Arenillas Ecological Reserve (Spanish: Reserva Ecológica Arenillas) is a 17,083-hectare (42,210-acre) protected area in Ecuador situated in the El Oro Province, in the Arenillas Canton and in the Huaquillas Canton.
Known mammals in the reserve, according to a 1993 study include the Sechuran Fox (Lycalopex sechurae), the nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Robinson's mouse opossum (Marmosa robinsoni), the Pacific Spiny-rat (Proechimys decumamus), the jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi), the Tayra (Eira barbara), the Greater Bulldog Bat, the Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus), the Crab-eating Raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) and the Guayaquil Squirrel (Sciurus stramineus). There are also 153 species of birds of which 35% are endemic. The reserve is a BirdLife International IBA with the following endangered birds: Grey-cheeked Parakeet (Brotogeris pyrrhoptera), Slaty Becard (Pachyramphus spodiurus), and Blackish-headed Spinetail (Synallaxis tithys).
The region is managed by the ministry of defense and visitors must get permission from them to visit that area.