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Balsa Surf Camp

Barrio "la Punta" Ruta del Spondilius, via el sanctuario de Olon, Montañita - Montanita, Ecuador

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Nearest Wave
50 metres

Balsa Surf Camp is a unique inn in the quiet side of Montañita. This is an oasis of peace with a luxurious garden and typical Ecuadorian cabins made of wood and bamboo.

Julie and Rasty, the creators, welcome you to share their passions for surf, yoga and nature.

We have 13 private rooms from 2 people to 6 maximum and one particularly unusual : our famous combi VW in the top of a cabin as a room ! We offer surf rental and lessons with Balsa wood boards made by Rasty. And also, daily yoga classes in a wonderful open yoga studio where you can also meditate, do stretching, Taï to chi, Acro to yoga etc…

We will welcome you for three meals a day in our restaurant The Eden with a large choice of sea food, fusion of French and Ecuadorian and a lot more!

Location

We are in La Punta, in the quiet side of Montañita, a typical surf and fishing town of Ecuador. Our inn is at 20 meters of the surf spot. .At 2hours 30 of the airport of Guayaquil.

  • Facilities
  • Room types
  • Getting there
  • Surf Lessons
  • Waves
  • Terms
Number of people: 47
24-Hour reception
Bath Towels
Beach Towels
Parking (free)
WIFI (free)
Cot / high chair
Daily housekeeping
Jacuzzi
Laundry
Massage
Pets allowed
Sauna
SPA
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Westuit storage area
Wetsuit hire
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (included)
Lunch included
Packed lunches
Restaurant
Surf school
Yoga

Extras:

Extra for the Volkswagen room : 80$ per week
Extra photos and videos of a professional photographer : 30$ per session, 150$ per week
Extra board rent : 5$ per hour


Private Double Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Top floor, couple cottage with terrace and double hammock.
1 Double bed
From 1 guests minimum to 2 Guests maximum

Private Triple Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 3

Down floor, cottage with balcony and hammock chair.
1 Double bed +1 simple bed
From 1 guests minimum to 3 Guests maximum

Quadruple Private room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 4

Down floor, cottage with A/C & terrace and beach chair.
1 Double bed +1 bunk bed
From 1 guests minimum to 4 Guests maximum

Private Matrimonial Double Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Down floor, couple cottage with terrace and 2 hammocks.
1 Double bed Queen size
From 1 guests minimum to 2 Guests maximum

Private Dorm
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 6

Ground floor, two to level cottage with big terrace and hammock.
1 Double bed +1 bunk bed +2 single beds
From 3 guests minimum to 6 guests maximum

"La Guapachoza" Combi Volkswagen
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Top floor, couple cottage with A/C & terrace and double hammock.
1 Double bed (inside the VW van)
From 1 guests minimum to 2 Guests maximum

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers

  • - Nearest Airport: José-Joaquín-de-Olmedo, Guayaquil Airport
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 170
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 2h30
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Instructors

Carlos

Ademar

Xavier

Main Surf Beach: Montañita, La Punta

Surf Lessons we offer:

Kids Surf Lessons

2H of surf lessons with an ISA certified instructor. 4 students maximum per instructor. Board, wetsuit and lycra included. Soft or balsa wood board.

Beginner Surf Lessons

2H of surf lessons with an ISA certified instructor. 4 students maximum per instructor. Board, wetsuit and lycra included. Soft or balsa wood board.

Intermediate Surf Lessons

2H of surf lessons with an ISA certified instructor. 4 students maximum per instructor. Balsa wood board, wetsuit and lycra included.

Advanced Surf Lessons

2H of surf lessons with an ISA certified instructor. 4 students maximum per instructor. Balsa wood board, wetsuit and lycra included.

Private Surf Lessons

2H of surf lessons with an ISA certified instructor. Board, wetsuit and lycra included. Soft or balsa wood board.

Surf Guide

2h of guiding with a local instrcutor certified ISA


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Rain

Wetsuits

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Air Temp (°C)

JAN/FEB

30°

MAR/APR

30°

MAY/JUN

30°

JUL/AUG

28°

SEP/OCT

30°

NOV/DEC

30°

PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due at check in.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • You can cancels anytime up to 7 days before travelling and you will not be charged the balance.

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