Description and characteristics of Montañita
Montañita can be described in many ways, depending on the perspective of those who visit.
For those who enjoy:
Surfing: Montañita is one of the best surf spots on the Ecuadorian coast.
Exploration: Montañita is a tourist hub directly connected to a wide variety of destinations and activities, including Puerto Lopez, Ayampe, Las Tunas, Ayangue, waterfalls, natural spaces, the Chongon-Colonche mountain range, whale watching, paragliding, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and more.
Tranquility: Especially because it is surrounded on one side by the beach and the infinite sea and on the other by a variety of vegetation, creating direct contact with nature.
Partying: During the high season (December to March), you will find parties, music, cocktails, food, etc., along the streets and the beach of Montañita, where people from all over the world gather. Montañita comes alive on weekends!
Meeting people: The atmosphere and cultural diversity are fascinating, with residents and visitors from all nations represented in the town.
Important information about Montañita:
Province: Santa Elena
Climate: 20°C to 28°C
Postal Code: EC241754
Telephone Prefix: +593 4
Distance to Guayaquil: 180 km (2:30 hours)
Distance to Quito: 540 km (8 hours)
Latitude: 1° 49' 60" S
Longitude: 80° 45' 0" W
Nearest town to the north: Olon
Nearest town to the south: Manglaralto
Nearest city: Santa Elena - Libertad - Salina