How many beaches are in Ecuador?

What is the ocean like in Ecuador?

Ecuador is located on the west by the Pacific Ocean, and has 2,237 km of coastline. It has 2237 km of land boundaries, with Colombia in the north (708 km border) and Peru in the east and south (1,529 km border). 283,561 km2 (109,484 sq mi) is land and 6,720 km2 (2,595 sq mi) water.

Can you swim in Ecuador?

You can try a little swimming at the south end of the beach which is sheltered from the wind by a bluff. If you’d like to snorkel, Islote Pedernales just off the shore is an excellent spot. Ecuador’s swimming spots are not just found in its many beaches and resorts.

How safe is Ecuador?

The short answer is YES, Ecuador is safe, as long as you take proper care. Ecuador is as safe as most other developing countries, and cities like Quito to be as safe as most major cities in the world, but with the general proviso that you should always travel with care and common sense, and be streetwise.

What is Ecuador famous food?

Ecuador Food and Drink

  • Cuy: Roast guinea pig.
  • Locro: Soup of potatoes, corn, cheese and avocado.
  • Empanadas: Corn pasties stuffed with meat, cheese or vegetables.
  • Llapingachos: Cheesy potato cakes.
  • Seco de chivo: Goat stew usually served on special occasions.
  • Ceviche: Raw seafood ‘cooked’ in lime and chilli.
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How many airports are there in Ecuador?

If flying to Ecuador, it is good to know there are over 30 airports in the country. The two main international airports in Ecuador are Quito Airport and Guayaquil Airport, both rated among the top 50 best airports in the world according to travellers.

Is Ecuador on the ocean?

Home to the Amazon rainforest, the Andes mountains and the Galapagos Islands, it comes as no surprise to learn that Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse countries on Earth – and that’s without even having mentioned its mesmerizing Pacific coastline.

How far is Quito from the sea?

Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Quito (UIO)

Flight distance from Seattle to Quito (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Mariscal Sucre International Airport) is 4207 miles / 6770 kilometers / 3655 nautical miles.