About Salinas

Featuring picturesque beaches, views of the Pacific Ocean, and incredible sea life, Salinas is a wonderful destination that’s waiting to be discovered. As one of the most beautiful locations where you’ll find a great choice of FlipKey vacation rentals, you’ll be enthralled by everything this place has to offer. From beach pursuits to sports, you’ll never want to leave!

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About Salinas, Ecuador

Salinas is a stunning coastal town in Ecuador, residing in the Santa Elena province. As an early fishing village, the town has been a popular tourist destination for many decades. As Ecuador’s biggest coastal resort, it offers the best in beach lifestyle perfect for your vacation.

The best time to visit the town is during December to April when the weather is pleasant. The end of February brings many people to the town due to carnival season—this is a vibrant and exciting time to visit! June and July is popular with tourists, so you may find it too crowded during this time.

Salinas has warm temperatures all year round. August is the coolest month but temperatures are still warm, so bring light clothing. January is the hottest month, but you’ll find great weather all the time which is one thing the town is known for.

What to do in Salinas

The town boasts a range of pursuits for tourists, from beach sports to fishing and sailing. Playa Las Salinas is a well-known beach that is ideal for relaxation. You may also like to visit La Chocolatera, where you’ll discover natural landscapes and marine life.

If you’re searching for something a little different to beach life, head to Museo de las Ballenas to see stunning specimens of animals, including whales. Alternatively, you may want to visit La Loberia and view the beautiful sea lions.

The food in Salinas hits the right spot. Smokin’ BBQ offers delicious pulled pork sandwiches and ribs. This laid-back eatery gets busy so come early. For tasty seafood, head to Luv’n Oven. Grab the octopus rice and relax by the waterfront as you watch the world go by. Amazon Restaurant has an amazing rooftop bar alongside a great menu.

Top travel tips for Salinas

If you’re traveling to Salinas, arrive via plane to Salinas airport and travel via bus or taxi to your rental. Alternatively, you may arrive at Eloy Alfaro International Airport, which is 220km from Salinas. If you don’t want to take a bus or taxi, you prefer to hire your own car for cost-effectiveness. It also offers you the freedom to travel around and see the sights more independently,

For a range of exceptional beaches, natural landscapes and wildlife, Salinas in Ecuador is an amazing location. Whether you want to experience beach sports, mouth-watering dishes and striking weather, Salinas has it all. Search on FlipKey and find your perfect vacation rental, from beachfront retreats to luxury homes. You’ll have a vacation to tell all your friends about!