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..a little piece of heaven

Salinas, Ecuador is a beautiful city on the Pacific coast. The beach is divided in two sections... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Jo L
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Seattle, Washington
Fabulous beach

Very busy during Carnival and most days of the week but a beautiful beach. Plenty of tents and... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Jane3722
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Kitchener, Canada
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  • Average9%
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“nice beach”(11 reviews)
“salinas beach”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Salinas, Ecuador is a beautiful city on the Pacific coast. The beach is divided in two sections; as we arrived the first part of the drive on a street named "Malecon" is very commercial, upbeat, with hotels, restaurants, and stores. In between our drive it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jo L
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful beach with fewer vendors breathing down your neck. Water is wonderful- I recommend going more south toward chocolateria for more privacy

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire G
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, I missed the trashbins. Some trash on the beach. Less busy than Playa san Lorenzo. Less salespeople, but the ones who are there are friendly and when you say 'no' they move on.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TessaB262
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Very busy during Carnival and most days of the week but a beautiful beach. Plenty of tents and chairs to rent, vendors to supply you with food and drink.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jane3722
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Our group visited mid-week. Beach was not too crowded. The sand was soft. The water was clear and calm. Very little litter. We rented a beach tent and 4 chairs for $10 for the day. The only downside is all of the vendors that ask...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sherri P
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful white sands protected bay chairs and umbrellas to rent food tranquil doesn't get much better than this.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank David B
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Salinas Sunset From my window. The cheaper rentals are in the back. I can here the waves break from my unit especially at night when there are fewer noises.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Tan sand beach is much wider than the Salinas beach. Just a 15 minute walk from the center of the Salinas malacon. More tranquil with fewer roaming vendors but there is everything you need. Good to visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice beach! We spent 2 days in a row there. You can rent a little umbrella with chairs for like 5$ and spend the day. Ppl come by constantly selling food or drinks or jewelry or basically anything . So you don't even have...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jaime R
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Very calm water with a wide sand beach. Not as many people as in Malecon. Very close to the Malecon - only $1 taxi to get there.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank volodymyrk726
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