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Manta - Does it have surf and a vibe??« on: May 31 2009 17:05:00 »
I have heard very mixed views on Manta. I am planning on going to Manta to learn Spanish for at least 6 months... September to April...
Is it true you can live for $15 per day??
Is there good surf? Will i need a car to get there?? Will that double my budget etc..??
Also, what is Manta like itself, but sceptical that it might be full of weterners due to the military base??
Thanks any help you have would be great???
RE: Manta - Does it have surf and a vibe??« Reply #1 on: January 05 2013 01:01:00 »
no, its not a town for surfer vibes. nice beach and boardwalk, but not a big party. its a business/industrial port. go to montanita, 4 hours south. and ya 15-20 a day. no car needed, plenty of buses. contact manuel at Surpacifico escuela de espanol for lodging and lessons for both manta and montanita. check out Olon or manglaralto near montanita if you want more tranquility. enjoy
RE: Manta - Does it have surf and a vibe??« Reply #2 on: January 05 2013 13:01:00 »
U can also tried North of Perú moré cheap than Ecuador and moré consistence in waves tried Lobitos better at that time than Ecuador if u need any help contact me at [email protected]
RE: Manta - Does it have surf and a vibe??« Reply #3 on: January 12 2013 19:01:00 »
hi to all looks like a big storm starrting increase his power over japan hit Hawaii on January 18th these storm looks very consistent normally these storms take 1 week to arrive to Peru but these one is comming in 6 days looks like a all week with very consistents waves come to Peru and Ecuador around january 24th if u need any help where u going to surf need any adviced contact me [email protected]