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  • About Ecuador

    About Ecuador Ecuador is situated along the north west coast of South America, and it borders the countries of Peru and Columbia. Ecuador’s capital is Quito which is less than 15 miles from the equator. The Galapagos Islands are considered a province of Ecuador. The islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 600 miles off the Ecuadorian coast. Ecuador is divided into 24 ...

  • Costa (Coastline)

    Ecuador's coast is a composition of beautiful lush green mangrove forests, a jungle, crystal clear waters, stunning white sandy beaches and many quaint fishing villages. The coastline of Ecuador plays a big role in Ecuador's economy and cuisine, delivering tons of seafood daily and entertaining the many tourists that visit each year.

  • Key Facts

    Location Ecuador is situated in western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru. Land Area Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands are slightly smaller than Nevada and stretch out over a total area of 283,560 sq km, of which 276,840 sq km is land and 6,720 sq km is water. Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands have a total coastline of 2,237 km. ...

  • Adventure Travel

    Ecuador is a land of immense diversity and offers some amazing opportunities for adventure travel. Here you can hit dirt paths on the saddle of a mountain bike, make your way through a dense jungle with only a compass and your steely determination, or venture up the sides of ice-covered volcanoes. You can climb to the highest peaks of the Andes Mountains or go whitewater rafting down ...

  • Beaches

    Ecuador's western coast is bordered by the South Pacific Ocean and its coastline is made up of many fine beaches of all shapes and sizes. There are also a few islands just off the coast which can be explored. Below is a brief description of some of the many beaches along Ecuador's coast:

  • Art Galleries

    Every country has historic and cultural treasures and Ecuador certainly isn’t the exception to the rule. The country has had a long and interesting history that extends far further into the past than what most people realize. The indigenous people of Ecuador lived off the land happily for many hundreds of years before the spreading Inca kingdom reached the area and Incan warriors conquered ...

  • Cities

    Ecuador is a fascinating country filled with natural beauty, an intriguing history, rich cultural heritage and abundant tourist attractions. Bordered by the countries of Peru and Colombia as well as by the Pacific Ocean, the Republic of Ecuador boasts a diverse landscape with much to explore. The Pacific coastline or 'La Costa' runs along the western edge of Ecuador, whilst the highlands or ...