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Great place for a swim or snorkel in relatively calm water

The water was very cold, so we didn't snorkel, but we had fun watching the sea lions and looking at... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Ingrid C
,
Whately, Massachusetts
Great place for a swim after a highland tour.

I went here as part of a highland tour organized with a local taxi driver. Unfortunately it was... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
juanofthejungle
,
Culburra Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The water was very cold, so we didn't snorkel, but we had fun watching the sea lions and looking at the shells. I found some hermit crabs and amused myself watching them for a while.

Thank Ingrid C
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I went here as part of a highland tour organized with a local taxi driver. Unfortunately it was cloudy and a bit windy the day I was there but the beach was clean and there were some nice little waves. A few friendly seal lions...More

Thank juanofthejungle
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Yes, my second time here. Puerto Chino beach is on the other end of the island in San Cristobal opposite the main harbor. It is about 30 kms away. From the parking lot that has a sign, Puerto Chino, veer towards the left and follow...More

1  Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed seeing the various sights on the San Cristobal Highland Tour. Like all Highland Tours in the Galapagos, this one is basically a cab ride where you are driven to key points around the highlands of the island and given time to explore...More

4  Thank rodvilencia
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

A walk down a boardwalk pathway leads to a lovely beach where we saw blue footed booby, rays, crabs, lizards and so much more!

Thank Marye M
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went w our kids. It's a short easy hike to the beach. Apparently there used to be a lot more sand but the rains washed it away. We had to climb rocks and go right to get to the sandy beach part which was...More

3  Thank C M
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

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!

Thank FSFam
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

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...More

1  Thank Travelerchic123
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

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....More

1  Thank movingtoEcuador
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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.

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
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