Playa el Murcielago, Manta

3.3
#2 of 7 in Beaches in Manabi Province
Head down to Playa el Murcielago to try a range of water sports, or simply spend some time relaxing on the sand. The 1.7 km (1 mi) stretch of coastline, which contains several rocky outcrops, offers plenty of sunbathing space, with umbrellas available to rent. Popular with surfers and kite-surfers, the beach provides rental businesses catering to most water sports enthusiasts, and has demarcated areas for swimming, sports, and fishing. Even if you aren't a fan of water sports, you can watch the spectacle of others battling the waves. Arrange to visit Playa el Murcielago and other attractions in Manta using our Manta online trip itinerary maker .
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  • With security of lifeguards at all times. The only problem might be that it is very dirty, people does not collect despite having laundry bins. There should be signs that create awareness not to leave such dirty Beach
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  • He hoped to reach a beach without wind... by the evening was windy. Many people selling things
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  • A beach that strives to be welcoming. A cuisine that is varied. Few but adequate services. It is worth knowing.
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If you're looking for a sea view and quick access to the beach, expect to pay a premium for the privilege. Look farther inland to find budget-friendly options, with a good number of basic hotels offering comfortable rooms in various residential areas.
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