Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz

4.8
#1 of 443 in Outdoors in Ecuador
Highly esteemed as one of the islands' most pristine sandy stretches, Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay features blue waters, rich wildlife, and plenty of opportunities for relaxation. Hike your way to the beach and then relax on the soft white sands, surrounded by marine vegetation and the famed local marine iguanas. Throw on your swimsuit, don your snorkeling gear, and explore the colorful underwater world of the bay's ecosystem, alive with fish and other aquatic species. You can even try your hand at surfing on the rougher waves, though keep in mind that currents and tides can be strong and potentially dangerous here. PutGalapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay into our Puerto Ayora online tour itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Just to get to this great beach (bearing the name of these Islands) is about a 45-minute walk along a trail from its starting point above a high ground in Puerto Ayora and which is a trail with no...  more »
  • This is a beautiful beach and we went kayaking. It is a great place to see marine iguanas. You took a boat there and walked back to town.  more »
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