|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
The house has all the comforts of a city house and all the tranquility of a beach house. The kitchen is fully equipped, living room, 2 bedrooms, balcony with a table to sit and relax listening to the sound of the waves.
Located in a privileged place for its location and quiet, the more attractive is that at less than 5 minutes you have a various number of activities.
In Montanita is all the nightlife in terms of restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Also you can scheduled tours to the mountain, getting surfing lessons , rent buggies, etc..
It is very close to Puerto Lopez, about 30 minutes driving, where you can grab a tour to go on a boat and see the whales or depending on the time of the season, you can see them right in front off the house.
Keywords: Beach House
My name is Mario Polit, I'am an Architect and love to play golf with friends, we are not very good players but we have a good time.
Arq. Mario Polit purchased this house in 2008
The thing that makes this house unique, is that is has every activity you can imagine at less than 10 minutes but when you are at home, everything is about the peace and quiet.
We just got back from staying in this beautiful house for 3 months and it was wonderful! The house was exactly what we were looking for and perfect for us in every way! The kitchen was fully equipped and when we needed something that was missing, the caretaker brought it to us immediately. The caretakers were wonderful people who not only helped make our stay more enjoyable but also helped us practice our Spanish. They always made sure we had everything we needed, including arranging taxi drivers for excursions and helping us buy seafood. On weekends we got to know the wonderful owners, Mario and Martha and their family. They are wonderful hosts who are happy to share their lovely home with everyone who rents here. The beach is awesome! We took long walks every morning on the almost deserted and beautiful beach. The location is also perfect! You can just stand outside the gate and catch a bus or taxi and go to Olon and Montanita for supplies, restaurants and bars. During our stay we took trips to Cuenca, Puerto Lopez and Salinas and it was always wonderful to come back to the peace and quiet of Casa Pio Pio. We hope some day to come back to this beautiful place with wonderful people who we will never forget.
This is a beautifully landscaped property with a main house on ocean and a few casitas. This casita is large and could sleep many. It has a quirky design with a tree in the main bedroom and an RV inspired dining and living area. The bed is very firm! The caretakers live in unit under this casita and sound carries unfortunately. The Jacuzzi/plunge pool was out of service the entire week and our fridge did not work though it was fixed in a day or 2. The ac in bedroom was great but unit in main area was not very cold. After our first couple of days, 5 cars full of people (?owners and their staff) arrived with many kids under age 10 and after that we felt awkward being there and it felt like we were intruders at a family gathering. Access to the beach is basically their patio area. The beach is great for walking when tide is out and sea comes up to stairs when tide is in. The buses will stop right at gate which is nice but there are no good local grocery stores. There are guys on motor who sell fish on beach we enjoyed. There isn't much to do in the area and 1 week was too long for us.
My friend and I enjoyed our short stay here, just outside San Jose. The accommodation was very comfortable and Victor, who lives in an adjacent property, was on hand to help us with any questions or requests. The balcony looks out over a communal garden sheltered by trees. At the bottom of the garden is the long, sandy beach with hardly anybody on it - suitable for strong swimmers. Montanita has a good choice of restaurants, bars and some shops - you will need to get there by car, bus or taxi as it is too far to walk. We organised a day trip to Isla de la Plata which we would recommend - the boat sails from Puerto Lopez and we saw whales and dolphins on the way.
Paradise awaits! Mario and his team have absolutely thought of every detail to make your stay unforgettable. Although the house is not in the sand it is just steps from the sand and waves. The staff makes every attempt to make certain that your stay is all you have dreamt it would be.
Our stay was for two weeks. We arrived to the coast a week ahead of when we had originally planed. We stayed at a small rustic resort a short walk down the beach in the town of San Jose which we absolutely loved. Try the baker on the corner his chocolate coconut cakes are to die for as well as any other items he has for sale. We did contact Mario who offered to allow us to check in early free of charge! How often does that happen? Mario went out of his way to make sure we had everything we could possibly want or need. We plan to come back as soon as we can. We love Ecuador, the people, the land, the sea, but most of all the kindness of the Ecuadorian people. We spent 6 weeks in Ecuador and ended our trip with our stay at this property. If you are considering staying here do it you will not regret it. Thank you Mario & staff you made our trip absolutely amazing. We can not mention enough kind words to express the welcoming feeling you folks provided us. True hospitality at its best.
The location of the apartment is definitely 5 star! The beach is amazing with miles of quiet sand to walk and warm water to swim. Our only complaint was that there was very little comfortable seating in the apartment or on the balcony. When we asked they did bring us more comfortable chairs for the balcony. We had a wonderful week and would love to come back.
Una casa bien equipada y confortable, dentro del amplio parque de la casa principal de los dueños. Buen diseño y buen gusto. Sus dueños un encanto de personas, amables y generosos. Los caseros, muy amables, viven dentro del contorno de la propiedad, y tienen buena disposición para resolver las inquietudes que se presentan. Tiene salida directa a la playa y a un mar cálido y sereno. Es aconsejable estar con auto para poder moverse, ya que los lugares para aprovisionarse están alejados.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$250|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.