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Agua Blanca, Machalilla National Park

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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. By using our Machalilla National Park itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Agua Blanca and other attractions in Machalilla National Park.
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  • After paying a small entrance fee, a tour guide escorts you through the museum. I'm not a big fan of museums, but it was interesting. The guide then takes you to archeological site where they will be ...  more »
  • Incredibly low-priced at $5 for entry fee, tour guide, and soaking in the sulfur lagoon. I also had a half-hour mud massage for $10. I went mid-week and there were only 3 tourists on the tour and in t...  more »
  • I must begin by saying my time was limited. I only had a couple of hours and my main interest was in the jungle spring water pools. As for the artifacts and excavations, your complete attention must b...  more »
  • 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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  • Unique tourist commune, whose predominant economic activity is tourism, is essential to visit it while in Manabí
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  • This is a commune that lives purely in the tourism, has a nice Museum a people friendly and restaurants economic and some activities of excursion. Sulphurous waters and great massages, really worth visiting this beautiful community at least once if they are already in the area
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  • Mud bath with smell of sulphur. Revitalizing.
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  • Relaxing, for those who enjoy the quiet and nature.
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