Playa de los Alemanes, Puerto Ayora

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Beach Nature / Park
Treat your feet to soft golden sand and dip into the waters of the Pacific Ocean at Playa de los Alemanes. The ocean is calm here, and with some luck you'll find some interesting marine life such as sea horses, manta rays, and turtles. Take food, water, and sunscreen as there are no restaurants nearby and shade is minimal. With our custom trip planner, Santa Cruz attractions like Playa de los Alemanes can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I suppose if you just arrived and you MUST go to a beach that very second, this one would be fine. It is right across the harbor, accessible by a Taxi Boat. That being said, don't expect to spend much...  more »
  • Located on the way to Las Grutas. When we passed it the tide was low, so we really didn't see anything special. It seems that the animals come ashore when the tide is high. In my opinion nothing to go...  more »
  • We really enjoyed the walk out to Playa Estrada, aka German Beach. Very nice place to begin a Galapagos trip, with a great mix of birds, reptiles, and fish life Like most beaches here, not much shade,...  more »