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Puerto Lopez Town

Day visit from Guayaquil:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Guayaquil:

More or less 4 hrs. per way.

What is it?

Puerto Lopez is a traditional fishermen town where you still can buy fresh fish every day of the week. It has an enormous sandy beach and many services suited for local and international tourists. It is often used as the base town for day activities on the area, and all the La Plata Island tours depart from here.

What can you do there?

Whale watching, sun and beach (between December and May), relaxing, diving, snorkeling.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Puerto Lopez, La Libertad, Montañita, Manta.