Ecuador Travel
Esmeraldas
Esmeraldas
Esmeraldas
Esmeraldas

Esmeraldas

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It is the center of Afro-Ecuadorian culture. A colorful and vibrant city where nightlife shows the idiosyncrasy of its people. The Central Bank Museum maintains a sample of the rich Tolita culture.

From the viewpoint of El Faro, observe the green of the city and how the river merges into the vast sea. Esmeraldas is full of images worthy of being documented; enjoy the beach and the warm weather in which the fishermen of the place extract the delights of the sea, watch how the peasants work to the rhythm of their machetes and how the blacks intone their marimba and the women turn as they dance to the music hot.

Life in Esmeraldas is not in a hurry.

These are the activities we have for you!

Adventure

The beaches of the Pacific, its rivers and exuberant vegetation, return to the province of Esmeraldas an ideal place for you to make endless activities that will overflow you with adrenaline, making you live a true adventure in nature.

Surf

With beaches with a level of waves for all tastes, Ecuador is a country recognized as a surfing destination. Proof of this is that there have been world championships. The…

Diving

Ecuador is one of the best destinations in the world to explore underwater, because the beauty of the entire South Pacific is concentrated in its colorful marine fauna, its underwater…

Nature

The so-called Green Province awaits you with its beautiful beaches and lush vegetation. Among the main attractions is the Manglares Cayapas Mataje Ecological Reserve, 55,000 hectares of old mangrove forests, uninhabited beaches and an abundant flora and fauna ready for you to discover.

Whale watching

Along the Ecuadorian coast, we can find many places that offer whale tourism. The infrastructure and services differentiate one site from another, however, the most important thing is the security…

Landscape Photography

Many people like to capture moments, this through photography, but others are simply passionate about this activity, for these, coming to Ecuador will be a delight for their eyes, since…

Gastronomy

The Esmeralda gastronomy is considered one of the best in Ecuador. Its delicacies are made based on seafood and wild animals. The tapao, encocado and ceviche are the most representative dishes, which can be accompanied with delicious cocadas. Try them!

Encocao

Dish of Creole origin. It is a stew with coconut milk, fish or other type of seafood; onion, pepper and fried garlic; then add coconut milk, boiled, then the fish and seafood and the chillangua (wild culantro) is placed, moreover, and finally some local herbs like oreganon and chirarán are used. Preferably served with white rice and fried plantains.

Encocao

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