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Puerto Chino Beach

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Beautiful Calm Swimming and Snorkeling Spot

I visited this beach as part of a highland "tour" lead by a taxi driver. It was quite a sunny 10 minute walk to the beach, but totally worth it. We layed our towels out on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wilmington, North Carolina

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Buenos Aires
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was nice after long day in the highlands. Amazing crystal clear waters and incredible view. The waves were stronger here than other beaches on the island. Fun for an hour or two. Don't forget the bug spray! There are large horse flies!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this beach as part of a highland "tour" lead by a taxi driver. It was quite a sunny 10 minute walk to the beach, but totally worth it. We layed our towels out on the rocks and got right into the crystal clear water. Try to keep the sand off you, because it is very fine and difficult... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited the beach in the end of the lake -turtle breeding center tour. It is a magnificent beach. You will have to walk a while before reaching it from bus/car stop. The beach is reachable only by car or boat, not in a walking distance. It is very beautiful, worth the visit

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Puerto Chino was a surprise, a small gorgeous bay with reasonably calm turquoise water. Ideal for swimming or just resting a while.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

After a 30 min cab ride this beach is a short 10 min hike in from the parking lot. The path is well paved and easy to walk. Sand is like powder, turquoise water, sandy bottom, fun to swim in! If you are up for an adventure for a a couple of walks. If facing the ocean turn left and... More 

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We did the highland tour for $60 which included puerto chino beach. We were there in the afternoon. White beach, blue sea, less waves, some sealions. Very beautiful and nice place to be!

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Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

For sure the most beautifull beach of san cristobal and aantal Cruz. You can taken the bus or a taxi to get there. We went there while we were taking a highland tour. The costs of the highland tour is 60 dollar and you can take every taxi to do it with. The beach is very beautifull and good for... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I hired a driver to take me to Puerto Chino and a few other locations in the highlands. It was worth the trip...lobos marinos lounging on the beach, some seabirds up on the rocks. Nice place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It's a beach up in the highlands of San Cristobal. How to get there: I recommend hiring a taxi to take you on a tour to the various places you can see in the highlands (including the "Casa del Ceibo"- Ceibo Treehouse) and see if you can negotiate with him to pick you up after and hour or two (depending... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I teamed up with a couple of girls from our hostel to hire a driver for the day to drive to some harder to reach spots further from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno. It was a really great day and it cost $60 between us to visit a tortoise sanctuary, Lagoon El Junco and a couple of other places,... More 

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