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“yoga classes”(18 reviews)
“spanish lessons”(10 reviews)
“great coffee”(5 reviews)
Otra Ola is a casual, relaxed school for travelers interested in getting closer to the authentic way of life in Ecuador. We offer the opportunity to learn Spanish, practice Yoga and surf in an idyllic setting that both enjoys and respects the vast...more
Baja Manabi, Ayampe, Ecuador
+593 98 884 3278
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I took spanish classes here for 6 weeks, did yoga almost everyday and tried the whole menu from the bliss balls (super tasty vegan choclate coconut balls) to the unique chai latte. I loved it and still keep this place in my heart.The people here...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took some surf classes with Camilo, we had so much fun. Improved my Spanish with Vanessa, and the homemade granola bars are the absolutely best! I would definitely recommend visiting otra ola !

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing time in Otra Ola, really enjoyed the yoga classes every day. Margarita was my Spanish teacher, she was amazing and really helped me improved my Spanish. Enjoyed the waves and the coffee as well :)

Thank michelled5959
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We use and we sale Naturaleza Products. We recommend to use their Naturaleza Zinc sun-cream, great products for surfing! :)

Thank Outdoor Ecuador S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time with Otra Ola, Margarita is an amazing Spanish teacher and Ryan a great surf instructor.  I loved the snacks at the cafe too, especially the blissballs!  Can't wait to return!

Thank catlovesmojitos
Canada111110, Owner at Otra Ola, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you so much for the review, we loved to have you. And we are looking forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Traveled to Aymape for two weeks and spent almost every day at the café.. starting with morning yoga under the guidance of their volunteer Viktoria and owner Venessa, enjoyed the fantastic cold brewed organic coffee and had some great surf lessons and board rental also!!...More

Thank Freese01
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Hi there people looking at what Otra Ola is all about... to begin, Ryan and Vanessa are very professional. Especially with surf board rentals and scheduling Spanish classes. Their surf instructors are all experienced and I have enhanced my surf skills so quickly with their...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Imagine an afternoon you are lying in a hammock, drinking your organic coffee that came with fresh orange-chai muffin, swinging one side to another while listening a relaxing song and feeling the breeze on your skin. You hear the birds, and sometimes the kids. It...More

Thank Cansu E
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We really find it difficult to write bad reviews but after hearing such good things about Otra Ola we were really disappointed after our visit to the cafe today. We ordered a juice, hot chocolate and peanut butter cups. The latter were tasty. For the...More

Thank Bron W
Canada111110, Owner at Otra Ola, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

I am just wanted to apologize on behalf on our volunteer, I addressed this situation right after it happened. In regards to the oven, we had a problem with the propane and unfortunately it took longer then we thought and it happened right in the...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I spent a large chunk of my travels in Ecuador, in the peaceful town of ayampe, and much of my time in ayampe at otra ola! Whether i was taking a centering yoga class in the morning, drinking delicious coffee and eating vegan sweets in...More

Thank MarissaLovesYoga
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