11 Days Invigorating Surf Camp in Santa Elena Area, Ecuador

Exciting Surf Camp in Ecuador

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Join Selina Surf Club for surfing and adventure in Central America, Ecuador. Selina Suft Club offers surf packages for people who have been wanting to try surfing for the first time, surf between work meetings, or surf while relaxing themselves with additional yoga program. You can expect to endulge yourself in Selina's custom program designed based on the authentic surf spirit with unique, specially curated Selina experiences. It is their pleasure to welcome and you in Montanita for a holiday you will not soon forget!

Highlights

  • Surf time all afternoon
  • 9 morning surf lessons (2 hours per day)
  • Organized social night in Selena’s playground
  • Surfboad hire as well as surf tips and coaching from experienced guides
  • Daily breakfast, 5 lunches / picnics, and 2 dinners
  • Transportation to the best spots
  • 10 nights' accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


9 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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Accommodation

You will be staying at Selina Montañita, an eco-designed beachfront hotel with good and amazing vibes and atmosphere. The service is very familiar and dedicated. This accommodation is pet-friendly (10 USD tax included). Selina Montañita will try their best to let you have the perfect mixture of surfing, activities, weekend parties, and relax. You can choose to stay in the dorm, private, standard, deluxe, or unique room. The facilities include smoke-free rooms, hot water, air conditioning, luggage storage-lockers, free Wi-Fi, co-work space, TV and cinema area, shared kitchen with fridge / freezer and microwaves, towels service, laundry service, garden, swimming pool, sun loungers, and parking.

Dorm

This is the classic Selina option. There are bunk beds and twin beds with your own light and locker to keep your possessions safe and secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina way of life and to meet your fellow travelers. If you’re traveling for some days, this is the best way to make sure your wallet takes you further and it’s a great experience. Bathrooms are shared. You should be at least 18 years old to book in this accommodation or book the whole dorm with your family.

Private room

If you want a nice rest and some peace and quiet while keeping an eye on your wallet, these rooms are the perfect option. Enjoy a comfortable full sized bed with a shared shower. You’ll get the full Selina treatment while having your own place to retire to in the evenings.

Deluxe room

This room is for those who still need their comforts while exploring. The deluxe rooms are made for comfort and are designed with a keen eye for detail. These are large rooms with a private bathroom, king sized bed, AC, and, depending on the location, a private balcony to enjoy the scenic views.

Selina Surf Camp Ecuador Program

Selina teaches surfers of all levels and provides surf lessons for those who want to learn how to step on to the water and surfers that want to improve having more speed and control in the green waves. Also for advanced surfers who want to go one step further in their technique and style. Professional and experienced surf teachers will coach you. They will get you to that next level and help you get the most from your surfing.

You will be using the latest and most advanced equipment to provide the best feeling ever, all the lessons include surfboard and all equipment needed. The location has incredible year-round surf conditions for all surfing levels, probably one of the best places worldwide to improve your surfing or learn to surf for the first time.

Location

Described as a “party place with a surfing problem,” Montañita is mesmerizing beaches, streets full of energy, dancing to Latin music, and delectable culinary options. Serious rasta vibes will have you soaking up the sun while making jewelry, chilling on the beach, listening to live music, or dancing the night away. If you love the sound of waves crashing into the shore, then Montañita is where you want to be. In Montañita, it’s no shirt, no shoes, no problem. It will take you 10 hours to arrive at Montañita if you travel from Quito by car.

Surroundings

Montañita is a small coastal town in Ecuador located in the parish of Manglaralto in the province of Santa Elena about 180 kilometers northwest of Guayaquil. Montañita can be translated as "little hill", it became famous very slowly, decades ago, as a place only for surfing, with only a few rustic fishermen houses and one or two surfers tent on summer time. Montañita was and is nowadays the place where many foreign people link with the hippie movement. It is a popular destination for surfers from around the world and considered one of the best beaches in Ecuador's south coast, with plenty of shops, restaurants, bars, parties, and reggae music! Montañita's economy is based in tourism and fishing, mainly with respect to food service, surfing, and craft sales. Each February during Carnival, Montañita hosts an international surfing competition

Surf conditions

Selina Surf Club Montañita is located in Montañita beach spot. Montañita beach has incredible year-round surf conditions for all surfing levels, probably one of the best places worldwide to improve your surfing or learn to surf for the first time. It is just 10 - 15 minutes of rest of the most important spots in the area. Montañita area is a consistent spot and there is no doubt that is one of the best places to begin your surfing journey. Beginners can learn to ride here and veterans can get their groove back. Montañita has the best rights of the continent, is the perfect place where sports fans can find the best beach for surfing with waves reaching up to three meters high. Strong, consistent waves and good tubes make Montañita a great place to live a surfer lifestyle. Surfing in Ecuador is definitely recommended and for the adventurous. It could be the trip of a lifetime.

Features

Activities

  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Restaurant
  • Smoke-free property

Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Parking lot

Food

There is a restaurant and bar-half pension / full pension in the accommodation. You will be served breakfast buffet style, while the lunch and dinner will be cooked based on local flare with both western and eastern influences. Selina also serves special meals for vegetarians or allergic people.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Biking
  • Yoga

What's included

  • 9 days of surf lessons (2 hours per day) in the morning for your level
  • Surf time all afternoon
  • Surf tips and coaching
  • Organized social night in the playground
  • Surfboard hire
  • Transport to the best spots
  • Free Wifi
  • Selina team on hand 24/7
  • 10 nights' accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, 4 lunches / picnics, and 2 dinners

What's not included

  • Optional extra activities

How to get there

Arrival by bus

From Guayaquil Terminal to Montañita, there are direct bus every day.

Arrival by shuttle

  • Please send Selena an inquiry for the price of shuttle service.

Arrival by taxi

The cost of using taxi from Quito is 300 USD and from Guayaquil is 100 USD.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Availability

This surf camp is available all year round. Please select an arrival date below.

 

Low season
  • April 1 - December 31

 

High season
  • January 1 - March 31

 

Pricing information

Children less than 6 years old can stay for free (not allowed in a dormitory unless the family rent the whole room). Extra beds are available in double rooms at extra cost.

You can also choose to stay in the following rooms:

  • Standard room for single occupancy (915 USD per person in low season and 969 USD per person in high season)
  • Standard room for double occupancy (650 USD per person in low season and 678 USD per person in high season)
  • Deluxe room for single occupancy (1,139 USD per person in low season and 1,195 USD per person in high season)

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