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Agua Blanca tour was a delightful surprise

Did a day tour of Agua Blanca with a friend. We were pleasantly surprised to find such a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Deborah S
Beaches, hiking, and wildlife

We did a hike through the national park that ended at Los Frailes. The two other beaches are... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
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Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Did a day tour of Agua Blanca with a friend. We were pleasantly surprised to find such a wonderful little archeological museum with aboriginal artifacts from Pre-Columbian tribes. After the museum we walked through the dry forest, and saw examples of traditional agricultural techniques, medicinal...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We did a hike through the national park that ended at Los Frailes. The two other beaches are absolutely spectacular, and Los Frailes is a great place to spend an afternoon. We also visited Isla de la Plata, which is part of the park. One...More

Thank Vtugaleva
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

We went there on a day trip and we loved it. The nature there is breathtaking and the animals are unafraid of humans and don't fly away. The only scream at you when you come too close for comfort. We saw huge turtles and blue...More

Thank Wiebke H
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Los Frailes is a must when you hit the coast. Going first thing in the morning is the best time as there are no people!

1  Thank Nathalie M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

You can visit the park from Puerto Lopez for $15 round trip. The cab will drive you all the way to the beach entrance and pick you back up at an assigned time. Our hotel advised us to not pay until the return to insure...More

3  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We walked from the park entrance to the final beach. The walk went past a couple of interesting beaches and then we had the good fortune to spot a mother whale and calf frolicking about just below the mirador which was really special. The kids...More

1  Thank GinTastic
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We took a short bus ride to the beach entrance. After filling out the forms (bring passport), you can walk for ca 45 minutes or take a motorcar. I choose the latter. They have restrooms and a handicraft shop, which helps to support the Park....More

1  Thank Britt B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Nice quiet beach with viewpoint. We could not find good snorkeling places. To get to Puerto Lopez you have to go to Termini Bus, reach the border of the Machalilla Park and take the tuktuk from there.

1  Thank JustineXplores
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Spent part of a day here and glad we did. As long as you rent a shade umbrella and take lots of dips in the water, it was a lovely day at the beach. A very beautiful beach. If you are not from Ecuador, you...More

Thank Flowerhar
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