Atacames is specially worth
mentioning, it is said that the paltrees grow in the sand and reach all
the way to the brim of the sea. Today Atacames is a town divided by a highway.
On one side you have churches, the offices of the telephone company, markets,
drugstores, gas stations, etc., and on the other side the bustling activity
in hotels, restaurants, cabins, refreshment stands, bars, discos; the choice
For the scientists, the Wolf Litho....at Punta Gorda; the effects of marine erosion al Punta Galera; the natural channels between Borbón and San Lorenzo; the Cayapas Cotacachi Ecological Reserve xx, the tribe the Chachis,the only natives of the Ecuadorean coast, ect.
The vernacular music is also a tourist attraction, it is composed of the marimba, drums, "guasa", "cununos" and maracas all of which are accompanied by dancing and songs such as the "caderona" , "torbellinos" , "chigualos" , "arullos" , etc.
The province is famous for its beaches, of exhuberant beauty, which extend for dozens of kilometers. Visit the archeological site of Tolita, the craddle of one of the most ancient cultures of Ecuador and the numerous little fishing villages along the coast.