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Truly a beautiful beach. Located right next to the Decameron Mompiche resort where we stayed. With a free water taxi from the resort, we visited twice during our stay. The water was warm and the sand was soft. Kids and family had a blast. Only...More
Nature and you, no one else. I was impressed by the rests of buildings that were destroyed by the earthquake in 2016. Wonderful ocean, high palms, a very quiet place for walking along the beach and enjoying the nature.
A $3 mototaxi ride from Mompiche then 50 cents to cross the river in a boat. A looong walk on the wide beach from the Royal Decameron Resort Beach Club past red crabs and marked turtle egg laying sites. Fresh fish ceviche and a cold...More
The Isla Portete is a beautiful beach, but it has been impacted by development of a large resort to the north. It used to be quiet and not that populated, now lot's of activity. Can be escaped by walking south away from the resort.
We spent the afternoon in a boat with Boris, and traveled all through the mangroves. We visited the Interpretation center at Bolivar and looked at some of the pre-colombian artifacts found on the local beach. This tour rocks... And Boris is a great guide.
... and I'm from California. We got there at low tide, and rented boogie boards for a good hour for like $5 bucks from a lady who was based further down south on the beach. Chased waves to my heart's content. Had shrimp ceviche and...More
Esmeraldas is a natural paradise!
Esmeraldas is the Capital of the province of Esmeraldas. It offers beautiful beaches with landscapes and warm weather. It is one of the most important ports of the country as it is a popular tourist destination.
The first day I...More
This town is perfect if your looking for a rustic quiet coastal town. Some hotels have hot water and some don't so be sure to ask. The ones on the beach have awesome views overlooking the ocean. We did spot a dolphin in the cove...More
Extensive coconut fringed beach. Once away from influence of the big lodge (DECAMERON) few people. Surfing can be good and a long walk will bring you to Bolivar, a quaint town, jumping off point to Isla Jupiter.