Category Archives: Ecotravel

Who Cleans Salinas and Chipipe Beach?

Even in high season, the two main beaches in Salinas are usually spotless and the sea is clear of trash. How is this possible, when a few thousand beach-goers hit the beaches every weekend from January thru March?


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Ecuador tradition of Balsa Surfboards

Dating back 1200 years to the Manteño culture, Ecuador has a long tradition of using balsa wood for water crafts. Today, balsa is used by specialist shapers to make beautiful Eco-friendly surf boards.


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Machalilla National Park

Machalilla National Park is one of only three national parks and ecological reserves in Ecuador that is located along the coastline. This park comprises about 60,000 hectares, of which 20,000 is a marine preserve.


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