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Las Loberias

Ecuador
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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Boobies, marine iguanas, sea lions, sea turtles, frigate birds and fish galore. This beach has it all. We saw four sea turtles within 15 minutes of snorkeling. The sea lions will also swim up to you and then turn away at the last moment. We even met an adorable baby sea lion (Laramie) that followed us around the beach. If... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I recommend Las Loberias if you a couple of hours free. We found it to be the perfect activity when we landed on San Cristobal in the afternoon. Take a taxi from downtown for $2 - ask them to come get you when you are ready to return! Walk down the path and see the beautiful beach which you will... More 

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london
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a quiet and lovely spot to snorkel. Waves are not too strong and you can see several sea turtles and schools of fish. The water is not murky, which helps. There are some sea lions, but not too many so it does not smell bad like Playa Carola or Playa Mann. Passed La Loberia, you can follow a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The beach itself is full of sea lions, but the real gem here is snorkeling in the water, since you'll get to see everything from Eagle Rays, huge sea turtles, eels, and a bunch of colorful fishes. And you'll definitely get to swim with sea lions, which are playful and a joy to watch. On the road here, you'll pass... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Nice beach, nice place to beach snorkel. Cool hike up to a cliff but recommend sneakers or hiking shoes, not sandals or flip flops.

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Ghent, Belgium
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74 reviews 74 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There was an abundance of Sea Lions on this beach who were not afraid from humans. Recommended when you are in San Christobal.

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Burnaby, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We found this after turning left at the school on our way to the airport and then stayed on that road to the end. The trail to the area starts there. The beach was a big horseshoe, a good amount of sea lions, and the water was fairly clear (although a decent amount of volcanic rock everywhere). We kept on... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We took a taxi to Las Loberias and when we arrived, we had the whole beach to ourselves. I say that, but we shared it with the seals. We snorkeled with seals that were playful and stayed with us as long as we stayed in the water. We took the hike to the left of the beach all the way... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
46 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a great place to snorkel although the water was quite choppy and cold when we went so may not be the best for those not confident in the water. The sea lions were mostly sitting on the beach when we snorkelled so we only saw a few swimming around, but the few were definitely an amazing experience as... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

when they told me I could see the marine tortoises I thought it was just the kind of things you say so someone goes to this beach. But it was so true! it just took 10 minutes of snorkel and I saw the first one :) the sea lions sleep, and play and swim. Always close to you! the beach... More 

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