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Montanita Beach has beautiful surf most of the year with a lot of activities, restaurants, hotels nearby. The main attraction is most definitely the waves with really soft, gentle waters but at times waves can be pretty big. Lots of big surfing in high season,...More
The beach was very clean even if busy at certain times. There are good waves to play in, and a lot of vendors to buy snacks, drinks and souvenirs from. The vendors are very respectful and not pushy. A simple ‘no, gracious’ and they will...More
Tropical beach, fun all around. Lots of small bars, restaurants.
Surprisingly in Montañita unlike the Guayaquil you will get what you ordered in restaurants, Italian or even Lebanese style. Nice and fair. However I enjoyed mornings in Montañita, all party beast are sleeping, sun rising,...More
Love Montanita's beach. It's perfect for my teens that like trying body boarding and for my younger kids that just play in the shallow water. The bottom here is all sand and very flat. It does have a big surf break (and dangerous undertow) further...More
Is a beach made for surfing, that's the first thing you need to know. Nice waves that lasts for long so they give you time to become creative.
If you are not a surfer and you want to swim you have to be careful: it's...More
This is a busy beach and party town. If you are looking to relax or stay away from LOTS of noise stay in Mangalaralto or Olon. Montañita used to be a fun and easy partying town, now it has turned into an Ibiza of sorts...mega...More
You can enjoy a busy little beach, watch surfers, go parasailing, rent boards and take lessons, or just relax under an umbrella in a beach chair. Unfortunately, at high tide, the ocean comes right up to the boardwalk, and the beach is a little crowded...More