Playa Montañita
Playa Montañita
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Brian
Sabaneta, Colombia28 contributions
Couples
I great town for surfing, site seeing and eating. Each to get to by a great interprovincial bus system. Only 30 to 45 minutes from Salinas Ecuador.
Written April 26, 2020
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Esteban Samuel M
23 contributions
Friends
When I visited mountain the first time everything was incredible,i met new people, at night the environment was beautiful. The beach was full of people from different countries you could talk with them to know more about their culture. People almost do not sleep to the nightclubs and there is much commerce in the different places of mountanita.
The sun was too hot, and I felt tired and sleepy while lying on the sandy beach. My brother took photos from us playing in the sea and climbing high rocks. After our curry and rice lunch, we swam again until the afternoon before we changed for our trip home. It was a nice day by the sea, as it was a welcome change from our usual routine.
Written December 11, 2016
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OlanMalt
Guayaquil, Ecuador5 contributions
Friends
International Surf place, Pacific coast, full of bars. Goodplace for stading how to surf.
Possibleto find whatever you want - free love, cheap alchohol, herbs ;)
Better to visit from end of November till May.
Written October 28, 2014
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FuturoValdivia
Santa Elena, Ecuador66 contributions
Playa Montañita is surfers paradise, suitable for surfing 52 weeks per year, and what makes it great for surfers makes it dangerous for swimmers. Back currents take their toll every year.
Written October 9, 2019
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Travelingourworldwithck
Indialantic, FL1,357 contributions
Family
Montañita has lots of restaurants, shops and stuff to do. The waves are great for surfers but not for kids
Written September 20, 2019
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dawesom1
Hollister, CA70 contributions
Friends
Surfing and surfing contests, Dharma Beach Restaraunt, Shankha Sushi and Thai, Lido Beach Grill and Beer pub plus other food restaraunts, concerts right on the beach! Great place to surf, play games, party, kick back and enjoy the food and drink, watch the sunset.........You can't beat for fun, many things to do, partying........Just a great place to enjoy and have fun
Lost Beach : undoubtedly the best party in Montañita
Ezzio's Pizza : enjoy the best pizza in town. Italian style.
Written February 3, 2019
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Mariateresa R
6 contributions
Friends
It’s a good place to enjoy the beach and the party environment in all the village at night.
You may take care of your things because there are a lot of people. And also be prepared for rain because the weather change a lot in some seasons.
Written November 21, 2018
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iluyakuseasouls
Montanita, Ecuador10 contributions
Couples
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, but you can surf almost every day of the year.

There are surfboard rentals, surf lessons, yoga, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and at times paragliding! Enjoy the sandy beaches and sip on a fresh coconut!
Written July 13, 2018
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Nicholas K
103 contributions
Solo
A little crowded for my likings, but beautiful none the less. The nice part about crowded, there are good vendors walking on the beach
Written April 19, 2018
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George Randall H
Toronto, Canada1,039 contributions
Couples
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 simply move along. Good sand, and great sunsets
Written April 1, 2018
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