One of the most important spas in Ecuador is located in Santa Elena. Its tourist places allow to enjoy good moments with family and friends. Salinas owns tourist places that will impact like: the Chocolatera, the beaches of San Lorenzo and Chipipe, and the mating of humpback whales, one of the most important natural spectacles from the months of June to September.
On this beach you can perform various tourist activities such as snorkeling, sailing, diving, beach volleyball, jet skiing, among others. Marlon Pazmiño, a visitor who arrived from Quito, has been traveling the Ecuadorian coast for more than ten years and said that “one of his favorite places is Salinas, because of its surroundings, its gastronomy and the warmth of its people”. To enjoy its beaches and activities, it is recommended to bring light and comfortable clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, beach sandals and good walking shoes. The camera and binoculars are the ideal complement.
How to get there?
From Guayaquil it is possible to do it by land in buses equipped with air conditioner. The tour lasts two hours. The frequency with which the units leave is 15 minutes. From the Ecuadorian capital, Quito, the tour lasts approximately eight hours.
There are two options: travel directly to the Ballenita terminal in Santa Elena; or, get to Guayaquil and then go to the destination. The trip from the Athens of Ecuador, Cuenca, takes a time of approximately five hours. The tour is made from Guayaquil to arrive at the Ballenita terminal, in Santa Elena, and take a bus or taxi to go to Salinas. The cost of the public transport ticket is $ 0.30, while the minimum cost of a taxi is $ 2.50.
What is the cost of accommodation?
Salinas offers multiple options that provide comfort and safety. Costs range from $ 23 to $ 35 per night. You can also eat at very affordable prices. An a la carte breakfast at a restaurant costs between $ 3 and $ 6. Lunch or dinner costs an average of $ 5 to $ 10. Typical dishes include seafood, rice, seafood soup, ceviches, Lobster, shrimp with garlic and fish. (I)