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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought Samai was a very special place and I can't wait to get back there. Tania and Ed were wonderful and so was the staff. I really enjoyed the meals and the room was so beautiful to be able to sit there and watch all the birds and see the ocean. It was really perfect.

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hosts are the epitome of Wisdom, Love, and Knowledge. If you can, go spend time at this Lodge with these wonderful souls, you will not be disappointed! It is a chance of a lifetime! Thank you for everything! Connie

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Medicine Hat, Canada
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was the 3rd time visiting the lodge and this time I facilitated a yoga & Ayahuasca Retreat. We took over the lodge and felt like it was our home. The meals were good and always served with a smiling face. The staff are wonderful, I just love them. Tania & Ed are incredible human beings dedicated to a life...

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TaniaDuran, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear I was an honor and a plesure working and hosting you and your group, we'll prepare for next year!!!! Tania

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This was not the romantic oasis offering opportunity to relax and recharge we'd expected. Ok. We went in the off season when it's overcast and often drizzly, and there were fewer tourists than usual because of the earthquake. But, Samai was deserted. Only us for 3 nights. The spa, jacuzzi, pool, yoga were not happening. The menu was very limited....

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Olsztyn, Poland
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was there once and i came back one mordę time😀.The owners are very Great Nice people.the place is beautiful and view from my room is wonderful.good healthy breakfast this is fight place where U can stay with yourself and get a chill.😀

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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Well, the drive to this lodge is straight up the mountain, rough dirt road, and very narrow. But, it is worth the drive. Just be ready at the top for breathtaking views. The rooms were adequate. There are no amenities in the room except towels, shampoo, and creme rinse. The place is well lit and clean. The staff were pleasant...

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TaniaDuran, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Your review is very important for us. Sorry about the Spa services. We'll try our best the next time. Regards

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Had a fantastic stay at Samai. The place is gorgeous. Views of the ocean in front and jungle behind. The staff are super friendly. The food is delicious and the owners are a couple gems. The accommodations were lovely.

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TaniaDuran, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer It was an honor to host you at Samai Lodge. Next time you come, we'll prepare a special welcome gift for you and your partner. Best Regards.

Reviewed 3 March 2016

After completing the drive up the adventurous entry road just out of Olon, we were very impressed with the look of the main buildings, the pool area and surrounding patio then the "lodges" scattered around the lovely forested site located on a hill high above the highway and overlooking the sea. The setting is remote and exotic. Our "room", number...

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TaniaDuran, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Thanks for your review and for the opportunity to respond to your words. First, I will like to inform you that Samai Lodge is located at the Cordillera Chongon Colonche, a unique place where the ocean meet with the rain forest and provide spectacular views, healthy natural environment, real clean oxygen, peaceful and save settings created with respect...

Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We came from Montañita because we were looking for a quite, nice place to stay for 2 nights, doing yoga and eating healthy vegan food. So we saw the webpage of this hotel - samai ocean view lodge. The pictures looked like paradise and there was a menu espacially for vegans so we booked a room there. We arrived and...

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TaniaDuran, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear young traveler: Your last minute booking with us and your late arrival at the lodge, prevent us to create a Vegan plan for you, like normally we'll do with our Vegans guests. When you call you told us that Montanita was not a place for you and that you'll need to leave soon, and ask if we could host...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This place is fantastic! The pictures simply do not do justice to how beautiful it is. My family and I (elderly parents, husband, two toddlers, and three family friends) stayed here for two nights and we loved it so much we canceled our day tours to spend time relaxing at this enchanting place. The kids were so pleased with the...

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TaniaDuran, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thanks for your visit! Travelers like you and your family are totally worth to host. It was an honor to have you at Samai Lodge. Looking for your next visit. Best Regards,

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
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  • Concierge
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa offers a new concept of healthy traveling services where you can experience the environment, eco-tourism activities, cultural exchange, healthy food in first class settings. Here you'll enjoy the serene splendor of the cordillera mountains, pacific ocean and rain forest all in one place! You will find the extraordinary peace and tranquility of Ecuador, that is still largely untouched by civilization, rejuvenating your spirit and give you a new lease on life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa

Address: Km 700 E15 Via Espondylus | Loma de San Jose - Santa Elena, Montanita 241756, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range: $146 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Beautiful environment, healing, peaceful, glorious!”
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“All the lodges looked pretty similar, with views of the ocean...but you could check.”
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