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Ruta del sol, a 1 hora de Libertad-Salinas | 180km Guayaquil y a 4 km al norte de Manglaralto, Santa Elena 241702, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Playa Montañita is surfers paradise, suitable for surfing 52 weeks per year, and what makes it great for surfers makes it dangerous for swimmers. Back currents take their toll every year.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2019 via mobile

Montañita has lots of restaurants, shops and stuff to do. The waves are great for surfers but not for kids

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Travelingourworldwck
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Surfing and surfing contests, Dharma Beach Restaraunt, Shankha Sushi and Thai, Lido Beach Grill and Beer pub plus other food restaraunts, concerts right on the beach! Great place to surf, play games, party, kick back and enjoy the food and drink, watch the sunset.........You can't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

It’s a good place to enjoy the beach and the party environment in all the village at night. You may take care of your things because there are a lot of people. And also be prepared for rain because the weather change a lot in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mariateresa R
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Montanita Beach has beautiful surf most of the year with a lot of activities, restaurants, hotels nearby. The main attraction is most definitely the waves with really soft, gentle waters but at times waves can be pretty big. Lots of big surfing in high season,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank iluyakuseasouls
Reviewed April 19, 2018

A little crowded for my likings, but beautiful none the less. The nice part about crowded, there are good vendors walking on the beach

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The beach was very clean even if busy at certain times. There are good waves to play in, and a lot of vendors to buy snacks, drinks and souvenirs from. The vendors are very respectful and not pushy. A simple ‘no, gracious’ and they will...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank georgerandallh
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Tropical beach, fun all around. Lots of small bars, restaurants. Surprisingly in Montañita unlike the Guayaquil you will get what you ordered in restaurants, Italian or even Lebanese style. Nice and fair. However I enjoyed mornings in Montañita, all party beast are sleeping, sun rising,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TonciM5
Reviewed March 17, 2018

We stayed in Casa del Sol, a hostel north of town that can be reached by walking along the beach. It was a beautiful beach with great beginner surfing!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank laelski
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This beach and malecon is great if you are young, a surfer, or a party animal. There are steps to the beach, restaurants, lots of people, and pretty noisy and busy.

Date of experience: January 2018
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I cannot recommend one, but their was at least two there
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