Agua Blanca, Machalilla National Park

Escape the modernity of the city with a visit to the indigenous community of Agua Blanca. Upon entry to the village visitors can survey a museum that features pre-Columbian art, soak inside a warm sulphur pool, and head to the surrounding verdant forest. Well-preserved ceramics, urns, and other artifacts await visitors at the village's archaeological museum, though guides will mainly speak Spanish. Explore the tropical forest surrounding the village and see the plentiful species of birds and plant life that inhabit the area. Add Agua Blanca to your Machalilla National Park travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Machalilla National Park trip tool .
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  • Is great to see the community pulling together to protect the history and culture of the area. We enjoyed the visit and walk to the Sulphur Pool of healing water. Is perfect and cared for by the local...  more »
  • I certainly enjoyed the museum tour and the walk to the excavation site and across the river. We didn't go into the sulfur pool or had a massage, however there were birds and farm animals around the t...  more »
  • A group of some 40 families, direct descendants of the Mantas, live in self-sufficiency according to the customs of their ancestors. They offer a museum containing many artifacts from excavations on their territory. Very interesting visit!...
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  • A special place in the Machalilla National Park. Walks or horse rides through the tropical dry forest and visits to the Pre-Inca ruins.
  • Fun family hike through working farm, lagoon had great services surrounding it, very peaceful.
  • Beautiful place and the people of the friendly commune a beautiful site of Manabi geography
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  • Great place to stay in touch with nature, and for a time of reflection, can be a bath in sulphurous water lagoon, this community also offers massage services.
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  • A beautiful ancient community with a beautiful pool of sulfur. Very attentive people and many opportunities for bird watching and wildlife in general
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