Category Archives: Activities

Can you Surf in Spanish?

If you’re sharing the waves with locals, why not learn a few common surf terms in Spanish? Knowing a little Spanish can go a long way. Isn’t it better to hang out with locals, rather than staying in your clique? Here are some terms you may find handy.


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Surf championship Montañita, Ecuador

The annual ISA World Masters Surfing Championship in Montañita went off without a hitch this April – Wave conditions were excellent throughout the event, especially during finals, with 6-8 ft glassy waves for most of the day. Guess who won…


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Ecuador tradition of Balsa Surfboards

Dating back 1200 years to the Manteño culture, Ecuador has a long tradition of using balsa wood for water crafts. Today, balsa is used by specialist shapers to make beautiful Eco-friendly surf boards.


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Machalilla National Park

Machalilla National Park is one of only three national parks and ecological reserves in Ecuador that is located along the coastline. This park comprises about 60,000 hectares, of which 20,000 is a marine preserve.


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Sling Mud at Baños de San Vicente

About a half hour drive from Salinas, is an awsome thermal baths where you can lounge around for the whole day, dipping in and out of different mineral pools and getting various massage treatments. Entrance is only $2.00 per adult and a massage only $4.00!


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Visit Cevicheland in Salinas, Ecuador

One of the most common dishes on the beach is ceviche, which you can get for a few dollars from virtually any restaurant as well as street peddlers with little carts. To sample all the different types, seek out a cevicheria and ask for exactly what you want.


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