What are some interesting/fun things to do in the area? Can you recommend any “hidden gems"?

Get out to local micro theaters, wander the malecon, go to soccer matches, visit cacao farms, and travel outside the city. - Feb 2019

- Jun 2013

Beaches & seafood. - May 2013

Go out to eat; there is decent food here, but you have to constantly be adventurous and try new places and parts of town. Get a GPS so you feel more liberated to go places you haven't been. - Jan 2012

many beaches, closest one is Playas which is 1.5 hours drive and others are farther. Cuenca is a very nice city in the High-land with cool climate year-round, about 60s. There are volcanoes and jungles but I have not visited them. Then, there is the famous Galapagos. There's a movie theater near residences and it playsmany movies inEnglish with Spanish subtitles. Admission is $4.50 - Jan 2012

Nothing interesting/fun to do in Guayaquil. Everything interesting/fun is outside of the city. - Aug 2011

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