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Reviewed 30 June 2018

It was a second stop on our boat tour to the island of Seymour (lost of birdlife!): it is nice for snorkeling. We only had 45 minutes there on the tour so we had a walk around: we saw a lone flamingo (made some beautiful...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

After our visit to North Seymour, a swim in this pristine beach was amazing. Lots of fish while snorkeling but quite a strog current.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A short, pretty uninspiring walk to a lagoon that held a solitary flamingo. Purely used by cruise operators as a first day filler whilst they wait to fill any last minute spots! I certainly could not recommend, even as a day trip out of PA....More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Las Bachas beach in March 2018. The beach is named after the US WW2-era barges washed up there (only one remains). This is a great place to see wildlife - diving sea birds galore, and behind the sand dunes, flamingoes in a lake....More

5  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Don`t miss it too as it is one of the places you must see when you are in the Galapagos islands which means any time you have there is not enough.Lovely place for ll you can see.

1  Thank menachemle
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Came here in October 2017 as part of Guiding Galapagos tour. Our naturalist guide showed us the remains of the barges and explained that this beach was used by the US during WW2 to protect against Japanese attacks. We saw marine iguanas, flamingoes, blue footed...More

1  Thank tracyrocks
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Playa Las Bachas,(aka Las Bachas Beach, aka Barges Beach) on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos Islands, so named because of the barges left by the USA when WW II ended, is very beautiful. There is not much left of the barges to impact the...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

After a nature walk, we spent some time at the beach. Realy withe sand, and plenty of birds in the sunset... Relaxing...

Thank Luc S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We came here after our visit to North Seymour. We were able to see a lot of blue footed boobies here as well as marine iguana's feeding. Also there were flamingos behind the sand dunes.

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

If you like to take pictures this beach is for you. We could snorkel here but I chose to take the long walk on the beach. If you walk slowly and quietly you can see so many things on land and in the water. Spotted...More

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