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Address: Btw. Playa de Chipipe and Playa la Libertad, Salinas EC241702, Ecuador

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Nice beach

As I have visited many beaches I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that they only charge $2. A chair including the umbrella. Very affordable. During the week the beach is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Beach is overcrowded and the water has a lot of weeds floating in it. The vendors try to keep the beacch clean but it is a dirty beach. Lots of broken bottles and plastic around, too bad people can't clean up after themselves. too many vendors on the beach. way nicer up the coast.

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Bklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a very nice beach. It can get crowded depending on the time of the year you go. The sand was very clean and the water was as well. There are little shops along the strip in where you can buy beach stuff, but be ready to pay an arm and a leg. There is a local sand castle... More 

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

As I have visited many beaches I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that they only charge $2. A chair including the umbrella. Very affordable. During the week the beach is quiet but be aware that on the weekend wealthy ecuadorians come to their vacation homes and the beach is packed.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Very crowded, fuel from boats in the water, the beach was a garbage dump, not at all like the rest of the coast in this part of the country. It is a big city beach and it shows. You can rent jet ski's here if your interested; $20 per half hour, prices are negotiable.

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Ottawa, canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We were at that beach for two days and loved it, the sun was nice we had a big tent all we needed to have a great time. If you in Salinas I recommend that you take some time to relax in the beach. Always clean and easy to walk.

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Good one way street along the beach lined with many restaurants, shops, and hotels. We were there the day that the Barcelona soccer team won the right to proceed to the National Championship match the following week in Guayquil. The street was filled with hundreds of motorcycles and trucks full of fans in a victory parade. We were driving south... More 

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North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This beach is at best average, but perhaps our experience was different because we visited on a holiday (New Year's Day.) The traffic was terrible and the beach was packed. The beach itself is just ok. I would not go back.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The beaches and walk (Malecon) in Salinas are very popular with the people of Guayaquil and surroundings. As a resort it is lively and filled with bars, fairly good restaurants-happy people meandering. Some very nice apartment buildings are on the outskirts of Salinas and the beaches are cleaner and whiter. The sands of Salinas are not soft and white like... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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152 reviews 152 reviews
45 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Before travelling I imagined Salinas different, I found a very nice place (and in some parts very such modern). We walked along its beatiful beach for some km and the temperature was perfect (not hot and not cold). We ate in one of a lot of cevicherias (in the market) and we found the seafood incredible. We spent very good... More 

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Southern California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

As we were there in the off-season period, the beach was only moderately crowded. However, walking down the malecon, there were many vendors hawking their wares. A good selection of restaurants and many tourist hotels.

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