Puerto Lopez has a New Malecon completed in 2016. Puerto López is a small town set in a Half Moon bay on the Central Pacific coast of Ecuador. Puerto Lopez has nearly everything you need. TIA grocery store,Bank,ATM,Clinic,Coffee shops,Many restaurants,Hotels,Pharmacy,Hardware & Appliance stores. Places of interest in the immediate vicinity of Puerto Lopez include: Agua Blanca sulpher pool and mud baths in Machalilla National Park. Playa de los Frailes tranquil swimming bay. Isla de la Plata, home of the Blue-footed Boobies and Giant Sea Turtles. Whale watching tours (June through September). Surfing, hiking, deep sea fishing.