Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay, Santa Cruz

4.8
#1 of 446 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. PutGalapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay into our Puerto Ayora online tour itinerary maker and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This was a beautiful beach and a lovely walk. Santa Cruz is so busy it was a nice respite with few others out on it.  more »
  • Tortuga bay has two beaches, the open beach where you have big waves to surf and the bay itself where you can swim. Look for the signs because the open beach is not really good for swimming due to...  more »
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