Puerto Lopez

Puerto Lopez is located southwest of the province of Manabi. It has a size of 499 square km and is the basis of the Machalilla National Park.

The coast of Puerto Lopez can be visited throughout the year, between the months of January to June and summer season from July to December winter season. The beach of Puerto Lopez is dedicated to tourism and environmental conservation, if so, the capital of Ecuador ecotourism.

The tourism service in Puerto Cayo, offers a varied range of accommodation, dining and recreational activities in order to meet different budget tourist.

Home Beautiful, Machalilla National Park, whale watching, horseback riding, camping, paragliding, hang gliding, surfing, and other activities that help visitors to know this wonderful beach.

Puerto Lopez is a town of 18,000 inhabitants, the main point, the Canton of Puerto Lopez. Machalilla comprises north and south Salango, Rio Chico, Puerto Rico, Las Tunas and Ayampe.

Useful information:

  • Distance from Guayaquil: 195 km. Approx .;
  • Quito distance: 494 km. Approx.
  • Bus estimated price: $ 8.00 (Guayaquil); $ 10.00 (Quito)
  • Estimated time: 3: 00hs (Guayaquil) 6: 30hs (Quito)
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  • Gastronomy

    Restaurants and dining options in Puerto Lopez.


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