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  • Protected Areas

    Manglares Churute Reserve

    The Manglares Churute Ecological Reserve can be found in the Guayas Province, about 25 miles from Guayaquil. It contains approximately 50,000 hectares of mangroves and dry tropical forests. The reserve is east of the mouth of the Guayas River and the protected mangrove that it has provides you with spectacular bird and sea animal watching opportunities. While you tour the Reserve, take time ...

  • Protected Areas

    Machalilla National Park

    Machililla National Park can be found on the western side of Ecuador along the coastline, making the 60,000-hectare coastal park one of three that can be found in Ecuador. Of this 60,000-hectares, 20,000 hectares is made up of ocean and incorporates many islands, like Isla Salango and Los Frailes beach line. These islands are important feeding areas for many bird species, like frigate birds, ...

  • Health Spas

    Termas De Pallacta

    South America is inundated with hot springs situated in volcanic areas along the Andes. These thermal pieces of land have become popular resort areas offering visitors wonderful mineral water and mud baths that are naturally provided by the environmental surroundings.