It can be reached through two ways that are in very good condition, taking approx. 5 hours:
1.-By the Calacalí Los Bancos highway. Enter to Manabi through Puerto Nuevo and 31 km after is PEDERNALES, by the new road Latitude Zero . From Pedernales go southbound along the waterfront highway towards JAMA and in minutes to CANOA.
2.- Taking the traditional route to SANTO DOMINGO and then to EL CARMEN, Manabi , where it travels to the coast to PEDERNALES . Thence due south traveling along the waterfront highway towards JAMA and in minutes to CANOA.
Follow the route Guayaquil – Bahía – San Vicente – Canoa.
From Quito and Guayaquil there are everyday flights to Manta with
TAME and AVIANCA. From the airport in Manta you can take either a taxi ($45) or bus to Canoa
From Quito and Guayaquil there are buses leaving everyday from the companies Reina del Camino, Aray and Coactur. Sometimes you have to make 1 stopover to get to Canoa.