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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

You can see flamingos and many other birds. Nice swimming and snorkeling beach. There however no shade near the beach.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AnnElizabeth97123
Reviewed March 2, 2019

Playa las Banchas is a lovely beach that happens to have some rusting barges left over from World War II. We found out that the American Army was in the Galapagos. They built an air base in Baltra that is now the airport and they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed January 16, 2019

For land based Galapagos trips, this beach is a must if you plan to stay at all in the highlands of Santa Cruz! The beach is a short bike ride from the highlands, and lets you see a different side of Santa Cruz than the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank halib2019
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The title is probably emblematic of any snorkeling activity in the Galapagos. This one didn't disappoint. I swam with 3 sea turtles and watch d them frolic and eat. I saw a white tipped reef shark--he didn't stay around long. There were thousands of beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven N
Reviewed June 29, 2018

It was a second stop on our boat tour to the island of Seymour (lost of birdlife!): it is nice for snorkeling. We only had 45 minutes there on the tour so we had a walk around: we saw a lone flamingo (made some beautiful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

After our visit to North Seymour, a swim in this pristine beach was amazing. Lots of fish while snorkeling but quite a strog current.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

A short, pretty uninspiring walk to a lagoon that held a solitary flamingo. Purely used by cruise operators as a first day filler whilst they wait to fill any last minute spots! I certainly could not recommend, even as a day trip out of PA....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Adam P
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited Las Bachas beach in March 2018. The beach is named after the US WW2-era barges washed up there (only one remains). This is a great place to see wildlife - diving sea birds galore, and behind the sand dunes, flamingoes in a lake....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Don`t miss it too as it is one of the places you must see when you are in the Galapagos islands which means any time you have there is not enough.Lovely place for ll you can see.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Malcolmle
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Came here in October 2017 as part of Guiding Galapagos tour. Our naturalist guide showed us the remains of the barges and explained that this beach was used by the US during WW2 to protect against Japanese attacks. We saw marine iguanas, flamingoes, blue footed...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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