Cookies

At Journey Latin America we use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on our website.
Find out more


My Enquiry is for
*
Contact details
*
*
*
*
Enquiry
*
*

Pacific coast: Fact file


Visit Us

When to go

The weather is typically hot and sunny (over 28°C) with heavy rain showers Jan-Apr, cooler and more overcast outside this period. Beaches can be crowded in local holiday periods.

Language

Spanish

Getting local currency

Ecuador uses the US dollar. There are a number of banks in Guayaquil and Manta. Notes can be withdrawn from ATMs using a UK credit or debit card, but the permitted withdrawal may be a lower amount than at home. 

Time difference

GMT -5 hours. 

Getting there

Access is by air to Manta, a Pacific port, and on by road via Montecristi where panama hats are made.

Combines with

The Galápagos Islands, 1.5hrs by air from Guayaquil; the southern upland city of Cuenca, 175km (2hrs 40mins by road) from Guayaquil.  

96% of our clients rated their experience with us as Good or Excellent.


© 2016 Journey Latin America

Consumer and Financial Protection

Page Full Path: /sitecore/content/JLA/Home/destinations/ecuador/places-to-visit/pacific-coast/fact-file

Page ID: {2D7BA73E-B413-4F79-9728-5872158CB1E9}

Page Name: fact-file

Page Display Name: Fact file

Page Template Name: T018-EssentialInformation-Place

Page Template ID: {1FDF3193-254F-41B6-83C5-53E300B5B2F8}

Parent ID: {D5108C6A-3D6E-4339-9CC6-58BA122165E1}

Parent Name: pacific-coast

Parent Display Name: Pacific coast

Parent Template Name: T003-Destination-Place

Parent Template ID: {8C284EC8-C1AD-40A3-AAE2-4B0E542D5D05}