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Top-rated vacation rentals in Montanita

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Condo in Manglaralto
Unique beach front apartment with the best sunsets
Life is about moments! Build memories to treasure in our unique beach front spot with pool, free parking and great views. Enjoy local & international cuisine at Montanita & Olon (5 to 7 mins away) or find an adventure near by (Horse riding, snorkling, surf lessons) Enjoy our modern & cozy beach place, where you will find a fully equipped kitchen, comfy rooms and nice balcony chairs to enjoy breath taking ocean views! 65’ Smart TVs (bedroom and living room) + alexa speaker included!
Apr 28 – May 5
$96 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 112 reviews
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Cabin in Montañita
Beach Front Cabana Surf Point
Brand new independent beach front bungalow, 10 steps to the beach and beautiful sunsets on your balcony. Located in La Punta zone, a residential and the best area of Montanita with restaurants, surf shops, yoga place, and the surf point where you catch the best waves in town. The main strip/downtown where the bars and clubs are is a short walk distance around 5 mins, far enough for a good night sleep.
Oct 11 – 18
$31 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 16 reviews
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Apartment in Montanita
Mini Studio SEA | Panoramic ocean view beachfront
◤ Enjoy the panoramic view of the ocean from your window while you read a book, cook your favorite dish or work online. This place is equipped with everything you need for your make easy your life during your stay. Sleep fresh and peacefully lulled by the ocean waves. It is a few steps of shops, restaurants and bars, in a quiet and safe area. Your perfect escape from the city! ◢
Nov 25 – Dec 2
$42 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 72 reviews

Popular amenities for Montanita vacation rentals

Stay near Montanita's top sights

Montanita Beach33 locals recommend
Dharma Beach4 locals recommend
Mirador Montañita3 locals recommend
Caña Grill15 locals recommend
Pigro23 locals recommend
Shankha Sushi & Thai11 locals recommend

Montanita house rentals

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Home in Olon
Casa de Campo family between the beach and the river
Oct 11 – 18
$90 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 135 reviews
Superhost
Home in Montañita
Casa de Playa BiA Montañita Ecuador. Oceanfront
Sep 10 – 17
$400 per night
4.86 out of 5 average rating, 22 reviews
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Home in Montanita
Beautiful Beachfront Cabin
Jul 27 – Aug 3
$31 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 20 reviews
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Home in Ayampe
Casa Nomadica, quiet luxury home near the beach
Jun 4 – 11
$71 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 45 reviews
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Home in Ayampe
Modern, comfortable, scenic view to the ocean
Mar 6 – 13
$160 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 26 reviews
Superhost
Home in Olón Ecuador
Paradise Found - beach vicinity Villa in Olon
Nov 19 – 26
$96 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 3 reviews
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Home in Ayampe
Casa Marroquí - Pickleball, basketball, volleyball
Sep 13 – 20
$210 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 45 reviews
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Home in Montañita
Awesome Big Oceanfront Property in Montañita
Jun 5 – 12
$225 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 14 reviews
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Home in Olon
VILLA MARIA in Curia, Ecuador
Jul 28 – Aug 4
$485 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 55 reviews
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Home in Ayampe
Casita de Bambu*pool & green oasis*3 blocks- beach
Nov 15 – 22
$212 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 66 reviews
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Home in Manglaralto
Dream house with A/C + terrace and garden
Nov 19 – 26
$33 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 74 reviews
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Home in Santa Elena
Ocean View hill
Aug 24 – 31
$82 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 26 reviews

Other great vacation rentals in Montanita

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Cottage in Montanita
Nat’s beach house Montañita
May 22 – 29
$254 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
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Apartment in Montañita
Montañita apartment *2 min downtown and beach *WIFI*
Mar 1 – 8
$53 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 42 reviews
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Casa particular in Ayangue
La Fortunata
Oct 6 – 13
$411 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Apartment in Las Palmas
Bright Private Loft
Mar 27 – Apr 3
$84 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 7 reviews
Superhost
Villa in Ayampe
Ayampe Villa - Beachfront
Aug 6 – 13
$104 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 87 reviews
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Apartment in Las Tunas
Yacu - Suite frente al mar
Sep 7 – 14
$60 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 9 reviews
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Apartment in Montañita
Bright + Spacious in surf paradise
Jul 19 – 26
$44 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 8 reviews
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Tiny home in Ayampe
Cerro Ayampe -Casa Manaba
Jul 7 – 14
$64 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 34 reviews
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Apartment in Olon
Casa Aravali
May 16 – 23
$43 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 62 reviews
Superhost
Cabin in Ayampe
Cozy hill-top cabin with ocean views
Aug 13 – 20
$60 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 88 reviews
Guest favorite
Apartment in Montañita
Oceanfront Penthouse - Manglaralto, Montañita
Oct 13 – 20
$81 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 76 reviews
Guest favorite
Villa in Santa Elena
Montañita House, with Pool Frente al Mar, 25Pers
Oct 29 – Nov 5
$328 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 8 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Montanita

Total rentals

440 properties

Rentals with a pool

140 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

230 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

110 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

4.6K reviews

Nightly prices starting at

$10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Montanita?

    Montanita enjoys tropical weather year-round. Average temperatures hover around 80°F (27°C) during the day and drop slightly to around 70°F (21°C) at night. It has a wet season from December to May, and a dry season from June to November.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Montanita?

    Montanita is renowned for its surfing opportunities, with waves suitable for all levels. If surfing isn't your thing, explore the vibrant local markets, or participate in a Spanish language course. You might also enjoy yoga classes on the beach or a horseback ride along the shoreline.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Montanita?

    The most popular time to visit Montanita is during the dry season, from June to November, when surfing conditions are at their peak. In February, the town hosts the lively Montanita International Surfing Competition, drawing crowds from around the globe.

  • What are the best places to stay in Montanita?

    Travelers often choose to stay in the heart of Montanita near La Punta, an area celebrated for its vibrant nightlife. For a quieter atmosphere, the areas around El Tigrillo and Barrio del Pacifico are frequently suggested. These neighborhoods are a short walk away from the main town, offering a serene environment.

  • What are the best places to visit in Montanita?

    The most popular places to visit in Montanita include the bustling Montanita beach, the tranquil Manglaralto beach, and the lively Montanita Craft Market. The peaceful Santuario Blanca Estrella del Mar, a local church, is also often recommended.

  • What are some hiking trails in Montanita?

    While Montanita itself does not have many hiking trails, nearby destinations offer several options. The hiking trails in the Machalilla National Park, such as the one to Los Frailes Beach or the Isla de la Plata trail, are often recommended for nature lovers.

  • What are some family activities to do in Montanita?

    Families can enjoy a day at the beach, visit the lively local craft market, or take surf lessons together. Birdwatching in the neighboring Manglaralto mangrove forest is another popular activity. For a relaxing day, a boat trip along the river in the nearby town of Manglaralto is frequently suggested.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Montanita?

    Day trips to the Isla de la Plata, often likened to a mini Galapagos, or to the peaceful town of Ayampe are frequently suggested. A visit to the Valdivia Aquarium or the Machalilla National Park, with its diverse flora and fauna, is also often recommended.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Montanita?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Montanita. Choose from more than 230 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Montanita?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 200 vacation rentals in Montanita featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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