Rincon d'Olón is situated in the lovely little beach town of Olón, at just 2 minutes from Montañita (taxi $1,50).
Well outside of the tumultuous party-scene in Montañita, Olón offers one of the nicest beaches in Ecuador.
Getting to Olón from Guayaquil:
CLP Bus Company will take you from Guayaquil Airport (Terminal Terreste) directly to Olón, in about 3 hours. Buses leave 6 times a day from 4 am to 6 pm, with a fare of $6,- (2015). Alternatively, you can take any of several buses (CICA, CLP and more) that go to Santa Elena, La Libertad or Salinas, and continue from there.
From Santa Elena, La Libertad and Salinas:
Take a CITUP or MANGLARALTO bus from the Sumpa Bus Terminal directly to Olón. Buses leave from Santa Elena to Olón from 4 in the morning until about 10 pm. The cost is $1,80 and the trip takes about 1,5 hours.
From Puerto López, Jipijapa & Manta:
Manglaralto Bus Company goes directly from Manta to Olón. Buses leave from the Terminal Terreste in the center of Manta directly to Olón from 4 am until about 4 pm. The cost of the trip is $6,- and it takes about 3,5 hours.
Getting to Olón from Quito & Baños:
If you want to travel directly from Quito or Baños to Olón or Montañita, there are direct buses that go without stopping, although their price is a bit higher as taking local buses. Please contact us if you would like to book you a ticket, or refer you to specific travel and tour agencies in Quito and Baños that can sell you one directly.
Getting to Rincón d'Olón from the CLP Bus Terminal in Olón:
It is easy to get to Rincón d'Olón, just ask the driver to drop you off at the CLP Bus Terminal in Olón. When getting out of the bus, you will find yourself in front of a small local police office. Take the street in front of you, that goes towards the beach. Now take the second small street to the right. You should be able to see our building now, congratulations! You have arrived at Rincón d'Olón! If you want, let us know the time of your arrival, and we will wait for you at the bus-stop and help you with your bags!