Beautiful bay with sandy beach Los Frailes with cactus plants near Canoa, Puerto Lopez, Pacific Coast, Ecuador (no people)

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Ruta Spondylus

Formerly known as the Ruta del Sol, this coastline has much more to offer than just sun and sand. The area’s geography runs the gamut from dry scrub and cactus to lush mountainous cloud forests, beautiful beaches and offshore islands teeming with unique flora and fauna. It's easily accessed by buses from Guayaquil in the south to Puerto López and Manta in the north.


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