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Walking the Malecon

My girlfriend and I went to visit another girlfriend of ours. We stayed at Chagana Lodge Hostal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
Really nice walk

Just like any beach town, you can stroll with store fronts and lots of restaurants. Beach is fairly... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Cindy L
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“nice walk” (7 reviews)
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Salinas, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to visit another girlfriend of ours. We stayed at Chagana Lodge Hostal, this was our 3rd time staying there. We had Breakfast at Jazz Cafe and Lunch at Jimmy's. The Malecon was set up for Christmas.

Thank luv2sitesee
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Just like any beach town, you can stroll with store fronts and lots of restaurants. Beach is fairly clean and the streets are safe. You just need to be careful on one side of the street as there are large pot holes but the other...More

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Nice walk, not too crowded today. Got some great prices from the local street vendors, on purses and sunglasses. There are public bathrooms available (free of charge) but you do have to take your own toilet paper.

Thank TroisChatsLies
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is or could be a very nice walk along the water front. A number of things spoil it for us, traffic, the volume of traffic and the speed it travels at is most disconcerting, not only do the drivers not consider the pedestrians, but...More

Thank Jodie M
Reviewed 18 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 6 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 20 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 20 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 15 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
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30 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!