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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"La Casa de Curia is the absolute perfect homebase for exploring a bit of Ecuador's Ruta del Spondylus. The house is very comfortable and was ideal for our group of 5 (although it could easily accommodate more). It's location high on a hill allows you to take advantage of the refreshing ocean breezes, while being close enough to the beach to hear the crashing waves. And with access to a private and nearly deserted beach just a short walk down the hill, you might not want to leave the property at all.
Once you do get motivated to leave, there is much to do and see within a short drive. Montañita's party scene - if that's your thing - is an easy (and cheap) cab ride away. Personally, we preferred the more peaceful vibe on the beach in Olón, where a row of beachfront restaurants serve up delicious fresh seafood and cold beers at unbelievably affordable prices. Don't miss the ceviche de ostra sold from the little cart - it seriously doesn't get any fresher. One of the highlights of the trip was watching local fisherman pull up their catch on the beach while the enormous frigates and pelicans swooped and dove to get their fill of fish. Amazing!
But much more amazing than the house and it's incredible location are the people you will meet at Casa de Curia. Don Julio was incredibly helpful to us and I am so glad to have met him. He truly went above and beyond for us, especially when my daughter had a little surfing accident and split her lip. I was so worried that she might need stitches, but Don Julio knew just who to call (it seems he knows everyone and everyone knows him) and she got treatment within half an hour. I cannot thank him enough for his kindness.
I would simply add that you can book this house with confidence, knowing that you will be in excellent hands during your stay. We will definitely be back. Thank you Bernardo and Don Julio."
Guest: AnonymousDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 5, 2015
"You are still debating where to stay ?? Stop your research , here is where you want to spend an unforgettable time in Ecuador. Beautiful view of the ocean, very clean place, fresh fruits for breakfast every morning with fresh pastries and eggs on top of it if you wish. The remarkable aspect of this villa is the hosts !!! Marsha and Shell !!!! The best ever. They sure go beyong your expectations, soooo generous of their time . Using their van they take their guests to this restaurant on the beach, propose day trip, and more and more. They also gave us the opportunity to meet people by inviting them over which turned out to be very pleasant and every one did have a good time. Thanks for those beautiful souvenirs we brought back with us. Without you it would not have been the same. No wonder why you are NO 1 in Ecuador !!! You deserve way more than a 5 stars. We definitly highly recommand this place, do not hesitate."
Guest: Constant D.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 11, 2015
"Amazing! I originally scheduled 4 weeks at this beautiful home in Olon but extended another 2 weeks because I did not want to leave. The house is great... Bobby is great... the town is great... the people are great... excellent waves! My wife and friends also enjoyed. One of the best trips of my life and I will definitely come back!"
Guest: Wes H.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
"I don't want to repeat what everyone has said about this apartment,because it is all true ,plus more.
I want to comment on the owner , Sergio.
I had my flight canceled and my girlfriend ,had to arrive from a different country a day before me.
It was her first time in Ecuador so of course I was worried .
Through emails alone I contacted Sergio with my problem,and he had his driver, Pablo meet my girlfriend,very early Sunday morning, escort her to the apartment, where his sister Carmen ,took over reassuring her how safe the apartment was, Sergio, Carmen and Pablo ,really put me at ease with their help.
Alot of owners may not had shown this much care, This is a first class apartment ,with a first class owner.
Mil gracias Sergio ,Carmen and Pablo
No one will ever regret their stay at this apartment ,guaranteed !"
Guest: James L.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 24, 2015