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Address: South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora | On the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Beautiful beach and walking trail

Tortuga Bay is well worth a visit. It's great because you can go on your own. It takes about 15 minutes to get to the start of the trail from Puerto Ayora. The trail to the beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Tortuga Bay is well worth a visit. It's great because you can go on your own. It takes about 15 minutes to get to the start of the trail from Puerto Ayora. The trail to the beach is 2.5 km, a nice easy walk with a bit of interesting nature on the way. The beach itself is spectacular - soft... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This placed has a killer walk to paradise specially if you are with children's under 5. But is totally worth it . At first you are going to see a intimidate beach but if you keep walking you will find paradise. Perfect calm beautiful water with plenty places to cover from the sun . Must bring bug spray there is... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had a great day at Tortuga Bay. We swam, we photographed wildlife, we kayaked. It was not crowded and the walk is long, but beautiful. I'm glad we did two less days on the boat and two in Puerto Ayora.

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Nontron, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were recommended to visit this beach by our guest house. It is a lovely walk along a manmade shady stone path and it's around 2km from the start of it. It is nt a difficult walk as the terrain is only slightly undulating. However it is hot. At the beach there is nothing - no water, no loos, there's... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This beach is well worth the walk from town. The main beach is a lovely sandy beach where turtles mate. At the far end is another beach where we relaxed & swam. We saw lots of marine iguanas which was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Can be a long hot walk, the mangrove beach is clean and good place for just floating. Bring a jug of water. There is a launch that picks you up and back to town, if you don't want to walk back, $10.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very relaxing location to spend a morning in Santa Cruz. the bay is very relaxing and a nice place to swim. Likely very few animals outside of iguanas as the the tide is very strong; however, it makes for a good place to surf too. The walking path from the start of the park to the beach takes at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Playa brava was the best part of the beach, it was a pity they don't allow to swim there. Playa Mansa was ok, unfortunately to tiny and becomes crowded as the day goes by

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A fairy-tale beach around a glass-smooth cove. There are trees for shade--don't hang your clothes in them on the tree police will get-- clothes trees are provided. There is a cove with some surf if you are interested. Birds and iguanas were plentiful. We took the water-taxi from town, which was a bit too exciting when a land taxi is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We headed down to the beach at around 8 am because we had been told that when the groups arrive later in the day they scare away the wildlife. We were so glad we did because we saw so many iguanas lounging at the beach when we got there, along with pelicans and crabs and fish in the shallows. However,... More 

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Address: Address: South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora | On the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  Santa Cruz  >  Puerto Ayora

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