General Villamil Playas Ecuador

General Villamil better known as Playas, is a canton of the province of Guayas. Located 97 kilometers from the provincial capital Guayaquil, Ecuador in the Coastal Profile, has 14 km of beautiful beaches have long been the destination of many people enthralled by the natural beauty and the warm waters around its coasts, are two of the main attractions of this resort to visitors.

Data of interest

  • Region:Costa
  • Province:Guayas
  • Latitude:2° 38' 0" S
  • Length:80° 23' 0" W
  • Climate:22º C a 32º C
  • Population:217.696 (estimate 2008)
  • Foundation:June 25, 1824
  • Mayor:Ing. Michel Achi Marín
  • Zip code:EC092150
  • Area code:593 4
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Quito:527 km. aprox.
  • Distance from Guayaquil:176 km. aprox.



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Information of General Villamil (Playas)

Playas has a population of 35,000 inhabitants, mostly engaged in fishing, working at fish processing plants in shrimp farms and tourism. This area of Ecuador is favored by its climate and beaches. From the village to Posorja are 17 miles of beaches, with an average width of 500 meters.

General Villamil is a traditional spa for Guayaquil and the southern highlands of Ecuador, offering visitors different activities and water sports like surfing, windsurfing, sky diving, boby - board and fishing. Coast season is from February to April and saw the time from July to September.

It is a traditional resort for Guayaquil and the southern highlands of Ecuador, in these two seasons the resort has more movement, which allows new premises were opened and the people become dynamic.

The beaches really are a spectacle, for its ideal tropical climate, hot during the day and at night is cool and pleasant, the beach season in Playas is all year, it has more movement between January and May for Guayaquil and July to September for the Andean southern Ecuador. In addition to its extensive beaches, a lot of attention to its visitors, its natural landscape, which is characterized by extensive dry tropical forest vegetation.

Beaches also can enjoy rich cuisine with the most exquisite dishes and a unique variety of fresh seafood of the day. Its main dishes are: rice with fried fish, seafood casserole, oyster ceviche, shrimp ceviche, mixed ceviche, lobster ceviche, lobster in garlic sauce, grilled lobster, among others. To satisfy the most demanding palates.

Beaches has the best attractions in its beautiful and extensive beaches has an excellent hotel infrastructure and services that make the most enjoyable visit and stay of thousands of domestic and foreign tourists.

General Villamil Ecuador


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