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Las Grietas

Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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Half-Day Santa Cruz Island Tour Galapagos Islands
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It felt heavenly to jump in after a hot hike. Seems everyone enjoyed it, from kids to parents, and elderly. It's a bit tricky to get out as everything is somewhat slippery. One of the many lovely experiences in the Galapagos on a hot day,...More

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely grotto cool natural pool that was especially appreciated on a hot day that became much hotter as you hiked to its whereabouts. We would have enjoyed it much more if our tour guide had explained what we were doing. Through miscommunication, we thought this...More

Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once in a lifetime swimming hole. Only a short walk from the finch bay. Glad we took the recommendation to go there. Not huge, but not overcrowded. Just fun.

Thank davezeppelin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is open from eight in the morning until five at night A park ranger will tell you to leave at five and that it is closed

Thank phillandfried
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get to this place we took a water taxi from the main pier (55 cents. One way). It's a short hop. From the disembarkment point it's a 600m walk to Las Grietas. You walk past the German Beach (which is very nice and we...More

1  Thank Sagar D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Las Grietas es muy bonita! These stunning grottos look unlike anything else on earth. They remind me of the slot canyons of Utah, if they were made of volcanic rock instead of sandstone. Perfect place to spend an afternoon! I recommend allowing 1-2 hours here...More

Thank Annalynnvegan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a walking trail from the hotel. It is mostly just overgrown dense brush common to the rocky parts of the island. A few iguanas my be encountered along the way. Okay if you just want to stretch your legs

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Really nice from the walk to get there to the crystalline water. Great for a good swim. Awesome place.

1  Thank Mercedes G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a deep water crevice..u can swim through but no jumping off rocks. opps got yelled at ....not much to see..snorkel wise...kinda uneventful..but pretty

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After doing a ton of research on Trip Advisor on this place I decided to take a few hours out of my trip and snorkel there. The water is amazing beautiful and clear and the location is very close to town. Locals and some traveling...More

1  Thank rodvilencia
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