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La Chocolatera, Santa Elena
(4.3/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web)
At La Chocolatera, admire the dark color of the sea, as well as the booming sounds of the forceful waves hitting the rocks--said to be reminiscent of boiling chocolate. A trek of no longer than four hours takes you along the shores of Salinas beach, with the scenic panoramic views of the sea and surrounding jagged cliffsides an excellent visual payoff. Relax at the bar close to the lookout point, enjoying a drink as you gaze upon the ocean. La Chocolatera is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Santa Elena Edition.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The place is beautiful, the visit is mandatory if you are in Salinas, is ideal for photography. It is advisable to go to the place in their own car of the seal colony at the chocolate is to walk more than 20 minutes. UM point to improve is the implementation of a site of information on the history of the place, it would be ideal that they had people who guide the tour.
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  • walk quite long for disabled/ bring a jacket as it gets quite breezy/if you are short on time just go to the loberia[sea lions ] instead because its very similar and also has wildlife 
  • Watch the waves pound against the rugged shoreline. See humpback whales surface and jump (June to September). Visit the onsite museum and gift shoppes. This old naval base converted to tourist attract...  more »
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  • An outstandingly beautiful place. One of the most important places every tourist should visit. It is MAGICAL!
  • Beatiful natural setting. The only issue, it it can get hard to get a cab...
  • Beautiful place. The end of the Peninsula !
  • Buena vista y mucho viento
  • #allYouNeedIsEcuador