Guayaquil and the Pacific Coast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Guayaquil and the Pacific Coast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

Browse Sights

View All 19

(19 out of 19 results)

Fodor's Choice


View All 19

Guayaquil 14

Bahía de Caráquez 2

Manta 2

Parque Nacional Machalilla 1


View All 19

Cemetery 1

Clock 1

Island 1

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 1

Museum/ Gallery 7

Neighborhood/ Street 1

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

Park/ Playground 1

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 1

Promenade/ Boardwalk 2

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 2

Show More +

Guayaquil and the Pacific Coast Sights

Showing 19 out of 19 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

Casa de la Cultura

  • Museum/Gallery

A large replica of a raft is in Bahía's Central Bank Museum, which displays archaeological artifacts and costumes. Rafts were built...

Catedral Metropolitana

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The twin-spired cathedral, which looms over the western edge of Parque Seminario, is actually one of the city's newest houses of worship.

Cementerio General

  • Cemetery

Also called Ciudad Blanca, the General Cemetery is one of the city's most impressive sights. More than 200 mausoleums, all in elaborately...

Cerro Santa Ana and Las Peñas

  • Neighborhood/Street

Until 2002 this neighborhood, Guayaquil's oldest, at the foot of Cerro Santa Ana (Santa Ana Hill) was a seedy barrio of ramshackle houses...

Iglesia de Santo Domingo

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Guayaquil's oldest church was founded by the Franciscans in 1548. Near the historic Las Peñas neighborhood, the simple colonial structure...

Isla Corazón

  • Island

The name of this place just a short boat ride from town translates as "Heart Island." First you'll stop at an off-island welcome center...

La Rotonda

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Imposing marble columns form the backdrop for statues of the men who liberated most of the continent, Simón Bolívar and José de San...


  • Promenade/Boardwalk

Open-air restaurants and shops front the city's pleasant oceanside promenade, which leads north and south from the cruise-ship docks.

Malecón 2000

  • Promenade/Boardwalk

Guayaquil's riverfront promenade anchors the city's rebirth. After years of neglect, the 26-block street has been transformed into one...

Museo Antropológico y Arte Contemporáneo

  • Museum/Gallery

If Ecuador doesn't spring to mind when someone mentions art, a visit to one of Guayaquil's most impressive museums might change that.