It’s that time of year where the sun is shining, the ocean is warm and people are hanging out in their swimsuits. Where is this happening, you ask? Well, there is no better place to be this time of year other than next to the equator. We all know it’s freezing in the Northern Hemisphere this time of year, so why not book an Ayampe vacation on the coast of Ecuador?
Ayampe is located along the central coastline of Ecuador and is surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, cliff sides extending up from the Pacific Ocean, and a beautiful rock feature that offers up a serene backdrop to some of the most amazing sunsets you will ever see.
An Ayampe vacation has action and tranquility
Come surf, relax, take a yoga class, enjoy vibrant produce, the freshest seafood or just enjoy a hypnotic stroll down the beach. Ayampe offers plenty of options to keep your day full of action or tranquility.
Lodging options range from air-conditioned private rooms, rental houses and beachfront cabanas. Check out La Buena Vida for your own private suite with American breakfast included daily and a spa for your massage and relaxation needs. Another great option is Tortuga Suits, which offers beachfront cabanas, swimming pool, a/c rooms, restaurant and a bar for some night time entertainment. Ayampe is host to many lodging options offering the luxuries you are used to at home or to hostels catering to the most experienced backpacker.
Enjoy incredible local gourmet cuisine on a budget
Ayampe offers a wide variety of dining options ranging from authentic Ecuadorian food, Italian and a great new bakery cafe amongst others. Some of our favorites are Los Orishas Italian, Las Delicias de Galvan, RestoBar Los Corales for authentic Ecuadorian food, and The Barn Bakery Pastaleria.
If you’re feeling adventurous, and the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean are drawing you in, head over to Mineral Surfboard shop located at La Buena Vida hotel and restaurant for your daily surfboard lessons and rentals. Local surf lesson guide Mico will have you catching waves in no time! Mineral surf shop is home to one of the best board shapers in Ecuador. Who knows, you might even take home that board you learned to surf on.
Ayampe’s unique energy is one of its most valuable assets
Looking to relax and disconnect? Come experience Ayampe’s most valuable asset. The energy in Ayampe is one of its most valuable assets, and the only way to experience it correctly is to join in on one of Wild Child’s Yoga sessions. Ayampe is now host to one of the most unique Eco Retreat centers on the planet, Wild Child Village!!
Check out our full site Coastal Living Ecuador for a more detailed list of Ecuador’s and Ayampe’s best kept gems to keep your day flowing.
Check out some of our favorites!
La Buena Vida:
Lodging, American Breakfast, Surf Lessons and Rentals
Italian restaurant and hotel
RestoBar Los Corales:
Authentic Ecuadorian food
Las Delicias de Galvan:
Ayampe’s best Columbian Chef!
Wild Child Village:
Yoga center and vegan restaurant
Mineral Surf Shop:
Surfboard sales and rentals