Salango Island is located southwest of the district and 20 minutes south of Puerto Lopez. It comprises 200 hectares and is a natural refuge for native birds such as pelicans, seagulls, blue feet, etc.
Historically Isla Salango was the most important ceremonial center cosmo-six pre-Columbian cultures (Valdivia, Machalilla, Chorrera-Engoroy, Bay, Guangala, Manteña) of the Ecuadorian coast. They extracted the famous Spondylus shell to offer it as a sacrifice to their gods.
Salango Island has an underwater platform about 3 meters deep through diving or snorkeling you can see a variety of colorful fish, coral reefs and all the infinite beauty of marine fauna.
Obviously for these experiences I Salango island has qualified divers and native guides that are located on the boardwalk