Montañita is one of the most popular surf spots on the Ecuador coast. A two hour drive from Guayaquil brings you to one on the nicest beaches in Ecuador.
Whether you love to surf or not there is a lot to do in Montañita.
For surfers…the waves are some of the most challenging in Ecuador. For the best waves come between January and March (in February there is an annual surf competition). You can find decent waves the rest of the year as well.
The area around Montañita is great to explore. You can hike, bike or ride horses to explore the rain/cloud forest, mangroves and waterfalls that surround Montañita. Or go snorkeling or scuba diving. Paragliding is also popular.
Montañita is a small town with a huge party vibe. There is a variety or bars and night clubs for a tastes from mellow to non-stop all nighters.
Typical of the Ecuadorian coast the weather is normally hot and humid. From December to May the weather is usually hot and sunny. The rest of the year tends to be more cloudy with periods of light rain.
Air conditioning is available in many hotels and comes in handy for sleeping.
VIP Partners in Montañita
Bromelia Nature Lodge
From $45 per person
Save an average of $7 per night
Montañita Estates (Rooms, Suites, Villas)
From $115 per night
Save an average of $11.50 per night
From $12 per person
Save an average of $3 per night
*Please note: Discount available during low season. Contact hotel for details.
Savings will vary by activity
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