Located in one of the most idyllic and exclusive areas of the Ecuadorian Coast, on a 1.5 kilometer wide pink coral sandy beach.

The Hotel Royal Decameron Punta Centinela is located in the Province of Santa Elena, over the Ecuadorian coast-line, 20 minutes away from the Ulpiano Páez airport at Salinas Air Base, or approximately 2 hours away from the International Airport José Joaquín de Olmedo in the city of Guayaquil by car on a modern highway.

beach surface

White sand


Sandy Beach


natural, luxurious, family-friendly, romantic

swimming suitability

Yes, but seasonal
total Nº of rooms 197
Nº of swimming pools 2
Nº restaurants 2
health club
star rating
price range
check-in / check-out 15:00/12:00
beachfront gardens
Nº bars 2
spa & treatments
internet access paid

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services and facilities

* Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets
* Dinners a la carte
* Snacks
* Unlimited domestic alcoholic and non - alcoholic beverages
* Non-motorized water sports (kayaks and canoes)
* 2 pools (1 is heated)
* Gym
* Beach and pool chairs and towels
* Beach soccer and volleyball
* Activity center for children Daily activities program
* Nightly entertainment
* Nurse station
* Convention Center with a capacity for 400 people equipped with state of-the-art technology

The hotel offers 197 rooms distributed in 2 buildings,with 3 and 4 floors:
* 84 standard rooms with ocean and garden views in the Tropical tower with an Asian design.
* 83 superior and 30 standard rooms, with ocean and garden views in the Centinela Tower with a modern design.

Standard rooms are equipped with:
* Air conditioning
* 1 king size bed or 2 twin beds
* Cable television
* Telephone
* Dressing table
* Safety deposit box ($)
* Private bathroom with shower and hairdryer
* Superior rooms feature same amenities as standard, but have an additional single sofa bed and 1 table with 2 chairs

New Services
* Yacht Club connected internally to the hotel
* Discotheque. Wednesday to Friday from 10:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. On Monday and Tuesday a “Ceviches and Beer” space is offered as a replacement for the discotheque on those two days.
* New á-la-carte restaurant with 2 seatings. 20 places per seating. Specializing in Seafood.
* Karaoke. The hotel will soon have a movie theatre.

* Costa Brava open for breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets with the best selection of national and international cuisine.
* El Coral a la carte restaurant with sea-food specialties typically prepared with the flavors of the cuisine from the southern Ecuadorian sea coast.
* Snack: "El Coral" snack grill offering hamburgers, hot dogs, pizzas, BBQ chicken, cheese nachos and french-fries.

* Snack "Beer and Ceviche" offering the best beer in the region together with delicious typical ceviche from the peninsula.
* El Faro pool bar located under an Indonesian style palm shelter, with a lounge area over a terrace deck made of tropical wood, a fun place to get together.

Aditional services:
* SPA, where guests can enjoy the sea breeze with gentle relaxing massages. ($)
* Wedding services ($)
* Honeymoon packages ($)
* Medical assistance ($)
* Decameron Explorer tour desk ($)
* Internet in rooms and public areas ($)
* Boutique ($)
* Laundry service ($)
* Local and international calls ($)


Km 10,5 Vía Salinas, Manglar Alto, EC241702 Ballenita, Ecuador
general email address
phone number
+593 (4) 371 6200