Enma Encarnación and Arecio Armijos arrived from Guayaquil to Montanita for the first time in 1993 along the route of spondylus. They say that at that time there was much room, in a way it was like a village "ghost" and only had houses built near the park cade; It was what caught their attention because they had not seen houses built in that material.
In 1998 they were interested in creating an investment and advised a student at the Polytechnic University of Guayaquil had done a thesis on tourism. She suggested they invest in Montanita because salt was cornered at the moment; Following his suggestion they traveled back to Montanita to find out how was the market.
Originally they bought the land where is Tabuba Malecon, at that time the sea was tucked under and out of your area, built some time after the embankment but fear not built immediately; Two years later they bought the land where is Tabuba Hostal. Between 2001 and 2002 approximately began to build Tabuba Hostal (18 rooms which opened in December 2004 and currently has 40 rooms), it was the only hotel in the area and tourists or visitors coming down to They said he was far away, were brought by car and still not accept to stay there, so they were forced to work only on weekends where if they had turnout.