is located 10 minutes by car heading north from Puerto López, on the right side of the highway to Machalilla
. Lying next to the Buena Vista River
is a complex of temples
left by the Manteño Culture, a civilization which reached the peak of its development more than 1,500 years ago in this area. For the interested tourist, this site has to offer an archaeological museum
, funerary urns
and the local customs practiced in the town of Agua Blanca
, as well as nearby natural ecotourism
attractions, such as sulfur springs...