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Olon is a lovely beach with plenty of good seafood choices and wonderful little shops to visit. I... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Cuenca, Ecuador
Beautiful sandy beaches

Olon has great beaches for playing with family's, excellent surfing especially for newbies or long... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Montanita, Ecuador
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2 Oct 2018
13 Jul 2018
“Beautiful sandy beaches”
Santa Elena 241753, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Olon is a lovely beach with plenty of good seafood choices and wonderful little shops to visit. I plan to go back soon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kellymK7165IL
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Olon has great beaches for playing with family's, excellent surfing especially for newbies or long board, and beautiful countryside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank iluyakuseasouls
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We loved that the beach was wide and long and VERY clean. It was great to be able to just walk as far as we wanted. Definitely recommend it for people who love a good but uncrowned beach.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank WJD_CO
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This beach has everything Montanita has, but less. Less people, vendors (but less), places to eat (just a few), cocktail stands (but less), surfers (less traffic). Less stress. My family loves it here!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank livingincuenca
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Olon is near Montañita the beach party town of Ecuador. It is super calm, great hostals, food at the cabins on the beach is spectcular. If you just want to relax stay in Olon or take a $1.50 taxi to Montañita. It's a great place...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RachelZiggy
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You can walk for miles on the beautiful sand beach, or relax under an umbrella or tent in a chair. We watched the surfers, and ate great ceviche for lunch, and enjoyed cool coconut water at Don Jorge's. Plus any type of cocktail too.Bathrooms are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank TrudyM1965
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stayed in Olon for a week and enjoyed the peace and quiet. Ate dinner on the beach at the restaurants . Great place and close to Montanita but far ejough away too

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It is a very wide beach, with lifeguards. The sea is a bit brave. There are people who rent small tents between $ 3 and $ 5 for the whole day. There is also where to eat at a good price. We were charged $...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Jennifer_Martinez23
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I like to go to this beach because it is beautiful, more than everything is to be at night with my family watching the stars. For me it is the best beach to rest in family, relax and enjoy the beautiful sunset. Its proximity to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank estefanip10
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Playa Olon, one of the main tourist places to enjoy the sun, sea and sand, in this paradisiacal place where you can enjoy beautiful sunsets, in addition to a varied gastronomy, typical dishes where the seafood is exquisite. It has large infrastructure at the service...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Richard L
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Sandra C
26 February 2018|
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Response from WJD_CO | Reviewed this property |
You can get a taxi or local bus from downtown salinas to santa elena bus station, and then take the bus to Olon, just to be sure and answer your whole question.