Welcome to Isla Portete
Just 2km south of Mompiche, this palm-frocked island has a long beach with blond sands and little traffic. There are a few seafood shacks right on the beach, and a large resort hotel just across the estuary. Other than that, you get decent surf (with a long 1m-high right-hander from December through March), and a lost island world all to yourself. Check with local fishers about boat tours to nearby islands and further afield. From the Royal Decameron resort you can walk close to an awesome arched rock that's been carved by the sea.