A partir de USD 449

If you wish to visit the heart of Machalilla National Park and Puerto Lopez, you can buy a tourist package to include various 
leisure activities, wild life tours, hotel in front of the ocean, typical meals.

This is the unique Package offer "Puerto Lopez Experiences" that will give travelers a complete view of the Coast of Ecuador, National Parks, Archeological Ruins, Nature Reserves with Islands, White Sand Beach, Whale Watching Tour, Bird Watching Tour in Isla de la Plata,  local souvenirs industries, Ecuadorian typical food and so much more, while on our Coast of Ecuador Tours and Packages!

No trip to Ecuador is complete without visit to Isla de La Plata from spectacular Machalilla Nationa Park in Puerto López. Isla de La Plata is our small Galapagos, where you find the same seabirds and lanscapes that Galapagos. Teeming with wildlife, the La Plata Island is the perfect destination for nature lovers looking for a unique adventure and amazing views. Naturalist and native guides are on hand to guide the tour and answer questions as you capture glimpses of the rich abundance of native and migrating marine life, including humpback whales (june-october), green marine turtles and many species of seabirds.
This package include full tour Isla de la Plata + box lunch + marine turtles watching + snorkel with equipment + accommodations in  tourist superior Hotel in Puerto Lopez for two days, one night.
You can choose between one night, two night, or more. 
Contact us directly at palosanto22@gmail.com or our whatsup +593995464860 to book this adventure.


A partir de USD 449

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Day 1: Check-in Whale House Hotel (Beachfront hotel with a typical and colorful design. Each room tells a story of the whales and the sea)

In the afternoon we have a small City Tour in a tuk-tuk. Tuk-tuks are the cheap forms of transport generally found in Puerto Lopez. We start along the Malecon in front of the beach in Puerto Lopez to the tourist pier. Later, we can admire Puerto Lopez Beach from the Poza Puerto Lopez (natural pool). We will visit the Puerto Lopez Viewpoint, for a spectacular typical photograph of this coastal town. On our return, we will pass through the main street, church, typical cafes and stores, and the whale skeleton to end our small tour on the beach. Typical Dinner.

Our recommendation: Bring your individual bottle of water, hat, suncream, camera. Do not bring jewelry or money just tip.


Day 2: Tour Isla of Plata and Whales (June to October 15). Breakfast. Boat ride to Isla de la Plata, a 2-hour journey. From June to October we offer unique viewing of the Humpback whales off the coast of Machalilla accompanied by a naturalist guide. Thousand of whales come up from the Antarctic to breed in the tropical waters of the Ecuadorian coast. On the islands, one sees a multitude of sea birds: Blue Footed Boobies, Frigate birds, Pelicans, and Tropical Birds. We start in Drake Bay where we will find dozens of friendly green sea turtles that were rescued from fishing nets and hooks and are now safe in Isla de la Plata. After disembarking, during our Isla de la Plata Ecuador tours we’ll walk from Drake Bay to Playa Escondida, Punta Fragatas, Acantilados possibly seeing Sea Lions on the way. Picnic lunch en route. Snorkeling to see the coral marine life. Return to the hotel with a short walk along the Malecon late afternoon. Typical Dinner in Whale House Restaurant.

Our recommendation: Bring your individual bottle of water, hat, suncream, wind jacket, towel, bathing suit,  walking shoes. Do not bring jewelry or money just tip.

Day 3: Los Frails Beach and Agua Blanca Archeological Community.
Morning enjoys Los Frailes Beach, one of the prettiest beaches in Ecuador, is set in Machalilla National Park and has exceptionally warm, clear waters, great for swimming and discovering the dry forest and their landscapes, animals, and flowers.  Later, we going to Agua Blanca Archeological Community, which was established as part of the pre-Colombian Manteña culture over 1,200 years ago, and is the only surviving indigenous group in this region. 


At the visitor center and archaeological museum, visitors will learn about the local culture and history of the people before taking a tour around Agua Blanca. Half an hour walk in Dry Forest to the Sacred Lagoon where you can enjoy a refreshing bath in sulfur water. Massage service with medicinal plant oils is available with extra money in Agua Blanca (Not included). In the afternoon late you have free time for walking in Puerto Lopez, enjoy the Marina and Malecon. Typical Dinner in Whale House Restaurant. 

Our recommendation: Bring your individual bottle of water, hat, suncream, wind jacket, towel, bathing suit,  walking shoes. Do not bring jewelry or money just tip.

Day 4: After breakfast, We will visit the Palo Santo Factory, by the hand of Dante, Rocio, and Angelita we will get to know one of the most important Productive and Social Projects in Puerto Lopez. To obtain Palo Santo Oil, its storage, extraction, elaboration of shampoo, soaps, oils, and other local crafts, at the end of the tour we will visit the store and we will be able to acquire all the souvenirs, handmade and without chemicals.

We said goodbye with the check out of the Whale Hotel at 12:00.

Please ask about our Transfers service from Manta, Montañita, Salinas, Guayaquil, Portoviejo.
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Families, single, couple, friends, photographers, adventurers, of all age with love for nature, adventure, and life. 


Location: Combined Cultural and Nature Tours, Nature and Wildlife Tours, Special Interest Tours
Duration:4 days / 3 nights
Start / End: Puerto Lopez  (We offer Private Transportation from Manta, Portoviejo, Salinas, Puerto Cayo, Montañita and Guayaquil)
Activities: Nature walks, wildlife viewing, snorkeling, whale watching (available June to October), cultural and archeological experiences, white sand beach day, Trip of a Yacht, local cuisine, and more. 
Highlights: Tour of Isla de la Plata,  Tour Los Frailes Beach, Whale Watching (available only June to October), Agua Blanca Archeological Community, visit local handicraft industry from Palo Santo (Ecuadorian sacred tree), visit the Puerto Lopez fish market and small city tour in tuk tuk (typical motor 
Season: All year, but whale watching is from June to September
Included: Accommodation, bilingual guide, all visits and activities in the itinerary, meals mentioned in the itinerary
Not Included: Meals not mentioned in the itinerary, drinks, alcoholic drinks, domestic transportation not mentioned in the itinerary, tips, personal and health expenses, bilinguel guide in Agua Blanca.
Reservation: You could reserve here only with the deposit and the full pay you will pay the first day in Puerto Lopez. 

Child rates available 
From 3 to 10 years old - 20% discount
From 1 to 3 years old - Free


Yes, it is safe our Hotel and Boats have biosecurity measures to avoid contagions and COVID-19. Our boat is also equipped with life-jackets for every single person on board, and all our crew members have been trained and certified to assure your safety and the safety of the animals. Also, Isla Salango is so close to Puerto López. 








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