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Puerto Chino Beach

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Beautiful View!

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marye M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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!

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Miami, Florida
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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 great. The seas were a bit rough but not too bad. Water was warm not... More 

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Buenos Aires
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6 reviews
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!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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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 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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. It is very beautiful, worth the visit

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Reviewed 28 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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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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