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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Calm Waters with no waves ( depending on the tide no water at all ). good to relax in the sun or under the trees but more for those staying at athe hotesl nearby. We need to catch a water taxi in the píer to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a true tiny beach. Super easy to get to via water taxi, but then what??? Sand is only about 5-6 ft wide max. Pretty landscape. Little shade. For something more interesting, keep going along the path for Las Grietas and see the salt...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice but small beach where you can wade in cool water for a bit. Seems like it’s a locals favorite. In front of beautiful Finch Bay hotel. Walk to Las Grietas from there. Pass some iguana nests as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice beach for a picnic. The water is fairly calm and protects by rocks father out at the headland. If you eat here, the little finches will land on you trying to beg food (don't feed them!!!). There are some different types...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

On our way to Las Grietas we passed this beach. Small, smelly and not much to see. Skip this one, there are much more nice beaches on Santa Cruz

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Locals and tourists seemed to have come here for the day. It is a water taxi ride away from Puerto Aroya + some boardwalking. Nice sand beach, mangroves and jetties break the waves before they enter the cove. You can carry on further to Los...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Cozy place to do snorkeling and lay on the beach. We found baby sharks here and lots of fish. Very nice and clean beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank veroelanes
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Nice beach, but a bit crowded. I visited on the way to Las Grietas. It's close to all the luxury resorts of Puerto Aoyora, but I wound't particularly fo out of my way to visit it or go there. Not better than the other beaches...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shatiel
Reviewed May 14, 2018

good beach on the way to las grietas. theres few nerby restaurants. great for family with kids as the water is calm and not deep

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 323martinep
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Good beach but not too much shade (compared to Playa de la Estation). Very clean and good for swimming - but as noted, the tide can make swimming difficult if it is out

Date of experience: April 2018
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