See the view from Santa Ana Hill, one of the top things to do Guayaquil

From your room or suite at Radisson Hotel Guayaquil, you can easily reach the best things to do and see in Guayaquil, including viewing ancient and modern art at the Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art and exploring the cobblestoned streets of Las Peñas. To take in Ecuador’s outdoor splendors, bike around Santay Island’s protected wetlands or climb to the top of Santa Ana Hill for panoramic views of the Guayas River. More interested in shopping? Two nearby malls as well as the shops along the popular Malecón 2000 boardwalk offer plenty to grab your interest. If you need a break from on-site meetings, you can relax at Plaza Lagos Town Center or make the hour-long drive to Playas de Villamil for an afternoon of beach fun.

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Santa Ana Hill

1.84 mi / 2.96 km from the hotel
Put on a comfortable pair of shoes for the trek up to the tourist center at the summit of Santa Ana Hill. Your upward journey will take you past cafés, art galleries, restaurants, and tiny plazas.

Malecón 2000

2.02 mi / 3.26 km from the hotel
This bustling boardwalk is dotted with small food stands, gardens, and monuments along the Río Guayas. Take a leisurely stroll to see ships, bask in the sunshine, or ride La Perla, a large Ferris wheel with air-conditioned enclosed cars.

Las Peñas

1.91 mi / 3.08 km from the hotel
Dating from the 17th century, this historic neighborhood features cobblestone streets, cafés, and pastel-painted houses on the hillside overlooking the Río Guayas.

Simón Bolívar Convention Center

1.53 mi / 2.46 km from the hotel
One of the largest event spaces in Ecuador, this 25,000-square-meter venue hosts a variety of fairs, concerts, and conferences. The complex is conveniently located near shopping centers, hospitals, and tourist sites.

Policentro Mall

0.29 mi / 0.46 km from the hotel
Find something special to take home with you at this shopping mall that offers everything from jewelry to home goods.

El Faro de Guayaquil

1.88 mi / 3.03 km from the hotel
Be prepared to climb 444 steps to reach this picturesque lighthouse at the summit of Santa Ana Hill, plus an internal spiral staircase to the viewing platform. Your effort will be rewarded with amazing 360-degree views of the city.

San Marino Shopping

0.42 mi / 0.67 km from the hotel
Add to your wardrobe, stop for dinner, or see a show at this shopping center, one of the most visited complexes in the city.

Plaza Lagos Town Center

5.64 mi / 9.07 km from the hotel
For a great night out, start at Plaza Lagos Town Center, a riverside hub of upscale restaurants, wine bars, and outdoor cafés set amid palm trees and fountains.

Historic Park

3.01 mi / 4.85 km from the hotel
Learn more about Guayaquil at this eight-hectare theme park that recreates the past through architecture, traditions, and landscapes.

Guayaquil Metropolitan Cathedral

1.86 mi / 2.99 km from the hotel
Located in the heart of Guayaquil, this luminous neo-Gothic cathedral offers a lovely spot for some rest and reflection. Walk the well-kept grounds or head inside to admire the soaring interior with its stunning stained glass windows.

Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art (MAAC)

1.96 mi / 3.15 km from the hotel
Learn more about ancient Ecuadorian culture and admire a wide-ranging collection of contemporary art when you visit this landmark museum along Guayaquil’s riverfront. Admission is free.

Santay Island

4.52 mi / 7.28 km from the hotel
A National Recreation Area, this beautiful island off of Guayaquil’s riverfront lets you explore Ecuador’s tropical wetlands. Watch for native plants and wildlife as you walk or bike the boardwalk trail or stop by the crocodile sanctuary.