Esmeraldas surprises your senses
Esmeraldas is a province that few take advantage of in all its dimensions, because only with its beaches, palm groves and delicious climate, one can already be content. But for those who have the adventurous vein, Green 9 invites you and encourages you to explore and know everything that this “green” land has to offer.
Esmeraldas, a necklace of beautiful beaches
Green 9 is strategically located half an hour from many of the most paradisiac destinations. Do not hesitate to visit them, they offer much more than spectacular views and rest in the shade of a palm tree. Gastronomic delights, landscapes, viewpoints, whales, cultural experiences and unforgettable walks. Do not miss it!
Same y Tonchigüe
Green 9 is located on the beach of Same, where reigns its quiet spirit, young and family, with cane covachas for a drink at sunset and great movement of families who are staying in Casablanca. Tonchigüe the first beach west of Same, has a deep fishing spirit. Do not forget to visit their kiosks and look for the delicious shrimp bowl.
From the beach of Súa, which is located just ten minutes from Green 9, you can embark on the fascinating search for Humpback Whales, which in the months of July and August, visit the country. At other times, or as if to crown this whale watching outing, you can visit the Isla de los Pájaros, where you can see the beautiful Blue-footed Boobies.
Atacames, on the other hand, is a town that has become a magnet for those looking for a party and fun in a beach environment. The fish market and the central park with several nice places to eat or buy smoothies are some of the highlights, as well as the shops and shops that, when buying a need, can be providential!
Beach of Punta Galera
Punta Galera is the most important “tourist route” in the province. Its beaches are characteristically dominated by a beautiful geology that makes low tide times excellent opportunities to walk its long stretches of rock and sand to meet crustaceans, herons and other seabirds. Its fishing villages are picturesque, with interesting community projects.
Mompiche is one of the beaches that has attracted the most attention in recent times. Recognized for its excellent surfing waves, but also for its friendly community with the environment that seeks to promote ecotourism, and a series of paradisiacal beaches such as Playa Negra, Portete beach and the desert island Jupiter, Mompiche is an excellent place to Explore, just one hour from Green 9.
The farthest beaches of Green 9, but still accessible if you want to venture two hours to the east, are in the canton of Rioverde and Eloy Alfaro, two hours away, where they expect excellent food and unique beaches like the singular Africa, where you can even visit a small museum of pre-Columbian pieces and meet its emblematic owner, the unforgettable Archimedes Simisterra.
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Esmeralda cuisine … to your liking
The culinary universe of Esmeraldas is fascinating and Green 9 is the ideal place to get to know these delights, but not only can you enjoy excellent local dishes (and pizzas) at our TikiHouse restaurant, you can even hire an Esmeralda cook to have all the Sazón de casa, regodee with your culinary talents or, why not? Venture to venture into this world of coastal delights.
Sports and Adventure
Adventures for all tastes
Esmeraldas never disappoints. It seems to have been created to satisfy the spirit of adventure of each one disembarking on its shores. Discover caves hidden by the high tide or hidden waterfalls among the lianas, rivers that are lost in a sea of mangroves and deserted solitary islands where your steps will feel like the first. Venture to know this fabulous province in all its greatness.
A melting pot of cultural diversity
Esmeraldas is blessed by its diversity, not only natural, but also human. It is made up of several native groups that are considered ethnically different from each other, that have their own languages and live in remote places. You can visit them and know their fabulous history and culture on the banks of the Chumundé, Bogotá, Cayapas and Santiago rivers. Know the cultures that make up the province.
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Flora and fauna
Esmeraldas: An ever green and tropical land
From beautiful palm trees to a fruity mango, the province of Esmeraldas is an evergreen and tropical land where everything grows, where beautiful birds flutter everywhere and where you may even find yourself with an unforgettable howler monkey! Among such diversity, Esmeraldas is becoming a true natural destination of competition in the world of ecological tourism.
Discover its wonders!