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8-Day Galapagos Multi-Sport Adventure Tour Visiting Three Islands
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Beach with snorkeling, wildlife, lighthouse
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lighthouse” (6 reviews)
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Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Reviewed 11 January 2016

There isn't much shade available here, but you may not need it as you will be in the water so much. Because of the abundance of moss on the rocks under the water here, it is a great place to see turtles and if you're...More

2  Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Do you want to see turtles, sea lions, rays and schools of fish without having to dive? Punta Carola is the place to go. At only a 15-minute walk from Playa Man, and about 30 minutes from the passenger dock, Punta Carola is one of...More

4  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

This beach is a short walk from town, you can take the path through the Interpretation centre or walk to the end of the dirt road and there is a rocky path leading to the beach. The path through the Interpretation centre does go up...More

2  Thank FlightlessBird75
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Beautiful beach which has the perfect mix of swimming, sand for relaxing, Sea Lions for watching and taking photos, and even surfing if you head out of the bay. Great place for watching the sunset in the evening (if its not peak time). If you're...More

1  Thank Beth P
Reviewed 26 June 2015

spend almost all the time in the water taking surf pictures, super nice place with amazing conditions

Thank OceanFreaks
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Lovely quiet beach which can be reached either by talking the path over the top from the Interpretation Centre or along the coast. Lots of seals and Marine Iguanas. Sadly there are plans for a big hotel which the local population are fighting vigorously so...More

1  Thank Mags
Reviewed 6 December 2014

It's a small beach that would be nice except that it's full of sea lions and it smells to sea lions' droppings.

Thank teresa m
Reviewed 15 November 2014

A very beautiful beach area. We were told good for snorkeling but we did not. Not really a beach where you can wade in but it is amazing. Nice paved path. The path to the upper cliffs was under construction so we could not go...More

Thank WhiteBread22
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Nice beach close to town with sea lions and iguanas however this beach is currenlty closed to the public due to the Galpaface cargo ship running aground close by. National park rangers stop you from accessing beach whoch is a ral pity and don't give...More

Thank CateCork
Reviewed 18 March 2014

My favorite reason to come here is for the surf. It's a nice right that has an easy slope to drop in on and it has a pretty good shape during medium tide. The cove within is good for snorkeling. The waves don't break inside...More

Thank thecentrecannothold
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