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“nice beach”(15 reviews)
“tortuga bay”(11 reviews)
“water taxi”(15 reviews)
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We stopped here arfter going to Las Grietas. Compared to the the water in Las Grietas the water here felt almost steamy. We had our goggles so we were able to swim around and look under the water. The further out you go the more...More

3  Thank Arfilis
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Combine this beach with a trip to Las Grietas, and you have yourself a pleasant (and affordable) day in the Galapagos. It's close enough to town to come back for food and to get out of the sun during the hottest part of the day...More

5  Thank D C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Calm Waters with no waves ( depending on the tide no water at all ). good to relax in the sun or under the trees but more for those staying at athe hotesl nearby. We need to catch a water taxi in the píer to...More

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This is a true tiny beach. Super easy to get to via water taxi, but then what??? Sand is only about 5-6 ft wide max. Pretty landscape. Little shade. For something more interesting, keep going along the path for Las Grietas and see the salt...More

Thank 331jenna
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Nice but small beach where you can wade in cool water for a bit. Seems like it’s a locals favorite. In front of beautiful Finch Bay hotel. Walk to Las Grietas from there. Pass some iguana nests as well.

Thank Phrmgrl
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is a nice beach for a picnic. The water is fairly calm and protects by rocks father out at the headland. If you eat here, the little finches will land on you trying to beg food (don't feed them!!!). There are some different types...More

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

On our way to Las Grietas we passed this beach. Small, smelly and not much to see. Skip this one, there are much more nice beaches on Santa Cruz

Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Locals and tourists seemed to have come here for the day. It is a water taxi ride away from Puerto Aroya + some boardwalking. Nice sand beach, mangroves and jetties break the waves before they enter the cove. You can carry on further to Los...More

Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Cozy place to do snorkeling and lay on the beach. We found baby sharks here and lots of fish. Very nice and clean beach.

Thank Veronica L
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Nice beach, but a bit crowded. I visited on the way to Las Grietas. It's close to all the luxury resorts of Puerto Aoyora, but I wound't particularly fo out of my way to visit it or go there. Not better than the other beaches...More

Thank shatiel
Reviewed 14 May 2018

good beach on the way to las grietas. theres few nerby restaurants. great for family with kids as the water is calm and not deep

Thank Martine P
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Good beach but not too much shade (compared to Playa de la Estation). Very clean and good for swimming - but as noted, the tide can make swimming difficult if it is out

Thank DocCJ
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