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. Add Playa el Murcielago to your Manta travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Manta tourist route planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Beach bat, is located in proximity to the malecón de Manta, is a very well-kept beach, with several businesses around the Central magnificent a great extension for walking or sport and with great attendance to the tourists. You have to workout area and access for people in situation of disability, is a very inclusive beach.
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  • August 12, 2017
    The bat is quite large and spacious, they offer countless attractions for all tastes, as all have a positive side and negative: the negative - the number of people is a subject that is something uncomfortable, especially on holiday and weekend, and clear this crowded, if it is a medium-sized city with sea, there are many local tourism. -The large number of merchants asking every minute if you want to buy is also uncomfortable. -High prices in the places of food, were all my journey more expensive lunches. THE positive - consistent security, people could enjoy without worries of the Sun and the sea, even had visitors who camped and slept in assigned areas. -Access to public baths, for a minimal cost the restrooms clean and with basic amenities. -Access to the city, in an instant are at sea thrown in the arena and at the moment are in a shopping mall for the best seeing a movie at the cinema, this combination invites wanting to live there. Thanks to the climate, or very hot as emeralds, nor too cold, as Salinas, I think that one of the places is more attractive to spend a short season in the sea. They offer many choices of fun, both Beach and city.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Dirty Beach, too many people, the only good thing is that you have the parking lot nearby, garbage everywhere
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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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