Los Frailes beach, Manabi

Los Frailes is one of the most beautiful beaches of Ecuador, characterized by its natural environment, transparency of its waters, its stunning scenery and rock formations. Located in Machalilla within the National Park, 12 miles from Puerto Lopez. The Friars Beach can enjoy a warm bath, swim, walk or simply relax in its wide beach, enjoying the soft white sand, cliffs and the cove.

Data of interest

  • Region: Coast
  • Province:Manabi
  • Latitud:1° 28' 52.18" S
  • Length:80° 47' 32.59" O
  • Climate:24º C a 32º C
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  • Postcode:EC131401
  • Phone code:593 5
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Guayaquil:483 km. approx.
  • Distance from Quito:120 km. approx.



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Information of Los Frailes beach

The climate in Playa Los Frailes is characterized by high temperatures averaging between 25 and 29 degrees Celsius, because kept controlled with the sea breeze, with low precipitation.

Los Frailes beach is known for its beautiful waters and the variety of animal species existing in this place we mention the following: rartreras family, botch, pechiche marine Muyu, myrtle or Realito manzanillo, purslane sea, tuna, among others.

Los Frailes beach has one of the best views of the blue-green waters of the Ecuadorian coast. Ttiene an area of 800 meters in length.

Ttiene an area of 800 meters in length. This beach presents to the edges of mountain ledges exposed lithologic matrix. The middle part of the beach in the transverse direction is tilted, the mantle of sand is uniform and continuous, but presents longitudinal outcrop forms delivered to the edges broad and clear sea lane facing west, interrupted by the presence of the island "La Tourtuguita" .

Los Frailes beach in a privileged location, in the midst of exuberant natural beauty with fascinating fish and coral species ideal for scuba diving.

You can also perform other activities like water skiing, surfing, windsurfing, volleyball, soccer, among others.

Los Frailes may be witnessing one of the most beautiful natural phenomena that occur in coastal Ecuador: the courtship, mating and birth process of humpback whales, which bequeath each year from Antarctica, in late June and remain there until october .

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