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. Our Puerto Villamil trip itinerary planning site makes visiting Las Tintoreras and other Puerto Villamil attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Saw white tip sharks and sea lions there. For snorkeling, my friend said that she saw starfish and sea turtles. I can't swim so I stayed near the shore and saw some cute fish. The water is really clea...  more »
  • We went here on our last day, so we may have been desensitized to how cool it was because of everything we had already seen. It is a small islet off Isabella, mainly lava rock with many marine iguanas...  more »
  • Arrived by boat, sunny island tour with a guide between iguanas and colourful crabs, fat ones and wonderful sea view
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  • Loved it here! Walked around on lava formations with lots of marine iguanas all over! Then see the white tipped reef sharks in the slit of water between the high rock formations. Then great snorkeling with so many turtles that my friends and I had to make sure we didn't touch them.
  • Spectacular spot right in the bay. Turtles, penguins, rays, sharks, sea lions, marine iguanas, etc. Definitely worth the short tour and cold snorkel. Tour guide required.
  • Half day trip done to Las Tintoreras where I had many expectations of not in advance. Why I don't know. But it was beautiful and I'm so surprised! First a walk on the island with many Marine iguana's and then snorkeling in the Bay. What a beauty! Many sea turtles, stingrays and a Penguin in the water, a group of sea lions. The snorkeling what I've done the days after this tour, could not compete here!
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  • It is a beautiful place where you can observe sharks and sea colonies of equal
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  • Front of Puerto Villamil, is a reef's marine life and land. You can do sailing, hiking and snorkeling... is a paradise of nature and wild life.
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