Esmeraldas is a coastal city in Ecuador, It has one of the most popular beaches in Ecuador. Thousands of tourists come to Esmeraldas to enjoy the beautiful warm tropical weather, not cold at all and not too hot. You can swim in the ocean and enjoy big waves, The beaches are not as fancy as those in Hawaii or Miami, but that is what makes the Esmeraldas beaches more cozy.
As of October of 2019, the US State Department has given Esmeraldas a travel advisory level of "Do not travel", the highest possible advisory level.
Colonel Carlos Concha Torres AirportTAME has daily flights (from $42.)
By busTrans Esmeraldas station is by the main park.
- Ambato, (8 hr, $6.50)
- Bahía de Caráquez, vía Santo Domingo ($6.80)
- Guayaquil, every hour (8 hr, $5.80)
- Manta ($6.80)
- Muisne, every hour (3.5 hr, $1.70)
- Portoviejo ($2.90)
- Quevedo (6 hr)
- Quito (5-9 hr, $7)
- San Lorenzo, daily (6 hr, $5.50)
- Santo Domingo, (4 hr, $2.50)
- Suá, Same, and Atacames, every few minutes
- La Tola (3.5 hr, $1.80)
Cayapa Basket Market
Más por Menos SupermarketImported goods.
Balcón del Pacífico
Chifa Restaurante AsiáticoChinese.
La Marimba Internacional
Apart Hotel Casinophone: +593 6 728700
Casablanca Beach Hotel & Golf Club
Dianaphone: +593 6 27923Allows stays of one month or more.
phone: +593 6 2 760 477
Hostal El Cisnephone: +593 6 721-588,+593 6 723-411
Hotel Estuariophone: +593 6 720-393, +593 6 721-399, +593 6 724-798
Hotel Tahitiaddress: AtacamesA hotel with normal rooms. Has a pool and is on the beach.
Mompiche Beach Lodge70 hectares of tropical forest along the Bay of Mompiche and its nearby surroundings, with natural attractions which have been preserved intact over time.
Zulema 2phone: +593 6 726757