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The department of Choco is located in the northwest of the country on the Colombian Pacific Coast. Choco is characterized by an ecosystem of humid tropical rainforest and a very high level of biodiversity, of animals and plants.
Indigenous communities such as the Emberá and Waunan are located in this territory. This place is also known for having a large number of afro-Colombian inhabitants. They are well known for their happiness and simplicity. They open their doors to everyone in the world.
Tourism is a very important activity for the region, especially the ecotourism. On the Pacific Coast is possible to snorkel, surf, dive, and there are amazing views of dolphins, turtles, variety of fauna and flora and humpback whales. From July to October tourists can watch whales from the beach because these species come to feed their young.
Anyone interested in this area could also visit Bahia Solano, Nuqui or the Utria National Park and stay at Tourist inns, Ecolodge el Cantil and the Morromico.
El Choco has natural ecosystems totally unique to this region, with different types of flowers (heliconias), mangroves, virgin black sand beaches and exotic cuisine. It is the perfect place to relax and Lead a quiet life.