Why study Spanish in Montañita (Ecuador)
Thursday February 02, 2023 - Posted by admin
Montañita is a small coastal town in Ecuador, located in the province of Santa Elena Ecuador, known for its beautiful beaches, lively nightlife, and surf culture. While learning Spanish you can enjoy activities such as surfing, swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball, and much more. Montañita Ecuador is considered one of the best beaches in Ecuador’s south coast, and it is the perfect place to learn how to surf, or enjoy the waves when you already know how to surf!
What do to in Montañita after the Spanish classes?
Montañita, with an expansive beach and endless waves, is a popular destination in Ecuador for beach activities and adventure sports. The Spanish school in Montañita offers many activities, including yoga lessons at the roof top terrace. Montañita is known for its bohemian atmosphere and is a popular destination for backpackers – but it is much more than that! There are cafes, restaurants, and shops in the town but it’s also easy to get away from the small but buzzling city center and enjoy the beaches, the nature, and the nearby towns.
Popular things to do in Montañita include:
# 1 Surfing: Montañita is known for its excellent surf conditions and is a popular spot for surfers of all levels. There are several surf schools and rental shops in the town where you can take lessons or rent equipment. The Spanish school offers a Spanish and Surf program, one of the most affordable ones of Latin America!# 2 Swimming and sunbathing: The beaches in Montañita are known for their clean, clear waters and white sandy beaches.
# 3 Beach volleyball: The town has a lively beach volleyball scene, and you can often find games going on during the day.
# 4 Nightlife: Montañita has a lively nightlife scene, with a variety of bars, clubs, and restaurants that stay open late.
# 5 Yoga and wellness: Montañita is also a popular place for wellness retreats and meditation. There are several yoga studios in the town and the Spanish school in Montanita offers yoga lessons too.# 6 Cultural and Ecological Tour: take a cultural and ecological tour of the surroundings. You will visit a nearby indigenous community, go bird-watching, and hiking in the nearby rainforest.
# 7 Hike to the Dos Mangas waterfalls, about 7 km from Montanita
# 8 Do a Paragliding Experience.
# 9 Take the the boat tour to the Isla de la Plata, to see many exotic birds and marine wildlife. Tours leave from Puerto Lopez, a fishing town that is around an hour from Montañita. You’ll see many rare birds such as the Blue-footed boobies.
# 10 Hike to the Mirador located at the extreme east of Montañita beach. Nearby the cliffs that divide the town from the neighboring town of Olón, you will see a bath where you can walk up; at the top you will have a fantastic view over the Pacific coast.# 11 Explore the fishing towns of Ayampe & Puerto Lopez
Ayampe is a 30 minute bus ride from Montañita and here you can find the most stunning beach on Ecuador’s Pacific coast. There are kayak tours and the waters are perfect for snorkeling. Close to Puerto Lopez is the Los Frailles beach, just another amazing beach.
How to get to Montañita:
To travel to Montañita you can fly to the nearest major airport in Guayaquil and then take a bus or taxi to Montañita. The Spanish school can send a driver to meet you in Guayaquil. You can also take a bus from the capital city Quito (a six-hour bus drive).
Why study Spanish in Ecuador?
Being in a Spanish-speaking country allows you to immerse yourself in the Spanish language, giving you the opportunity to practice Spanish speaking and listening on a daily basis.
Why choose Ecuador?
– Ecuador is affordable:
Ecuador is a relatively affordable country, making it a great option for a Spanish immersion program for students on a budget.
Ecuador offers a rich cultural experience, with a variety of indigenous communities, festivals, and traditions. Learning Spanish in Ecuador allows you to learn more about the culture and history of the country.
– There are experienced teachers:
Ecuador has a lot of experienced teachers who can help you to improve your Spanish skills, whether you are a beginner or an advanced learner.
– Ecuador is beautiful
Ecuador is home to the Galapagos Islands, the Andes, Amazon Rainforest and the Pacific Coast – where Montañita is located – , making it a great place to learn Spanish while enjoying the natural beauty of the country.
– Practise your Spanish:
In Ecuador it is very easy to practice your Spanish with locals, as people are very friendly and welcoming.
Study Spanish in Ecuador
Learn Spanish in Montanita, Ecuador, and combine it with Quito, or join the travelling classroom!