Are you looking for a place to chill with friends & family after a fiesta-filled stay in Montañita?


Then head up the coast to Las Tunas, Manabí’s “hidden gem” location offering secret surf spots, miles of un-crowded beaches, spectacular sea food restaurants, and breathtaking vistas known only to locals.

Casa Esperanto is an exquisite two story beach house located just 40 meters from the Pacific Ocean and is a surfer’s paradise! An open layout features a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable & spacious guest rooms with AC, onsite laundry, and a balcony with iconic ocean views & cozy hammocks for relaxing after an exhilarating day of adventures!

Casa Esperanto is located just 3 minutes from the neighboring surf town of Ayampe, 15 minutes from Puerto Lopez, and Dotted with bamboo cabañas serving legendary seafood, the beach at Las Tunas is long and uncrowded.





Casa Esperanto’s 2 spacious guest rooms are true havens for rest & relaxation. Each bedroom is furnished with 2 bunkbeds and provide flexible sleeping options for up to 5 guests in each room.

West-facing windows bring in ample sunlight during the day & provide gorgeous sunset views in the afternoon. Each room is equipped with a ceiling fan and an AC for temperature control. Mosquito nets are also provided.

There are two bathrooms in the house, one located on each floor, and are shared among the guests staying at the house. The second floor bathroom offers a washing machine that is available for guest use.


Inside the house, the entrance way flows into a spacious, fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances, full amenities, ample cupboard space, and a large dining table. The perfect place for preparing meals with fresh local produce & sharing stories about the day’s adventures with your family and friends!

Casa Esperanto boasts a chill “beach life” vibe characterized by the colorful hand-painted art featured throughout the house. The stunning mosaic spiral staircase leads up to the second floor where you’ll find the two (2) guest rooms and the terrace.

The second floor balcony presents iconic views of the Pacific Ocean & endless moments of ‘tranquillo’ from the cozy hammocks hung along the hardwood terrace. This is a perfect place to drink a cup of coffee and check out the morning waves or enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sun disappear into the horizon.


A sloping hill behind the house offers guests a peaceful and private spot perfect for meditating, enjoying the vistas overlooking Las Tunas beach, or sharing a romantic moment with a special someone.

Casa Esperanto also provides guests with access to a private bamboo hut located directly on the beach. Here you can seek shelter from the sun after a stroll on the beach, relax in a hammock after an exhilarating surf session, or simply hang out & catch the amazing sunsets while enjoying a beer.


Casa Esperanto is located just a quick 1 minute walk from the Las Tunas beach, which is a quiet beach well known for great surfing & whale watching. There are several fantastic restaurants located within walking distance and include a pizzeria, sea food and cevicherias, greek cuisine, and juice bars. The neighboring town of Ayampe also provides additional options for culinary delights like sushi, Italian cuisine, and vegetarian/vegan dining options.

There are endless adventures available for guests visiting Las Tunas regardless of the time of year. Guests can book tours with locals to explore the beach on horseback, kayak to the Isla de Los Ahorcados, go whale watching or visit La Isla de La Plata from Puerto Lopez, embark on a snorkeling excursion in Salango, or observe the local wild life while hiking through the Machalilla National Park.

There is truly something for everyone at Casa Esperanto!