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Balsa Surf Camp

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   at the Point (En la Punta), Montanita, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I first got here I thought it was going to be fantastic! However, I had money stolen out of my lock box! They told me there was only one key for the lock box, but they have another one in their office! I counted my money before I left for town and came back counted my money (a little... More

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Quito, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

beautiful place to stay, it is a little bit far from the town ( walk 5-10 mins). The breakfast is the best part you have plenty of options to choose from. Also the rooms are pretty big and clean! the owner of the place is really nice and she tries her best to make your stay confortable, all the staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I stayed 2 nights here, it is a very nice place with great cabanas, breakfasts, gardens and friendly, helpful staff. Location is excellent for the beach & a short taxi from town at night. There was a great choice for breakfast (juice, eggs, fruit, crepe etc). I had one dinner there too - ceviche- was good. There are cheaper options... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

After travelling all over South America, my boyfriend and I stayed at Balsa Surf Camp hostel for one week to relax and surf! We had a wonderfull week surfing with Carlos, who's running the surfschool! The hotel was relaxing too with charming staff. We had a big, clean and nice room with a large balcony with a hammock. The hotel... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We was suppose to stay 2 nights ended up staying 5. It is an amazing place. Very comfortable, clean and safe. The staff and the owners are very friendly and very happy to help you. 1 minute from the beach. Breakfast was great. I really recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The place is awesome, the owners are very enthusiastic on helping you and making your stay the best one. Very satisfied. The location is perfect, even if you can't see the ocean, is perfect. The food is great. Everything was lovely. :):):):)

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It was just a short 2 nights weekend stay in Montanita to escape from the town. What a great place! Beautiful, quiet, but close to town if you would like to walk. We basically had our own private kitchen :o), the staff was very nice and friendly and there were some nice looking surfers too :o))) Mama, mama! Thor is... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

important: far enough from the noice from town, but only 5-10 minutes walk along the beach very good breakfast and restaurant was ok too - nice cabins/rooms, we would have loved to have more (hot) surf folk around though, but we weren't there in high season

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Balsa house is one the best places in Ecuador to relax, surf, and overall great vacation. Rasty and Julie has done an outstanding job creating a unique environment where u are like in oasis, away from all the "locuras" of the town but yet close enough to be part of it u prefer. I would recommend Balsa House as top... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Wake up early in the morning and open the door of your room. You have at your disposal a quiver, ranging from 5'2" up to long boards. All of them balsa wood made. The surf break is meters away, with warm and clear water. La Punta has waves from 2 up to 10 feet, with some crowd, but without localism.... More

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Address: at the Point (En la Punta), Montanita, Ecuador
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Location: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balsa Surf Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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