Welcome to Machala

Surrounded by banana plantations – the oro verde (green gold), which is the province’s moniker – Machala is the commercial and administrative capital of El Oro province. The city is a convenient stop south from Guayaquil on the way to the Peruvian border or for journeys further into the mountains directly to the east. Puerto Bolívar, only 7km away, is the local international port and seafood centre.Parque Juan... Read More

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