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Relax at the beach or explore Guayaquil’s history

Wander along cobblestone streets in Las Peñas, see sweeping city views from Santa Ana Hill, or enjoy the nightlife in Playa Lagos Town Center. When you make Radisson Hotel Guayaquil your home base, you have easy access to a number of exciting things to do. You can hunt for deals at Policentro Mall or the San Marino Shopping center, or pack a tote with sunglasses, a novel and sunscreen for a day trip to Playas, less than an hour away. When you’re ready to catch your flight home, take the hotel’s free shuttle to the GYE airport.


  • Santa Ana Hill (3 km)
    Slip 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 cafes, art galleries, restaurants and tiny plazas.
  • Las Peñas (5.1 km)
    This 400-year-old neighborhood just east of the hotel features cobblestone streets, cafes and pastel-painted houses on the hillside overlooking the Río Guayas.
  • Guayaquil Lighthouse (13.3 km)
    Climb the 500 steps to the top of the Guayaquil Lighthouse and step onto the terrace for amazing 360-degree views of the city.

Family fun and entertainment:

  • Policentro Mall (2 km)
    Find something special to take home with you at this shopping mall that offers everything from jewelry to home goods.
    Phone: +593 99-140-8349
  • San Marino Shopping (2.7 km)
    Add to your wardrobe, stop for dining or see a show at this shopping center, one of the most visited complexes in the city.
    Phone: +593 4-208-3178
  • Malecón 2000 (5.1 km)
    This bustling boardwalk is dotted with small food stands, gardens and monuments along the river. Take a leisurely stroll to see ships, bask in the sunshine or ride the La Perla, a large Ferris wheel with air-conditioned enclosed cars.
  • Historic Park (10 km) 
    Learn more about Guayaquil at this eight-hectare theme park that recreates the past through architecture, traditions and landscapes.
  • Plaza Lagos Town Center (15.3 km)
    For a great night out on the town, start at Plaza Lagos Town Center, a hub of upscale restaurants, wine bars and outdoor cafes, set amid palm trees with a tropical breeze to keep you cool.
    Phone: +593 4-511-5800
  • Playas (55 km)
    Spend a day under the sun at Playas, a popular tourist destination favored for its wide beaches, seafood cuisine and fishing opportunities.


  • Kennedy Clinic Hospital (4.4 km)
    In operation since 1978, Kennedy Clinic Hospital offers an array of medical services, including organ transplantation programs, in vitro fertilization procedures and molecular biology research.
    Phone: +593 4-228-9666
  • Simón Bolívar Convention Center (4.9 km)
    This 25,000-square-meter venue offers 18 meeting rooms and amenities like free Internet access, a cafeteria and an ATM, all conveniently located near shopping centers, hospitals and tourist sites. 
    Phone: +593 4-500-0592

Area transportation:

Nearby restaurants:

  • Restaurant Sushi Isao (800 m) - sushi
  • La Carniceria de Chavela (950 m) - steak house
  • Trattoria Piccolo Mondo (1.6 km) – Italian cuisine
  • Segundo Muelle (2.7 km) - Peruvian cuisine
  • TGI FridaysSM restaurant (2.7 km) - American cuisine
  • La Parrilla del Nato (2.8 km) - grilled seafood/chicken
  • Chili’s (7.5 km) - American Southwest cuisine