Punta Barandua beach, Santa Elena

Punta Barandua is located on the coast of Ecuador in the province of Santa Elena, en route from the sun, 1 hour Libertad-Salinas, Guayaquil and 4km 180km north of Manglaralto. Named because it is located in an inlet surrounded by hills and greenery at the foot of the sea. His bohemian, cultural and perfect waves coming right up to 6 m, have become a tourist center of Ecuador.

Data of interest

  • Region: Coast
  • Province:Santa Elena
  • Latitud:2° 09' 27.74" S
  • Length:80° 48' 52.54" O
  • Climate:24º C a 32º C
  • Population:1000 (estimate 2008)
  • Foundation:-
  • Mayor:Dionicio Gonzabay
  • Postcode:EC241702
  • Phone code:593 4
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Guayaquil:120 km. approx.
  • Distance from Quito:540 km. approx.



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Information of Punta Barandua beach

Punta Barandua es considerada como la capital del surf del Ecuador,  cubre un área de 1400 metros y sus olas son apetecidas por surfistas de todo el mundo. Su clima es seco, su temperatura promedio anual es de 25 grados centígrados.

This beach is great for touring around the same and hard to reach places because it is surrounded by rock formations and lush vegetation.

Punta Barandua is a small fishing village that has always been visited by the beauty of its beaches. 

Near the village admire a stream ecological paradise you go by boat, which thoroughly appreciate its lush mangroves and a variety of colorful fish and birds.

In this area we have developed a craft center and breeding of bamboo, as well as large areas of agricultural sembrios.

In addition, tourists can enjoy the beauty of the Shrine of the Sea Star White stone building shaped like a boat from the top of a large cliff rises imposing as if navigating the sky.

The beach of Punta Barandua is one of the largest in the Ecuadorian coast, where you can perform some activities such as fishing, water skiing, recreational boardwalks, soccer, tennis or volleyball beach and the famous catchers working flying saucer called freesbee .

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