Balsa Surf Camp

at the Point (En la Punta), Montanita, Ecuador | Hotel
Prices starting from $61.00

Travel Blogs from Montanita

So, I Joined a Cult, Also Known As Camp Raw Vegan

A travel blog entry by mariposanegra


... After arrival we had our first meal, pureed borscht and and a raw veggie entree with sauce. Gotta tell you, night one, I was not a huge fan. It wasn't terrible, it just didn't feel appetizing to me. After getting down a toddler sized portion, I went to bed and prayed for deliverance.

So a word about my camp-mates and raw veganism in general. Most people on the trip (10 participants) were pretty bought into ...

A Different Rhythm of Life

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters


... of towns, so once we were through the appropriate number of towns, I was watching very intently out the window - then I saw my landmarks - the island out in the ocean - and the neighboring hostel's big sign. I jumped up and grabbed Morganne's arm and began to run down the aisle. There was a speed bump right in front of our Hostel and I was determined to get off there. The bus was still rolling when I jumped out the door - dragging Morganne behind me! The bus had ...

Checking Next Door Beaches

A travel blog entry by ebzh


Montanita Montanita... It is not like I didn't have enough beach in Peru but my friends Jano and Yvan went there, liked it (mentioned girls too) so I had to check it out. The plan was also to join a friend I met before in Brazil but she finally left the day I arrived. Ecuador is not too big and the coast part is a must do in the country. Well well, no need excuses anyway, more beach time has never hurt anyone!

It ...

Another Country, Another Beach

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... within the park: Playa de los Frailes, a beautiful crescent of whitish sand in front of a bay of turquoise water; some tourists, but no bars, no restaurants and no music. Well, no more details to add. We can safely say that we've done nothing else in these days. Reluctantly, we left the hostel this morning and somehow managed to get on a bus back to Guayaquil; once again we have no intention of stopping in that city longer than what it takes to get on another bus, this time in direction of Cuenca. ...


A travel blog entry by maracuya


... We didn't find him but we did find a nice lady who gave us a room for $12. It was nice enough but the room was full of crickets, little buggers the size of your finger who hop around like mad if you mess with them. After ridding ourselves of our unwelcome roommates we thought we could relax but over the next 3 nights we were in a constant battle, wave after wave of them, coming in under the gaps in the doors and windows. Really though, the crickets are harmless, ...

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This hotel, located on at the Point (En la Punta), Montanita, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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