Playa Montanita, Santa Elena

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Chill out at Playa Montanita, the main beach of a lively resort town. Attracting a young international crowd, the beach offers a range of outdoor activities and is especially popular with impassioned surfers. Restaurants, bars, and cafes back onto the golden sand, with live music, good food, great views, and a party atmosphere spilling out onto the beach. Plan to visit Playa Montanita during your Santa Elena vacation using our convenient Santa Elena vacation builder site .
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  • We stayed in Casa del Sol, a hostel north of town that can be reached by walking along the beach. It was a beautiful beach with great beginner surfing!  more »
  • That sad to see a place so beautiful and so overexploited. The streets cluttered, you cannot nor walk along the sidewalks. Loud noise everywhere, mobile business in carts that sell food in public. The evening is a living, a giant nightclub in which no one has the right to sleep, the pestilence is a terrible problem, sewage is conspicuous by its absence.
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  • This beach and malecon is great if you are young, a surfer, or a party animal. There are steps to the beach, restaurants, lots of people, and pretty noisy and busy.  more »

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