Bahia de Caraquez and San Vicente

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La Casa Ucraniana

Bahia de Caraquez and San Vicente

Bahia de Caraquez

Bahia de Caraquez - one of the most beautiful cities of the coast of Ecuador, Manabi province province, situated on a narrow peninsula with a chain of mountains at its base. The city is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on one side (270 degrees), and by Chone river on the other side. The city has a small beautiful promenade in which there are houses, hotels, shops, restaurants, public beaches, piers for passenger and fishing boats. Its population is 37,056 people, with those foreigners make up about 80% of the total population of the city.

Manabi province area, there is now Bahia de Caracas city, been a place where developed and thrived Inca Empire tribes - civilizations before being conquered by the Spanish. 15 km to the south is the Gulf Chirije, one of the most important archaeological sites the coast of Ecuador. There were found destroyed construction, pottery, jewelry, and household items, which indicated that more than 2,000 years ago in the period from 500 BC up to 1500 AD here there was a city of one of the tribes of the Inca Empire and also here lived one of the wives of the king of the Incas.

Prior to the shallowing of the bay, there was a main seaport of Ecuador.

The main occupation of the local residents is the shrimp farming. Along the river Chone are more than 5,000 hectares of artificial reservoirs. From the industry only cultivation of seedlings of plants, exports of frozen shrimp, production of purified bottled drinking water. In rural areas, development of animal husbandry, cultivation of vegetables and fruits.

Currently Bahia de Caraquez turned into a beautiful international anchorage yachts in search of a safe quiet pier found in this city an ideal place to stay.

On the opposite shore of the bay is a small town of San Vicente. Until 2004 the town was part of the city of Bahia de Caraquez. After 2004 - San Vicente became a separate, high-developing city. Every year it becomes more beautiful and attractive. The biggest longest bridge in the country (2000m) connects the two cities of Bahia de Caraquez and San Vicente.

Our Guest House "La Casa Ucraniana" is not far from the town of Bahia de Caraquez, San Vicente, between the resort villages Briseño and Canoa. This area has the best beaches for your vacation. All of these cities and towns are in the chain of human settlements along the Ruta Spondylus.