Las Tintoreras, Puerto Villamil
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Get in touch with the local aquaculture population with a visit to the islet of Las Tintoreras. The turquoise waters of the bay are sheltered, providing a perfect spot for sea lions, sea turtles, marine iguanas, stingrays, and reef sharks to hang around. At low tide, the bay is connected to a small shallow pool of clear water, where you can get an up-close look at the sharks. Survey the marine life from a lava deck above, or grab your snorkel and jump right in. To visit Las Tintoreras on your trip to Puerto Villamil, use our Puerto Villamil trip itinerary maker.
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  • Snorkeling can be done in this place but previously there is a walk of 30 minutes where you can see Iguanas and Pikemen, there are a couple of tunnels where you can observe sharks and ultimately snorkeling is done in the sector.
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  • Lots of sea life to see and great snorkeling. Close to shore. Wetsuit might be needed since water can be cold. Possibility to see penguins. Check out my blog for pics: facebook.com/ourjourneyaroundthe...  more »
  • If you do visit the tunnels it is not necessary to make blue sharks. Since the tunnels also swimming with sharks.
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