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    Balsa Surf Camp

    at the Point (En la Punta), Montanita, Ecuador
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    Reviewed 3 February 2015

    My only downside..? I didn't get to spend more time here but will definitely spend a lot more time here on my next trip to Ecuador. You walk through the entrance and you're brought into an island paradise. The relaxation is almost instantaneous. On January...More

    1  Thank Renee L
    Response from BalsaSurfCamp, Propietario at Balsa Surf CampResponded 7 May 2015

    Wouah! Thanks you so much Renee for a such good review! It's very kind to take the time to write all this and to recommend us! It' s a huge help in our work to follow and keep doing right and being! THANKS! It's a...More

    Reviewed 31 October 2014

    Located a few minutes walk (on the beach) from the party town at the North end of the beach, I cannot recommend Balsa enough...this is magical place...and I have rarely felt this. Balsa is owned and run by Julie (French) and Rasti (Ecuadorian). The hostel...More

    2  Thank Jonathan L
    Reviewed 31 October 2014

    Stopped by here for three nights to get my surf on and the location couldn't be better. It's literally right across a small dirt road from the beach and the best break in Montanita. The property itself is gorgeous, I had a nice private balcony,...More

    1  Thank Wdave37
    Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

    When I first got here I thought it was going to be fantastic! However, I had money stolen out of my lock box! They told me there was only one key for the lock box, but they have another one in their office! I counted...More

    8  Thank YtBoI
    Reviewed 12 August 2014

    beautiful place to stay, it is a little bit far from the town ( walk 5-10 mins). The breakfast is the best part you have plenty of options to choose from. Also the rooms are pretty big and clean! the owner of the place is...More

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    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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    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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