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Concha de Perla, Puerto Villamil
(4.4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Get up close and personal with marine life when you snorkel at Concha de Perla. Cross over a wooden bridge through a mangrove forest, keeping an eye open for iguanas and other land animals as you approach the lagoon. A large rock formation in front of the lagoon keeps the waters here especially calm, making this area great for children and those new to snorkeling. The clear water makes it easy to see the marine life such as sea lions, sharks, many types of fish, turtles, and more. Use our Puerto Villamil trip itinerary builder to visit Concha de Perla on your trip to Puerto Villamil, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Excellent place for snorkeling. It is quiet, little visited, and you should not pay for get there, they should remember that it is not a beach, but a small kind of lagoon, small rocks from the sea. Is can see turtles, fish of all type, even to stripes, far it more pretty, also can walk with Lions marine, is a visit must.
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  • Quiet place to snorkel. Don't see more things to which you have seen in trips to tunnels or sharks. It is free
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  • This was an incredible place for snorkeling. We saw manta rays, a swimming marine iguana, sea lions, fish, starfish, and sea urchins. This free location offered much better viewing opportunities than ...  more »
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  • Concha de Perla is a lovely little spot close to town for a swim and a snorkel - it's not the best, you'll only see a few fish and possibly turtles, but with the proximity to town it's great if you just fancy a swim and a cool off. Of course, it also costs nothing, so that's good!!
  • This is a good free place. A boardwalk brings you down to the ocean where you will likely step over iguanas and seals. You can snorkel in the water but I'd highly recommend having a body suit as it's cold.
  • Great to cool down on a hot day, nice walk through the trees to get there.
  • a little nice place for snorkeling not much more
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