Panama Hat Maker, Artisan goods, Museum, Beachfront local Cuisine. SHORE TOUR

Panama Hat Maker, Artisan goods, Museum, Beachfront local Cuisine. SHORE TOUR

Your in good hands. We are a British ex-pat family that has been living in Manta since 2009. We have 4 generations of family enjoying the sun, sea and sights. We strive to create a perfect day for our clients using our world travel and local experience to find the best tour attractions. We will go out of our way to make your time in Manta an amazing part of your trip.

This is a lovely light activity tour. You can walk as much or little as you like and all areas are wheel chair accessible.

We can do group or private tours on request and are very flexible if you would like to mix things up and have a custom tour. Feel free to check out our website or social media for more information.

Stop At: Playa Tarqui, Manta 130204, Ecuador

Artisanal fishing market, here you can see the different types of fish that are offered in the Ecuadorian market, what meals you can cook with them, which are the most popular and their prices.
We will also take a tour right next to where the artisan boats are built.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Manta, Manta, Manabi Province

As an optional stop we can go to a cocoa store, you can try different products made from cocoa, as well as being able to shop for other national products.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Museo Ciudad Alfaro, Montecristi - Manta Via Portoviejo . Manta, Montecristi 130902 Ecuador

we will travel to the home of the famous Panama Hats, Montecristi. Sheltered at the feet of the Mountain is the town that birthed these sombreros many generations ago. It is was also the Home and Mausoleum of the countries most celebrated President. We will learn of his colourful life filled with revolution, intrigue and very dramatic demise. Your expert guide will take you through the Museum, Mausoleum as well as some of the local artisan exhibitions, before having the option to walk down the wooden deck promenade into the town center or ride down on the bus.

Once in the small town center, your guide will show you the Panama hat makers workshops and stores as well as a huge variety of local artisan goods. We can also see some of the last examples of traditional wooden architecture in the central plaza next to the cathedral.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: MontecuadorHats, Calle 9 de Julio Between Olmedo and Manta, Montecristi 130902 Ecuador

We will show you how the famous Panama Hat is made, wrongly called that way because it actually originates from here.
You can buy a hat and souvenirs from here Ecuador.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: RESTAURANTE EL REENCUENTRO, Vía a San Lorenzo 130226, Ecuador

For lunch we will go to a restaurant in the middle of the Pacoche rainforest, you can walk in the garden while you wait for your food or if you prefer you can wait in a hammock

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Lighthouse San Lorenzo, Salida E15 Ruta Del Spondylus, San Lorenzo 130851 Ecuador

We will make a stop at the San Lorenzo Lighthouse, which offers us a beautiful view of the ocean.
San Lorenzo beach is well known for being the nesting place for sea turtles, which instinctively always return to the same beach where they were born to nest.

Duration: 45 minutes

Sample Menu

• Ceviche - This cold fish soup is famous all over the coasts of South America. Prepared with a variety of fish and shellfish to each customer’s preferences
• Grilled or fried Sea food - a huge variety of seafood and fish prepared in every manner imaginable. The place is right on the beach next to the small marina
• Bolón - Boiled plantains mashed and pressed into balls, combined with cheese, pork, or peanut. Very popular here.
• Tonga - Rice, sweet plantains, and chicken or pork. All wrapped in a banana leaf and roasted on a wood fire. A smoky, soft and flavourful experience awaits.

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Our guest’s health and safety is of vital importance to us. We have implemented the following steps to ensure your tour is as safe as possible and comply with local authorities."
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Horário de Início: Group Tour
5/2/2019 - 9/30/2024
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Duração: 5 To 6 Hours
Ponto de partida: Traveler pickup is offered
Rest Easy... We can meet groups or Private parties at the Port, Airport or Hotels of your choice.


  • Manta TPM Cruise ship

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Guide
  • pequeño kit de emergencia
  • Entradas a las atracciones
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Ciudad Alfaro
  • Entry/Admission - Lighthouse San Lorenzo
  • Entry/Admission - MontecuadorHats

Não Incluído

  • Lunch


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