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Pleasant mid-week off-season

We stopped by this beach for lunch last week. We were there mid-week (Thursday) off-season... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Cuenca, Ecuador
Montañita Beach

It is a quiet place for rest and relaxation together to the Sanctuary of Olón or the refuge between... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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E15, Manglaralto, Ecuador
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't even bother going out of your way to go here on your travels. We were up for a party but it's a loud, expensive ($20 for entry to Nightclub) and dirty town. It's easy to see why South Americans like it as it's an...More

Thank PauricMcC
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We stopped by this beach for lunch last week. We were there mid-week (Thursday) off-season (September), so there were no crowds. A few surfers enjoying the waves, and a few families enjoying the sand and shallows. We had a nice lunch, spent an hour or...More

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is a quiet place for rest and relaxation together to the Sanctuary of Olón or the refuge between the hamlets of the fishermen facing the sea. The nightlife is assured with local bohemian music, with lots of organized recreational activities such as dancing and...More

Thank Marjorie_Montes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Montañita is a beach located in Santa Elena in the Spondylus Route it is great place especially for the tourism, because they look for a good place to practice surf and Montañita is best place to practice it. Also it’s a good place to enjoy...More

Thank ArianaOrrala
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Montañita is a small commune and beach located in the province of Santa Elena in Ecuador, to arrive you should take the bus Libertad Peninsular, the price of the tickets go from $6.00 to $8.00 (depending on national holidays) this line of buses give a...More

Thank Mauricio X
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Montañita beach is located in the Santa Elena province. It receives this name because it´s surrounded by hills. This beach is one of the most known in our country because each year they organize event related with extreme sports like surfing and many people come...More

Thank raqc148
Reviewed 14 November 2015

If you want action, you will find it here. Best surf on the point if you are not a kook. Fun everyday and night can be found. Respect the locals, they are great people.

1  Thank BillKlein2013
Reviewed 6 November 2015

The whole place smelled like a sewer. No way was I getting in that water! Maybe we were just there at the wrong time of year.

Thank SamFNV
Reviewed 26 August 2015

North of Salinas is where we had a blast on three beaches minutes apart! There is no place like this area and I've been to many places. Olon is lovely with a long beach to walk with restaurants serving cold beer and the best ceviche!!...More

Thank BEV H
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Really nice beach and at the south end of the malecon there are some great seafood restaurants with great views!

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