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Isabela
The largest of the Galapagos Islands, Isabela is one of the most volcanically active places in the world. Whether this is thrilling or terrifying is up to you. It doesn’t seem to bother the iguanas and penguins of Las Tintoreras, a nearby island cluster and popular snorkeling site. Walk from Puerto Villamil through mangrove forests and saltwater lagoons to reach the Tortoise Breeding Center. Isabela was once used as an exile for prisoners, who built the devastating Wall of Tears as part of their punishment.

All things to do » Things to do

Nearby recommended attractions:

Los Tuneles
Los Tuneles(Puerto Villamil)
Attraction type: Other
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Las Tintoreras
Las Tintoreras(Puerto Villamil)
Attraction type: Islands
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Concha de Perla
Concha de Perla(Puerto Villamil)
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Centro de Crianza Arnaldo Tupiza
Centro de Crianza Arnaldo Tupiza(Puerto Villamil)
Attraction type: Other Zoos & Aquariums
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Sierra Negra
Sierra Negra
Attraction type: Volcanos
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Nearby recommended restaurants:

Booby Trap
Booby Trap
Price: $6 - $30
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Ecuadorean
Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Coco Surf
Coco Surf
Price: $4 - $30
Cuisines: Latin, Seafood, Ecuadorean
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
El Cafetal Galapagos
El Cafetal Galapagos
Cuisines: Seafood, Ecuadorean, South American
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Beto's Beach Bar
Beto's Beach Bar
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Bar
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Shawarma Hot
Shawarma Hot
Ranked #5 of 21 Restaurants in Isabela
Price: $3 - $5
Cuisines: Middle Eastern, Fast Food
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hostal La Jungla
Hostal La Jungla
$15 - $20
Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Isabela

Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Posada del Caminante
Posada del Caminante
$21 - $54
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Cielo Azul
Cielo Azul
$38 - $76
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

La Gran Tortuga
2.5 of 5
La Gran Tortuga
$74 - $146
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Hotel Sula Sula
Hotel Sula Sula
$65 - $73
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Gran Hostal Tintorera
Gran Hostal Tintorera
$86 - $133
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.