Sonesta Hotel Guayaquil

Don't Miss The Top Ten Adventures Around Guayaquil

  • Check out La Rotonda. One of Guayaquil's more impressive monuments, it depicts the historic but enigmatic meeting between Bolívar and San Martín that took place here in 1822.
  • Shop at El Mercado Artesanal Loja. Artisanal Market with a wide variety of crafts from all over Ecuador.
  • Grab a bite at Manso Mix. Ecuadorean & Vegetarian cuisine. Known for its great atmosphere, it is a popular spot for organic and healthy bites.
  • Go for a walk on Malecon 2000. This lively boardwalk features small food stands, other eateries and a blend of historic and modern buildings.
  • Stroll around Guayaquil's Botanical Garden. Paths and trails lead you past the plant exhibits and tropical birds flutter overhead. There is a gift shop, café, butterfly garden and an auditorium.
  • Visit the Cathedral. The original building from 1547 burnt down. The present structure was completed in 1948 and renovated in 1978.
  • Go on a day cruise to the Gateway to the Galapagos.
  • Feed the Iguanas at Guayaquil's Iguana Park.
  • Visit the Sanat Ana Hill located on the banks of the Guayas River and walk up 444 steps to get to the lighthouse on the top.
  • Try the most traditional dish of Guayaquil. Arroz con Menestra y Carne Asada (Rice with lentils and grilled beef).