Bahía Solano is a municipality and town in the Chocó Department, Colombia. Bahia, as it is locally known, is an economic and touristic[unbalanced opinion] center of coastal Choco. Bahia is home to an airport as well as seaport, and along with daily flights to and from Medellin, Quibdo, Cali, and Bogota, there are bi-weekly ships that take passengers and cargo from Bahia to the port of Buenaventura. The region around Bahia Solano is home to world class[unbalanced opinion] scuba diving and sport fishing, providing a plethora of marine activities to the traveller. Only 18 km away from Bahia Solano, is the stunning[unbalanced opinion] beach town of El Valle, Choco. Its beaches, rivers, waterfalls, and cultural diversity[unbalanced opinion] are but some of the attractions that make this village a must see[unbalanced opinion] on any Colombian travel list. El Valle's Almejal Beach is gaining the reputation[unbalanced opinion] as one of the premier surf breaks in Colombia. In addition, El Valle is the closest community to Ensenada de Utria National Park, located only 9 km down the beach.