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Playa Santa Marianita, Manta
(4.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Rugged terrain and sandy hills overlook Playa Santa Marianita, a wide, gently sloping beach boasted as the most popular destination among kite and wind surfers in the area, providing suitable conditions all year round. Several kite schools operate here and the spacious and uncrowded beach creates conditions ideal for beginners. At times the ocean experiences a moderate shore break, so you can surf or simply enjoy the waves. Wooden huts with straw roofs line the beach to offer food, drinks, and shade tents. To visit Playa Santa Marianita on your trip to Manta, use our Manta vacation planner.
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  • We spent 9 days at Santa Marianita learning to Kitesurf. It is an undiscovered destination, not many tourists, just a few restaurants and very peaceful - had a great time! 
  • The beach of Santa Marianita is to 15 minutes of blanket, and is a beach sandy, ideal for swimming, and with a wave and wind ideal for the practice of surf, windsurfing and kite surfing. It has several restaurants on the beach with the best dishes. Ideal for a relaxed day
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  • Ate in the cobachitas seafront, just delicious, Manabi, best food in Santa Marianita
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