Playa de los Frailes, Machalilla National Park

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. See Playa de los Frailes and all Machalilla National Park has to offer by arranging your trip with our Machalilla National Park trip website .
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  • We went with my spouse on a romantic getaway. We had a super, the beach was very clean and had peace of mind.
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  • It is pretty clean sand, quiet, sea it is not very bravo, showers not served, bathrooms were dirty and full of flies, have a bad maintenance of its services, generally nice but nothing spectacular.
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  • the best beach far aledania montanita, super clear water and white sand, a nature sanctuary. Admission is free and they take care of the place according to a nature reserve. Take to eat in a tupper and bottles of water, there is nothing! Go early to 16hs themselves are shipped all over the world, prior to walk is very nice, the short path is only getting to the beach, the trail, wooded with shadow, is longer, desmeboca on the Beach also but visits the other attractions of the place go to NPC like walking!
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  • Nice beach, very well conserved environment
  • Very pretty little beach that I highly recommend visiting if you have the time. The climate is neat.
  • Ecuador's best wild Beach
  • Beautiful beach! Clear blue warm water, white sand and empty! Well preserved location. Perfect for a day of relaxing at the beach!
  • Amazing beach is si peaceful and with a lot of full vibes
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