Dom’s Guide to Crucita, Ecuador

Where to stay in Crucita?

-For a clean, safe, Spartan, budget option right on the boardwalk I recommend the Marlin Hostal, $15 per person.

Where to eat in Crucita?

-If seafood is your thing, look no further than Las Gaviotas Restaurant right at the far end of the boardwalk near the mountain in Crucita. Most dishes are under $5.  Try the Shrimp with veggies (Camaron con vegetales, $5)

What to do in Crucita?

-Hand gliding, the top draw in Crucita and a must try when in the area, tandem flights are available for beginners.

-Visit one of the largest fish markets on the coast, walk through it, hold your nose, be amazed, on the far end of the boardwalk opposite from the mountain.

The Malecon on the beach in Crucita, Ecuador


The local specialty, Shrimp!



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