Montañita is a village on the Ecuadorian coast known internationally for its pristine beaches and world class surfing. Surfers from around the world come here to enjoy its warm waters, the bohemian vibe and the endless night life. A quaint village with thatch-roofed bars and restaurants lining the narrow cobblestoned streets. You will also enjoy the shopping offered by the many vendors lining the streets.
The town sits between the Pacific Ocean and the cloud forest of the Colonche mountains. There are a variety of attractions nearby including Machalilla National Park and the beach town of Olon. Locals offer tours to Isla de la Plata (De la Plata Island) as well as whale watching tours during their seasonal migration.
Montañita is the place to visit if you like the leisure offered by a beach lifestyle with the availability of adventures including surfing, paragliding and snorkeling. The nights come alive here with music and bars. People of all ages are sure to find something to enjoy here.
There are a variety of hostels that offer inexpensive rooms with prices ranging from $5 to $20 dollars a night.