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Concha de Perla

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Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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All reviews sea lions low tide fish wooden walkway free of charge snorkel area free place short walk main pier snorkeling spot great swimming great spot an easy walk board walk sting ray clear water close to town
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its realy beatiful and free Onley rent equip for some bucks at the local Shops In the night you can see biolumineszenz of the plankton there

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jolA3511LN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving from Isabela pueblo to harbor, take a small path on the left to access Concha de Perla. The path itself is quite unreal, going through mangrove, giving way to a small deck from which you can easily go into water for a snorkeling session....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DeniZinho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked out to this natural beauty today. The buoys mark the acceptable limits of usage and the dock with steps into the water on each side made for an easy entry. The exit was only hampered by a sea lion having taken over the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a nice size deck where in a sectioned off part next to the harbor where you can swim and snorkel free of charge. We saw a lot of sea wild life in this place, would definitely recommend. P.S. you can rent a snorkeling mask...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sergiodF9989KB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous place to swim and/or snorkel in Isabela Island. Take a short boardwalk out to the swimming area and take stairs into the water. The seas are calm, the water is clear, and at night you may be so lucky as to see bioluminescence. Safe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ElleBelle555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great snorkeling spot to explore on your own. I would recommend going during low tide and in the morning when there are less people visiting and more chance to sea wild life.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Adriana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is just a couple of minutes’ walk from the main pier,but feels very secluded amonst the mangroves and rocks. Step carefully around the sea lions that lounge about on the walkway and benches - they have right-of-way! The marine iguanas seem to enjoy watching...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paula H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go there and just enjoy, it is located a few hundred meters from where the "ferries " arrive from st Cruz. We even saw a seal playing around and a ray.... .we did not see a ray at any other expensive snorkeling tour.ps. you don't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank christophekP6235QD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Path leading to area goes through mangroves, you can see or at least hear many sea lions. Site is designed for swimming or snorkeling, but be sure when to go there as the water level might too high for snorkeling.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Concha de Perla is the best way to enjoy free snorkeling in Puerto Villamil. The entrance is right near the town dock. If you've spent time snorkeling throughout the Galapagos, this may seem underwhelming. But if you give it a chance and look really closely,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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