Montecristi Tourism, Ecuador

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Montecristi is a town in the Manabí province of Ecuador and the capital of Montecristi Canton. As of the 2010 census Montecristi had 70.292 inhabitants. The town is renowned for the production of Panama hats, the best quality of which is named montecristi superfino after it.Montecristi is the birthplace of Eloy Alfaro Delgado (25 June 1842-28 January 1912), president of Ecuador from 1895 to 1901 and from 1906 to 1911 and the leader of the Ecuadorian Liberal Revolution.


Home to pretty treasures, Montecristi is Ecuador's best kept secret. Popular vacation packages of Montecristi are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Montecristi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Montecristi

    Know the pollution level of Montecristi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35.71 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Montecristi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Montecristi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Montecristi.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 91.67 (Very High)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 66.67 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Montecristi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 38.02 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 71.55 (High)
    • Health Care Index 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Montecristi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Montecristi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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