Punta Carnero beach, Santa Elena

Punta Carnero is located in Salinas canton in the province of Santa Elena. Name from the rocky headland of the same name located at the southeast end of the beach. Beach of fine sand and blue sea waves ranging from moderate to strong. In its more than 2500 meters of lush coastal vegetation can be seen. Punta Carnero is a beautiful beach that offers tourists peace and tranquility, with its wonderful landscapes and the warm breeze.

Data of interest

  • Region: Coast
  • Province:Santa Elena
  • Latitud:2° 11' 31.22" S
  • Length:81° 00' 15.16" O
  • Climate:24º C a 32º C
  • Population:-
  • Foundation:-
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  • Postcode:EC241702
  • Phone code:593 4
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Guayaquil:163 km. approx.
  • Distance from Quito:560 km. approx.



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Information of Punta Carnero beach

The size and breaking waves Punta Carnero is an ideal beach for surfing, being the scene of major international competitions.

Playa Punta Cernero is also ideal for sunbathing, enjoy the view, walk along the beach, fish or enjoy the beautiful sunsets in a quiet environment.

In this area, the sea is very dangerous and is therefore dangerous to swim, as indicated by clear signs, here you can entertain for hours watching skilled surfers challenge the sea waves and give everything a slide show about them.

Puerto Carnero and its surroundings are a paradise of sun and enjoying good weather. It has warm water temperatures, averaging 24 degrees Celsius. As one of the most popular holiday destinations of the Ecuadorian Coast.

On the beach you can see ome species such as hermit crabs, crabs, shells, pelicans, mockingbirds or plovers and Curlew.

The flora is represented by species of water lettuce, crawling on the beach, among others.

Punta Cernero is the ideal place to enjoy the sun and the beach, offers extensive opportunities for water sports, enjoy the night life and live a gourmet experience.

In the central area of the beach you will find the soup kitchen where you can taste the ceviche, salads and rice with seafood.

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