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Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

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| South-West of the town of Puerto Ayora, 200350, Ecuador
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Long walk from town along a tiled pathway. Well worth it as its a stunning beach. There’s nothing here though so bring plenty of water and snacks

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WilliamsOnTheRoad
Reviewed yesterday

Went here on a port of call when in Tortuga Bay. The whole island was amazing, this particualr beach was secluded enough for family to enjoy, Pristine waters, clean send

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank bartb466
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice beach. Playa Brava has good waves, playa mansa has calm waters great for kids. The mangroves at the end of the beach have sea lions and iguanas.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GomezFamilyMatriarch
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family of 5 did this on our first day in the Galapagos. We knew the walk would be long, came prepared with water, snacks and our snorkeling gear. Long walk, very pretty, plenty of wild life around. Didn't really see much when we got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goodquestions
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really wanted to do this beach with my 4 kids who range from teenage to toddler. While there is some good information out there, I want to add a bit more detail. First, you can take a cab to the entrance from the port,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HombreDeFamilia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible beach and bay. A long walk for sure but it’s mainly flat and the reward is sensational. There is a 12pm boat back to the pier if you don’t want to do the return walk. Boat cost is $10. I am sure there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Writefully
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach at Tortuga Bay is really beautiful. There are several sections of the beach, one that is more for surfing that is not recommended for swimming and a peaceful lagoon that is perfect for lounging. The long walk to the beach was really pleasant,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hali K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll have to walk on a nice path for 2,5 km. It is a very nice walk - but remember to bring water/drinks, since there is nothing to buy on either the path or at the beach. At the end of the path, you reach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Derejsende
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

40 minutes Walk, to be taken into account if you have children with you Good snorkeling possible with tortues ans small shark On other beach you can surf Lots of iguanas Worth it and free of charge

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank martinvie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bay is good and it's so cleaned. If you want a swim or do snorkeling then i prepare to go backside. Only thing that i didn't like was that you have to walk 2 or 2 and a half hour total to reach tutle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from vailis | Reviewed this property |
hello, no need of a boat. We took a taxi to the beginning of the park, where the ticket office is and walked about 30`along a nice road to arrive at the beach. Once there, you walk along it till you reach a peninsula where... More
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Response from piaget91 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, just saw this question. What did you end up doing? We did not do the cruise as my husband gets seasick. We just stayed at the Safari camp for a few nights. Was great.
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Response from MichelleandAlan | Reviewed this property |
from our rental house, near the kioskes, walk took around 45 min, but easy, paved, and scenic
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