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6-Day Ecuador Luxury Coastal Experience

From $3,545 p.p.

Tour Summary

Discover the 6-day Ecuador luxury coastal experience, a captivating expedition brimming with beauty and luxury. Start your adventure in Manta, where you’ll explore its bustling port and pristine beaches before settling into the Eolia Sustainable Design Hotel in Santa Marianita. Delve into the biodiverse Pacoche Forest, home to fascinating wildlife such as howler monkeys and vibrant bird species.

Embark on a 4-day cruise aboard the M/Y Kontiki Wayra, immersing yourself in the breathtaking Pedernales Islet and relishing in the opportunity to snorkel alongside sea lions. Throughout the expedition, indulge in gourmet meals, enjoy personalized service, and top-notch amenities, creating treasured memories on this lavish coastal escapade. Embrace the wonders that await you on this unforgettable Ecuador Coastal Experience.

Highlights

  • checkEolia Sports ActivitiesVarious sports and activities harmonizing with nature thrive in the region due to its unique geographical and climatic conditions.
  • checkKontiki Expedition CruiseExplore unique places, pristine beaches, and ecological reserves while immersing in local cultural routes focused on sustainability.
  • checkIsla de la PlataWalk through its trails to visit Blue Footed Boobies, Masked Boobies, and Frigates' nesting areas.
  • checkRefuge of Coastal Marine Wildlife PacocheExplore the enchanting Pacoche Forest, a biodiverse paradise housing howler monkeys and offering scenic trails for unforgettable adventures.

General information

Class

Luxury Class.

Capacity

18 Guests.

Construction year

2011, Varadero Maridueña.

Type

Waterjet.

Length

39 m. / 127.95 ft.

Width

8.20 m. / 26.90 ft.

Cabins

9 automated staterooms (3 double, 6 x double, or twin).

Airco

Yes.

Snorkel equipment & wetsuits

The snorkeling equipment (mask, tube, fins) and wetsuit are included in the rates.

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 MANTA - SANTA MARIANITA BEACH ACTIVITIES
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    Start your Luxury Coastal Experience departing from Manta to Santa Marianita with a friendly Spanish-speaking driver while enjoying the scenic 30-minute ride.

    Arrive at Eolia Sustainable Design Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel nestled in the charming surfers’ town of Santa Marianita, and settle into your chosen accommodation, whether it’s a hotel room, bungalow, or glamping experience.

    Embrace the thrill of wind sports like kitesurfing, available from May to January, or ride the waves year-round with peak surfing season from December to June.

    For outdoor enthusiasts, Santa Marianita offers excellent opportunities for road cycling, mountain biking, trekking, and more. Make the most of the unique conditions and embark on an adventure amidst the picturesque coastal landscape.

    • ActivityActivity:Sport of your choice.
    • TransportTransport:Car.
    • mealMeal:Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Eolia or similar.
  • DAY 2 PACOCHE FOREST
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    Today you will visit the Pacoche Dry Forest, it’s about half an hour’s drive from Santa Marianita. Begin your adventure by exploring the well-maintained trails that wind through the lush vegetation of the forest. As you hike, keep your eyes peeled for the diverse flora and fauna that call this habitat home. Marvel at the vibrant plant life and the colorful array of bird species, including toucans, parrots, and hummingbirds, making it a paradise for birdwatchers.

    Continue your nature exploration and keep an eye out for the charismatic howler monkeys that inhabit the forest!

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Hotel Eolia or similar.
  • DAY 3 MANTA - BOARD KONTIKI - PEDERNALES ISLET
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    Start your day with a delightful 30-minute drive from Santa Marianita to Manta Port, accompanied by a Spanish-speaking driver.

    At the Port Authority of Manta (APM), board the elegant M/Y Kontiki Wayra, which will be your home for the next four days.

    Settle into your cabin and enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail as you get acquainted with the attentive crew members. Savor a delectable welcome dinner, specially prepared by the skilled Executive Chef on board, ensuring a delightful culinary experience. With the soothing sound of the ocean waves, retire to your comfortable cabins for a restful night’s sleep, ready for the exciting exploration ahead.

    • ActivityActivity:Cruising.
    • TransportTransport:Bus.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Kontiki Expedition Cruise.
  • DAY 4 PEDERNALES ISLET - ISLA DE LA PLATA
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    Wake up to the tranquility of Ayangue, renowned as the “Pacific Pool” for its serene waters. Enjoy a delightful breakfast on board, preparing you for an exciting day of exploration.

    Embark on a guided snorkeling expedition to the enchanting Pedernales islet. Immerse yourself in the underwater wonders and swim alongside the friendly sea lion community, creating unforgettable memories. 

    Revel in yacht comforts with endless relaxation and entertainment options. Enjoy the sun at the Chill Parlour, dip in the Jacuzzi, and relish a sumptuous lunch after marine adventures.

    Enjoy your leisure time with an array of marine toys. Engage in paddleboarding, kayaking, and snorkeling, exploring Pedernales islet’s coastal wonders. The beach club’s ocean pool, water slide, SeaBobs, and golf green promise endless fun and relaxation.

    End the day with a delightful dinner while the yacht sails to Isla de la Plata.

    • ActivityActivity:Snorkeling, Kayaking, Paddle-board.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Kontiki Expedition Cruise.
  • DAY 5 ISLA DE LA PLATA - MANTA
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    Embark on an exciting adventure in Machalilla National Park with a wet landing on La Plata Island. Gon on a scenic hike along the island’s trails to observe diverse bird species like blue-footed boobies and frigate birds.

    Return to the yacht for an amazing lunch. Then go on an afternoon-guided snorkeling expedition to explore the breathtaking underwater ecosystem with manta rays, whale sharks, and sea turtles. You can do deep diving available upon request for those seeking more adventure.

    In the evening, savor a farewell dinner aboard the yacht, set against a stunning sunset backdrop. Delight in the freshest seafood and signature cocktails as the yacht sails back to Manta.

    • ActivityActivity:Hiking, Snorkeling, Diving.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodation:Kontiki Expedition Cruise.
  • DAY 6 MANTA
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    Early in the morning say goodbye to the cruise crew as your transfer awaits to take you to the airport. Transfer from the Manta Port Authority to Manta Airport, approximately 16 minutes.

    End of Services!

    • ActivityActivity:Departure.
    • TransportTransport:Bus.
    • mealMeal:Breakfast.

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6 Day Ecuador Luxury Coastal Experience Map

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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest $ 5,925 p.p.
2 guests$ 3,675 p.p.
6 or more guests$ 3,545 p.p.
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation Accommodation in a double or single stateroom.
  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Meals Water and snacks at all times.
  • Bus Transport Transportation from and to meeting point at hotel or airport.
  • Tour Guide Top experienced certified English speaking guide.
  • Activities All fees to reserves and museums.
  • Gear Equipment Snorkeling gear: masks, fins and snorkels.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + International or domestic flights.
    + Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Tips for guides and crew.
    + Travel insurance (mandatory).
    + Optional activities.

Additional information

  • Prices for 2025 are subject to change.
  • The minimum age for this tour is 12 years old.
  • Prices may change depending on the season.
  • You can start this tour every Friday. Subject to availability.
  • Driving time can take more than expected in Ecuador, a small country with roads meandering through the Coast roads. We assure your comfort during transit no matter the size of the group.
  • Gear: We are well equipped to help you enjoy multiple opportunities for water activities available during our expedition.
  • Guides: All our guides have a professional background from the Tourism University; this means they have a degree in guiding, so their knowledge and skills when leading a group are top-notch.
  • Connectivity: Manta has become the third international airport in Ecuador, and features a direct flight from Manta – Galapagos two times a week.
  • Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, gloves, water, energy snacks, sunblock, sunglasses, and your passport.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precautions to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel and the respective cruise operator reserve the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • If you would like to enter the Cotopaxi National Park (for example, to visit Limpiopungo or the Cotopaxi Refugio, or to stop underway to take pictures), you are required to rent the services of a local guide. The cost is USD 40.

ADVANTAGES OF BOOKING WITH REBECCA ADVENTURE TRAVEL

  • Authenticity: Rebecca Adventure Travel offers unique and authentic experiences. All tours are personally selected by Rebecca, which guarantees authentic hotels (preferably family-owned), high-quality tours, great service, and, last but not least, value for money.
  • Tailor-made design: Whether travelers prefer a Galapagos island-hopping tour, a cruise, or a tailor-made tour of Ecuador, our local and international destination experts use their own travel experiences to create the right travel plan for every traveler.
  • Safety & 24/7 assistance: Rebecca Adventure Travel possesses all official tour operating insurance up to EUR 3 million. The team can be reached 24/7 for emergencies, by phone, e-mail, Skype, and WhatsApp. This service is available in English, Spanish, and Dutch!
  • Face-to-face assistance throughout your travels: Although online communication is essential, in-person service is very important, too. This is why travelers can get face-to-face travel advice at the Travel Concept Store in Zutphen, Netherlands. During your trip, there will be local personal hostesses at each destination, e.g., the Galapagos Islands.
  • Zero credit card fee: For guests who book a cruise with Rebecca Adventure Travel, there is no extra charge for credit card payment.
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