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    Balsa Surf Camp

    at the Point, Montanita, Ecuador
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    Reviewed 30 December 2015

    Balsa Surf Camp is definitely the best place to stay in Montañita. nice decoration. cool people. excellent food. and you can walk to the beach, and surf. the owners are really nice people and help you a lot. the hotel is very quiet and can...More

    1  Thank juanpca
    Reviewed 13 December 2015

    Really nice place to stay, highly recommended! 10 minutes walking distance on the beach from montanita. Quiet, rooms set up round a nice garden with hammocks and relaxing spaces. Movie room available, massages upon request and payment. Really nice owner, excellent breakfast. Not cheap but...More

    1  Thank DTB87
    Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

    Why stay in the center of Montañita with the unattractive, noisy tourist scene when you can be surrounded by a lush complex of bamboo cabanas a five minute walk away by beach or road. Lots of little nooks of garden and hammock for quiet self-indulgence....More

    3  Thank James R
    Reviewed 19 October 2015

    I can't emphasize enough how great Balsa Surf Camp is, great food, reasonable prices, fantastic accommodation and amazing people running it. Rusty and his wife Julie are great and all the staff make you feel super welcome. Was planning on staying a couple of days...More

    Thank ptombola
    Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

    Nice cozy Rooms. Very friendly staff. Tasty Breakfast, good Price,Very nice and quit location next to the Beach and the Surfspot la Punta. Rent a Surfboard at the camp is no problem. Everything was fine.

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$56 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Ecuador >
    • Santa Elena Province >
    • Montanita
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    • Balsa Surf Camp Hotel Montanita
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    Suzette N
    13 June 2017|
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    Response from patrick g | Reviewed this property |
    We did not take any public buses but those I spoke to sounded very comfortable with taking the long bus trip. I never felt unsafe anywhere in the country during my visit.
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    12 May 2016|
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    Response from JulieCesar M | Property representative |
    Hello :) The beguiners surf lesson cost is $25, 1h30 with the whole equipment and surf instruction, intermediate level cost $30, the advanced one $35 (with pics and video). Surfboard rental cost $5 one hour, $8 two hours... More
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    "We were happy to have splurged for the Jama Coaque room as I think we were maybe the only room with an actual..."
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    "all rooms are nice"
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