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Las Grietas

Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador
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“swimming hole” (34 reviews)
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Trail From West of Finch Bay Eco Hotel, Puerto Ayora 200350, Ecuador

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a little bit disappointed. The water is cristal clear and the landscape under water is impressive, but there were only a few fishes. We had expected more.

Thank MGO99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Las Grietas is a wonderful experience I travelled alone in May and the woman next to the watering hole will watch your clothes I had a wet suit and I was glad I brought it as people got cold . This was amazing .

Thank fiona g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Water taxi then a hike that takes you pass german beach, salt, a bar and hills. Be careful on the slippery rocks. The water is clear and not as cold as you would expect. Tourist and locals gather together. Don't miss this experience.

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an $0.80 water taxi ride (one way) from the pier in Puerto Ayora and a 20 min hike. You can jump in and swim in crystal clear fresh water. (Not salt water) Snorkeling gear really not necessary, even though people try to rent it...More

Thank sleepy155
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a short $1 taxi ride and maybe 20 minute walk from the main pier. We got there around 9am which was probably perfect timing, since as we were leaving a bunch of people arrived. I was expecting cold water because of the...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a swim. This is one of the 2 National Park places you can go in Puerto Ayora without a guide. Nice walk out from the 80 cents water taxi.

Thank 2017BBell007
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A pleasant walk from the beach takes you to the cove which is very popular for swimming and snorkelling.

1  Thank Katrina H
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Great place to visit and to snorkel, with a nice walk to find the place. If you go to puerto ayora, you have to see it.

Thank zupiter
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Very nice swim/snorkle. Clear water with dancing sunlight. 80 cents on water taxi from main dock in Puerto Ayora. Can get crowded depending on the tourist season. Warmer water than the open ocean. A few fish. Bring snorkel mask. No need for flippers.

Thank Mecalay
Reviewed 10 October 2017

take the water taxi to Angermayer ($0.80) and walk to Las Grietas. Take your time as you will see salt ponds along the way, and marvel in the unique landscape.

Thank Don F
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soylekalo
25 June 2017|
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Response from Mario D | Reviewed this property |
Perdón por la tardanza. Si tiene horario hasta las seis. Normalmente se va en barca pero se puede acceder andando desde el puerto en Puerto Ayora!
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