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  • Average1%
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“yoga classes”(21 reviews)
“spanish lessons”(11 reviews)
“two weeks”(7 reviews)
Otra Ola is a casual, relaxed school for travelers interested in getting closer to the authentic way of life in Ecuador. We offer the opportunity to learn Spanish, practice Yoga and surf in an idyllic setting that both enjoys and respects the vast...more
Baja Manabi, Ayampe, Ecuador
+593 98 884 3278
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All reviews yoga classes spanish lessons two weeks bliss balls great coffee organic coffee my girlfriend chai tea juice in town perfect place great surf every morning good vibes the owner different types surf instructors
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was taking Spanish classes here and surfing lessons. Both thing beyond my expectations. Rayan the host has a lot to tell and shares his love for Ayampe. Really welcoming atmosphere and good coffee. There is yoga at 9 but I never tried)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 322dimaa
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Quiet space, no shoes, WiFi, no rush, wonderful muffins and great coffee. We sat for over an hour and sipped our coffee. Owner was friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ray5823
Canada111110, Owner at Otra Ola, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review. We do our best to provide a tranquil space. We are blessed to have a great staff and volunteers that really make Otra Ola the place it is.

Reviewed 15 October 2018

The organic coffee it is the best I have ever drunk. The staff is really friendly, the yoga teachers, the waiters, the surf instructor and more. Thank you for everything.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ander G
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I took spanish classes here for 6 weeks, did yoga almost everyday and tried the whole menu from the bliss balls (super tasty vegan choclate coconut balls) to the unique chai latte. I loved it and still keep this place in my heart.The people here...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Took some surf classes with Camilo, we had so much fun. Improved my Spanish with Vanessa, and the homemade granola bars are the absolutely best! I would definitely recommend visiting otra ola !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing time in Otra Ola, really enjoyed the yoga classes every day. Margarita was my Spanish teacher, she was amazing and really helped me improved my Spanish. Enjoyed the waves and the coffee as well :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank michelled5959
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We use and we sale Naturaleza Products. We recommend to use their Naturaleza Zinc sun-cream, great products for surfing! :)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank outdoor_ecuador
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time with Otra Ola, Margarita is an amazing Spanish teacher and Ryan a great surf instructor.  I loved the snacks at the cafe too, especially the blissballs!  Can't wait to return!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank catlovesmojitos
Canada111110, Owner at Otra Ola, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review, we loved to have you. And we are looking forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Traveled to Aymape for two weeks and spent almost every day at the café.. starting with morning yoga under the guidance of their volunteer Viktoria and owner Venessa, enjoyed the fantastic cold brewed organic coffee and had some great surf lessons and board rental also!!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Freese01
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Hi there people looking at what Otra Ola is all about... to begin, Ryan and Vanessa are very professional. Especially with surf board rentals and scheduling Spanish classes. Their surf instructors are all experienced and I have enhanced my surf skills so quickly with their...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sarah B
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