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Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa

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Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Great breakfast, beautiful view & surroundings, and lovely staff. Very peaceful, situated approximately 10mins drive from Montanita. We had a great stay. It is the perfect place to rest & recuperate. We did the sacred journey packagec which we highly recommend.

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Tania62_13, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer: We are very thankful with your words, and appreciate your kind energy. Our Lodge and Sacred Journeys are always open to create a Hospitality and a fantastic vacation. Always open for you on your next Journey to Ecuador. Best Regards,

NYC
Reviewed 24 August 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 4 days and had the most wonderful time! If you're looking for a place to be at piece and be one with nature, this is your place. The lodge is at a high elevation so the views of the Pacific are breathtaking. I read my book for hours while lounging on a hammock...

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Tania62_13, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer: We were honor to had you as a guest in Samai Lodge. Best Regards,

Ripon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Comfy, relaxed and understated. attractive Eco lodges set in unspoilt forest on a ridge above the sea. The owners are very welcoming and friendly, lovely atmosphere, nothing too much trouble. We walked down to the sea and through the forest, had beautiful spoiling massages, relaxed in the jacuzzi, enjoyed the garden, amazing birds, and even saw an armadillo. Easy to...

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Tania62_13, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Our vision is to keep a responsible truism with our clients and with the nature (ocean and mountain) that surrender us. Hope to have you with us again. Regards.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I am happy to have stayed with my friends at Samai for four days. We were looking for a serene place away from city noise and we found it at Samai. If you like to meditate and be around nature this place is ideal. The owners of the place are extraordinary. The beach in Olon is close but it's a...

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Tania62_13, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Your appreciation for our service, help us to keep improving and caring for a responsible truism services. Regards

Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

We went for a weekend with my family. This is a magic place in which visitors can combine the relax of the own place, with several other activities like Mountain biking, parapent, or even Montañita's party...

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Tania62_13, Owner at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Samai Lodge is a place to unwind.... We were very happy to host you in our installation a provide all the support to create a peaceful vacation. Best Regards.

Cuenca, Ecuador
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We needed a few days to relax and Samai was exactly what we needed. The property is beautiful, sitting on a hill with amazing views of the ocean. If you have been to or heard about the city of Montanita, this is the anti-Montanita. No bars, clubs, party goers and diesel fumes to be had. But you will wake up...

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Tania62_13, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Family It was very inspiring to meet you. Thanks for your visit and good journey back home. We are waiting to host you again in a near future.

Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed 20 March 2014

I'll get this out of the way first: If you don't have your own vehicle-forget it! Samai is not only a few kilometers from Olon (which doesn't have a lot of food options) but even more from Montanita, and surely a couple kilometers(despite the sign that says a mere 1km) up a very, very rocky steep road. Our first taxi...

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Tania62_13, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer: Thanks for your review. Samai Lodge is located on the Cordillera Chongon Colonche, only 5 places in the world where ocean and rain forest meet. It is a very private place for nature lovers. We are part of the Ecuadorian Vision: "Green Turism", (Durante la gala mundial de los WTA 2013, celebrada en Doha, Catar, en diciembre pasado,...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 March 2014

The lodge is a couple of km outside Olon and then up a road in the forest. The main lodge is an open air, beautifully built, building with views looking eastward to an uninhabited forest. The owners mention having seen spectacled bears, howler monkeys and more deeper in the forest. From the restaurant patio, one looks down onto a pool...

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Tania62_13, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Greetings from Samai Lodge, thanks fr your review and Hope to host you again in a near future.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We spent a fantastic 5 nights at the Samai Lodge, and our only regret not having had more time. The lodge is set in a beautiful environment, surrounded by nature but with great access to the beach and it's an ideally placed base to explore up and down this beautiful coastline and further inland. Our room was hugely comfortable and...

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Tania62_13, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer Thanks for your visit. We are looking to keep improving and host you better next time.

Okotoks, Canada
Reviewed 5 January 2014

From the minute we arrived I fell in love with the spectacular surroundings. Tanya is a gracious host who is happy to take care of your needs. Ed is a wonderful masseuse and a friendly, interesting and informative man. We loved our tasty, delicious meals in the beautiful dining area. We loved the incense they use to keep the bugs...

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Tania62_13, Manager at Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa, responded to this review

Dear Costumer: We appreciate your visit and hope to have you back. Regards

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa offers a new concept of healthy traveling services where you can experience the environment, eco-tourism activities, cultural exchange, healthy food in first class settings. Here you'll enjoy the serene splendor of the cordillera mountains, pacific ocean and rain forest all in one place! You will find the extraordinary peace and tranquility of Ecuador, that is still largely untouched by civilization, rejuvenating your spirit and give you a new lease on life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa

Address: Km 700 E15 Via Espondylus | Loma de San Jose - Santa Elena, Montanita 241756, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Santa Elena Province > Montanita
Price Range: ₹ 5,690 - ₹ 11,706 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samai Ocean View Lodge Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All the lodges looked pretty similar, with views of the ocean...but you could check.”
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