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Nice clean beach

The beach was very nice with the white sand, it was kind of busy because of the weekend but people... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
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Good beach.

Beach is clean, water is mild, Micheladas are the best! There's also a spot that sells you fresh... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
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Av. Malecon, Manta 593, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a sweeping beach that adjoins the cruise ship terminal. Plenty of booths and restaurants for eats and drinks, so I imagine the night life or the weekends could be lively. It was quiet when we strolled the length and looks clean but my...More

Thank Aglassortwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since moving to Manta 6 months ago, I've visited a number of beaches. I love Playa el Murcielago for the restaurants and the proximity to my condo, but I gotta say...you don't have to look hard to find plastic in the sand...it's rare but we've...More

Thank JoeG3598
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The nastiest, dirtiest beach I have been to in Ecuador. I would not let my dog walk this beach or swim in this surf. Because the beach faces northwest to protect the bay form the western current for safe harbor of boats, the water is...More

Thank ScottC4748
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This beach has rented deck chairs with a roof cover. Beach clean. Sea not so clean. Some restaurants within reach of beach, it's an ok beach really, but not fantastic.

Thank kaygeorge46
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The beach was very nice with the white sand, it was kind of busy because of the weekend but people seemed friendly. Many places to eat and served beverages nearby.

Thank da-ni-elle-2288
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

If you come here, try to come on new year's eve. It is the craziest place you will ever welcome in the new year! Fireworks, bonfires music and more. The rest of the year is awesome as well with good waves. Patrolled well for safety.

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fun beach to walk. Watch the waves. Watch the little crabs scampering around. Watch all the people who have come to the beach for a day of fun and sand. Lots of restaurants. Lots of little spots to souvenir shop. The Manta...More

Thank Alanna P
Reviewed 8 January 2018

From hotel room it is nice to look at beach/waves. On the beach, it is a bit dirty, and there is strong smell of sulfur.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Beach is clean, water is mild, Micheladas are the best! There's also a spot that sells you fresh juice, delicious. The tour in the boat is also a great deal.

1  Thank paolabbg
Reviewed 21 October 2017

How could I not love the beach that I live on! My apartment sits on this beach and I love the view, the sand, the birds, the people who visit, the malecon... I invite everyone to visit and enjoy the peaceful goodness of this beautiful...More

1  Thank AnneMarieF197
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