Isla del Mar
Compañía de Guías de Montaña
A top-notch mountain-climbing operator, with guides who are all Asociación Ecuatoriana de Guías de Montaña (ASEGUIM; Ecuadorian...
Owner Ivan Rojas has been on the Ecuadorian mountain scene for years and is an invaluable resource for expeditionists. Courses, guide...
Nuevo Mundo Expeditions
Professional outfit with strong conservation interests, top-end prices and top-end tours and guides. Organizes Galápagos tours, four- to...
La Reina Victoria
This longtime expat watering hole is a cozy spot for a drink, with a fireplace, dartboard, bumper pool, and Anglo pub ambience. There’s...
Casa de Campo
Bamboo walls and a thatched roof set the stage for hearty dishes from field and coast. Simple but tasty favorites include grilled fish,...
Lonely Planet review
It doesn’t look like much, but this hole-in-the-wall restaurant serves knockout ceviche and seafood dishes at rock-bottom prices. It’s owned by a family from Manabí, the land containing arguably Ecuador’s best food.