Manabí is a province on the coast of Ecuador that offers a wide variety of tourist attractions, from beaches and tropical forests to archaeological sites and colonial towns. Here are some of the most popular tourist spots:
City of Manta: it is one of the largest fishing ports in Ecuador, so it has 13 beaches with crystal clear water that are displayed along the spondylus route where you can take a tour, in addition to having an excellent gastronomy and atmosphere
Machalilla National Park: A national park located on the coast of Manabí that has a great variety of ecosystems, such as beaches, tropical forests, and pre-Columbian archaeological sites.
Isla de la Plata: An island located in the Machalilla National Park that is known for its marine biodiversity, including humpback whales, dolphins, and sea turtles.
Town of Bahía de Caráquez: A picturesque coastal town with Spanish colonial architecture and beautiful views of the Chone River.
Pacoche Forest: A tropical forest located on the Manabí coast that is home to a wide variety of animal and plant species, including howler monkeys and anteaters.
Montecristi: The city of artisans is called this way, because the great part of master weavers who make the finest hats in the world are concentrated here, it also has a cool climate due to its millennial Montecristi hill.
Los Frailes Beach: A beautiful beach located in the Machalilla National Park that is known for its crystal clear waters and impressive natural scenery.