Montanita Ecuador beach has spectacular waves for surfing. It is the right spot for those who love the tropics and the sea
It is a Seventh Heaven Beach with perpetual warm water and a multicultural atmosphere.
This exotic beach is located in the new province of Santa Elena, 40 miles north of Salinas beach.
This is a friendly and laid back destination. It is also known as the Surfers Town.
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Many visitors come to this beach in order to participate in the Surfers events that take place here all year round.
There are many activities to do around Montanita Ecuador including surfing, scuba diving, wildlife tours and horse riding.
Or you can just go to the golden sand beaches and relax watching the beautiful scenery and amazing sunsets.
The town of Montanita is also becoming a main destination for foreigners who want to learn Spanish. There are good Spanish Schools in this area.
From beginners to advance surfers, all agree that Montanita beach has the best waves in Ecuador and really good conditions for surfing all year round.
The point known as "La Punta" is a right wave, break point wave located one kilometer north of Montañita.
Fast, strong and sometimes long, is one of the most respected waves at Ecuador.
If the conditions are good, with a big north swell, not too much wind, the wave can get 10 feet tall.
This wave is for intermediate and advanced surfers, the bottom is reef and at the end of the wave is sandy.
Montanita consists of two small towns, the original main town of "Alta Montañita", about one kilometer to the south, off the beaten track and "Baja Montañita" on the northern end of the beach, where surfers and body surfers usually meet in the afternoon.
The charming town of Montanita offers a variety of inexpensive hotels, national and international food, and an exhilarating nightlife.
Several artisans that work jewelry and clothing are found along the main street.
Surf shops and surf rent stores are at your service.
But Montanita is more than just surfing. It is one of the most interesting villages in South America.
It is a multicultural mix of locals and tourists from all over the world sharing an incredible natural environment.
Montanita Ecuador is the right place to relax and be in touch with nature, enjoy surfing or discover it's special and unique nightlife. Delicious food and nightclubs are also major attractions.
Montanita is an ideal place to meet new friends. People from all over the world visit this place, the nightlife is really fantastic. Also you can find a wide selection of bars with typical cocktails.
The bars are open any day of the week and the nightclubs or discotheques open from Wednesday to Saturday, but the party in the village is all year round.
Montanita is a small village, just 300 mt x 1.5 km. The Trigrillo area (100 mts from the town) in the mountains, is full of vegetation and the fauna is plentiful (butterflies, birds and more species).
From north to south, the coast of Ecuador is dotted with wide and lovely beaches, some pristine like Los Frailes, others with fishermen villages, fashionable resorts like Salinas Beach or Bahia de Caraquez and international surfing locations like Montanita Ecuador.
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