Eco Tours in Machalilla


Puerto Cayo & Manabi Tours

Cabalonga is your best guide on your adventure along the Ecuadorian Pacific coastline. You will discover one of the most beautiful and megadiverse spots in Ecuador through several amusing activities. For instance, a relaxing day on Los Frailes beach, horseback rides along vantage trails, birdwatching, trekking or camping in the most important natural parks of the area such as the Cantagallo Protected Forest, Pacoche Wildlife Refuge and the beautiful Machalilla National Park. The latter includes La Plata Island, home to some of the native species of the Galapagos Islands e. g. blue-footed boobies, sea lions, etc. In addition, from June to October, you can book by us a tour to whale or dolphin watching.

If you select our tour packages you will be overnighting in Cabalonga glamping hostel located on Puerto Cayo beach. More details about our hostel...

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Our land and water activities based tours encompasses: cycling, horseback riding, climbing, hiking, snorkeling, diving, fishing, canoe/kayaking and animal sighting such as humpback whales.

Filter our eco-adventures according to the activities of your interest:

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*You can choose the tour of your preference in a package with accommodation or without it. Only Packages include all meals. At our Cabalonga facilities in Puerto Cayo, you can enjoy bonfires, a complimentary cocktail, Wi-Fi, direct access to the beach, among other benefices. To see more details about our glamping amenities click here...

*Our tours including guides have a minimum number of participants for their effect. If the number of people does not reach the minimum required, Cabalonga reserves the right to cancel the tour and contact the client to offer possible alternatives.

Recommendations for tours in Manabi

When it comes to activities in tropical and dry areas some clothing and gear items are recommended, however the kind of gears depend on the length and the place of your adventure. Please notice this is just a recommended packing list, if you need more details, feel free to contact us…

Packing list:

Mosquito repellent



Comfortable shoes and /or hiking shoes

Hat or cap

Sun glasses

Binoculars for animal sighting

Water bottles

Comfortable clothes, preferably long pants and long-sleeved shirts for excursions in the forest

Please bring the necessary medication in case of suffering any allergies

Consult your doctor or the Tropical Institution from your country in order to get detailed information about tropical illnesses, vaccinations and medicaments.