Guayaquil is Ecuador's largest city and seaport on the country's Pacific coast. Previously considered an unattractive, smelly city and excluded from most tourist itineraries, Guayaquil has received an impressive face-lift from recent municipal administrations.
In addition to a series of public works, the Malecon 2000 is a safe, pleasant 2.5-mi/4-km promenade along the banks of the Guayas River offering a variety of gardens, restaurants, recreational areas, monuments, shops and the Museum of A... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.