Playa de los Frailes, Machalilla National Park
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Lounge on Playa de los Frailes, a secluded white sand beach shielded from crowds by a national park. Swim in the crystal clear water, where the gradual slope and small waves are suitable for all skill levels. Large cliffs protect the crescent-shaped beach; snorkel at their bases to see numerous colorful fish. The site boasts plenty of facilities, such as food stands, changing rooms, and restrooms; note, however, that it is only open during the day and not available for camping. Plan your visit to Playa de los Frailes and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Machalilla National Park trip itinerary builder.
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  • If these in Montañita to 2 hours and a half are Los Frailes. Beach you must visit, so you should take the Green bus that will blanket and for $3 you get to this beautiful place. Isolated from the road and people, it is often empty, where you're only nature and you. This beach belongs to the Machalilla National Park, is a place with lots of vegetation and fauna. The area is surrounded by huge rocks, warm and transparent sea. You need to walk along the beach, climb their sentences while the tide the space of sand and the sea is reduced.
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  • Los Frailes is one of the most beautiful beaches of Ecuador, characterized by its natural environment, the peaceful and transparency of its waters, its incredible landscape and rock formations. Locate...  more »
  • I visited Puerto Lopez with my co-workers last year. We travelled a weekend. When you travel to Puerto Lopez you can enjoy a wonderful landscape, also you can admire the sea from afar. Here, we Know f...  more »