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

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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145 reviews 145 reviews
44 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a great beach for everyone, you just have to know when to go. I was there in May and June which was perfect for me. No crowds, quiet and peaceful, no humidity, cool temps, only used the A/C in condo for the noise effect sleep enhancement it gives me. Really great balcony weather where I spent a lot... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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89 reviews 89 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Salinas beach is a nice sheltered beach in the middle of the Salinas strip, with tons of access to restaurants and shops, plus a multitude of hotels. You can rent a beach chair for the day, but be prepared to be accosted by the beach vendors selling everything from ice cream to temporary tattoos. (Including beer and chair and table... More 

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Salinas, Ecuador
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you like varieties of beach types in a small area, you'll like Salinas beach. It's got regular sand, tiny pebbles, crushed seashells, and all in a small area.

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