Surf has its own capital in Ecuador. Because of its waves, Montañita is visited by different nationalities. La Punta is a referent for surfers. This is the capital of surf in Ecuador thanks to its ocean currents. One of the most outstanding places is La Punta, a coral background located to the north of the village´s center.
At Los Frailes beach, 1 km to the south of Machalilla, the first morning sun rays slip through the treetops until they reach a white sand beach.
Just when you go deep in the water it appears an infinite variety of fishes and invertebrates.
In the community of Ahuano they are always willing to teach us how to hunt with a blowgun. In some courts of the sector, you can practice shooting a puppet.
There you have to visit the church of Balbanera, the first church made in Ecuador in 1534. Its a simple construction with a high historical value.