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Gritty blank sand, but with fine sand just along the bay

A short walk from our accommodation at the Lava Lodge and we arrived at the black sand beach... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Escape-overseas
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Black sand and decent snorkeling

We went snorkeling here on our morning in Floreana. Saw some wildlife while snorkeling but didn't... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Lee L
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Valhalla, New York
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Mar 31, 2018
“Gritty blank sand, but with fine sand just along the bay”
Mar 19, 2018
“Black sand and decent snorkeling”
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

Is a huge contrast to other beaches in the island, if you go to Punta Commorant the second beach has extremely white sand. This was the first black beach I've saw in Galapagos, it doens't look nice, but it nice to see different.

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Black beach is in the town, but is often deserted. Snorkeling here is often amazing: turtles, younfz sharks (harmless). Clear water. No current.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

A short walk from our accommodation at the Lava Lodge and we arrived at the black sand beach. Gritty black sand with the opportunity to snorkel, although we elected to walk for a few minutes further along the bay, where the sand was fine, and...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

We went snorkeling here on our morning in Floreana. Saw some wildlife while snorkeling but didn't seem like that great of a morning for it. The beach had beautiful black volcanic sand.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

We got to experience snokling with turtles and lots of different types of fish. What a wonderful beach. The sea lions are lounging on the beach with you.

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Reviewed December 31, 2016

The sand is indeed black. But who cares when you can snorkel with giant turtles! We also saw puffer fish and sea lions.

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Reviewed October 15, 2016

Is a huge contrast to other beaches in the island, if you go to Punta Commorant the second beach has extremely white sand. This was the first black beach I've saw in Galapagos, it doens't look nice, but it nice to see different.

1  Thank ShavyB
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