Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz

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#1 of 450 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. Put Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay into our Santa Cruz online tour itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A short walk from town this is a very easy day trip from Puerto Ayora that can all be done on foot. Two great beaches, one at which snorkelling and kayaking can be done with lots of turtles, sea lions...  more »
  • Santa Cruz Island in the heart of the Galapagos Islands. A spot that can be reached within walking foot from the port town. Perfect for visiting between tours and travel ing days
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