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Reviewed 19 September 2016

I spent two days in Ayampe with my boyfriend at La Tortuga. The cabins are nice and you get a great night of sleep because it is really quiet and close to the beach. It is however 50 dollars a night and I think that is a pretty high price considering what you get. I had the impression that all...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

We loved staying right on the beach and looking out at the ocean. The cabanas were simple if not slightly rustic, especially given the price (we paid almost the same price for a cabana that was brand new and had a private kitchen, AC, and living room in another town). No AC, and the hot water was luke warm. There...

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place with genuine and nice owner and staff. We where meant to stay two nights but ended up with staying ten. Fish market with everything u need nearby in Puerto Lopez and endless surfing possibilitys on the beach. Just like in the dream of our vacation. We hope we can go back one day.

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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very comfortable, and clean with hot water, fan, and has a pool too. the people are very friendly, is located in front the beach, this is what i love the most. you can have breakfast here and the restaurant is good, I recommend this place!!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

You have your own little cabaña with your own little hammock in your own little patio, steps from beach and the ocean surf. The main lodge has a covered 2nd floor area great for eating, working on your computer or just observing, surfers by day and the most incredible sunsets by night. This is a very quiet, laid back, idyllic...

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Cabañas L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Tortuga, responded to this review

Vincent , we are so very glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward for having you soon.

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Excellent stay , friendly staff and great location. The place in self is amazing and you can find all the necesarry services to enjoy this mazing place in Ayampe. Will definitely come back on a 3rd ocation if possible.

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Cabañas L, Director de Relaciones Públicas at La Tortuga, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, come again soon!!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This was not my first time staying at La Tortuga. The owner David is very accommodating to all my needs, and the staff is always on top of everything. The sounds of the waves can be heard from your room, and the upper deck of the restaurant is a great vantage point to watch sunsets. The pool and grill area...

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Cabañas L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Tortuga, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment. We are glad you had a good time. Hope to see you soon!!

London
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We had a wonderful three day stay at La Tortuga. We were in one of the $50 suites which are set in a nice quiet and private location a couple of minutes walk from the beach. The room was large, clean and comfortable with a really great bathroom and shower. Outside was a red-brick private patio which was lovely to...

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Reviewed 2 June 2015

First row on the beautiful beach ayampe has to offer, i had a great time in la tortuga. Amazing view, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. I loved the food, the service, the pool and ping pong table. Go and check it out!

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Cabañas L, Gerente at La Tortuga, responded to this review

Thanks for your coment, you are wellcome any time again

Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

This was by far the worst place my study group stayed at. My room was infested with spiders and cockroaches. My shower was disgusting. Housekeeping did not clean it the next day at all. The food they had was terrible and the kitchen closed way before it should have and couldn't make me food that I wasn't allergic to. A...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cabanas La Tortuga is located at Km. 86 On "La Ruta del Spondylus" (Spondylus' Route) in the town of Ayampe - Manabi - Ecuador. A charming and beautiful town set just north of "Cinco Cerros" spanish for Five Hills (the western tip of the Chongon Colonche coastal mountain range). We offer everything you need to spend a great vacation on this unique combination of jungle forest and sea. Rest and see the flight of a multicolored bird, while observing the blue pacific ocean, or simply enjoy a walk in either the tropical rain forest or the dry forest of the Machalilla National Park very close to our accommodation. You can do it all here, right by the infinite ocean and generous nature awaiting for you in Cabanas La Tortuga "A place to relax and become one with nature". ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Tortuga

Address: Ayampe Baja Manabi | Km. 86 la Ruta Del Spondylus, Ayampe 131401, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Manabi Province > Ayampe
Price Range: €25 - €66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“the wifi connection is always better in the open-air restaurant, and the rooms themselves are not that comfortable as a place to hang out, but if your cabin is close to the restaurant you can sit at your patio table and pick up the signal...rooms # 1 and 2 are the "matrimonial" suites, with the best view and ocean breeze, $40 for 2, $30 for 1”
 of 5 bubbles Louisb333, 1 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Unless you're a light sleeper who'll be bothered by the surf, be sure to ask for one of the cabanas that face the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Maur1876, 29 Apr 2013 | Read review
“The cabaña in the back of the property, next to the pool, is completely isolated from the rest if you're looking for privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles kayteelinn, 11 Apr 2013 | Read review
“All the cabanas get a breeze but spend the extra $10 and get the view :)”
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 of 5 bubbles LoveNSBwaves, 7 Dec 2012 | Read review
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