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Sustainable Forest Ecosystem in Urban Surrounds

We took a day trip out to Isla Santay with friends who live in Guayaquil. They were able to act as... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Jay S
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Nice 7 km trip for the family

We did the walk from Duran to Isla Santay with our six kids (ages from 1 to 14 years old). We... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
Christian L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To get here from downtown in Guayaguil is worth a quick tour, if you have time to spare. We tried to find a boat going there with no success, but found one getting out of the island. It departed from the fishing village, sign posts...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

I had only two days in Guayaquil, and after spending the first on the Malecon/Cerro Santa Ana I am SO glad that I spent the second on Isla Santay. Beautiful, peaceful and absolutely fascinating birds, trees, butterflies, flowers and crocodiles! It was a breath of...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We took a day trip out to Isla Santay with friends who live in Guayaquil. They were able to act as guides,,,pretty much. When we got to the Interpretive Center near the island's small village, we found that some of our friends' information was incorrect...More

3  Thank Jay S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A nice walk or ride (if you want you can rent a bike). Also accessible by launch, which requires a little less walking. Food is available on site. A decent way to pass the day.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Another great thing to do while in Guayaquil and you want to be closer to nature quick and economic. Lots of wildlife just as nature wil have it. Great to bike it and listen to your headphones. Do it on workdays better so it is...More

2  Thank Ricardo N
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We did the walk from Duran to Isla Santay with our six kids (ages from 1 to 14 years old). We should have probably brought a light stroller for our 4 years old.

Thank Christian L
Reviewed 27 December 2017

As of December 27, 2017, the bridge from Guayaquil is still shut for repairs. There is currently a boat ride leaving from next to the yacht club on Malecon 2000, with a 1 1/2 hour tour on land. The tour was in Spanish, but we...More

1  Thank whozzit
Reviewed 11 December 2017

After all the parties, foods and drinks...a morning bike ride at Isla Santay gets you back on track to your healthy stats. This is a protected park and natural forest, only accessible by the manmade deck walk and bridges. It is very affordable, you can...More

Thank oscarrodriguez386
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Bring your own bike or rent one at the southern end of the island. Mangroves, crocodiles and a different perspective of Guayaquil waterfront and the Guayas River await you. Best is to use your bike as otherwise you will walk a lot

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

They show bikes in the photo, but you can not cycle the interior. only to cross the bridge (which no longer exists because it fell from a ship crash a few days ago). It is a long walk, of several kilometers with many mosquitoes. You...More

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Susy P
7 May 2017|
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Response from Bruno B | Reviewed this property |
No tienen bici pequeñas pero tienen bici con asientos de bebe ( mi niña tiene 3,5 y cabeba)
Mariane V
11 September 2016|
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Response from BubbaWL | Reviewed this property |
No estoy seguro pero el costo normal de alquiler una bicicleta es $4