Montañita is the most known and visited beach in the northern part of the Peninsula of Santa Elena. Montañita is located one hour by bus from the Santa Elena terminal with a ticket value of $ 1.60 you get to Montañita.
To get to Montañita from Guayaquil we can do it in two ways one directly from Guayaquil to Montañita with a value of $ 6.25 at the following times 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 10:00, 13:00 16: 00, 6:00 p.m. The bus that takes you directly is the CLP that You must take at the land terminal of Guayaquil. In case we do not want to wait for the bus and you want to leave immediately, you leave to the terminal of Santa Elena for a value of $ 4.25. Here we find three cooperatives such as CLP, Libertad Peninsular and CICA.
From there You take a bus that take you to Montañita for a value of $ 1.60 in my case take the bus from the Manglaralto Cooperative that takes you to Manta in the province of Manabi.
If you come from Quito you can take the bus from the TransEsmeraldas cooperative, from the terminals of Quitimbe or Carcelen, this transport line takes you directly for $ 14.5 leaving at 9 or 10 at night to be in the terminal From Santa Elena at 6 or 7 in the morning, after that you take the bus to Montañita.
If you are coming from Baños de Ambato you can take the bus from the Baños cooperative in the evening at 9 or 10 in the evening and be very early in the morning at the Santa Elena terminal, the ticket price is $ 14.
After an hour of travel we are in Montañita a town characterized by surf, bohemian life and the large number of tourists from all over the world who visit it. Of accommodation you can not worry there are lots of accommodation sites like: hotels and hostels comfortable for everyone’s pocket.
Apart from enjoying the good waves, the beautiful women and the great food in the evening we enjoyed the best party there may be, Montañita is characterized by its nightlife that makes our stay always a party.
There is no more to describe Montañita I think everyone has to visit it and enjoy not only Montañita but all its beaches nearby.
The rooms have an average value of $ 15 although you can find a lower price.
If you want to go from town to town the value is 0.50 cents for the proximity of Olón, Manglaralto.
A lunch in Montañita consisting of soup, rice and juice have a value of $ 3.
If you want a fish fillet this is at $ 5 or a delicious ceviche between $ 5 and $ 7 depending on what type of seafood you want.
I find a Hostel called Pakaloro the best in price and comfort ratio. It’s a place to relax with a Value of $ 10 + Iva the room from Monday to Thursday or low season and the weekends or high season rises $ 15 + Iva. A nice place with kitchen if you want to prepare your food, a balcony with a hammock to rest. It is the recommendation to rest in Montañita. Visit its website http://www.pakaloro.com/