Where is Tumbes Located?
The beautiful coast of Tumbes covers a wide variety of ecosystems, including Swamp, mangrove forests, Pacific rainforest in the protected area National Protected Area of Tumbes and Equatorial dry forest in the Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape.
Tumbes is the perfect destination for water sports lovers or for relaxing. The white Sands of Punta Sal, the rest of the Bay is gray and in La Cruz, Playa Zorritos, the rearing station for Spitz crocodiles in Puerto Pizarro and the much-vaunted ceviches de conchas negras Ceviche with black clam, are part of the identity of the population of Tumbes, lives in harmony with the sea.
Location: North coast of Peru, on the border with Ecuador. Includes expansive plains, gentle hills, rugged mountains and other ecosystems.Size: 4,669 km2
What Country is Tumbes in?
In the north of Peru, just about 10 km away from the border with Ecuador, lies Tumbes with its almost 110,000 inhabitants. After the dry deserts, Tumbes and its surroundings are a real Explosion of different landscapes: from dreamy sandy beaches and swampy mangroves to lush rainforests, there is great variety.