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Ecuador main cities, SalinasSalinas is located in the Peninsula de Santa Elena that, protruding from the coast line into the Pacific Ocean, constitutes the westernmost point of the continental territory of Ecuador. Salinas is one of the most exclusive beach resorts of Ecuador. The most luxurious accommodations are found on this beach. Salinas got its name because salt used to be extracted from this region located on the Santa Elena peninsula.

The beachfront Malecon is lined with high-rise apartment buildings, while the rest of the village spreads inland, with more typical coastal constructions. Salinas Ecuador has excellent restaurants and hotels; it is a resort for stylish sunbathing during the day and upscale disco-dancing at night. The water of the ocean is warm year-round The 15-Kilometer (9.5 miles) wide sandy beach, in a half-moon shape, is divided into two sections by the Salinas Yacht Club, the West side is nicer, while to the east there are water skiers and other people doing water sports like jet ski or wind surfing.

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