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Las Penas

Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
+593 99 085 7726
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Reviewed yesterday

After meeting I took a taxi to visit this area, unfortunatelly I got very dissapointed when I got there at 6pm and everything was closed. Also since there was almost no light I could hardly see the colorful houses.

Thank lari431
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint area of Guayaquil featuring colourful houses and a number of art galleries. Walking to the top,of the hill affords a 360degree panorama of Guayaquil, and a sneak peak into some of the local houses.

Thank barbaramB6150JB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice picturesque part of Guayaquil. All the houses have different colors, there are lots of little shops, antiques stores, art galleries, restaurants and bars.

Thank jebluhm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I, two octogenarians, did this climb yesterday. It was worth it to see the colorful houses and the bohemian neighborhoods. Great view from the top. It took us more than half an hour ( because we are not in great shape) It...More

Thank mrsorchid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short hike up (15 mins, aproximately 500 steps, they are labelled) many restaurants, and bars to get cheap drinks. Beautiful spot to watch sunset.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area has multiple very colourful houses and is a interesting place to walk and take photographs.

Thank Ivor G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Las Penas is a neighborhood that has many steps and when you get to the top you have a great view of Guayquil. It is worth climbing to the top.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience and a nice surprise. Beforehand we were sceptical to visit Guayaquil but thanks to accommodation in this beautiful and save area and easy reachable from airport/terminal (usd4-5 taxi) it was a great stay! Didn't expect to have such a a...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Take a walk through the colourful buildings. It is one of the nicest area of Guayaquil, and is very photogenic.

Thank Judi_G123
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The title says it all: to refurbish is to live, I'm not sure if there's an equivalent in English but it means that when one improves what surrounds us life improves. A universal truth that is evident in what's happened to Guayaquil, and more so...More

Thank Cecilia M
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17 September 2017|
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Response from IsabeldeRuales | Reviewed this property |
Well, las Peñas is a neighborhood now connected to Pto Santana. You can start from where Pto Santana begins and walk towards las Peñas and you will reach the place where the cannons are. To your right will be the stairs to... More
22 February 2017|
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Response from CFEIII | Reviewed this property |
Here again, I'm guessing, but if there are people on the street, they will stay open, if nobody is around, they close after dark, about 7:00 or so, could be earlier, could be later, Lots of folks down here don't watch the... More