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Secret Place

Isla Portete is beautiful and the beach is quite long so never crowded. It's a three dollar trip... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ray T
Different beach experience

Was ok, very windy when we were there, like beach experience in Mompiche better. Felt too open and... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Isla Portete is beautiful and the beach is quite long so never crowded. It's a three dollar trip from Mompiche via mototaxi and a fifty cent boat ride to the island. There is a small gathering of restaurants for beverage or lunch. From the boat...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ray T
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Was ok, very windy when we were there, like beach experience in Mompiche better. Felt too open and desolate.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maredeprairie
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Truly a beautiful beach. Located right next to the Decameron Mompiche resort where we stayed. With a free water taxi from the resort, we visited twice during our stay. The water was warm and the sand was soft. Kids and family had a blast. Only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Justin S
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

Nature and you, no one else. I was impressed by the rests of buildings that were destroyed by the earthquake in 2016. Wonderful ocean, high palms, a very quiet place for walking along the beach and enjoying the nature.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Markiza_cat
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

A $3 mototaxi ride from Mompiche then 50 cents to cross the river in a boat. A looong walk on the wide beach from the Royal Decameron Resort Beach Club past red crabs and marked turtle egg laying sites. Fresh fish ceviche and a cold...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

The Isla Portete is a beautiful beach, but it has been impacted by development of a large resort to the north. It used to be quiet and not that populated, now lot's of activity. Can be escaped by walking south away from the resort.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MarkThurber
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We spent the afternoon in a boat with Boris, and traveled all through the mangroves. We visited the Interpretation center at Bolivar and looked at some of the pre-colombian artifacts found on the local beach. This tour rocks... And Boris is a great guide.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Woretemoeteyenner
Reviewed July 4, 2017

... and I'm from California. We got there at low tide, and rented boogie boards for a good hour for like $5 bucks from a lady who was based further down south on the beach. Chased waves to my heart's content. Had shrimp ceviche and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jillipino
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Esmeraldas is a natural paradise! Esmeraldas is the Capital of the province of Esmeraldas. It offers beautiful beaches with landscapes and warm weather. It is one of the most important ports of the country as it is a popular tourist destination. The first day I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank John_Manosalvas
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

This place seems like a paradise compared to the Mompiche beach. Big and pretty quiet beach. Taxi from Mompiche is 1,5usd/person and boat to the island 0,5usd. Really pleasant experience.

Date of experience: October 2016
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