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Las Penas

Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Private Guayaquil Half-Day City Tour Including The Malecon and Las Peñas...
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Guayaquil City Tour
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Guayaquil Night Tour with Rayuela Bar
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a walk through the colourful buildings. It is one of the nicest area of Guayaquil, and is very photogenic.

Thank Judi_G123
Reviewed 5 days ago

The title says it all: to refurbish is to live, I'm not sure if there's an equivalent in English but it means that when one improves what surrounds us life improves. A universal truth that is evident in what's happened to Guayaquil, and more so...More

Thank Cecilia M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately only the lower part is in good shape, the higher you climb, - and a climb it is, - the more run down. As Guayaquil does not have that many 'historical' parts, this one should be preserved. and what a shame with the new...More

Thank MarceldeBuenosAires
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little colourful houses and winding streets. Lots of shops and opportunities for shopping and eating and drinking

Thank majormotoko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most people visit Las Penas after strolling along the Malecon. My boyfriend bought two original paintings, there are several art shops. We also stopped for some Ecuadorian treats and beer along the way. Avoid this activity in the mid day sun...

Thank TroisChatsLies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful and historic place between the Puerto Santana and the Malecon. It's great to walk around the historic houses, cafes and restaurants.

Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This city is interesting but if you short on time don’t bother. To be fair, I’m kinda mad at this city because I ate not good food, which was likely a gringo mistake, got my GF’s car locked (and in-spite of my humble requests that...More

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view from top of the mountain. You have to take 460 steps. Be aware that you dont miss the direkt way, it is not that safe as it seems. Everywhere is security to guide you.

Thank larsj1987
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Colourful houses set on a hill with the ruins of a fort. There are over 400 steps to the top, where you are rewarded with 360degree views of the city. There is also a small lighthouse which you can also climb to the top of,...More

Thank Polo_and_Marco
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Have a walk and climb the 444 steps to the top of Las Penas while having a beer in the numerous restaurants and bars, they are all very cheap and they sell everything from snacks to local gastronomy. You need to be fit for the...More

Thank debarfrance
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16 September 2017|
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Response from IsabeldeRuales | Reviewed this property |
Well, las Peñas is a neighborhood now connected to Pto Santana. You can start from where Pto Santana begins and walk towards las Peñas and you will reach the place where the cannons are. To your right will be the stairs to... More
22 February 2017|
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Response from CFEIII | Reviewed this property |
Here again, I'm guessing, but if there are people on the street, they will stay open, if nobody is around, they close after dark, about 7:00 or so, could be earlier, could be later, Lots of folks down here don't watch the... More