife. I do not suggest going here. Value your life more.

6 Thank T-Moskowitz
Quito, Ecuador
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I went to Tonsupa with friends and its a beautiful one. It was not crowded but the waves are little bit intense. We had a good cloudy weather and went for a long walk to the righ side of the beach. There are many bars and restuarants on the shore of the beach. Also many sea side hotels are there.

2 Thank arundevkr
Wichita, Kansas
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386 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

It was little rain/drizzle when I was there but I went out on the beach and walk for couple hours. I met no more that dozen people on beach. Sea was quite calm that day with gentle waves. There are a few good places to eat on the north side of beach. I had "Corvina ala plancha". Fish was absolutely... More 

2 Thank NayiU

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