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Playa el Murcielago

Av. Malecon, Manta 593, Ecuador
04141465805
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A busy beach

This is a fun beach to walk. Watch the waves. Watch the little crabs scampering around. Watch... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alanna P
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Vernon, Canada
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Christmas/New Year on the beach

From hotel room it is nice to look at beach/waves. On the beach, it is a bit dirty, and there is... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Brian W
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Av. Malecon, Manta 593, Ecuador
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"nice beach"
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"lots of restaurants"
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"beach located"
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"popular beach"
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"food stands"
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"typical food"
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"the pacific ocean"
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"per day"
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"a great deal"
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"clams"
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"seafood"
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"vendors"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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
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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
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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 Anne Marie F
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I totally loved this and all other beaches one because this is my hometown and second because there is always things to do and see. Now they have more exercises equipment and Zumba classes for free and also yoga. The food courts were delicious and...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Last carnaval i visited san clement Playa el Murcielago, a beach located to the north of the province of Manabí. I went with my best friend heidy for three days, she has family there so I didn’t book a hotel, but walking around the place...More

Thank Daniela-Ledesma
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

In my last vacation, I went to Manta to the beach El Murcielago with my friends, the weather was very cool since we arrived so we decided to rent a tent to put our stuff there, it cost us $ 4 all the time we...More

1  Thank Carolina P
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

I'm not a beach lover but sometimes I find myself overlooking or somehow on a beach. We took a short detour when we left the port area and there it was, "the Bat", so named because it is supposed to resemble the silhouette of a...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

I had heard and read this beach was the best of the best, but unfortunately, it was not what I found. It's generally overcrowded, and since there are so many people there buying and selling food, the beach ends up really dirty, which is a...More

Thank Elena U
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were there on a Sunday...the beach was clean (a few small rocks)...a lot of locals were there...it was a fun, safe time...the sun over the equator is extremely intense, so don't forget the sunscreen and lots of it...is was a wonderful sunny day...a great...More

Thank Les R
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