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The Best Outdoor Activities in Manabi Province

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Outdoor Manabi Province

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    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 t
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    Isla de la Plata , Machalilla National Park
    Take a boat out to Isla de la Plata, located 27 km (17 mi) off the coast of Ecuador and famed for its rare animal species, in and out of the
    Tours from $156
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    Head down to Playa el Murcielago to try a range of water sports, or simply spend some time relaxing on the sand. The 1.7 km (1 mi) stretch of
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    Scuba & Snorkeling , Puerto Lopez
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    Rugged terrain and sandy hills overlook Playa Santa Marianita, a wide, gently sloping beach boasted as the most popular destination among kit
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