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Best things to do in Guayaquil

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Scenic Lookout
“Great for a Jog, enjoy the river breeze, 4km of waterfront park, restaurants, malls, museums, attractions.”
35 locals recommend
Bar
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“A beautiful place, which has 444 steps and a beautiful view at the top of the lighthouse.”
43 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Big shopping center, most relevant for the big supermarket in there. A short 5-8 min Uber ride there. ”
30 locals recommend
Park
“zologico y museo. zoo and museum. you will see traditional architecture and local animals from guayaquil. veras arquitectura local y animales de guayaquil”
41 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“It has a movie theater as well as a variety of dining places. e.g. Sports planet, Peruvian cuisine, Noe sushi bar, fast food, etc. ”
25 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“This is a great place, where you can walk, eat and enjoy with your family and friends.”
20 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Para los amantes del arte y la cultura este es el más exclusivo teatro de la ciudad”
20 locals recommend
Road
“Uno de los lugares más visitados en Guayaquil, a pocos pasos del departamento, puedes dar un paseo por el malecón y recorrerlo a orillas del río Guayas.”
16 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Policentro has a supermaxi inside and across the street and next to San Marino Mall there is also a Mi comisariato for any supermarket needs ”
12 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Very known breakfast spot for the famous Bolón. A typical delicacy from Ecuador made from Plantain. This is a very heavy and fatty breakfast so go prepared. But go.”
15 locals recommend
Park
“Visit the famous Iguana Park in Guayaquil. Yes, it has tons of Iguanas. Don't feed them or touch them as they can bite. ”
19 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Welcome to Guaya-ami. this is in the rich neighborhood of Guayaquil Samborondon. Great international standard restaurants, highend shops, etc. ”
12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“There are many restaurants to choose from, with lovely outdoor patios. The plaza itself is beautiful - I reccomend to go early in order to get good parking. My favorite place is the Crab Restaurant (La Pata gorda). El Corte Steakhouse is my husband option to go. We had cocktails at the Mexican place, and seafood from the Italian place, sitting at a table on the patio. The selection is nice and absolutely gorgeous retail and dining Area.”
18 locals recommend
Comedy Club
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“this is a cozy place. They perform micro theater. short sketches of about 10 minutes each with a professional actors (locals and internationals). price per show $5 (average) **The shows are all spoken in spanish (with ecuadorean slang) the FOOD and DRINKS at this place is really nice. You can enjoy them at the patio which has an European style (made of pallets and other wooden stuffs) ”
12 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“it is a closest place to shop and made bank's transactions and entertainment place.”
10 locals recommend
Establishment
“Linda vista, teatros, show de pileta con luces al aire libre. vista a la ciudad, paseos en bote. Juegos de entretenimientos, Zonas de exposicion de arte. Bares y Restaurantes.”
13 locals recommend