At Los Frailes beach, 1 km to the south of Machalilla, the first morning sun rays slip through the treetops until they reach a white sand beach.
Cajas National Park is a wide water mirror where feet sink through the trails. There are 807 water bodies distributed in almost 30.000 hectares.
There you have to visit the church of Balbanera, the first church made in Ecuador in 1534. Its a simple construction with a high historical value.
Surf has its own capital in Ecuador. Because of its waves, Montañita is visited by different nationalities. La Punta is a referent for surfers. This is the capital of surf in Ecuador thanks to its ocean currents. One of the most outstanding places is La Punta, a coral background located to the north of the village´s center.
Limoncocha lagoon is the kingdom of this animal of almost seven meters of length. From little canoes the people stands in silence to photograph it.