Bahia de Caraquez Ecuador

Bahia de Caraquez is located in the center of the coastal Ecuadorian province of Manabi, Chone River mouth. It features an impressive variety stage where they are ecosystems such as tropical dry forest, mangroves, and amazing marine life. Surrounded by a fantastic nature combined with the architectural beauty of their city which gives it a magical touch.

Data of interest

  • Region:Costa
  • Province:Manabi
  • Latitude:0° 36' 0" S
  • Length:80° 25' 0" W
  • Climate:24º C a 27º C
  • Population:20.000 (estimate 2008)
  • Foundation:March 2, 1534
  • Mayor:Dr. Carlos Mendoza Rodriguez
  • Zip code:EC131401
  • Area code:593 5
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:Eloy Alfaro
  • Distance from Quito:546 km. aprox.
  • Distance from Guayaquil:210 km. aprox.



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Information of Bahia de Caraquez

Bahia de Caraquez has considerable tourist infrastructure, making it the premier resort in the province of Manabi.

The city is located one hour north of the city of Manta. Across the bay is the town of San Vicente. This journey is very picturesque and can be performed either in a passenger boat or a barge. Bahia is a place of great fun, there's hardly any crime. Bay is one of the most exclusive beaches of Ecuador.

In 1998 the whole Ecuadorian coast suffered the brunt of El Niño causing flooding and mudslides. Caraquez Bay was the city most affected by this phenomenon in 1998 leaving many people with their homes destroyed and economic losses in the productive sector. Bay needed to rebuild. Because public and private organizations decided to rebuild the city in an ecological manner.

Ecocity was declared as a great way of taking care of the environment, limiting the projects undertaken and monitoring to meet the demands of preservation.

In Bahia de Caraquez also enjoy picturesque and quiet beaches like Punta Bellaca and The Pajonal walking, with surfing or just sunbathing, you can perform other activities such as hiking uptown to visit viewpoints, bike rentals, museum visits Regional Central Bank of Bahia, the Casa Velasquez, private museums or enjoy the local cuisine.

Bay owns unmatched features, considered by many to be the most peaceful resort city safe, Ecuador, possessing an extraordinary beach landscape quality and remarkably fun. It is also a unique destination for family tourism resort for the peace that lives in the city and a wide range of beach sports such as kayaking, surfing, windsurfing and water skiing.

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