Salinas attractions

National Park in Salinas

La Chocolatera

The westernmost point of Ecuador has three main attractions:La Fae Beach, with a boarded walkway where you can watch a seal colony;El Morro (or little hill), with a lighthouse and incredibly spectacular views over S…
Museum in Salinas

Whale Museum

Run by the passionate Ben Hasse, a pioneer of whale-watching in the area, this small and informative whale museum has several whale skeletons, including one fully assembled 11m humpback frame. Other interesting spec…
Beach in Salinas

San Lorenzo Beach

Salinas' main, and most crowded, beach sits on the malecón opposite dozens of restaurants and hotels. It has volleyball courts, a pier (from which you can take a boat ride or whale-watching trip) and plenty of water…
Beach in Salinas

Chipipe Beach

To the west of San Lorenzo Beach is Chipipe – equally well maintained, but with a fraction of its neighbor's crowds. If you're looking for a quieter beach experience, or more space to play beach games, this is the o…