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    Balsa Surf Camp

    at the Point, Montanita, Ecuador
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    29 Oct 30 Oct
    Traveller (182)
    Room & Suite (33)
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    “in town” (10 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 13 December 2015

    Really nice place to stay, highly recommended! 10 minutes walking distance on the beach from montanita. Quiet, rooms set up round a nice garden with hammocks and relaxing spaces. Movie room available, massages upon request and payment. Really nice owner, excellent breakfast. Not cheap but...More

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    Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

    Why stay in the center of Montañita with the unattractive, noisy tourist scene when you can be surrounded by a lush complex of bamboo cabanas a five minute walk away by beach or road. Lots of little nooks of garden and hammock for quiet self-indulgence....More

    3  Thank James R
    Reviewed 19 October 2015

    I can't emphasize enough how great Balsa Surf Camp is, great food, reasonable prices, fantastic accommodation and amazing people running it. Rusty and his wife Julie are great and all the staff make you feel super welcome. Was planning on staying a couple of days...More

    Thank ptombola
    Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

    Nice cozy Rooms. Very friendly staff. Tasty Breakfast, good Price,Very nice and quit location next to the Beach and the Surfspot la Punta. Rent a Surfboard at the camp is no problem. Everything was fine.

    Thank Stefan F
    Reviewed 6 August 2015

    If you're looking for a fantastic surf experience/camp, then Balsa Surf Camp is considered one of the more premium places to stay in the surfing/camping town of Montanita. The camp sits about a 5-10 minute walk just outside the busy party noise happening in the...More

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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.
    Agi O
    13 May 2016|
    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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