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Beach with snorkeling, wildlife, lighthouse
Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Great beach to visit in the morning to watch sea lions behavior and marine iguanas or at sunset for the best view of all San Cristóbal beaches. To get there pass playa Mann entrance and goon the road, it´s also possible to reach this beach...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Ok beach with a bit of waves and lots of sea lions. When we were there it was a bit smelly so we didn’t stay long.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TravelDNA
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Lots of people talk about this beach. But it just seemed like a beach to us, not nearly as cool as Tortuga beach on Santa Cruz

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is the first beach we snorkeled in during our trip to the Galapagos. We didn't see a whole lot here as most of the sea lions were on the beach or rocks as opposed to the water. There were other beaches and spots that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is one of the beaches they don't recommend you swim in because of the tides, so I'm a bit confused by some of the other reviews... You can definitely surf here and it's a great place to see the sea lions without so many...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 687jacquelynj
Reviewed 12 January 2016

There isn't much shade available here, but you may not need it as you will be in the water so much. Because of the abundance of moss on the rocks under the water here, it is a great place to see turtles and if you're...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Do you want to see turtles, sea lions, rays and schools of fish without having to dive? Punta Carola is the place to go. At only a 15-minute walk from Playa Man, and about 30 minutes from the passenger dock, Punta Carola is one of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank jennifervegan
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

This beach is a short walk from town, you can take the path through the Interpretation centre or walk to the end of the dirt road and there is a rocky path leading to the beach. The path through the Interpretation centre does go up...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank FlightlessBird75
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Beautiful beach which has the perfect mix of swimming, sand for relaxing, Sea Lions for watching and taking photos, and even surfing if you head out of the bay. Great place for watching the sunset in the evening (if its not peak time). If you're...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Beth P
Reviewed 26 June 2015

spend almost all the time in the water taking surf pictures, super nice place with amazing conditions

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank OceanFreaks
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