"A busy and dusty fishing village" Top 5 Page for this destination Puerto López by CaptainAmerica

Puerto López Travel Guide: 34 reviews and 137 photos

Puerto Lopez is a small but busy fishing village on the La Libertad-Jipijapa bus line. The only reason why tourists stop here is that this is the nearest town to Parque Nacional Machalilla.
You can watch the fishermen come back to the beach every morning but except that, there is not much to see in Puerto Lopez. You can however taste the flavour of a real fishing village, without hords of tourists, and the beach is nice with all the little and colourfull fishing boats.

  • Last visit to Puerto López: Jan 2004
  • Intro Written May 2, 2004
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  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2010 at 5:00 AM

    Sounds to be a lovely little place to stop in for a couple of days!Too bad you couldn't go to the Machalilla National Park!

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Jul 13, 2004 at 9:34 PM

    Exactly the kind of place I am looking for ! No tourist, just locals ! Your first picture is wonderful (others too, but this one even more). Too bad that since then you have broken your camera !

  • ettenaj's Profile Photo
    Jun 12, 2004 at 1:47 AM

    I like the idea of cooking for yourself, as long as you dont have to wash up afterwards!!

  • Maillekeul's Profile Photo
    Jun 1, 2004 at 8:09 AM

    Puerto Thomas...

  • cbeaujean's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2004 at 9:41 AM

    villa colombia,highly recommended!reellement une bonne adresse a ne rater sous aucun pretexte!what a pleasant fishing town...y mucho mas!

  • Geisha_Girl's Profile Photo
    May 2, 2004 at 1:52 AM

    They serve "Coke" at Villa Colombia?! What a concept! ;-) Great images of this quaint town. Sounds like a nice discovery! So if we go to Maillekeul's page, will he tell us about the "stupid accident?" You're keeping us in suspense!! ;-))

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