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Los Frailes Beach in Machalilla National Park

Day visit from Puerto Lopez:

Yes, usually done so.

Driving time from Puerto Lopez:

More or less 1.5 hrs. per way.

What is it?

This is probably the most beautiful beach in the whole of Ecuador, a half moon sandy beach with a tranquile warm ocean in front of you, and no houses or constructions by the edge of the beach. It is located inside the Machalilla National Park and is a great place for a beach and sun vacation.

What can you do there?

Hiking, swimming, relaxing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Puerto Lopez, La Libertad, Montañita, San Lorenzo de Manabi, Manta.