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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is not better than Loberia. Save your money,time and energy and don't rent a bicycle. It is very steep and half of the way you have to walk. It does not make fun at all, you won't have a good view except once...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely sandy beach and warm water. You can climb up on the rocks and see birds and we also saw a turtle swimming. Great place to cool off We saw it as part of the highlands tour

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Nice trail to beach. Sea lions, turtles, marine iguanas, lots of fish, and birds. Not crowded and good snorkeling. About a 7 minute walk from interpretation center.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank firestorm6
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Beautiful beach for swimming and snorkeling. After snorkeling around the rocks and heading toward the beach the sea lions joined us, one coming up nose to nose with me. What an experience!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mike S
Reviewed February 20, 2019

This picturesque beach, which is located about 30 km away from the main settlement is the perfect spot to relax after visiting the turtle conversation center. However, it’s not easy to get there. You can either go there by bike (it’s challenging), on tour or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank UniqueUniverseBlog
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

We stopped by here as a stop on the highlands tour. We had about a hour so we had lunch and climbed to the top of the rocks on the right side. There is a trail you can follow. Beautiful white sandy beach with sea...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joy_lee21
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We had two days of instructions on the beach and had a lot of fun. Lessonst are more expensive on Galapagos but having a private beach with turtles and seelions definitely is unique.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank minikoffer
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Very clean beach though we did spend an hour with our guide cleaning up plastic bits. We chose to do this since the water was so cold. There were sea lions everywhere but they don't bother you. You can climb up some rocks to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank taraship
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I was GRANDPAcking through the Galapagos and arrived in Puerto Chino as part of a San Cristobal 'Highlands' tour. Pepi, at Palma Del Mar 2, offers a 5 hour ‘Highlands’ tour for $40; $30 each for 2 or more people. It is, basically, just a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank GRANDPAcking
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Wow wow wow. This place is definitely worth the visit. Secluded and it’s a paradise. My only disappointment is I didn’t get to go back there again. Snorkeling was amazing!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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