Breaching for Joy!
Explore La Chocolatera, the western most point of Ecuador. A great place for a hike with its beautiful landscape and sea. You can then hike down to La Loberia to see the sea lions.
The Mercado in La Libertad is a hub for locals and guests alike. Buy amazing fresh seafood at the fish market and enjoy the incredible selection of fresh fruit and vegetables. Just visiting is an experience in itself!
The Malecon in Salinas is an exciting, busy place in high season, but very relaxed off-season. Salinas boasts a beautiful, calm beach, food and refreshment vendors, water sports,
It's so awesome to see the community working together! Just one of the thousands of reasons to visit. Check out more below!
Surfing, Shopping, Seafood and lots of great people watching is just an hour away. Montañita is a must'see when you come to the coast of Ecuador. We can take you on a bus trip or arrange for a driver.
Sometimes referred to as "the poor man's Galapagos", Isla de la Plata is part of the Galapagos chain, but very accessible. A day trip from Casas Pacíficos will have you snorkeling with the turtles and hiking with the blue-footed boobies.
Santa Elena Province boasts several bustling towns including Santa Elena, capital of the province, and Bellenita, which boasts a beautiful new malecon. Also in Santa Elena is Atahualpa, a town famous for its beautiful hand-made furniture.
This is about a 15 minute drive from Casas Pacíficos, and has an absolutely beautiful view of the ocean. From the other side, you see Salinas and Playa de Chipipe. And if you like fresh seafood, this is the place. Ceviche at every little booth. Muy delicioso!
Near Casas Pacíficos, Mar Bravo is known for its amazing waves. As you can see in this photo with a couple of our wonderful guests, it also features amazing sunsets!
A beautiful family-oriented malecon, with a gorgeous view. This one is at sunset in February.
Ecuador has more species of birds than any other country. From the palapa atop Casa de Musica, you can see many waterbirds in the wetlands adjoining the property.