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    Balsa Surf Camp

    at the Point (En la Punta), Montanita, Ecuador
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    1 - 5 of 91 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Absolutely amazed and was pleasantly surprised by how great it was to stay here. It is really gorgeous and well done. Breakfasts were better than I have had almost anywhere on a road trip in Ecuador. The owners are super and all the help is...More

    Thank Roots1968
    Reviewed 6 June 2017

    This place is a slice of heaven. Very cool and casual. Friendly, helpful staff. So peaceful and relaxing. Loved the hammocks. Perfect for 1st time surfers like my son and me. We felt right at home right away.

    Thank patrick g
    Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

    Dude. I went here for a $40 massage and was blown away. I hurt my neck doing yoga and was looking for a specialized massage to help with my neck, maybe even acupuncture. I scheduled a massage and wasn't expecting much but the masseuse blew...More

    1  Thank Kelly H
    Reviewed 7 February 2017

    We spent a night here as part of an accommodation package provided by a tour company. What a funky and relaxing place. Although the level of accomodation may not meet the expectations of the fussy types for the adventurous types the place and especially its...More

    Thank David W
    Reviewed 22 December 2016

    I can not recommend Balsa Surf Camp enough. "Rasty" and Julie are two of the most enthusiastic and genuine people I know. I took surf lessons from them, rent surfboards from them and eventually purchased a balsa board from Rasty. They are very community oriented...More

    Thank MountainsNOceans
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$56 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Ecuador >
    • Santa Elena Province >
    • Montanita
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    Suzette N
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from patrick g | Reviewed this property |
    We did not take any public buses but those I spoke to sounded very comfortable with taking the long bus trip. I never felt unsafe anywhere in the country during my visit.
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    Agi O
    13 May 2016|
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    Response from JulieCesar M | Property representative |
    Hello :) The beguiners surf lesson cost is $25, 1h30 with the whole equipment and surf instruction, intermediate level cost $30, the advanced one $35 (with pics and video). Surfboard rental cost $5 one hour, $8 two hours... More
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    "all rooms are nice"
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