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Playa Santa Marianita, Manta
(4.1/5 based on 120+ 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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  • Santa Marianita is a beach that stretches for several kilometers and is pretty. Lot of kite surfing activities taking place there, and just generally its a nice place to swim (although be careful not ...  more »
  • The beach is very nice. The natural setting is incomparable. The sunsets are spectacular and there are waves which makes surfing. They are in recovery what restaurants are improving their infrastructure.
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  • Despite a short stay of a few hours, I was pleasantly impressed by the beauty of this beach... Q's insurance will return to enjoy it!
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