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    Balsa Surf Camp

    at the Point, Montanita, Ecuador
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    1 - 5 of 94 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This is a happy place, positioned well away from the clamor of downtown Montanita (but easily reached by a $1.50 cab ride or 15 minute walk on the beach). The grounds are very well kept and the spirit of the property is alive and well....More

    Thank idoltraveller
    Reviewed 29 October 2017

    After being trolled and in salted by owners friends due to our poor experience at this place, we recommend to stay else where..... Here is our post to the owner, that never responded, and only to be called rude names, and trolled by her friends.......More

    Thank Sandbar151
    Response from JulieCesar M, Propietario at Balsa Surf CampResponded 2 December 2017

    Good morning, lady. I'm Julie, the owner of the hotel, a pleasure. What a pity I receive today reading this opinion and this sad experience that you lived in our little paradise. I give you a thousand apologies for what you suffered, especially for the...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    Wow, what a piece of paradise. Beautiful property and location. Very relaxing. Staff is awesome. And thank you so much to Julie for making our trip even more extraordinary ! A must stay place in Montanita no matter how long you are visiting!More

    Thank Victoriajag32
    Response from JulieCesar M, Propietario at Balsa Surf CampResponded 2 December 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind words! It fills our hearts to know that you loved our place and our company :) It's always a pleasure to have an authentic experience with a guest! We hope to see you soon and enjoy more! Greetings...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely amazed and was pleasantly surprised by how great it was to stay here. It is really gorgeous and well done. Breakfasts were better than I have had almost anywhere on a road trip in Ecuador. The owners are super and all the help is...More

    Thank Roots1968
    Response from JulieCesar M, Propietario at Balsa Surf CampResponded 2 December 2017

    Thank you so much for your kinds words :) It was a pleasure for us to receive your beautiful family! We are so happy to know that you enjoyed so much your stay, surf and our food! We try everyday to do our best, and...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    This place is a slice of heaven. Very cool and casual. Friendly, helpful staff. So peaceful and relaxing. Loved the hammocks. Perfect for 1st time surfers like my son and me. We felt right at home right away.

    Thank patrick g
    Response from JulieCesar M, Propietario at Balsa Surf CampResponded 2 December 2017

    Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy to know that you enjoy so much staying with us! It was a pleasure for us to receive you and I hope see you again soon! Take care a lot! All the Balsa family.

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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$70 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Santa Elena Province >
    • 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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    13 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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    "Anybody with mobility issues should request ground floor accommodations"
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    "WiFi isn't the best in the rooms. With no A/C, it can get stuff at night if there isn't a breeze..."
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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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