is certainly a great place to see and enjoy, located on Ecuador's
southern coast, just 150 kilometers from Guayaquil. It was discovered
on 1520 many men were acquiring this event. Francisco Pizarro, a
Spanish conquistador was who discovered Salinas but this city was own
for Spanish. After Simon Bolivar and Antonio Jose de Sucre fight by
independence of Ecuador. Finally on April 27, 1830 Bolivar
relinquished his power, the countries separated.
Salinas, is a privileged small place offering the same comfort and
services a big city offers. Salinas is also the starting point to the
'Route of the Sun' so there are quite a few tourist resorts and
attractions which can be visited.
There are plans to build a water
theme park here as well which will soon be enjoyed by millions of
vacationers. Salinas has one of the most developed tourism
infrastructures on the coast of Ecuador and besides offering all the
modern comforts of a resort town, it also offers whale-watching
The weather in Salinas has great temperatures all year round. It has
an average temperature of 24º C (80º F), known for its beaches and
weather all year round. The best time to hit the beaches is from
December to May.
is famous for sport fishing and hosts every year international
deep-sea fishing competitions. This is the place for black marlin and
The scenic bay is full of jet skiers, water skiers, hang-gliders, sky
divers and a plethora of various sized yachts anchored in the bay
adjacent to the yacht club.
There is a vast diversity of restaurants and cafeterias. On the
Malecon, just two blocks away from the Barcelo Colon Miramar, you can
visit the Naval Archeological Museum. This small museum displays the
vast archeological richness of the region with samples of the
Ecuadorian pre-Hispanic history. Offshore is the Isla de la Plata,
part of the Machalilla National Park with its seabird sanctuary. continues...