Equipped with basic tourist infrastructure, 135,905 acres of Manabi Province have been dedicated to this park, which is 310 miles from Quito.
FAUNA: Populated by tropical, meat-eating primate and herbivorous species (e.g., pace, agouti, monkeys, squirrels, anteaters, sloths), marine and land birds (e.g., herons, pelicans gulls, frigate birds, small and large hawks) as well as several reptiles, land and sea turtles, snakes and lizards, and a variey of sea fish.
FLORA: Vegetation takes on three different forms: rain forest, dry forest and very dry forest. The most notable plant species are cecropia, balsa, ecus, baisamo, palm, guayacan, cactus, vines, kapok and silkcotton trees.
OTHER ATTRACTIONS: There are a great deal of archaeological sites on
the coast, as well as on La Plata, Ahorcado and Salango Islands. There
are small anthropological museums on Salango and Agua Blanca. The landscape
is composed of beaches and sea steppes,bays and coastal forest.