7 honeymoon paradises in Ecuador for hearts in love
The Galapagos Islands consist of 13 main islands, 6 small islands and 107 stone blocks located in western Ecuador, the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 km from central Ecuador.
To enjoy the honeymoon, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the wonderful beaches with white sand, a lot of ideal areas for diving, surfing, windsurfing, boating, or zones biosphere reserves, nature reserves where many marine animals live. There are 600 species of plants, 400 species of fish, 58 species of birds, 22 reptiles and 6 species of mammals, many of which are in danger of extinction. The most famous is the giant turtle, found only in this archipelago, with a lifespan of 150 years and a weight of 250kg, which is under special observation.
This island can be a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of life in modern cities. However, most of the islands on this list are so far, far away that they attract very few tourists and sometimes there is no human appearance. As part of the Galapagos Islands, Floreana Island is about 996 km from Ecuador’s mainland.
This island has a population of about 100 and is a popular diving and swimming spot in the world. If you're looking for real peace, Floreana is definitely a romantic love destination not to be missed.
Santa Cruz Island
If you love discovering the idyllic life of Ecuadorian indigenous people, your honeymoon trip will definitely bring a completely new experience. Santa Cruz - the most populous island in the Galapagos archipelago also possesses spectacular beaches located on the banks of white sandy Tortuga Bay and Las Grietas.
Cuenca - the art land is the third-largest city in the country and the capital of Azuay, Ecuador. Long ago, this place became a cradle to develop famous talents. The cafes and galleries are present on narrow cobblestone streets. Sitting by the river to watch the sunset or jogging along the romantic riverside is a great experience for newlyweds.
Mysterious tropical forests
The area of the Cuyabeno River is the starting point of the journey to explore the legendary Amazon rainforest. Mixing in the immense nature, the couple can enjoy the moment together, temporarily away from smartphones, social networks and walking to explore mysterious tropical forests in South America.
Coastal Manabi and Santa Elena
These two beautiful Pacific coastal localities own the longest coastline in Ecuador. Therefore, it is not difficult for you to find the most affordable tourist accommodations in towns such as Puerto Rico, Ayampe, Ayangue, and Las Tunas.
These seemingly forgotten beach towns are a great place to relax, experience the life of local fishermen. Depending on the weather of the sea, activities such as boating and fishing always are beloved by many tourists.
Banos is one of the destinations that attract many tourists. In the midst of immense nature in the magical South American country, there is a small town like Banos on the flank of an active volcano and gateway to the rainforest, providing a relaxing environment and a series of expected check-in activities for the hearts in love.
By: Abigail Harris