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Pedernales – Province of Manabí – Ecuador

Posted on: March 11th, 2017 by opeturmo 1 Comment

Pedernales – Province of Manabí – Ecuador

The beach of Pedernales is located three hours from the city of Manta specifically in the province of Manabí.

Pedernales was settled by the Jama-Coaque culture, which was found by the Spaniards on the banks of the river of the same name and from which some ceramic remains are preserved. It is crossed by the Equator.



The mouth of the river Cojimíes is 40 km. Of extension,
part of it limits the provinces of Manabí and Esmeraldas.

In Pedernales a historical event was developed: in 1736 was the Geodesic Mission, commanded by Charles Marie de la Condamine, who in Punta Palmar considered the first point for the measurement of the arc that would determine the shape of the earth.


Pedernales beaches are charming for travelers, in this beach you will find a number of tourist activities to do. Enjoy the enchanting waves that this sector has, put your umbrella and look at the peace and tranquility that you were looking for.

At the same time relax
that you just start the adventure, you can do different water sports

It is perfect for water sports such as diving for this place, it is lovely to immerse yourself in the clear waters that you have, to practice surfing in the waves of the beaches of Pedernales. The sea is perfectly designed so you can practice this magnificent sport.

You can also go kayaking, snorkeling and fishing. Since in this sector of Ecuador is
the ideal for the practice of fishing.

Its gastronomy is very varied like fish fillets, fried corvina, shrimp ceviche, conch ceviche, in itself a number of the best typical dishes of the Ecuadorian coast.