The town Bahía de Caráquez is an Ecuador pearl
Bahía de Caráquez is a beautiful small town located in the province of Manabi in Ecuador. It is located on a peninsula bounded by the mountain range at the base. On the one hand it is washed by waves of the Pacific Ocean, the other serene waters of the river Chone.
In a small picturesque waterfront comfortably settled houses, hotels, beaches, shops inherent in the modern city. Bahía de Caráquez mostly inhabited by foreigners, they then about 80% of the total population, which according to statistics 20 thousand.
The city is surrounded by tropical forests and mangroves. Thanks to Baia de Caráquez has access to the Pacific Ocean, it attracts tourists – here you can visit the historical monuments and modern buildings. What is important to a lot of the construction of modern buildings here it is conducted in compliance with environmental standards, new quarters also attractive for excursions.
At the beach, you can not just soak up the sun and swim in the ocean waves, but do kayagingom, surfing, windsurfing or water skiing. Bahia de Caráquez greatly suffered from hurricanes and earthquakes and each time it is almost completely rebuilt, but that he became only more beautiful. There are eco-clubs are based organic garden, organized the program for waste disposal. Thanks to the efforts of local residents, the city is recognized as the Ecuadorian authorities historical and cultural heritage of the nation.
As for the merits of preserving the environment, he was awarded the title of eco-city. In the city of Baia de Caracas many attractions, one of which – a bridge length of about two meters. It is spread through the mouth of the River Chone, and connects with the neighboring town of San Vicente. In Bahia de Caracas, there is only one company in the world of organic shrimp. It is worth visiting the museum, which has a collection of pre-Hispanic culture.