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Puerto Chino Beach

Ecuador
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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was the last stop of our Highland Tour. Very nice snorkeling from a sandy beach. From a short easy climb up a cliff you can see plenty of Blue-footed Boobies.

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IL, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

White sand powder beach, turquoise waters, BUT very wavy, lot's of grass and HORSEFLIES will eat you alive. It's near impossible to be comfortable for 1 minute. You can skip this beach for others.

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San Francisco, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I went there on a trip to Galapaguera and el junco, not worth to go just for the beach, you can find similar one near town

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Puerto Villamil, Galapagos, Ecuador
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The blue-footed boobies, sea lions, and turtles that inhabit this beach are to die for. It is a 10 minute hike from the road and much more secluded than many beaches. The black lava rock formations and white sand accentuate the blue of the water. This is well worth a visit. Nice place to hang out and have a picnic... More

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Amsterdam
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159 reviews 159 reviews
33 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

If you want to take a day trip, seeing this beach at the end of your visit to the lake and the turtle observatory is great. It's an expensive cab ride just to go here alone, but it is a nice place to spend a few hours. Bring water, sunscreen and everything you need. No facilities to get anything, and... More

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Los Altos, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Stopped at this beach on a Taxi tour of the island. Certainly worth paying the taxi driver to take you to Cerro Colorado and this beach. The Boobies were hanging out on the rocks and the taxi drivers know where to take you (even if they don't speak English and I don't speak Spanish).

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oswestry, england
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255 reviews 255 reviews
34 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

a fair drive on rough roads, then a walk, but a lovely beach, with loads of sealions and a blue footed booby nesting site

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Albany, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

one pair of nesting Blue Footed Boobies, three pairs of Frigate birds nesting, Small Billed Ground Finches (3 eat part of an orange from my open hand), many lava lizards, one or two sea lions, a sea turtle, Ghost crabs and plenty of Sally Lightfoot Crabs. We had the beach to ourselves with these critters until about 11:00AM. There are... More

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Scotland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

My girlfriend and I visited Puerto Chino beach during our stay on San Cristobal, we visited Puerto Chino after a visit to Galapaguera de Cerro Colorado, the beach is stunning and definitely worth a visit if you are in the area, I wouldn’t make the journey all that way just to see the beach though When we were at Puerto... More

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Punta Gorda,FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Great beach. Where else in the world can you interact and swim with Sea Lions and Sea Turtles in the wild. It is a ball. Bring snorkel gear and really enjoy the wild life.

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