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Tortuga Bay Tour and Yacht Cruise to La Loberia Island
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Beautiful beach

The beach is so beautiful but what makes it so beautiful is that there is almost nothing for people there. Bring water and a way to hide from the sun! Sunglasses and sunscreen is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach is so beautiful but what makes it so beautiful is that there is almost nothing for people there. Bring water and a way to hide from the sun! Sunglasses and sunscreen is definitely not enough. Also if you can bring snorkeling equipment, lots of fish and small reef sharks!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent a morning in tortuga bay. It was wonderful! I did a little snorkeling and lots of swimming. There were dozens of marine iguanas. There are two beaches. The big beach is directly on the ocean and can be challenging for swimming. The other beach which is about a 15 minute walk down the main one is more secluded... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked from town. It is an easy walk to get there. Then you climb some stairs and the hard part is over. The walkway is nicely paved. Take the water you think you'll need for the day and then take more. A few snacks are helpful, too. The last beach is where you will enjoy cooling off after the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can catch a taxi from town to the entrance for $1.50 or the walk is about 15 minutes. Once at the entrance you sign in and the walk takes another 25-30 minutes. It's all paved but can get very hot as the trees offer minimal shade. There are two beaches to chose from once you arrive. The first is... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Playa Brava is the first one you encounter after the 45min walk. You can walk 10+min and be at Playa Mansa which is a beach in a form of pool. Loved this last one. Very relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tortuga bay is about a 2 km walk from Puerto Ayora. Do it early in the morning as it gets very hot. A nice trail to walk through to the beach to see marina iguanas. There were some surfers here but keep walking to the next beach to swim as the current is too strong here. On the trail you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a great walk to Tortuga Bay and once you get there it's magic. This is as good a beach as you'll find anywhere in the world, and of course it's the Galapagos, so there are sharks, turtles, iguanas and other animals sharing the beach with you!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to the Tortuga Bay Beach twice and loved the white sand and warm water. Also loved the marine iguanas sunning themselves.

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This amazing beach of fine white sand was wonderful. Endemic Marine iguanas were both swimming and sunning themselves, and some tortugas were riding the waves before they broke on shore; and in the little very calm and well protected beach (playa) at the far end of the beach a couple of baby Sharks were swimming with the children. It's really... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a 20 min trail from the city u get to this paradise of white sand and a snorkel point where u can find sharks if u are lucky. A need to go place in Galapagos Islands.

Thank Jonathan H

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