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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is good to do by bike, rent one for half day for 10 USD. Depending how good you are in cycling and how many stops you to it takes ca 1 hour to reach the wall. It is slightly uphill and much easier to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 12SNina
Reviewed 6 days ago

A lovely trek to see this historical wall. The Playa De Amor and the vegetation in route, including the candelabra cactus are worth the trip.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Talldude51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented bicycles to get to this place, as they say it’s about 6 km from the center of town, that said, it definitely felt longer than 6 km. Would recommend to do this early in the morning as it gets quite hot, plus bring...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sergiodF9989KB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented bikes for $15 for the day per person, and rode over to the Wall of Tears. Took us 2 hours or so with stops along the way. Fairly easy track to cycle with a few small uphill inclines. Along the way you may...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ElleBelle555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend renting a bike with a lock to ride to the wall of tears. The entire path takes about 3 hours depending on whether or not you stop along the way, and hike up to the lookouts at the end of the trail....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Adriana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to go early morning or at sunset rent a bike in town for 3 an hour, you will need 2 hours, 3 if you stop at beaches. The cycling is a bit up the last of the 5km. Rent a bike with lock, then...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank christophekP6235QD
Reviewed 17 February 2019

Wall is reachable by short walk or on rented bike from Puerto Villamil. Wall had a historical meaning, but now there is nothing extraordinary to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 13 February 2019

The path to the wall is nice. The easiest way to enjoy this path would be to ride a bike. Once at the wall, walk to the top and to the very end of the stairs. The view is beautiful. There a some nice stops...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NCWFUcyclingVet
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

We hired bicycles and enjoyed the trip there and back. We are fit and active and unless one leaves early in the morning 0600hrs ish it’s a hot old walk to and from the centre of town. We cycled along slowly enjoying the iguanas, giant...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Templar001
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Highly recommend renting a bike to go to the Wall of Tears. The trail runs parallel to the ocean and heading out of town, the scenery is beautiful. Note the road is sandy in some places so not as easy of a ride when you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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