Manta (and beyond) with Juan

Welcome to Manta!

Juan Zambrano is a licensed taxi driver from Manta, Ecuador. He has been providing tours for groups arriving from all over the world. If you are only in Manta for a day or a week, Juan can help plan some sight seeing that fits the time of the year with an activity level that suits everyone in your group. He can transport up to four passengers and for larger groups can provide additional vehicles and drivers.

Use the links above to contact Juan. Whether you know where you want to go or are just wanting to explore what the Ecuador coastline has to offer. Juan can help plan a day to perfectly fit your schedule. Don't pay exorbitant fees for a tour service when you can see more and save more with Juan!

If you are visiting for dental work, purchasing real estate or looking for some adventure on the water have Juan put you in touch with some of the top service providers in Ecuador. Click here to view some of our partners.

Quito - Manta transportation

Juan has partnered with Lucia Granda to provide comfy door-to-door English speaking service between Manta and Quito. No more worries about the missed flight in Manta or Quito because you will have a driver take you half way and a second, fresh driver, to complete the drive.

Contact us for more information
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Have Juan help you explore Ecuador!

Below are some sample itineraries to get out and about to explore the coast. If there are places you specifically want to see, just let Juan know, and he will ensure you get there. If you are interested in additional activities like Kite Boarding, Surfing, Parasailing, or Deep Sea Fishing, Juan can build your itinerary and create your reservations!

Chocolate Lovers Tour - New Offering!
  • Tour, learn and indulge!
  • Contact Juan for all of the details.
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Day in the Sun
Full Day Tour of Manta Area
Full Day - Beaches and Whales
  • *note this tour is recommended June 15 - Sept. 15 during humpback migration
  • Visit San Lorenzo with an optional hike to the lighthouse
  • Head to Puerto Lopez where you will meet your boat
  • 3 hour boat trip for whale watching, or snorkeling off season
  • Lunch in Puerto Lopez
  • Travel back North stopping at Los Frailes Beach
  • More Tour Photos ...and More Tour Photos
North Beaches Tour
  • Stop in Sosote to visit the ivory nut carving techniques
  • Canoa beach - Lunch
  • San Vicente, Bahia, San Clemente, San Jacinto
  • Stop at the local candy factory
  • Crucita beach and malecon
  • More Tour Photos ...and More Tour Photos
South Beaches Tour
Rain Forest Tour
  • Rain Forest (Pacoche, hike the howler monkey trail
  • San Lorenzo
  • Santa Marianita for lunch
  • or optionally eat tongas at the Rain Forest
    (traditional Manabí Province food)
  • *note that the Pacoche guide's fees are not included ($20/per group)
  • More Tour Photos ...and More Tour Photos
Isla de la Plata
  • Full day trip
  • Boat transportation by Rosita Tours
  • Isla de la Plata is a small island off Ecuador's central coast, near the town of Puerto López. Part of Machalilla National Park, the uninhabited island features beaches, headlands and shrubland. It's known for its many marine birds, like blue-footed and masked boobies, plus Galapagos albatrosses.
  • Isla de la Plata Photos
Deep Sea Fishing
  • Full day trip
  • Drive along coast south to Puerto López
  • Boat and fishing guides arranged by Juan
  • Ecuador has some of the most incredible fish varieties for big sport fishing. If you are looking for that elusive 100lb grouper or 6 foot marlin, deep sea fishing off the the Ecuador coast is as good as it gets.
  • Fishing Photos

Visit some of our Partners!

Your premiere dentist in the region! English speaking and trained in the US and UK.

Hands down the top real estate firm in Manta. Most sales and happiest clientele.

Juan's connection for the top whale watching and deep sea fishing.

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