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Puerto Chino Beach

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Something Nice to do for free

Yes this beach is wonderfully clean, warm with white sand and turquoise water. There were plenty of lava/volcanic rocks but the beach is wide enough to find a sitting spot. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Yes this beach is wonderfully clean, warm with white sand and turquoise water. There were plenty of lava/volcanic rocks but the beach is wide enough to find a sitting spot. The challenge I can find here is .... how to get here. It is so far out in the boonies and there are no public transportation. You either get here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Chino beach or Puerto Chino has soft white sands, interspersed with black volcanic rock amid vivid green rain forest! It is such a peaceful beautiful beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This beach is located 23 kms away from main town in San Cristobal Island. You can hire a tour that takes you to 4 different locations including this at the end. The cost for the tour is $60. From parking lot you have a 12 minutes walk to the beach were you go up until a rock you have a... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The was a beautiful experience. The environment is fun and lively. On our first night here there were three parties on the beach. We just walked over and partied with everyone no problems. Music blasting people dance, drinks being made on the beach using fresh fruits, what else could I ask for? My Spanish is minimal but that wasn't an... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Puerto Chino is lovely, you walk 10 minutes on a path that leads to the beach. There were some surfers there but otherwise it was deserted. Our taxi driver told us where we could swim to avoid the undertow. We changed into our suits on the beach and had a nice refreshing dip. We arrived at Puerto chino beach From... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Small, beautiful beach that you'll see on most "highland tours." Water is clear and calm, white sand is very inviting, walk in from parking lot is lovely, and promontory on right side of the strand affords a terrific view, including a pair of blue footed boobies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

First of all, and as every beach in Galapagos, keep insect repellent handy. This may be the most beautifull beach on the island. Ask the driver to stop at the restaurant with free bananas (just before galapaguera) so you will not starve at the beach, there you can also buy water, take some to the beack but please do not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

After you have seen all the amazing sights and walked all the beautiful trails, if you just want a gorgeous day of relaxation at a pristine, white sand beach, pay the cab fair, enjoy the drive through the highlands and soak up the sun on this stunning beach.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

While I lived on the island I went and camped at Puerto Chino. It is such a beautiful beach, with a lot of rocks. I surfed there with a few friends and the water was so clean you could see turtles swimming in the distance. It does require a taxi or a friend with a car to get there but... More 

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Premiá de Mar, Catalonia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It's absolutely beautiful but the whole time we where there tábanos were attacking us! so as they love salt my advice is to quickly grab your towel and get dry as fast as possible to avoid it

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Address: Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  San Cristobal

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