This location is a tranquil area surrounded by lush greenery just a short walk from the center of Montaita. This means you can easily stumble back from the bars at the end of the night but won't have to listen to the thumping club music until sunrise if you want to go in early.
Our hotel is located just 150 meters from the beach. We offer shared rooms at low rates (1 room with a double bed, 3 rooms with 3 beds, a dormitory with 6 beds, and a loft area with 10 beds). Quality services and amenities include mosquito nets, fans, wifi, hot water, tv with Netflix, full equipped shared kitchen, refrigerator/freezer, laundry service, deck/terrace, Surf board rentals and lessons offering the best price in town; a bar-restaurant with breakfast until 2 pm and delicious dinners!
Our open, covered outdoor deck area not only has a view of lush greenery but is also the home to numerous iguanas that sun themselves on the bushes. Iguanas can frequently be spotted in the surrounding greenery. Iguana backpackers is synonymous with the place to party. The fun and friendly atmosphere of our deck is a great meeting place where you can hang out with travelers from all over the world. Our friendly bartenders will have delicious cocktails made with at least 2 shots per drink and natural fresh ingredients. Six nights a week, drinking games and music continue until last call around is announced at around 2 a.m. You will truly feel at home when you are with the international people of Iguana Backpackers!
Upon resgistration at the hostel, you will be issued a colored bracelet that gives you free entrance into numerous bars and clubs in town!
We speak Spanish, French and English and will be more than happy to help you discover Montaita and the surrounding towns along the Ecuadorian coast also known as the 'Ruta del Sol'.
We are often looking for people and backpackers who have a charismatic personality who can either work in the bar or reception. Anyone interested in being a volunteer has to commit to a minimum stay of two weeks.
For our volunteer, we offer numerous perks including:
-separate accommodation from the hostel location for sleeping,
-2 free cocktails every day!
-discounted surfboard rental and laundry
Check in: 1.00pm
Check out: 12.00pm
Only cash on arrival
Breakfast is not included
Minimum stay: 1 day
Cancellation policy: 2 day
Accommodations available for a party of 9 or more
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Not Accepted
- Free Wifi
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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Short walk from the center of Montaita town.
In the bus stop continue walking on the same main road around 200 meters, do not enter town, you will see a small bridge, right after the bridge on the canopy sign you turn right: You will see the hostel at the biginnning of this street. The area is called 'El Tigrillo'.
Jose Joaquin de Olmedo Airport is 180 km away. Iguana Backpackers is 540 km from Quito.
Set in an ecological area near the sea shore, The hostel is located only 150 meters from the bars and the beach. Its location is just the best you could have in town. Right next to the Iguanas who bask in the warmth and delight of the Montanita sun.