For the best surfing in Ecuador for beginners and intermediates I’d try Montanita or Canoa.
The beach in Montanita has a good gradual break for beginners at one point and intermediates in another.
For empty waves off the beaten track try the breaks off Ayampe and Las Tunas a little further north.
Another good relatively unknown break is in the Playas-Engabao area.
For a world-class left break try Mompiche in the north.
In the Galapagos, world-class surfing for experts only can be enjoyed in and around the beaches of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.
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