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Day Trip to Puerto Lopez and Isla de la Plata from Guayaquil
"Departing from Guayaquil at 5:30am with a hotel pickup we will embark on the adventure of knowing the Isle of Silver also known as the mini Galapagos place whose scenic beauty and similarity to the archipelago of Colon makes it ideal for ecotourism. Located 50 km from coast resort of Puerto Lopez on it will cross one of the two tourist trails to choose (tip machete or red - footed boobies Nazca Alcatraz pelicans frigate birds
From $265.00
 
3-Day Adventure Trip in San Salvador
"During this 3-day trip you will have the opportunity to discover different sports on water and land! Day One:You start our first day at the canopy of Apaneca flying through the skies by several zip lines over coffee plantations! In the afternoon will go hike to Chorros de Calera; series of impressive waterfalls coming out of the ground. You will stay at your chosen accommodation. Visit of the mountain tow know for gastronomic fair in the weekends colorful murals and textiles.Overnight: Hotel Alicante / Santa LeticiaDay Two:In the morning you will go to Portezuelo Park where you can choose to hike through the coffee farms geysers and hike up the mountains into a thick cloud forest at 5000 ft. The Flora and Fauna here is incredible! Optional you can choose to take a horseback riding tour that takes you to the peak of Cerro Cuyanunsul through the cloud forest or mountain bike down Cerro Cuyanunsul. At the end of the day you will drive to the coast and stay at your chosen accommodation. 5 hours at one of El Salvador's well know waves for surfing. After your class
From $529.00
 
3-Day Archeological Tour from San Salvador
"Day One:Your first day starts at the Anthropology Museum David J. Guzman to have an impression of the Salvadoran history as its home to the very popular artifact found in the Tazumal ruins – the native god Xipe Totec. You will go to Santa Leticia in the Western highlands of El Salvador. The peaks of the Llamatepec mountain range that begin in the Aleutian Islands and end in the southernmost tip of Tierra del Fuego within cradles the Valley of Apaneca which in the ""Nahuat"" language of the Pipil Indians means ""Rivers of Wind"". Here you will will see three huge stone monuments and other vestiges of their great culture. Santa Leticia Site unlike other archaeological sites in Mesoamerica was not a mere commercial or habitat area but was always a special pl and power that fathomed the mysteries of life and death. Overnight: Hotel Santa Leticia or AlicanteDay Two:The second day tour starts at Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site declared UNESCO World Heritage in 1993 for being ceramics
From $479.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Montañita

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rooms are not safe...

Well you all know the rule: don't leave anything in the room unless you don't care if you never see it again. This rule of course doesn't apply to all hotels but it's the general rule for your peace...
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Ok, so lets talk about the drugs

I dont know how long this tip will stay up but here it goes.......It is said that Montanita is a place where anything goes. From what I have heard weed, cocaine and acid are found very easily here. I...
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The surf can be dangerous

Like most great surf spots they can also be dangerous. The water may look calm but you always have to be careful. From what I was told is that there are two big craters on the ocean floor in this...
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The waves

According to specialists (I'm not one), Montanita is an excellent surf spot. The waves can get big and dangerous. Riptides are common.
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On the beach

Walking on the beach ...I took off my shoes to feel the invigorating touch of ..Mother Earth, especially when the ground underneath was carpeted with that invitingly soft white sand! The waves...
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Surfing

Montanita is a big surf spot. Big competitions are held here and locals surf practically all year around. You can rent surf boards or take lessons if you like. We did the lessons. Right next to our...
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Massage

Alfonso has been in Tibet for years. He has studied in Sera University-Convent in Tibet so his knowledge combined with his talent gives the best result! His massage is not only relaxing, it's...
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Manglaralto

Manglaralto stands proudly in front of its beautiful beach. It's very quiet and low profiled but it still has some accommodation, restaurants and even a small hospital for emergencies. Just 2-3 km...
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Spanish lessons

I took 2 weeks of Spanish classes at Marazul Spanish School in Montanita in June 2009. I previously did not speak any Spanish, but as a medical student in the US I feel it's absolutely necessary to at...
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Olon

Olon is a quiet little village privileged by a beautiful, long beach and magnificent sunsets. It's only 3 kms north of Montañita so you can even walk to it or just reach the view point in the central...
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Top 5 Montañita Writers

CaptainAmerica

"A land of real and fake surfers"
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elsadran

"Even birds like surfing in Montañita!"
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malianrob

"Montanita..."
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bpwarne

"Great Beach, Great Food, But..."
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Maillekeul

"A surfer place without surfing - Sans surfer"
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