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Agua Blanca

Machalilla National Park, Ecuador
+593 99 443 4864
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Cool place, plan to spend a few hours or half day

After paying a small entrance fee, a tour guide escorts you through the museum. I'm not a big fan... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Wonderful Place

Incredibly low-priced at $5 for entry fee, tour guide, and soaking in the sulfur lagoon. I also had... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
United States
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“sulphur pool” (6 reviews)
“small museum” (5 reviews)
“mud bath” (5 reviews)
Machalilla National Park, Ecuador
+593 99 443 4864
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

After paying a small entrance fee, a tour guide escorts you through the museum. I'm not a big fan of museums, but it was interesting. The guide then takes you to archeological site where they will be excavating for the next decade. We learned that...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Incredibly low-priced at $5 for entry fee, tour guide, and soaking in the sulfur lagoon. I also had a half-hour mud massage for $10. I went mid-week and there were only 3 tourists on the tour and in the lagoon at the same time as...More

Thank GourmetHiker
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I must begin by saying my time was limited. I only had a couple of hours and my main interest was in the jungle spring water pools. As for the artifacts and excavations, your complete attention must be given to the guide, who speaks only...More

Thank Ifiyenia B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I stopped here not sure of what I'd experience, but I am so very glad I did! Upon entering, you receive a guided tour of the museum and history of the people who live here - 77 families totaling approx. 300 people. The guide then...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Well worth a visit as there is not much else to see around Puerto Lopez. Best (read: cheapest) way to get there from PL is by bus. For USD 0.50 any bus drops you at the entrance. It is about a 45 min walk to...More

Thank Stef133
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The place is quite unique, we arrived early and walked with a very well informed tour guide the premises, the view and the lagoon water is an amazing experience Later on we a very tasteful traditional lunch close to the museum

Thank JuanCarlosZR
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Good, friendly and knowledgeable guides walk you through the village to the volcanic mineral spring where you can experience a mud spa treatment . We were glad we went and learned a little more of the native Ecuadorian people

Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We stopped here on a whim simply because we saw the sign and thought it looked interesting. We were totally surprised at the small village kommune type atmosphere. They had a really Charming little Museum and we walked through their fruit planted Groves to a...More

Thank a g
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The easiest way to get to this attraction situated about 5km outside of Puerto Lopez is by local camionetas (taxi pick up truck) which costs $15 return, just need to advise a pick up time as you are dropped off. We would not recommend the...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We made the two hours walk there and it was really pretty. The lagoon is phenomenal and clean. The museum is small but interesting. I would recommend it!

Thank laurasegerman
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