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Stroll along the Boardwalk!

Lovely by day! Lots of restaurants and shops across the street. Wide sand beach. Calm waters... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Rob L
Ottawa, Canada
Disappointing - needs some TLC

The Malecon is OK, but not as well maintained as it should be. Across the street, the sidewalks... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lovely by day! Lots of restaurants and shops across the street. Wide sand beach. Calm waters, protected by the peninsula. Party central by night! Can be very noisy until pretty much dawn. If you like your sleep, better t stay a few blocks off the...More

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Malecon is OK, but not as well maintained as it should be. Across the street, the sidewalks fronting the buildings and businesses are far too narrow and in bad repair - an issue for anyone with mobility challenges. At peak times, traffic and crowds...More

Thank D F
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

You have to be ready to enjoy the local life style. If you travel in Ecuador, you'll already be up to speed.

Thank 2taters
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Salinas is a place where you can enjoy the sun, sea and sand, it is ideal to spend a weekend, get out of stress, share with family, walk along the Malecon of Salinas and watch people have fun is cool. The typical food, of Salinas...More

Thank Ximena T
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Salinas is known as the main beach resort in Ecuador and the province of Santa Elena. It is also the ideal place for water sports: diving, table, candle, and volleyball, jet skiing and fishing. I can say that this beach is the biggest choice for...More

Thank Arii_GarciaM
Reviewed 14 December 2016

You can visit Chipipe during in holidays it is beautiful place on New Year´s eve. This night a hotel (people place) Solana offers a fireworks show and is the central point where all the “monigotes”. There are some really great things about Salinas Ecuador. You...More

Thank Mafer P
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This beach is the most popular and visited by many tourists which is located in the province of Santa Elena, this beach has various attractions such as banana, boat rides, surf, orchestras and a number of other events. You can also stay in many of...More

Thank Mixelle R
Reviewed 17 November 2016

It was nice to take a stroll with the family on the Malecon, and buy a ice cream and take pictures on the bridge. This is highly recommended if your in Salinas

Thank Sherika D
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy people watching then this is the place for you. All types of people come and enjoy the view of the ocean and beach. A well-thought out boardwalk with places to eat, sit, hang out or just contemplate nature's beauty and bounty. All...More

Thank JohnUtah
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Four years ago I was here, lots of good restaurants, lost of sand beaches, nice combination between sports, food and relax. Now it's gone. Restaurants are nothing special to bad (of course there are still exceptions), a lot empty buildings, more expensive and more street...More

Thank Winfred N
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29 May 2017|
Response from Rob L | Reviewed this property |
Check out Smokin BBQ. They have ribs. Have not tried them, but they are there! Enjoy!