Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands - South Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the South Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ecuador & the Galápogos Is-lands guidebook.
Wide sandy beaches, lush nature reserves and biologically rich islands are just a few of the attractions of Ecuador’s southern coastal region. For wildlife watching, outdoor activities or just relaxing on the beach, this is a great place to be.
- get up close and personal with nesting boobies and other birdlife on the Isla de la Plata
- frolic in the waves and sip fruity cocktails to tropical beats at the surfing mecca of Montañita
- stroll the malecón, dine in some of Ecuador’s best restaurants and wande the cobbled lanes of Cerro Santa Ana in Guayaquil
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Guayaquil & Around, Bosque Protector Cerro Blanco, Ruta Spondylus, Puerto López, Parque Nacional Machalilla, Salango, Las Tunas & Ayampe, Olón, Montañita, Santa Elena Peninsula & Around, Salinas, Playas, Reserva Ecológica Manglares Churute, Machala, Puerto Bolívar & Jambelí, Zaruma, Peru via Huaquillas.
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