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Playa el Murcielago, Manta
(3.3/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Very colorful beach full of crafts sales, is very large, is clean, hotels and restaurants are nearby, there is much noise and many sellers, if you want to relax this is the place, here there is much activity.
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  • Not a very nice beach, disorganized, can be a little bit messy. Rental tents on the beach are not so nice. There are several places to it, but none of them have a nice decoration or atmosphere. 
  • It is a very safe beach, with courts for sport, abundant sand, enter several shops to buy crafts or swimsuits as well as a large food court.
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