Below is our “best” of some things and places in Cuenca Ecuador.
Best hiking – Cajas National Parque
|Cajas National Park|
|Yanuncay River walk|
|Whole Wheat Cavatelli|
Best streets for walking – Where there are no buses
Best restaurant for PEACEFUL no SMOG sit outside – Good Affinity Vegetarian
Best value for money almuerzo - Good Affinity Vegetarian
Best park – Paraiso Parque
Best office supply – Monsalve Papelaria
Best grocery store – Coral Hipermercados and Supermaxi tied
Best neighborhood – A peaceful and quiet Ecuadorian neighborhood
Best ice cream – Tutto Freddo
Best cakes - Tutto Freddo
Best cappuccino for the price – Tutto Freddo
Best Mercado – All the same
Best time of year (weather wise) in Cuenca – July through September, hands down!
Best time of day to bank– Between 2 and 3pm Monday thru Friday and on Saturday Morn before noon
Best time to go grocery shopping – Between 9:00 and 10am or 2 and 3pm Mon-thru Thurs.
Best time to get business taken care of – Tuesdays thru Thursday in the AM.
Best fiesta/holiday – Arts and Crafts of Latin America in April and in November
Best river – they're all the same
Best shopping mall – Mall del Rio
Best museum – Pumapungo Archeological Ruins/Park & Botanical Gardens, Hands down!
|Park layout map|
Best Mexican food – Unfortunately, we haven't found one that is good
Best artisans market – Plaza Rotary
Best blog about Cuenca Ecuador? – We wouldn’t dare say what blog we think is the best, after all, it’s all based on opinion. We think many blogs have something to share that people will enjoy and find interesting.
Until we vlog or blog again, you might enjoy these articles below.
NOTE: For addresses and more information about the places on our list "the best of Cuenca", see the articles below.
We're an Expat Family of Five, Living Frugal, Healthy and Happy Abroad. We live in Cuenca, Ecuador and travel the Ecuador coast whenever we get a chance. Come along and enjoy some of our experiences with us!